The above picture was taken on the island of Gotland. First, it is a place, a situation. But it triggers an inner film, a dream, that tells a story to the viewer. A story that could have the consequence that the longing grows in the heart of the viewer to want to experience exactly this film, which takes place in him, on Gotland quite real.
In this case, the viewer may dream of exactly that place to go by boat into the forest, to enjoy the warmth of summer and to experience the silence that offers this probably lonely place.
Maybe the viewer just wants to sit on the boat dock, feel the sun on his face and breathe in the salty air, taking in the light beating of the waves and enjoying the gentle weighing of the boat on the sea.
As many viewers have this picture, so many stories tell it too. This very insight shows how successful a good picture can be and how harmful a bad one can be.
We at Mare.Photo give us every single effort to provide material for an inner film, sometimes thoughtful, sometimes dreamy, but always honest. Our images are created without arrangement, every motif is captured as we perceive it.
Likewise, we seek out images, even from other photographers who are honest and experienced by the people who describe it. It’s about conveying a feeling, a dream. For self-expression there are selfies and successful advertising photographers for clogging one’s imagination.[nggallery id=6]