“The biggest cliche in photography is sunrise and sunset.”
Catherine Opie
Zonsondergang op het strand van Renesse

A cliché is not used as something positive. It’s something that is overused and betrays a lack of original thought. In photography sunset and sunrise images are a big cliché. On Instagram almost 300 million images are hash tagged with #sunset.

But whenever we are in nature and see the sun go down, most of us experience something special. And when something is special, you want to keep that memory by making a photograph. And that’s what I do too: I have a set of sunset and sunrise images; and this gallery is a small selection. Because I think even some clichés are worthwhile to look at.

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