Vera van Almen is a Dutch Photographer born in 1986. She graduated at the Academy of Photography in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 2017.
As a real romantic, her images are nostalgic and melancholic. They deal with loss and desire.
In her work she explores if lack of intimacy leads to anonymity and isolation.
Embracing contingency and appreciation of the unpredictable are of great value in her work. By allowing the unpredictable to happen you can transcend the conventional process of creating an image. It enables you to conceive the unexpected without the interference and limitations of your ratio.
Analogue techniques are eminently suitable to explore contingency in the process of creating images. That's why she just loves analogue photography, especially polaroid.