Later this month, Image United will include a PERSONAL PROJECTS section in our website featuring more extended art and social based works.
Most photography is personal in some way or other, and commissioned work can also be nourished by concepts that are developed away from the framework of a brief.
The image above is from a series about travel. The idea was to use one motif (stairs or ladders) as a symbolic anchor in the way that visual cues reassure us when we’re in a strange or foreign place.
The image alone may never express the full meaning intended, but that’s the risk of presenting something personal; it leads to ambiguity rather than a distinct message and hopefully this invites the viewer to arrive at their own interpretation.