Going back to his roots in photography, and inspired by Henri Cartier-Bresson's concept of the "decisive moment", Eli Sinkus created a brilliant video about where he gets inspiration from.
What inspires you?
It was when he went back to his roots in photography, and to a certain interview made by the legendary Henri Cartier-Bresson, that he found the answer.
The black-and-white short film below tells a story of a young man as he navigates through life through his eyes and the lens of his camera. Set to the audio of Cartier-Bresson’s interview with Cornell Capa in 1973, the film also tackles the concept of the decisive moment, and the choice when to take a photo or let yourself just experience the moment.
“This story is about a young man exploring and discovering the world through the lens of his camera. Discovering about life, death, beauty and love. Learning about when to take a photo and when to set the camera down and be a participant in this glorious thing called life. This was an exploration into photography, videography, writing, editing, and lighting- also a reflection on the wonders of life and nostalgia that comes along with growing up.
Read more about it here.
How about you guys? What inspires YOU?
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