Based in Dubai. Traveling everywhere. All photographs by Catalin Marin.

When time becomes a loop #5October 22nd, 2014

If you’ve been reading my blog for a while, you will know that I am fascinated by long exposure photography and in particular landscapes with rivers, lakes or oceans captured over a longer than normal time. I’ve had this series brewing in my mind for a long time, but only over the last 6 months or so I was able to crystalize my ideas and actually put a title to the whole thing, as well as choose the images I want to show as a series. This is probably the most difficult thing you run into when you do a lot of photography. Because you love photography you tend to photograph a lot of things, but actually forming meaningful ideas is not an easy process. My friend David DuChemin usually talks a lot about this in his blog and if you’re struggling with this process there is a lot of helpful information in his books.

The photograph above is a recent addition to my long exposure series and will be one of the images I will be showcasing tonight (October 22nd, 7pm) at Slidefest, a quarterly event organized by the good people at Gulf Photo Plus. It should be a great evening of photography and best of all, it’s free! If you do come, don’t be shy about saying hello. All the photographers presenting are very happy to answer questions.

Shot with NIKON D800 | 55mm | ƒ/11

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