Fotograf Magazine

I Shoot What I Hear

One of the reasons to associate music with photography is a certain physical similarity between the two media. Both represent the oscillation of energy of varying wavelengths and degrees of intensity: tones as the mechanical oscillation of air acting upon our hearing apparatus, and light as the electromagnetic radiation perceptible by our eyes. Photography has been granted the luxury of being able to capture this radiation and eternalise it. On the contrary, tones of music never seem to end; before one fades away it is replaced by the next one.

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