1000 Families : The Family Album of Planet Earth

1000 Families : The Family Album of Planet Earth

U.Ommer: 1000 Families - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and newsby Uwe Ommer
Photographer Uwe Ommer shares with us his newly completed four-year project, a "Family Album of Planet Earth." Overwhelming in its magnitude, this project is truly extraordinary. Stopping in over 150 countries in all corners of the world, Ommer carefully selected the families which best reflected each society's traditions and social conditions. Many of the portraits have appeared in exhibitions and magazines during the course of the project.Ommer chose to photograph each family in the same way, against a white background and with identical lighting. All of the traditional elements of a documentary photograph are removed, leaving only the people themselves...More

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