One Take: Trees, A Study

In which we gave our photographer a Polaroid, eight frames of film, a theme and one take to get the shot.

IS IT GOING TO BE LONG, what you write about it? Because I think the image speaks for itself. Why? I think it’s important to see an image and for that image to elicit a response before you read about it, or hear anything about it. Like a first impression. I mean, that’s the nature of trees, right? You walk up to a tree, you don’t know what species it is. Or anything about this tree. Like when we come across anything that’s beautiful. You don’t need to know a gingko is a gingko to know that it’s beautiful, right? I like the idea of going into an experience with a completely receptive mind—that’s how life is best experienced. How do you want me to answer this?