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Known more from the world of painting, the still life is also practiced in photography. It is defined as “a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (food, flowers, dead animals, … Continue reading
The circumstantial picture, which could also be called the lack-of-occupation or boredom picture, comes about more by circumstance than by any determination to take a picture. In the above example, for instance, I had to wait for my turn at … Continue reading
The juxtaposition picture consists of a composition of two or more dissimilar objects. It usually makes some sort of statement, like ‘these two should never be seen together!’
The passage picture is usually characterized by stark contrasts and may be archetypal.
Lonely bench, Roma EUR, 2015 The ‘lonely bench picture’ is, of course, deeply symbolic – it paraphrases the breakdown of communication in society. After all, the bench’s intended purpose is communicative – several people are supposed to sit on it … Continue reading