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photo contest slideshow
Snooted frog fish
Queen
A Summertime Thunderstorm
The Neighbors
Mickey Ears at Pandora
The sentinel
Salt Pools in Turkey
The garden
Fiesta
emergency state
Beautiful Rock Layer
lunch on the grass
school of shrimp
Tradition and technology
Landscape Collage
It's time to light up the stars
Broken wing butterfly
Summit
The traffic jam
Brooklyn Bridge
A Traveling Horse
Cat at Delphi, Mount Parnassus, Greece
Tower Sunset
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
lunch on the grass

this picture is from the "Faux-semblants" Series. "Faux-semblants" is a work on the photographic medium, its relation to space and time. The photograph offers only a truncated image of the reality of space, delimited by the sensor surface of the camera or the sensitive surface of the film. Photography is not an objective image of reality but a subjective vision proposed by the photographer throught this small window. The idea is to recreate a large space, by the juxtaposition and the multiplication of these fragments of "landscapes". However, the proposed image is not a reflection of reality but the sum of the subjectivities of each fragment. "Faux-semblants" is also a work on the relation to the time of the medium. Exit the photographic snapshot, the image is here built on a long time and represents a sum of different moments. "Faux-semblants" is in a way a questioning of the concepts of "truth photography" and "decisive moment". The reconstructed image, voluntarily suggestive, allows us to take a critical look on our way of life.

TAGS: France, Lunch, People, Stairs

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Cormeilles En Parisis, France
Member since 2018
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© Gérard Staron.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
Total Views: 20
Filed Under: Altered Images
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 18, 2018, 4:59 p.m.
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