Solange ich liebe
photography: von M.Reuss, W.Reimann, R.Simulis, Liebesgedichte von Matthias Reuss.
A powerful combination: this album contains dramatic black and white nude photographs and portraits of men, women and couples along with poems which not only celebrate love, lust and longing, but also successfully demonstrate the other side of the coin: disappointment, escape and loneliness.
Lyricism combines with strong visual images in a symbiotic way. A book that spells out how erotic love can be.
Press comments and reviews
A dynamic combination of striking black-and-white nudes and portraits of women, men and loving couples. The images are juxtaposed with intense poems about love and lust, yearning and longing. Lyric poetry and visual images grow together in a perfect symbiosis. This book is ideal as a declaration of erotic love. (AMICA, Germany)
The women, men and couples photographed here arent professional models. Their naturalness differs refreshingly from the current fashion for cool, odd, advertising-influenced nude photography. The book becomes a total artwork thanks to the poems, which express love without the slightest trace of kitsch. A gorgeous book for everyone whos still searching today for romanticism and naturalness.
Impressive nude photographs and poems of love. The author has succeeded in creating an interesting work of art whose themes include loneliness and leave-taking, liberation and infatuation. (RECKLINGHÄUSER ZEITUNG, Germany)
An artful combination of poems and poetic nude photographs. (NEUES DEUTSCHLAND, Germany)
For and unprejudiced observer of the photos, the poems are a very sensitive accompaniment which harmoniously enhances the books overall impression. Anyone who wants to give a gift thats an emblem of love will find a present here which can serve as a quiet sign that brings people together. (DESIGNERS DIGEST, Germany)
Love in poems and photos. Women and men in natural settings, amidst flowers, water, boulders. People sleeping, contemplating, surrendering themselves to poetry. Couples hugging each other, their faces eloquently expressing their innermost thoughts and feelings. An album of poetry in words and images. (RHEINZEITUNG; Deutschland)
Poems of love united with wonderful black-and-white photographs. Beautifully done! (JOY, Germany)