Revisiting a memory

Jan 3, 2023

A Photo Blog

complex photo in nature

A photo is a memory by default. An image of the past.
A glimpse into a world where you’re not physically are.
When developing a photo you had the option only to slide a part of the paper in the developer bath. And so only visualizing part of the whole experience you had when you took the photo.
You don’t need much to remember something. It can be a colour, a material or a scent to trigger a certain memory.
Memories are never complete, they have a prologue and a sequel. But hardly every does it come in an organized way…
Photos can help memories, ignite them and alter them.
The unfinished image gives us often more to work with than the completed one.
It’s this openness that gives us space to make our own story. To personalize the photo in a way. 
Sometimes you want a photo of a coffee cup to be a photo of a coffee cup, clear and to the point. But sometimes you want an image where your own interpretation has the movement to go in all directions.

In this case you can pass the shed or you can enter it. Like in a good old D&D adventure. So what will it be?

Conversation with a shoe.

Conversation with a shoe.

What's left is lost in memory interpret by a passing moth.As values change from hand to hand time changes the mark into a marker.For my clothing will fit the earth one day, and happily converse with...

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The invisible man

The invisible man

Mr. Fennel. For a couple of days, there was a cap on the ground on the route that I take every day with my dogs. The cap was not really comfortable, that's why I hadn't taken a picture of it until...

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Strange flowers

Strange flowers

Strange flower I shot this photo close to my home.  A beautiful scene that gives you more questions than answers. And things to ponder about. Like the relationship between the things we make and...

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