Garden of Eden

Pictorial Series

An expedition to an ice plateau known as the Garden of Eden has sparked a new photographic inspiration for me recently. The exposure of the land from the perspective of expedition and weather, in such a beautiful place has created some very intriguing photographs. 

 

When you are up in a place like that, it is easy to simplify and beautify life and the human experience. I believe that the world of our daily lives distracts from the simple beauty of life, and that these distractions are removed in places of hardship and challenge. It is within the mysteries of things unknown or uncharted that imagination is sparked. In crystallizing these moments, photography can act as a instigator, rather than a descriptor. 

 

In these photographs, I have tried to capture things simply and effectively, in the hope that the basis or a fundamental trigger might be exposed through the images. These photos investigate light, form, and the human condition in this recent trip. They reveal the enigmatic wilderness, and the potential that it has for the aesthetic human condition.

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