New Beautifully Dream-Like Photos by Katharina Jung

When we first introduced the work of 20-year-old German photographer Katharina Jung, she was in the midst of a year-long project where she produced an image each week during 2014. Luckily for us, the year has come and gone, and we're pleased to share some of the other fantastic photos that she created.

Jung has the incredible ability to craft pictures that are simultaneously imaginative, dramatic, and beautiful. Her photos often feature young people alone and surrounded by natural splendor. Women and men lay among babbling brooks, run along the tree-lined shore, and take in the sweeping sights of foggy fields. The ethereal works are, in Jung's words, trying “to convert my daydreams into images.” You can't help but feel a dream-like magic when you see them.

Katharina Jung Flickr and Facebook page

Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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