Blue from a Distance
Blue from a Distance, 2020
2 mins, 18 secs
A meditation on home/language sickness. All three contributors are Viet Kieu who were raised not speaking the Vietnamese language.
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"Having successfully taught myself how to hold a camera, "I discovered an alternative to spending all my time in an office. This made me cheerful, pleasant and very attractive to intelligent men and to all women."
I love to take portraits and snapshots using a rangefinder. Mostly I do not use flash, the “caught in the headlights look” is not something I particularly fancy.
'I strive to one day accomplish some quiet subtle thing that the elect would deem worthy and, passing on, would join the dimmer stars in a nebulous, indeterminate heaven, half-way between death and immortality.' *
In the meantime you can find my work in publications such as Travel + Leisure, Time, Monocle, Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and other local magazines." -- Morgan Ommer
*Quote by F. Scott Fitzgerald.