Hungarian photographer Marietta Varga manages to blur the lines between fiction and reality, abrasive urban landscapes and serene tranquillity, in her latest project ‘My Town – Siófok II’.

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If a photograph captures a moment in time, then Varga’s images attempt to capture the memories behind the moments through a range of neat pastel photographs of her hometown of Siófok. The London-based photographer attempts to visualise her childhood memories by taking simple snapshots of how the town ‘precisely exists in her mind.’

 

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Taken amongst the hazy morning dew, when the streets are empty and the trees are still, the images obtain a dream-like, cinematic quality that perfectly evokes a sense of nostalgia. While the faded pink and green pastel hues contrast against the harshness of the urban landscape to make the parks, playgrounds and concrete architecture appear beautifully whimsical.

 

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Check out a few of our favourite snapshots in the image gallery above and view the entire series by following Marietta Varga on Behance and Instagram.