I speak about how detail and space affects the worlds I photograph. So too am I affected by one’s daily surrounding me. Gridlock is such a series.
About being a Californian. About being in a car. About traffic.
I am photographing from my driver’s window, first with my viewfinder-less Leica D-Lux 3, and now the D-Lux 5. Stopped. Crawling. Trapped. Riding on the clutch as I stay in 1st should the flow move on. Immobile in a place of presumed mobility. Hoping to catch that elusive abstraction even while those behind me glower and gently nudge my car along. Whether LA freeways or the A8/A10 from Nice to Genoa, traffic feels like home.