Saturday, March 5, 2011

Sri Lanka, first pictures

It's difficult to make pictures in Asia. On one hand there are photographs everywhere and yet nothing ever quite works. Perhaps it's because we are so used to observing our own culture that we can't see another except through extremes of distorted subjectivity. How to avoid the clichés and make pictures that rise above being holiday snaps.... Here are 5......





4 comments:

Rob said...

Love the 2nd & 3rd ones, especially. Can't wait to see more.

Debbe said...

It sure doesn't look like a total failure. Hope you are able to gather enough keepers for a new book!

Sevillian said...

and I love especially 1st and 4th... really :)

Mike C said...

Maybe it just takes a little time for your photographs to settle in after the experience of being in an unfamiliar culture. They look great to me.