Tag: isolation

Picture this: Magic

Reading Time: 9 minutes In continuation of our series asking photographers to respond to a theme with an image and text, Patrick Waterhouse, Lua Ribeira, Aishwarya Arumbakkam, Mark Mahaney, Luis Alberto Rodriguez and Max Miechowski reflect on Magic

15 May 2020

Sure shot – Natalia Poniatowska on the art of capturing the off-moments

Reading Time: 2 minutes “I could picture myself as this little girl. The photograph has a reminder of the escape into a childish world, full of power and imagination and carelessness. You would not lie down next to the buffet during the party as an adult unless you are not sober.” Natalia Poniatowska’s entry to the BJP Breakthrough Awards 2017 is an outtake from a wedding renewal ceremony, which was taken quite by accident whilst the photographer was looking at lighting in the room. The image shows loneliness but also the power of children’s imagination.

1 September 2017