Feels like Monday morning... Time-travelling obstacles be damned!

July 17th, 2013, 10am

It was 23.9°C. The breeze was gentle.

My pseudo-Monday morning taking place on a Wednesday, resulted in this:

My motivation as a photographer is to find beauty within the mundane of everyday life. In my experience, the most powerful art is that which unveils the beauty lying just beneath the surface, staring us in the face all along. I find that a glimmer of this insight is true in all forms of fine art. I am in awe of the obvious, and how quickly the mundane can become resonant beauty.

In particular, the message conveyed through photos of strangers in the throes of daily life is to see one’s self reflected in the face of another. The appeal of seeing a person so unfamiliar doing something so very familiar, in a perfectly composed and chaotic scene, shows our unity as people and our aloneness as individuals.

Paul said thanks.

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