Photos that mimic human attention

This guy has an interesting photo technique: creating photos that are generally still photos, but have one person who is in motion. The funny thing is that it doesn’t seem that odd to look at. And the reason is that these photos mimic how we perceive the world when we we focus our attention on someone. If we are looking at one person in a crowd, then the rest of the crowd might as well be stock still or not even exist, as far as our brains are concerned.

The other interesting this is that, by reversing the situation and creating a tableau that mimics our attentive experience, the artist is putting our brains in a state in which we focus attention even more closely on the one person in motion.

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