Hanan Baradon - Photography
Tel: 020 8883 9308
About me: I have been taking photographs since I received my first pair of spectacles at the age of 8 and suddenly saw things around me differently. My photographs were first accepted for international exhibition when I was 15 years old. Now, more than a half century later, I have had the opportunity of looking around me once again in wonder.
About my work: The first thing I noticed with my new glasses was that things are not necessarily as one sees them at first glance. There is always more to them. They can be seen in different ways and from different perspectives. One can always see more if one looks with one's mind and not just with one's eyes.
My photography is my way of seeing. I call it visualisation. It skims the edge of reality and mixes the material and the imaginary. Above all it is the seeing of the unseen, noticing the unnoticed.
I do not specialise in any subject or genre. My photographs are all spontaneous and capture a fleeting moment or mood.
I process what I see in my mind and look to see whether I can represent it photographically. I look for things rather than at things and seek to represent these in my photographs.
if I can make aesthetic sense of what I see I choose my approach and press the shutter button, once only, and then, having experienced the moment, I leave.