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About me

Being a photographer means of course handling all the technicalities. But it also means being able to think in different ways and sort of feel what other are passionate about.

Michael Berger

Photography

Seeing the world with the eyes of a photographer is deep in my DNA. Ever since I could lay my hands on my fathers Camera I started to see composition, lines, harmony and details we would usually just skip over. We can find beauty if we look for relations, rather than the extraordinary. We can uncover the special, if we look close rather than traveling far. We can say more, if we leave out rather than include everything.

Philosophy

My approach in photography has strong roots in my other profession. I studied philosophy and will keep doing so. We philosophers tend to dissect the world, we try to find underlying truths in our world and look for meaning outside the known boxes. By not getting thrown of track by trends, entertainment and spectacles, we keep values that matter.

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    Embracing the Slow

    Most of the pictures you see here are shot with alternative processes. Alternative meaning, they are not shot with digital cameras, but with various analog cameras and formats. Here I try to explain why.