Susan Cohen, Art in Public Places

Saratoga Springs Train Station

November 30-December 27, 2021

“The Poetry of Seeing”

What excites me about doing photography is not quite knowing what I’ll be taking a photograph of next.  Often,  I find inspiration during my daily walks, where I try to clear my head, however briefly, of every day cares, and practice seeing beyond looking.

I’ve found that what I enjoy most about taking photos is the creative act of gradually discovering the essence, the uniqueness, the poetry of a common thing. It is the gradually seeing of what wasn’t noticed before. It’s the exploration of the ordinary, the overlooked, the not-so-obvious, and finding the poetry.

I love to capture a mood through various takes on light, shadow, intimacy, point of view. I experiment with overexposure, underexposure, movement, abstraction, as well as capturing beautiful detail.

I hope you enjoy these images as much as I’ve enjoyed discovering them and creating them.

Cohen's exhibition is up for public viewing November 30-December 27 at Saratoga Springs Train Station, 26 Station Ln, Saratoga Springs, NY.

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