Do you always need to spend hours and days editing your images, or are there ways to speed up fine art processing? My answer is in this article.
WHEN, WHERE, WHY
I shot this image a couple of weeks ago in New York after my (en)Visionography workshop and I consider it a gift the city made me in a very gracious way, without me needing to do much for it. For which I can only say: thank you New York!
It is part of a project on night photography that I’m working on for a couple of years already but from which I haven’t published much. I am going to do that in the future and I’m quite excited by this project. I’ve shot by night in many cities over the past few years, and even if this can give you the chills sometimes when you’re alone in the streets, in the middle of the night, in an unknown city, carrying a load of gear with you, it has become quite addictive and I am now doing it systematically despite the risk. After all, there is no art without struggle, and no good things can come out if you don’t risk sometimes. Happily, for this image I didn’t have to risk but it has offered me in a very generous way.
I believe, and this is what I’m also trying to pass through my writings and my teaching, that one should strive to create the best representation of his vision in the image he creates, no matter the photographic material he starts with, scene and conditions, because this in my opinion is what art does, re-creating the world, and by extension this is what fine art Continue reading