Sparse music, ellipses, quiet, terse movements -- these are the elements that makeup the filmography of French filmmaker Robert Bresson. Bresson's artistic focus separates the language of cinema from theater, in which the latter would rely on actor's performance. But Bresson strips his actors away from "performance', wanting them to be raw, subtle, ordinary and simplified like most of us against his musical restraint. He lets the visuals do the talking to his audience -- acting and music deforms his cinematic reality.
The Nouvelle Vague pioneer Jean-Luc Godard even described "Robert Bresson is French cinema, as Dostoyevsky is the Russian novel and Mozart is German music."
Since "Breathless", French filmmaker and father of the French New Wave era have left icon after icon all over the culture of cinema. To reflect the era of the 60's, he used bold, contrasting colors consistently all throughout his filmography.
Although many elements are what make up a picture, to produce a sublime landscape photograph is a hit-and-miss; personal style is the dictator. And this is how formation and colors are what make up the diverse landscape pieces of photographer Luca Tombolini into paintings.
You know that moment when you’re falling asleep, almost dreaming and you start to see images that are a bit surreal, that you cannot quiet explain? The work of Brazilian photographer Nádia Maria reminds us a lot of these mysterious moments.
Tristan Aitchison is a filmmaker and photographer based in the UK. He took the LC-Wide out on a 500 mile journey across the most northern parts of the Scottish Highlands, famously named the North Coast 500. Join him as he discovers the hills, beaches and landscapes of this sparse and beautiful area.