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SITHOM Exhibition – An Interview with Lois Romer

Why Street Photography? “The randomness of what I see on the street and the story it conveys, the many characters that make up the city. It matters to capture the feeling of the moment in time.” What do you shoot with? “For all my photography I use an Olympus OMD EM5. I usually have either […]

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Getting Used to Photographing People – Ruckenfigur

The next theme to explore is Ruckenfigur, a German word which translates to “back figure”. The “back figure” is a recurring theme in romantic landscape paintings, typified by Caspar David Friedrich, a 19th century German Romantic landscape painter. Ruckenfigur style compositions are generally seen from behind the main subject, who guides the viewer with their own […]

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