Whenever I see a “fresh” photograph I am immediately drawn to it and then I try to investigate the photographer’s work more. It is my real hope that more wonderful 500px photographers start to experiment with contemplative photography and I am really looking forward to seeing their work.
I talked to some of the contemplative photographers that I did find at 500px, but not as much as I would like to. What really interests me is the process that goes on in the mind of the photographer and what this practice can lead us to discover about ourselves. It is difficult to convey this information through writing comments or messages only. What I would also really like to know is how the viewer experiences contemplative photographs.
I can only imagine and hope that contemplative photography brings that same feeling of freshness, clarity and space to the mind of the viewer, even if just for a moment.