Published in Form over function, New Dutch Photo Talent 2017 & Villa d'Arte | Review by LensCulture
Vegetables and fruit embody a certain urgency; sooner or later we will have to eat a lot more of them. Aside from their pivotal role in feeding future generations, I find their aesthetic quality, variety in texture, and fleetingness captivating. Amplified by the interaction between subject and background, the resulting images – that are both graphical and raw – go beyond the mundane.
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A good photograph must have the element of good design: Everything within the photograph has to be essential. It’s never like a painting where you can have it perfect. It shouldn’t be absolutely perfect. That would kill it.