For the New Year holidays, no city, no matter how tiny, is left without decorations. The best attire will undoubtedly be found in cities with populations above one million, but the New Year’s Eve vibe will be felt worldwide. In principle, not much is required; for me, having snow on the street is plenty.
However, the true New Year’s atmosphere has long since faded away with childhood.
The peak of emotional tension falls on the days “before” any holiday, as it does every year. And “after,” everything is forgotten, vanishes, or reverts to a previous “before”: Christmas, the old New Year, Epiphany, and so on.
In my life, there have been times when Christmas dominated the atmosphere and sensations over the New Year.
The New Year is a celebration for the entire family! If I had the opportunity to celebrate it alone, I would have taken to the streets with a bottle of rum in one hand and a tripod and camera in the other.
“Everything becomes like nails when you have a hammer in your hands,” says Jan Topless.
I mean that I have a strong professional deformation, and that any holiday is an opportunity for me to take photographs. Furthermore, any calamity is a reason for me to shoot.
I will be working throughout the New Year’s festivities.
Documentary photography is the term for this type of work. I stated that I am aware of the answer to the question, “Why?”
However, I only know the answer on a scale of one to ten. If you ask me this question globally, I’m not sure I’ll be able to respond…as well as many other questions concerning life’s meaning.
New Year’s Day appears to be even more of a children’s holiday to me. Adults, after all, haven’t believed in Santa Claus in a long time!
Despite the fact that they are still attempting to recreate the original atmosphere…