Day Three Gandaki villages, up in the mountains We were picked up by some friends and went to their home/orphanage/church. A beautiful white and blue accented building with gorgeous views of the city. The children were welcoming. What an experience it was to worship with Nepali believers. They sang in Nepali and we in English (when I could remember the words. Turns out I don’t know my hymns so well by memory) After a few photos and sharing lollipops they make your tongue turn
It's taken many drafts and composition play arounds to arrive at the point I'm at within my Houses of Worship Photo Montage Series. Lots of deliberation, experimenting and re-starts! I've started with European churches and cathedrals. All my Photo Montages start in the same haphazard, excited, wild way. Things emerge striking and sensational, which are then controled and honed-in on in second and third drafts. I give myself rules, and see what develops. It's always an interes
I get lots of ideas in the middle of the night after my son has woken up, gone back to dreamland, and I'm still struggling to fall back asleep.
This new body of Montage Photography work has developed from one of those middle of the night ideas.
I love taking photos when I am traveling, or visiting a new place. New scenes, new landscapes, culture, architecture. A subject I realize I photograph a lot is the church: cathedrals, chapels, mosques temples. Not too many synagogu