Renate Wasinger is 37 years old and works full-time in the real estate industry. She lives with her boyfriend in beautiful Bavaria, near Rosenheim.
Ever since she discovered photography for herself in 2013, photography has been inspiring her more and more. Photography has quickly become her passion and is taking more and more of her free time.
It fascinates her when a photo shows that “less is more”. She tries to implement this aspect in her photos. Because many things can only be seen at second glance.
“A good photo is a photo you look for more than a second.” This quote from Henri Cartier-Bresson has become her motto. Because if the world is flooded with photos today, there are a multitude of unique and special images that stand out from the crowd.
In her work, she likes to combine the black and white photography and the minimalism that appeals to both of them. But she also works in fine art and abstract photography.
Especially in spring and autumn, when the fog comes, but also in winter, she is always on a discovery tour and looking for the most beautiful moods. She would like to capture their magic and the extraordinary emotions that evoke them with a “perfect” – or even “not perfect” photo. This “special something” she achieves especially in her black and white pictures.
As a next project, she will continue to work with the subject of “long exposure”. She love the silence and tranquility given to a shot with this technique.
“Quartering the topmost branches of one of the tall trees, an invisible bird was striving to make the day seem shorter, exploring with a long-drawn note the solitude that pressed it on every side, but it received at once so unanimous an answer, so powerful a repercussion of silence and of immobility, that one felt it had arrested for all eternity the moment which it had been trying to make pass more quickly.” Marcel Proust
“We went down into the silent garden. Dawn is the time when nothing breathes, the hour of silence. Everything is transfixed, only the light moves.” Leonora Carrington
“To have no yesterday, and no tomorrow. To forget time, to forgive life, to be at peace.” Sylvia Plath
“I said nothing for a time, just ran my fingertips along the edge of the human-shaped emptiness that had been left inside me.” Haruki Murakami
“When you sit in silence long enough, you learn that silence has a motion. It glides over you without shape or form, exactly like water. Its color is silver.” Anne Spollen
The lightness of being by Renate Wasinger
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