Do you know why you photograph?


I photograph because I love the art.
I photograph because the art of photography sets me apart from the image impressed in time.
And I photograph because I love the stories I make up when I see photographs from other photographers.
I love the memory captured in time.

There is hardly anyone today that doesn’t take photos. Modern cell phones, if nothing else, has opened up for almost the whole world to be able to capture important moments in each and everyone’s lives. Even when I travel to developing countries I see an abundance of cell phones and I see people of all social strata taking pictures. Of course there are still many, many people that cannot afford a cell phone let alone a camera, but never before has so many pictures been taken every moment of a day as today… Otto Van Muchow … read more 



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