CONTRETEMPS   |   twilight

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Twilight not only refers to a technique I developed to add additional depth and texture to my photos, it primarily refers to the time period following the death of my father, which had a large impact on me.

I wanted to turn all the dark, negative energy of that dramatic, irreversible event into something more positive by giving it a place in my photography, helping me to incorporate it into my life. But how can death be turned into something positive and beautiful?

I realized that no matter how negative or positive an event is, it always ends and thus marks the start of something new. Life, love, success, disaster. Everything has a beginning and an end. Twilight is about the transition between an end and a new beginning.