It seems unrealistic to expect a single photographic shot, a single moment in time, to convey the human experience of seeing. We visually explore our environment in the third and fourth dimensions as we build our personal visual journey.
Compositing up to 100 long exposures into a single piece, is a more cohesive way of expressing the filmic. It allows me to explore movement and condensed time and lends itself to my concerns with exemplifying the transcendental and the essence of place, in the urban/landscape.
Though I am not directly referencing (Hudson River School Painters) I draw parallels with the artist’s methods and have in mind the often-transcendental qualities that are encountered in their landscapes. However I aim to extol something of this spirit within the urban context. An “urbanized Idealism”.
I aim to present a condensed vision of multiple photographs as a metaphor for repeated perceptual glances. And engage the viewer by conveying an animated experience of the dynamic urban infrastructure.