Dürnstein, March 2017

A temptation that I sometimes succumb to is to add drama to a picture. Thereby I do not perceive my interventions as manipulative, avoiding to add anything that was not designed. By increasing the contrasts, for example, I make structures visible that, from my humble perception, define the essence (of the landscape, the person, the things). My goal is the balanced, harmonious picture. Probably sometimes I go too far in the sense of trying to touch as much as possible, to make what I perceive as “understandable” as possible.
(May 2021)