Continuing to experiment with toeing the line between photos and videos, I decided to tinker around in After Effects. I used to spend a lot of time in AE when I was at Samsung, but it's been years since I've used it. It's such a great tool for expressing creativity since you have so much control, and motion/video is such a dynamic medium.
This time around, I wanted to make something that felt 99% like a still photo, but when looked at closely, has more facets than a simple photo.
When I arrived in Hanoi, I was struck by the chaos. I knew I wanted to capture imagery that spoke to that chaos. I usually strive for minimalist imagery that feels notably simple, with a singular focus. But I've been getting bored with that aesthetic in photography, and Hanoi was the perfect playground for developing a chaotic style.Read More