Trauma This self-portrait series aims to explore the themes of brokenness, the struggles of loss and grief, the regrets of past decisions and my personal experiences with generational trauma and mental health struggles.
Olga Merrill lived and worked in Russia until March of 2013 when she came to Maine, USA and her life changed. At the end of 2015 her life changed even more – she got a gift – a photo camera and her view of the world became different through lens
I think Dodho Magazine is an essential reference point regarding photographic projects publication, with a high diffusion among the professionals of the sector, galleries, agencies, etc. … I value the diversity of what is published and the freedom it breathes and transmits.
This series deals with a notion of loss and absence. I photograph and through the act of capturing I isolate people and objects from time and space to show first of all inability photography to capture constant change and movement of reality.
In Imagine Magic I use found light and textures to make visible the dreamscapes hidden in everyday life. I often find myself moving through my daily routine without really observing my environment, particularly when I am at home.
The fishermen of Ngapali Beach, Myanmar is a series from a project I have been working on over the past couple of years. Continuously revisiting the fisherman’s village to capture their day-to-day life.
Pamela Aminou is a self taught artist based in London that chooses photography as a way to express herself. Through her work, she’s able to transcribe what she feels at a specific time, to better understand her emotions and what surrounds and most importantly to interpret the world that she lives in.
An ambigram is a typological design that can be read in more than one direction and retain meaning. There are several different types of ambigrams but the most common ones are those that can be rotated or mirrored.
I have always believed that the eyes are the windows to the soul. The way i observe the world, i can express what is happening in my particular universe. The photograph brings out my feelings, my emotion and my deepest questions.
In reaction to my father’s death, I use the camera to describe my inner emotions. I found myself entangled in a complex web of emotions and reactions. I felt disorientated, as if I had lost my place and purpose in life. I was living in a different world.
Köln (4 May – 4 July, 2019) The great French photographer Sabine Weiss is considered the grande dame of humanistic photography and has been compiling a life’s work in over seven decades, centering on photographs from Paris. She lives there since 1946.
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Our fourth edition of the All About Photo Awards invites photographers from around the world to submit their best work for consideration.
The state of Britain project was intended to be a study of Americanisation within the UK, however ,The result of the Brexit referendum signaled to me that Britain was about to change more significantly , Britain was about to exchange its liberal European past for a survival of the fittest ”Wild West” culture .
“Escape” is devoted to several years of my life when I did not want to deal with my feelings, being not ready to be sincere with myself. I’ve been working as a photographer for a magazine and a real estate company, riding my black Vespa through the city, videotaping a psychedelic metal band, and I was in love.
It is a dark world that millions of people are forced to work in, made of mines, dust and fear. Characterized by oppression, violence and trampled human rights; where the presence of enormous deposits of minerals transform into a curse for the people through the illegality caused by games of power and corrupt economies.
The photographs I made for this series were neglected nearly three years, before I’ve chosen some to be shown to the public. This time distance is likely not just a duration between two dates, but rather distance between two personas.
The world is a living and dead matter. Each matter has its central point. The most important place, like the core of the earth. The essence of seeing and understanding the world. Pleasure and wisdom. The focal point is energy, invisible to the eye.
We know them. They are the gypsies. They are stealing the wallet on the metro. They ask us for alms on the street. We use them for our shady deals, as in “capital mafia” but we are victims of their presence.
It was a couple of years since I heard talk about the “Stilts of Carrasqueira”, a nice and typical place localized nearby the small town of Moitinha at the South of Lisbon. Inside the mouth of the Sado river this village, mainly habited by fishermen, it still keeps its traditions in a way that seems to be in the ’50s yet.
Midway is somewhere between becoming and being; between entropy and stasis; between learning and knowing; between alienation and belonging; between isolation and community; between immigration and assimilation; between urban and suburban; between poetry and blight. Midway is a metaphor and it’s a state of mind. It’s also an airport.
The rhino population in Africa has fallen by more than 95 percent since 1900, to just 21,000 southern white rhinos and 5,000 black rhinos; 80 percent of those animals are in South Africa’s game reserves and on ranches.
Floating Japan brings together a collection of photographs taken in October 2018. An effervescent but at the same time relaxing and inspiring country, the title refers to this impression of detachment one can feel there, mostly due to the gap between reality and interpretation.
Vietnam is a country of young people. More than half of Vietnam’s population is younger than 25 and 70 percent were born after the Vietnam War ended in 1975. Since the 1990ies the young vietnamese people are called “song voi” (fast living), myriads of them are cruising on their motorbikes through the big cities of Hanoi and Saigon today.
They walk among us, but they are not like us. They live among us, but they don’t live like we do. They have chosen to “live” in the legendary dual decade of the 1940s and 1950s, the years of gospel, R&B, swing, be bop and rock n’ roll.
Every single person who lives in New York has probably wondered at least once why there are so many signs offering esoteric and mystical services spread around the city. The little Keano flyer, which you can see in the corner of many advertisements’ frames in most subway trains, was the starting point of my journey within the community of New York’s psychics
“Trees are the earth’s endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.” Overly materialistic world is temporary, that is why we never ignore the nature’s call to enrich human dignity, freedom and genuine well-being.
In The Islamic Republic of Iran, transsexuality is legal. After Thailand, it is the country with the most number of sex change operations in the world. By contrast, homosexuality can sometimes be punished by the death penalty. This is the sad and hard story of several people who belong to the LGBT community in the country. They are brave people, who want to share their stories, while dreaming of a better future. While we were working…
Born and raised in a little village in the Italian Alps, now based in Barcelona, Mauro already felt from young age the desire to tell. He discovered that the camera was the right tool for him, the eye through which he could speak to the world.
