28. April 2011
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, [...]
26. April 2011
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, [...]Continue reading...
5. April 2011
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 [...]
11. March 2011
Photos of Japanese Tsunami and Earthquake @TheWondrousContinue reading...
8. March 2011
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 [...]
2. March 2011
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, [...]Continue reading...
17. February 2011
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 [...]Continue reading...
14. February 2011
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 [...]Continue reading...
11. February 2011
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 [...]Continue reading...
17. January 2011
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 [...]