Aristotle famously said that ‘pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work’, which roughly equates to the modern equivalent of ‘mixing work with pleasure’. That said, there is only a lucky few who have the chance to combine passion with work and Slovenian photographer Anze Østerman is someone who can consider himself part of a 'lucky' few.
In a self-proclaimed ‘note to self’ on Instagram, the 25-year-old vouched to ‘run away and see the world’- and his subsequent adventures have been published across his profile @anzeosterman. By focusing on capturing people in their natural environment, Osterman manages to create a strong visual identity that extends above his relatively young years as a photographer.
Inspired by the relationship between man and his environment, Osterman documents this sphere through a special blend of documentary and lifestyle photography. Capturing his friends, skateboarders and extremists in the middle of idyllic mountain massifs of Eastern Europe.
The contrast between the imposing mountains and the intricate details of the 'boarders' body movements make for a clear comparison that illustrates not only the beauty of the landscape but the skill and proficiency as Osterman as a photographer.
Take a closer look at a few of our favourites from Osterman’s ongoing collection and be sure to follow him on Instagram, @anzeosterman.
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