dinsdag, februari 21, 2012

Het land langs # 9 (Along the Country Side # 9)

Our way of looking at the (Dutch) landscape is strongly influenced by the art of painting. For many photographers making a picture that looks like a painting is the highest goal. Afterwards they want a print on canvas.
IMO this is completely wrong. Photography has the means to play with vanishing points and perspectives. Of course a painter can also do this, but a photographer moves more around before the scene is caught on the sensor. This results in more vivid images compared to paintings.
A photograph also has a greater sense of time.
(made yesterday, it was a beautiful afternoon to bike around in the country side)
Railway bridge Weesp (NL). 12/02/20 4.19 pm

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