The self-title of August’s first entry is a message to my daughter on her 26th birthday: “Defy Gravity“—something she needs to do, and perhaps all of us. Markus Binzegger used Olympus E-M10 Mark II and M.Zuiko 45mm F1.8 lens to make the moment, on July 15, 2017. Vitals: f/9, ISO 200, 1/640 sec, 45mm.
The stunning shot, second of three consecutively found by searching for “spectator”, is a keeper for composition (love the dude watching); stopped action (posture and leg positions really convey motion); storytelling (leap of—gulp—faith); and use of black and white (to keep attention on the two guys). Location, according to Markus: “Maggia River, Ticino, Switzerland”.
Markus describes himself as “a Swiss street photographer based in Central Switzerland”. His photos, “which are done exclusively in black and white, cover a wide range of styles—such as architectural inspired scenes, abstract pictures, and portraits”. He joined Flickr in January 2017. Do check out his website, in addition to the Photostream.
Photo Credit: Markus Binzegger