"Siesta" - Street Photography
About the image
"Siesta" is a tranquil and contemplative black-and-white photograph capturing a moment of rest and reflection. The limited edition nature of the photograph, with only 50 copies available, adds an element of exclusivity and rarity to the image.
The image of a man resting on a balcony of a retirement home in Puerto Rico evokes a sense of serenity and contemplation. Black and white photography often emphasizes the textures, contrasts, and emotions within a scene, allowing the viewer to focus on the essence of the subject and the ambiance of the setting.
Retirement homes are places where individuals can find solace and a sense of community in their later years. By capturing this scene, you've immortalized a moment of peaceful respite, inviting viewers to reflect on the importance of rest and the wisdom that can come with age.
The cultural context of Puerto Rico adds depth and significance to the photograph. It becomes a representation of the experiences and stories found within the local community, connecting viewers with the unique qualities of the region.
Photography has the power to convey emotions and narratives, offering viewers a glimpse into the lives of others. "Siesta" prompts contemplation about the value of rest, the significance of aging, and the beauty found in moments of quiet reflection.
It becomes a unique representation of the captured moment and the artist's vision, creating a cherished piece of art for those who have the opportunity to own a copy. My photograph serves as a reminder of the importance of rest, reflection, and embracing the wisdom that comes with age.
Before you order
As metal print demand has grown, I only offer 7”X10” traditional prints directly from the website with a 11X14 white mat. If you prefer larger traditional print not offered on the website please contact me for pricing via text at 773-315-6842. All prints take at least 2 weeks turnaround ti