Donnerstag, 9. Juni 2011

Since years I'm photograhing usual people taking pictures of their families, realtives or objects, statues, etc in the public space. It mostly seems that they are as tourists and visitors on the place where I discover and photograph them.
The idea of the series is inspired of a picture made by the great Martin Parr (please, have look here) and the thought of the late author Susan Sontag written in the chapter in her book On Photography where she discribed the change of the camera to a common documenting tool for the wide general public.
Last weekend I was in the german capital Berlin and continued the series. Here is a strong selection: