"Take your time, calm down, observe…
Take the time to lie down and dream, take your time to use slow photography, take your time to move outside of time.
This work, as well as other ambrotype series I've made, is a multilevel paradox.
Here are images of dreamers and nature... nothing new, nothing sensational, just an intimate view of individuals in their solitude - Both this old, slow process and the subjects are in opposition to a fast-moving and easily bored world - A few glass plates against a huge continuous flow of images - Pictures on a noble material to be held in the hands for more than a second - Instant photography versus long poses - Organic versus abstract
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