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Faces of Africa – Photo Essay

28. April 2011

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Faces of Africa – Photo Essay

Smiles, sorrow, pain, laughter, love – Africa is a rainbow of feelings.
Children playing, children suffering, women vailed, happy women, the medicine man, the tribe, the friends, scars, costumes, strange customs – is all in there, from South Africa to Mali, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Senegal or Ghana, discovered differently by each photographer.
These are the faces of Africa, [...]

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If You Lived There, Would You Stay? – Life After Chernobyl

26. April 2011

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If You Lived There, Would You Stay? – Life After Chernobyl

April 26th 1986 – the fatidic date of world’s largest civil nuclear disaster that will change history, the sad beginning of a long-term economic, health and agricultural distress. The explosion of the reactor number four in Chernobyl probably means even more than we can imagine. Statistics – thousands of dead, 56,700 square miles of contamination, [...]

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Englishman in New York – Photo Essay

5. April 2011

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Englishman in New York – Photo Essay

English people have something special – their special humour, their endless tea time, their accent, their own way of approaching things. It can be difficult to recognise an Englishman in the middle of Americans, but it’s not impossible.
I found this Photo Essay on Time.com – “Englishman in New York”, that I really enjoyed. The b&w [...]

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Japanese Tsunami and Earthquake – The Disaster in Photos

11. March 2011

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Japanese Tsunami and Earthquake – The Disaster in Photos

Photos of Japanese Tsunami and Earthquake @TheWondrous

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Introducing Kasia, an Inspiring Edinburgh Wedding Photographer

8. March 2011

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Introducing Kasia, an Inspiring Edinburgh Wedding Photographer

Wedding photography is a huge business today, and there are lots of people claiming to be wedding photographers. Is nice to have your wedding bouquet, your “yes” moment in front of the priest or your beautiful bridesmaids photographed, but what about the real magic, that special connection between you and your beloved ones?
Kasia is an [...]

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Children Photography – A Different View

2. March 2011

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Children Photography – A Different View

Children portraits are usually one of the most pleasant photography subjects for all of us. Typical childhood themes like playing, running, laughing, playing with pets are approached by almost all children photographers. Some artists decided to go even further, and apart from dressing up, napping, playing or swimming, they explored darker childhood themes like insecurity, [...]

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Back to the Future with Irina Werning

17. February 2011

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Back to the Future with Irina Werning

We would all like to do this, but photographer Irina Werning came with the idea first and she did an amazing job. She browsed her family and friends albums, and gave life to childhood photographs. The photo collection is called “Back to Future”, being an impressive mix of humour, nostalgia, photo skills, and most of [...]

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Fascinating India – A Photography Journey

14. February 2011

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Fascinating India – A Photography Journey

With its contrasting character (the rich and the poor, the science boom and the religion, the mountain and the sea), India is a continuous fascination. A muse for cinematography (with the recent “Eat.Pray.Love” and “Slumdog Millionaire”), a place where people come to find their selves, this country is also an inspiration paradise for photographers, fascinated [...]

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Xteriors by Desiree Dolron – A different Reality

11. February 2011

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Xteriors by Desiree Dolron – A different Reality

When I first discovered the work of Dutch photographer Desiree Dolron, I couldn’t tell if it’s photography or paintwork. The contemporary artist’s aesthetic takes its roots from the Flemish school of portrait painters – Rogier van der Weyden, Petrus Christus and Danish painter Vilhelm Hammershoi, but it’s actually a mix of photography and state-of-art digital [...]

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Never Seen MLK & The Freedom Rides Photos Published in LIFE

17. January 2011

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Never Seen MLK & The Freedom Rides Photos Published in LIFE

Tucson shooting reawakened emotional memories for civil rights veterans, as in the recent months they have seen familiar signs. Winning “at any costs” reveals that politicians suffer from “historical amnesia” as a historian stated these days.
Read the whole story on CNN
Reverend Martin Luther King, pictured in 1961 at age 32, worried for the students moved [...]

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