Surrealism in Street Photography

2. Floating bodies

Magritte jockey painting. Note how it looks like the jockey is on top of the car.

I saw this painting by Magritte of the jockey on top of the car, which reminded me of the composition from Sergio Larrain:

Sergio Larrain, surreal photo with girl on top of dog

To me, the secret of working this surrealist composition is having separation between the two elements, or having them overlap on the same plane. See this composition of Sergio Larrain deconstructed:

Assignment: Create a surreal street photography composition by stacking two elements or subjects on top of one another, with a little bit of separation in space, or by having them overlap.

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