Sport - Amateur

Simply Gliding Along

Michael Merne


"Simply Gliding Along"
Shot on film with a Nikon FM2 + 85mm. I had just one chance to get it and I got it. There is no crop and I print with the film edges visible. I’m pleased about the perfection of it and overexposing the water gives a sense of surrealism like gliding on milk.

Biography: MICHAEL MERNE PHOTOGRAPHY Born in Ireland and living in Geneva, Switzerland since 1993. My photographs represent those fleeting, special moments that I have been lucky enough to see. These are the moments that will provoke your thoughts – it is the simple beauty of things – we just have to stop and take a look at them. I suppose I got this passion through looking at the works of photographers such as Irving Penn, W.Eugene Smith, Henri Cartier-Bresson and Sebastião Salgado. I have collaborated with Eureka Slide, a Brussels-based international photo library, since 1991, and...

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