Travel (or) Photography
Traveling is the time to go reach the world. As for me (and perhaps some photographer buddies), to collect as many photos as possible. But, this pandemic has left me stuck at home. Traveling is just a wish. Spending time just at home has given me time to review my work and edit several old photos. I find not only some visual patterns of how my photos were taken but also there are certain patterns how travel photos was taken.
Very often photos obtained as a souvenir and collecting photos is like chasing a trophy. And the trophy will end up on social media as a symbol of achievement. Photography which was originally a matter in the personal zone, to remember personal moments was given an additional task, by collecting these trophies. to remember personal moments was given an additional task, by collecting these trophies. Aside of what is commonly seen on social media, there are some default photos for a places and this default is started by one or two that viral on social media.
This project contains a series of photos taken around me with a certain angle to make it resemble to a place on the other side of the world as a subtle satire on how we interpret photography.