German-Canadian Photographer Gregor Schöpf (*1989) photographs Nature through the lens of the Japanese aesthetic sensibility Wabi-Sabi (侘寂).
Wabi-Sabi (侘寂) is a Japanese aesthetic that derives from acceptance and appreciation of transience - the quality of being temporary, brief or fleeting, thereby suggesting the inevitability of ending or dying.
The principles underlying this aesthetic are that of a melancholic beauty:
His Photography aims to evoke peaceful contemplation, an "intense feeling of things" (Mono no aware - 物の哀れ) both saddened by and appreciative of transience.
His work is presented as Single Panel or Diptych. Each work is titled and accompanied by a short reflection on the focus of attention, from the perspective of the Photographer.