Raw, Naked Art

I’m a street photographer at my core, so what do flowers have to do with shooting street, you might ask?
For me the definition between a street photographer and a photographer are marginal, and so it becomes more a question of shooting technique than it is about style or genre.
Life is unfolding and happening constantly around me. As I view it through my eyes and the lens of my camera I am able to steal moments, crystallising them and their profound, if transient and familiar meanings, achieving the seemingly impossible like a magician bending the laws of time and physics. Capturing their stories in a poetic gesture, that to everyone else resembles art, but for me keeps the story of my life connected and vital, along the ever evolving map of my journey.

Aquilegia with bug_MPHIXI find the story of the mundane utterly fascinating, that essence of street life that doesn’t…

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4 thoughts on “Days of Art – The Art of Growing Art

    1. Hey Tanyeno! Thank you for your kind words.
      It’s been a long time. I’m rarely on WP these days. I post from time to time, but unfortunately I’ve lost touch with a lot of people. How are you? I hope all is well in your corner of the universe. Lovely to hear from you.

      Maria 🙂

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        1. I’m sorry to hear that you’ve been struggling. Loss is hard to deal with, and I doubt it ever really gets any easier.

          Since we last spoke, which was a long while ago now, I’ve made the move to the US and got married.
          Settling has been a tough process as my children chose to stay in the UK with their father.
          My health was suffering a lot by the time I left.
          I don’t do much writing or blogging these days, so I’ve been focussing my attentions on my photography instead. I’m hoping to resume work on my book at some point, but I’m just not ready yet.

          I hope you are keeping well otherwise. It’s been lovely to hear from you again.

          M x

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