“Iris, my first name, is the name of
a flower, and it is also the colored part of the eyeball. Iris is actually like a camera’s aperture.
As a photographer, I use both, eye and aperture, in a pretty typical way.
It is possible to characterize my photography as “cutting out parts of reality”, in such a way that they are taken out of context, emphasizing their texture to the extent that they become abstract.
You can often see in my work the use of a wide aperture to achieve a shallow depth of field, an effect that the human eye can’t see without the use of this feature in the camera.
By using the camera this way, I turn reality into something else, sometimes not really understood and make it seem on the verge of an abstract or a painting.
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