Model: Astrid Kallsen
Model: Nataliya Natta
'Warning in a Window'. An image from the series, 'Glass'. Washington, DC, USA, May 20, 2020
A Portion of a Review by 'Lens Culture Magazine'
.....Speaking about your technique, I would say that it is quite meticulous and detail oriented. Through an array of visual ingredients, each frame manifests the noise and overstimulation of the cityscape, with which the nameless person tries to get a grip on themselves. There is a melancholic feeling that emerges from the pictures, and the way you see the people around you. The glass is a barrier between you and the subject, that puts the viewer into a clearly observational mode. I see no defects in the pictures. The monochrome format provides the necessary abstraction to elevate the approach from simply representational to poetic. The snapshot aesthetic if you will, gives a sense of spontaneity in the work as the subject appears to be unprepared, therefore realistic, to be captured. This beautiful blend of poetry and spontaneity creates the fascination of the work.
In conclusion, I am delighted to tell you that your approach has a strong concept and aesthetic, solid execution of craft, and originality of vision. You are not just curious about street photography; you love it. At the same time, your approach expresses artistic independence, and that's a lofty goal in and of itself.
From "Lens Culture" Magazine, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Editorial Review
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