More than the sum

Since went online about two years ago, my biggest personal motivation was to learn how to write meaningful texts about particular images and ideas I discovered in photography. Most times I choose an image that makes me think of a concept, then I write a brief text and after a few revisions I post it online. However, I often still have difficulties to express myself in words as to why I would like to post something like this collage you see above.

This collage shows three impressions from Japan in an unconventional format. The ensemble is more than the sum of each part and also remindes myself that, after all, photography is more about feeling than about words.

Postcards | Tourists | Value

Isn’t the first picture just amazing? It’s a beautiful view of Angkor Wat on a lightly clouded day with beautiful reflections in Siem Reap, Cambodia. Does the first image look familiar to you? Even if you have never even heard of Angkor Wat you might have seen this image and that is excactly the problem. It’s the same motive that every tourist (millions per year) has taken for over a hundred years. The perspective may vary slightly, but essentially it’s always the same.  Continue reading “Postcards | Tourists | Value”