While driving down dusty African roads or weaving through the busy streets of small towns of Asia, I regularly pass by incredible street scenes that I wish I could stop and photograph. These scenes are fleeting glimpses that show the regular life of the local population as they buy produce at a market, wait patiently on their bicycle taxi for a customer, deal with the local authorities, fix motorcycle tires, prepare their food and sit in their stores and stare out the store f
Time is a valuable commodity in life, it’s something we can’t get back once it’s gone and, in most cases, we are always looking for ways to get more of it. When I started taking photos professionally, I didn’t make the connection between time and the quality of my photos, nor did I see time as something that enhanced my creativity. Time was a concept that I related to other things like long plane rides, traffic jams and shift work. When taking photos, I always need more time!