Slowing The Pace

It is not necessary to be a rocket scientist to appreciate that we live in a crazy world; rushing from one place to another, from one task to the next, only stopping from time to time for the occasional bite to eat or a chat. Hani Latif Zaloum writes about slowing the pace

When I plan an outing to take landscape pictures, I realise that, whatever happens around the world, my session will not be disturbed. Nature waits to be flirted with impassively, to be coaxed into colours and shapes; and time, eternal time, becomes even more leisurely for a few hours when I am out in the open.

I am not a purist. I do not know even if I am a photographer simply in the absolute sense of the word. I know that I might be considered by some as a frustrated painter. But this is my vision of Photography (note the capital “P”): the creative process is triggered by an idea, a scene, an inspiration and the actual resulting virtual, neonate image, is born in my mind; that is where it all begins. Finally, with the help of, to most, some revered modern contraptions and software, I try my best to...

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