Most Cubans can’t move. They can’t leave Cuba. Their lives are limited to the shores of their sun-kissed island. While the Communist regime retains a certain level of popularity among older generations, younger Cubans dream of a way out.
Photographs are fleeting moments that are kept for the purpose of telling stories. As a photojournalist and a street photographer, I like to photograph the moments that take place where I live, at Chania, a small city on the island of Crete, at the south corner of Greece.
The serie is built around the photograph of passers-by in the same place (Paris) following the technique of the light-dark. The images are taken over several months. The set consists of over a hundred images.
Ana Luisa Matos’ work focus on the concept of home and identity. Her most recent series, No Place To Lay My Head explores her relationship to her home country. Developed during a series of road trips, the work captures her reconnection to Portugal, after having spent time leaving abroad, and coming to terms with her own identity.
Bosnia, a war-torn country not so long ago, faced a new problem in 2018. With the Balkan Migration Route taking a turn through Bosnia thousands of refugees have entered the country with nowhere to go. They were hoping to pass through onto Croatia or Slovenia, and then onto Western Europe.
Andalusia at the point closest to Morocco has captured the imagination of travellers and writers for centuries. The narrow stretch of water only adds to the appeal that Africa is just a short distance away. From atop many wooded and sparse vantage points Morocco looms large.
Summer is happiness, and happiness is a strange thing that only happens in the past: it is a projection on a mathematically nonexistent point where what we long to have intersects with what we think we have lost. Therefore, returning to summer is impossible.
Korea has been developed rapidly over 40 years, which caused a lot of social ironies. One of the irony is long working hours with very short period of break. During holidays, Koreans try their best to enjoy it, but due to lack of time to travel, they spend time mostly around city.
In the vast mountain ranges of Nepal, there are isolated tribes who have, for centuries, collected a special type of honey from the slopes of the Himalayas. They live in remote villages of wood and stone houses which are set into the mountain range of the Dhaulagiri district, under the shadow of Mount Everest.
I grew up attending church on Sunday morning and attending motorsports Sunday evening. In an attempt to visualize the emotions and experience of those magical Sunday evenings of my youth I started the project I-57.
After World War II, in 1946, the area near the west exit of Shinjuku Station in Tokyo was in ruins and buried by rubble. After that, people gathered at Shinjuku, which was an important point for traffic, and people started doing business on the streets.
At first, there was a discreet rustle, as short as it was concrete. I was very tired, since, as usual, I had woken up in the middle of the night, driven for about three hours, climbed gaspingly the hills of Holbav because my heart wouldn’t let me stop and risk missing the sunrise while in the shade of the valley
In our century, in which we are surrouneded by exabytes of glamorous pictures as a demonstration of ostentatious perfection of the binary code, some stubborn people of the past are still seeking for the technologies of the past.
And now who are we? Where are we? Where do we go? If the last trace of innocence disappeared as life was transformed into survival. While fear intoxicated our human condition and duel consumed our calendars.
I remember that feeling when I first held my father-in-law’s reflex camera. I also remember when I bought my first photography equipment. I felt nothing but pure euphoria which was reflected in many photographs I took. Some of them even won such wide acclaim I had never dreamed of.
The current pace of development around the world has brought widespread concern about a loss of diversity in nature and the need to protect endangered species. But the changes brought by the forces of globalization, industrialization and urbanization affect not only animals and plants. People and cultures, ways of thinking and ways of living that have been in existence for thousands of years, are also at risk.
One of the procedures of the legitimization of oppressive practices is to reduce subordinated individuals to the category of mere body. The objectification that affects women is a decisive factor in the outbreak of violence of which they are victims.
Initiation or Lebollo la banna is a cultural and traditional practice that the Basotho society follows to construct the manhood identity. It is a rite of passage in the sense that boys or ‘bashemane’ pass the puberty stage and enter the adulthood stage to become men or ‘monna’.
From my very infancy, I haven’t been living under the protective shade of my paternal grandmother ‘Rowshan Ara Begum’ and therefore I could never envision her persona, never understand her sorrows and joys,
In the past few years, I have discovered wholesale vegetable markets in Kolkata, India and Dhaka, Bangladesh that have wowed me with their amazing kaleidoscope of colors in display. Vendors in these markets have an interesting technique to make their vegetables look more attractive.
25 miles from Berlin, the East German military camp of Wünsdorf, city headquarter to the Nazis and then the Soviets, was once home to 75,000 Soviet men, women and children. Now ‘Little Moscow’, the biggest Soviet military camp outside the USSR, has been quickly abandoned after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the reunification of Germany.
I have always believed that a good photograph is hidden behind any corner. It is not necessary to travel thousands of kilometers or visit exotic places to find an image that excites or surprises you. That’s why I like street photography so much.
Chasing Light is an ongoing collaborative photography series and community engagement project. My twin sister, Bianca, and I use photography as a means to explore our dynamic as siblings and our experiences of owning queer identities and disabled bodies.
The past of my family is connected with the places where the Rybinsk reservoir is now located.Between years 1937 and 1941 more than 130,000 people were forced to leave their properties. Stone and old houses were destroyed and burned, the rest were dismantled and transported to new places.
The world’s population has increased from 4 billion to 7 billion since 1975 with the majority of the population surge occurring in developing countries. Today, it is estimated that over 4 billion people are living in urban centers with one quarter of these people (1 billion people) living in slums, and shantytowns within these centers.
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