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Photography for me is about light and seeing. It is a process of making choices at every step. What is my relationship to the subject and what do I want to reveal about it? How does the light interact with it and do I want to influence that? Do I want to stop time or show it passing and what do I want to show or hide with depth of field?

Photography is both personal and universal. Only I can make a particular image and that image will elicit a unique response from each viewer.



Born in Mallorca and raised in San Francisco, Tanya Knoop is a third-generation photographer and has been taking and developing pictures for decades. Her photographic work extends from still life, portraiture and fine-art nudes to landscape and true representation of artwork.

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