100 Meters of Existence
February 16, 2009 8:24 AM   Subscribe

Danish photographer Simon Høgsberg has made several updates since we last visited, including Faces of New York and The Low Fat Diaries. Digital Photography School interviews Høgsberg about his latest project We're All Gonna Die - 100 Meters of Existence.
posted by netbros (6 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite
see also: Ivars Gravlejs for teutonic photographical wit. (look in 'works')
posted by 6am at 9:23 AM on February 16, 2009

What a strong, beautiful and uplifting use of photography, and of the web. The Faces of New York are wonderful, and I wanted to see a hundred of them. And the bridge, the people on the bridge... all marching into eternity. This is the pleasure of walking down the street in a busy city: the faces; the imagined histories; eyes, mouths, noses and the color and texture of skin. Simon Hogsberg "gets" it.
posted by Faze at 11:56 AM on February 16, 2009 [1 favorite]

good use of sidescroll.

i don't know about the low-fat diaries. seems like an awful lotta drama about hitchhiking and scavenging in europe. its really quite easy.
posted by sidr at 1:18 PM on February 16, 2009

I dont get why the 100 meter photo is under the precept of "were all gonna die", the photo seems more fun than that. I really didn't look that hard, but the weather seemed to cooperate with her project, making the his seam stitching a little easier.
posted by captainsohler at 2:10 PM on February 16, 2009

captain, the answer to the "we're all gonna die" title is explained in his interview with Digital Photography School linked in the FPP.
posted by netbros at 2:21 PM on February 16, 2009

These are fantastic images. Thanks for pointing out his update.
posted by boo_radley at 3:28 PM on February 16, 2009

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