Wide Eyed departs from a reactionary response to my surroundings, grounded in a sense of wonder and awe.
It is approached with the spirit of the wanderer and emphasizes democracy within the project structure. Wide Eyed persists as the undercurrent of my entire photographic process, bridging the gaps between more pointed investigations.
As a result, this project avoids specificity in content and conceptual motivations. Rather, it functions more analogously to an archive, a database, a repository for meditations, glimpses and passing thoughts about my relationship to anything I may encounter.
Wide Eyed is intended to be a breathing body of images; a space to bounce and veer and double back while maintaining the sensation of being in a place of familiarity without specificity.
— Jon Horvath
Surreal urban landscapes created by juxtapositions of huge-scale facade advertising and people on the streets of New York City. Photographs by
3rd place Series, LensCulture Street Photography Awards:
In this Ultra-Orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem, the inhabitants have chosen to reject modern, secular culture and embrace traditional religious life. An outsider has expertly used the language of street photography to explore.
A new book reveals 64 images of the much-censored public protests that took place at Tiananmen Square on June 4, 1989 — however, to "see" the real images you must use your smartphone or tablet to invert the colors of the printed images so the negatives are seen in "real" colors. Thus, this art book has multiple dimensions and layered meanings.