Most of the time, Michael Nguyen focuses on small, ordinary things but through the subjective lens, he give them new perspectives, a new soul. “With my camera I capture little things that we often don't notice in everyday life. I also...
Light and reflections are interdependent and essential to Nguyen's photographs. He succeeds in capturing magical and unique moods. Reflective surfaces, cool materials, clear, reduced forms encourage reflection and exploration. Looking into a reflection opens up new and different perspectives. The viewer is invited to look very closely. There is much to discover. We can only see ourselves through reflections. In the mirror, on water, and on every shiny surface. The truth is, our reflections are coming from anything that reflects light, which is everything not completely dark. So we see ourselves in the meat we eat, in the wine we drink, the job we do, in the clothes we wear, in our parents, our children, our friends, in the closets. In others’ eyes as well in their words and actions. To us and to themselves. We can even see the past through its reflections coming from a billion light-years. The world is somehow our own reflection. The series “In the Realm of Reflections and Lights” by Michael Nguyen On display are 10 large-format photographs from the ser… Adfwebmagazine.jp