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My Photographic Alphabet, pt.3

The third day and final letters in my photographic alphabet, The Stockholm version 2015. It will take some time before i stop thinking about letters when I take my walks in the city. But another time and another place, and I will do it again. No, it was not made in order from A to Z, if you ever wondered. I gave myself the artistic freedom not to.

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R was the trickiest to find. But when you do this exercise for some time you get a skilled eye. This is the only R, while I have many of the other letters. Some more favorites than others.

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Yes, it is me. Like Hitchcock or Jacques Tati…

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I have found the letters all over the city. Building sites are useful. Letters are everywhere, just start looking.

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My photographic alphabet, pt. 2

Now when my alphabet is finished, I can¬īt stop looking at details. Everywhere I see letters. Some are obvious, others more obscure. It certainly keeps my mind and fantasy going. My photographers mind. If I do it again the fonts will not be the same.

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I will present the final letters tomorrow.

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What other people see

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“Parents arguing with a child”. 4×5″ Dicomed scanner image.

Exhibiting is an exciting experience. Time to show your work, images, pictures to others. Perhaps after working hard for a long time in solitude. An ego boost. Personally I create with my heart, my eyes and a gut feeling. I seldom, or never, analyze. If it feels good to me, then it is good. The best thing with exhibiting, or just showing to others, is to listen to what people say about your images. Things perhaps you are not aware of yourself. That happens to me every time, and I just love it. Talking to people and listen to their opinion. What professional critics say I have trouble to understand. Perhaps we are on different ends of the creative rope? Here are three images that I remember especially. What friends told me about these images I had not thought about myself. Not even close.

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“Illustration to the standard size of tomatoes in EU”. 8×10″ Polaroid transfer
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“Illustration to the standard size of tomatoes in EU”. 8×10″ Polaroid transfer

Finally  I would like to recommend an ongoing exhibition by Jostein Skeidsvoll at Galleri Axel in Stockholm. Open until 22/3. Adress Södermannagatan 16. Great work by a great person! Go see if you can!

Photography is healing

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There Is this saying. “A picture tells¬† a ¬†thousand words”. It does n’ t always do that, but sometimes. And when it does it is magical. Photographic images are documentation, memories, art and much much more. Different to all people. It is serious, but also great fun. Photography is also healing. To do, and to look at. When I saw “Broken Light” here on Word Press I was stunned and became an immediate¬† follower. Seeing how important photography is as an expression of peoples minds, moods etc. is just wonderful. This is nothing new to me, being a photographer by the profession and for life, but every time I see it this way I am overwhelmed. Isn’t it wonderful to read the light people has written with a camera. Often it is quicker than reading a thousand words. But sometimes it takes longer than that, and it can last forever. Go see and read!

http://brokenlightcollective.com

The photographs here I have made myself.

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Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss.

I made these photographs in the Louvre, Paris.