My work encapsulates an ephemeral narrative, a non-existent storyline that lives only for a moment. These images show the collapse of the narrative because there is no definite storyline with a beginning and an end; instead, these images create a loop.
This fleeting moment lives in a constant unchanging state. Because of the change of perspective, the images become more ambiguous, and the viewer can no longer relate a definite storyline to the image. In terms of visual representation, I strive to create calm images with a sense of rigor and order.
I work intentionally rarely show a face, as I want the viewer to imagine that there could be anyone behind the image in the painting. Different viewers will perceive I work differently, and this is what I find most interesting and exciting about photography.
My images may seem very simple, but in fact, they take up to several months of planning and preparation before the world sees them. First, I research and think about the project I want to create. Then I sketch out my ideas on how the image will translate from my vision into reality. Before photographing, I look for a location, pick out clothing, props, etc.
If I have to manipulate something, I shoot all the details on location so I can later combine them digitally. Post-production plays an important role in giving my work a more surreal atmosphere. It can take anywhere from days to weeks to create a single image.
I want the viewer to feel that they are part of the scene. Light, scale, and perspective are key to a realistic combination of images. I always make sure I have complete control over the result. Idea, photography, and post-production are all connected. The final image doesn’t get better than the photos used, just as the photos don’t get stronger than the ideas.
I am a photographer and retoucher.
This allows me to create the most incredible stories. Understanding every step of post-processing gives me full control over the entire process to ensure the highest quality results.
I am open to collaborations all over the world, if you are interested in collaboration contact me directly.