Summertime fine art photographic prints | Classiq Journal Editions
Set of 3
Size: 20 X 28 cm (7.8 X 11 inches)
“In all our lives, there’s a fall from innocence. A time after which we are never the same.” Stand by Me.
Stand by Me. Summer with Monika. Vicky Cristina Barcelona. Rear Window. Il sorpasso. Bonjour Tristesse. Point Break. Summertime. La piscine. The Graduate. Plein soleil. Some of my favourite summer movies. I am a summer girl at heart. But I am not a fan of light-hearted movies (nor of light-hearted reading) for the summer, so my picks are not for sheer entertainment. They evoke something more, even though most of them are set in a dreamy location, carrying an inescapable feeling of endless summer – it’s part of what makes them irresistible. They bottle some of the summer magic I long for the rest of the year. It is this hallucinatory combination of emptiness and endless possibility, this transitional time between past and future, a time when you let things go and prepare for new challenges, a ripe time for misbehaviour, but for pushing your limits too, a time for childlike fun and dreams, a time when the only thing on your mind can be the heat, a time of discovery, a time when you let yourself just be.
These fine art photographic prints, so classic in their simplicity, capture a little of that summer magic, too. Furthermore, they were taken on a trip whose destination choice, Corfu Island, was inspired by a film that, although not a summer movie per say, offers its own kind of escapism: a James Bond film, For Your Eyes Only, 1981.