This photograph captures the colours of a forest reflecting upwards from the water at the foot of the trees. The uneven texture of the water's surface plays with the forest shapes twisting them into a painterly abstraction.
About this photograph, Simon explained "The image made me think of the fairy tale stories I remember reading as a kid. I find reflections evocative and dream-like"
Steve Simon has been passionate about documenting the beauty and drama of the human condition his entire photographic life. The author of five critically acclaimed photography books with works in major museum collections around the world, he has had solo shows in New York, Buenos Aires, Toronto and Montreal and his work has been featured three times at the Visa Pour L’Image Photojournalism Festival in Perpignan, France. He is on the faculty of the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York and is a contributing photographer to The Digital Journalist.
International awards include:
Art Director’s Club of New York, The Canadian Newspaper Photographer of The Year, Global Health Council Photography Award for his work on AIDS in Africa, Alfred Eisenstaedt Magazine Photography Award Nomination, PX3.
He has lectured and lead workshops all over the world including Gulf Photo Plus in Dubai, PhotoPlus Expo New York and MacWorld San Francisco. He was contract photographer for the Canadian Olympic Committee where he covered the 2010 Olympics and ParaOlympics in Vancouver for the book, With Glowing Hearts, the official book of the games. He is a member of the San Disk Extreme Team based in New York City.
To find out more about Steve Simon and see his work, check out his website: www.stevesimonphoto.com
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