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FAR FROM THE WATER'S EDGE

A PHOTOGRAPHY JOURNAL BY TIM VAN DER MERWE

Shenzhen in Summer

March 30, 2024 / Portrait READ MORE

changdeokgung

February 15, 2024 / Travel READ MORE
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no, emptiness is not nothingness.

November 21, 2023 / Portrait READ MORE
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Xinjiang

August 1, 2023 / Travel READ MORE
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An Hour Outside Of Guangzhou

July 15, 2023 / Portrait READ MORE

Vicky

July 4, 2023 / Portrait READ MORE
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Two days in Hong Kong

July 1, 2023 / Portrait READ MORE
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An Afternoon With Bilitisc Chan

June 26, 2023 / Portrait READ MORE

Jeju island, on 35mm

June 25, 2023 / Travel READ MORE

Macau

June 19, 2023 / Travel READ MORE

Fragile Things

April 5, 2022 / Portrait READ MORE

Some New, Some Old

December 16, 2020 / Personal READ MORE
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5 Photographs from a Seoul Maternity Session

December 14, 2020 / Maternity READ MORE
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A November Wedding in Seoul

December 11, 2020 / Wedding READ MORE
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The First, Last

December 9, 2020 / Portrait READ MORE
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An Autumn Family Session

December 8, 2020 / Family READ MORE
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A September Session

December 6, 2020 / Portrait READ MORE
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Ten Photographs from a Summer Bridal Shower in Seoul

December 5, 2020 / Wedding READ MORE

Deokjeokdo, A Photo Essay

October 9, 2020 / Essay READ MORE

The Haru Sessions

September 28, 2020 / Portrait READ MORE

Jeju

March 25, 2020 / Travel READ MORE

In Frame #2: Light Over Presets

December 28, 2019 / Education READ MORE

Autumn, The Fall – A Photo Essay

December 1, 2019 / Essay READ MORE

A Session With Serena

October 30, 2019 / Portrait READ MORE

Sue and the Early Seoul Summer

October 3, 2019 / Portrait READ MORE

A Note

October 3, 2019 / Essay READ MORE

Creating Content For Social Media

September 29, 2019 / Portrait READ MORE

Impressions of the East Coast

August 3, 2019 / Essay READ MORE

A series of portraits with Christine

May 15, 2019 / Portrait READ MORE

An afternoon with Do & Row

March 30, 2019 / Couple READ MORE

ABOUT

tim van der merwe is based between seoul, south korea and shenzhen, southern china. the aesthetics of his photographs are drawn from his background as a musician, the last decade living in asia, and colouring that reflects the atlantic, whose coast he grew up near. he values calm moments, quiet simplicity, and authentic expression, elements that he seeks to portray in all of his photographs.

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