From Stacy Arezou Mehrfar’s post for Large Format Photography Australia:

We had limited time in each location so many of our subjects were lined up before we started our road trip. However, we also left ourselves open to the chance encounters that occur while photographing on the road – making sure to leave time at each stop to discover our surroundings. This image was made in one of those ‘chance’ moments and ended up becoming the cover of our book. The two outstanding trees were a perfect fit – portraying the idea of standing out from your surroundings. When I first stepped out onto the balcony of the motel we were staying at and saw those trees peering at me, I knew that this was an important photograph that had to be made.

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