Norfolk Still Life

The World according to Dina

Calm pictures in a world of acceleration
Die Ruhe des Bildes im Zeitalter der Beschleunigung

Dina is learning photography from her brilliant teacher Chris Taylor. Their last session was focusing on Low Key Photography with natural light only in our kitchen. We enjoyed the privilege to watch. Quietly our mind was wandering to reflect about the calm picture in speedy times. First we noticed how photography and still life are complementary: photography locks life into a fixed picture whereas in this still life the fixed becomes animated by photography. It releases the magic being in all things. The viewer gets gently touched like from fairy dust by a mood, he is getting curious. The still life shows its decent to its peak at a time when wonderful Cabinets of Curiosity were en vogue.              

Chris Taylor, Dinas berühmter Fotolehrer, war hier. Mit…

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