Flying Fox

Posted by Ziren (Singapore, Singapore) on 4 March 2010 in Abstract & Conceptual and Portfolio.

I am Ziren Wang, a student from Raffles Institution, Singapore. I picked up a camera in January 2009 in my school's photographic society, and I have never looked back. Years later, I have explored various different forms of photography, from event coverage, to fashion, to documentary, to photography using DIY lenses, and most recently, to film.

I must thank my seniors who have been so instrumental in developing in me a passion for this art. It has been said that there are two kinds of teachers: one gives the man the fish; the other teaches the man to fish. I believe my seniors are of a third kind: they have made me want to fish. They have imparted me with important technical skills, but they have also inspired me to continue photographing for six years.

"To take a photograph is to participate in another person's mortality, vulnerability, mutability. Precisely by slicing out this moment and freezing it, all photographs testify to time's relentless melt." -Susan Sontag

jeanclaude from st mande 94160, France

pas mal , la piscine

4 Mar 2010 8:00am

Andy from Portland ME, United States

I like this idea quite a lot. It would be interesting to see what it would look like with the background and a bit of one side cropped out, so you just have the float set against the water... I think it would be really strong.

4 Mar 2010 3:01pm

Upperwolf from Budapest, Hungary

wow. great!

4 Mar 2010 5:23pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Just excellent eye and finger power!

4 Mar 2010 7:20pm

Kate from Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Cool shot.

5 Mar 2010 3:07am