Posts Tagged ‘Katja Michael’

On posture and perspective

"Actually, it's nature itself that creates the most beautiful pictures, I'm only choosing the perspective." - Katja Michael

A trick of the trade is to not assume you are too good to be under the mercy of nature. Regardless of the subject’s pose, the photographer on the other side ought to be always in a posture of humility. Only then can his eyes be opened to all possible angles by which to approach […]


Windows to the soul

"Taking a picture is like giving a piece of your soul away. You allow other people to see the world through your eyes." - Katja Michael

Reality is measurable and definite, yet every person’s encounter with it is unique, personal and individual. No one has, and no one will have the same pair of eyes as you. Let other people see through the windows of your soul, for by doing so, you cast reflections of yourself into the world..


It’s not the view

"Actually, it's nature itself that creates the most beautiful pictures, I'm only choosing the perspective." - Katja Michael

What makes one photographer different from another? Certainly not the view in front of him.┬áIt is the way we take in our fraction of the world that communicates with people, that singular capacity for reflection that translates the colours and shades of life into honest human sentiment. And when, through this medium, we share an […]