100 MOST RECENTLY

Discus | Terence Bogue | Nude Photography

Discus by Terence Bogue

There is an awkward element in beauty that raises it from the bland to the intriguing. I am constantly intrigued by façade, costume, uniform and adornment – their role in perception and prejudice.

Floating | Kicki Lundgren

Floating by Kicki Lundgren

Floating is my most recent project published by the publishing company Journal, Gösta Flemming, at Polycopiés in Paris this year. The whole thing started in the beginning of the 90s when I photographed a man at a local swimming facility with my newly purchased Nikon AW.

The Capsule | Shyue Woon

The Capsule by Shyue Woon

Located in Ginza, a prime district in Tokyo – Nagakin Tower is a 13 storeys Tower designed by Kisko Korawara in 1972. The tower has set the aesthetics typical of architectural dystopias.

Soap opera |  Fang Tong

Soap opera by Fang Tong

The soap opera format is a form of performance which most appropriately reflects a current state of life. The stage is always full of charm for me.

Wardrobe by Yulia Artemyeva

Wardrobe by Yulia Artemyeva

Food, home, clothes, taken in their broad anthropological sense, serve as a continuation of human corporeality and the closest zone of our self projection.

Necropolis - A City dying of Pollution | Zahir Abbas

Necropolis- A City dying of Pollution by Zahir Abbas

India is facing a severe pollution threat with daily average figure crossing the “severe” or even “Hazardous” marks a set by WHO. Unfortunately, no one seems to care as this ghostly poisonous air engulfs us in a deathly hug. Every day a bit tighter.

Marie Antoinette revisited | Rob Linsalata

Marie Antoinette revisited by Rob Linsalata

Marie Antoinette was, in every way, the pop superstar of her time. At the age of 14, she became a ripe offering of peace as the promised bride to young king-to-be, Louis XVI.

Michael O. Snyder ; The River, The Moon, and I

Michael O. Snyder ; The River, The Moon, and I

Everything that exists, exists in motion. What seems to be the most permanent, the mountains, the trees, the moon in the night sky, is decidedly not. “The mountains”, says Dogen “are walking.

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True Fiction by Nashalina Schrape

This project attempts to make sense of a world that can at once be beautiful, uncertain, fragile and frightening. Like fairytales, I hope my photographs inspire awe, otherworldliness, and mystery.

Empire of the Third Dimension by Simon Butterworth

Empire of the Third Dimension by Simon Butterworth

Simon Butterworth first became interested in Hong Kong’s high-rise residential buildings during a month long visit in 2013. It wasn’t his first trip to HK but it was the first time he had explored the outer reaches of the city where most of the large housing schemes are situated.

Freckles | Zuzu Valla

Freckles by Zuzu Valla

My grandfather was a keen amateur photographer shooting amazing black and white photographs. I always admired other photographersí work, never thinking that one day I would follow my grandfatherís footsteps.

Jimmy Nelson | Before they pass away (Part II)

Jimmy Nelson ; Before they pass away (Part II)

Brussels (9 Dec 2016 – 25 Mar 2017) A year after the international success of Jimmy Nelson’s Before They Pass Away exhibition, La Photographie Galerie is delighted to bring you his new exhibition, Before They Pass Away Part II.

Fetish Balland | MagLau

Fetish Ballad by MagLau

MagLau has just released his new book Fetish Ballad with German publisher Verlag Kettler. It is the result of a three years’ road trip into the underground world of Tokyo, Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels and Berlin.

Afromexican healers for the Costa Chica | Annick Donkers

Afromexican healers by Annick Donkers

At the end of last year my attention was drawn to the coastal region of Guerrero known as Costa Chica, located to the south of Acapulco.

Circus Roncalli – Behind the Curtain | Christina Czybik

Circus Roncalli – Behind the Curtain by Christina Czybik

The flavor of Popcorn is blowing through the historic circus wagons – probably every other text about the visit to a circus starts with these words. I am smiling, but it is the first thing that I am sensing, too.

Toys | Boguslawa Trela

Toys by Boguslawa Trela

The idea of these photographs, was born out of my anxiety, caused by striking, socially fully accepted overconsumption. Nowadays, the excess in my country becomes a norm, people buy more and more, ignoring individual, social and ecological costs.

A walk to Remember | Amit Paul

A walk to Remember by Amit Paul

Kolkata Rainbow Pride Walk is a movement for equal rights for people of diverse gender, expressions and sexual identities has seen some very contrasting developments in the past couple of years in India.

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Minors of Human ; A photography exhibition by Anik Rahman

Bangladesh (5-14 January, 2017) Experience the journey of Anik Rahman, as he walks through life and immerses himself into humanitarian stories both inside and outside the borders of Bangladesh through his solo exhibition.

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December 2016 : Most Popular Photographers

The Most Popular Photographers published in Dodho Magazine. The great stories by June Korea, Ole Marius Joergensen, Kai Nagayama, Jady Bates and Krisztina Laki .

Sleep paralysis | Nicolas Bruno

Sleep paralysis by Nicolas Bruno

Sleep paralysis is an experience in which the individual becomes conscious and is left immobile in a state between being awake and asleep.

The Pasar Palam | Aryan Pramudito

The Pasar Malam by Aryan Pramudito

It was a rainy dusk in Jakarta, on mid December 2016. Me and my family went to a Pasar Malam, a local Night Festival in Jakarta.

June Korea | Still Lives: Eva

June Korea – Still Lives: Eva

I began photographing dolls in 2001 to listen to their voices, and see their secret lives once again as I did in my childhood. And after a few years of inviting them into a photographic world I staged, I started asking myself, “Why do I really photograph dolls?”

A Certain Distance | Philip LePage

A Certain Distance by Philip LePage

25 years ago I woke up in a hospital with no memory of how I had gotten there. A Certain Distance is an ongoing series of images exploring the things I haven’t been able to say to anyone.

From the Bottom to the Hilltop | Theo Gould

From the Bottom to the Hilltop by Theo Gould

13th November 1985 was Colombia’s worst natural disaster. The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupted near the towns of Armero, Chinchiná and Villamaría, killing around 23,000 people.

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Urban portraits by Jan Møller Hansen

Dhaka city is one of the fastest growing mega cities in the World. The population is more than 15 million and every day some 400,000 people are settling in and around city in hope of creating a new livelihood and find jobs.

El fin del mundo | Britt Vangenechten

El fin del mundo by Britt Vangenechten

Shipwrecks and Indians, fire and water, these and other images evoke the mystery and legends surrounding Tierra del Fuego. It’s a vast archipelago of thousands of islands, at the very bottom of the earth.

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Krisztina Laki ; An emotive standpoint

Krisztina Laki, a mother of three children lives in Kaposvar, close to the southern border of Hungary. Like many lovers of photography, Krisztina was creatively inclined from childhood.

You as angel | Jady Bates

You as angel by Jady Bates

This series depicts the process we all go through in learning to love oneself. It is an awkward, joyful, illuminating, exhausting, humorous and messy affair. Rapprochement is a word I believe approaches this state.

Honger Li | Survival and Faith

Honger Li ; Survival and Faith

Poverty, backwardness, prosperity, prosperity is not the essence of human existence! Thousands of years of prosperity embodies a nation’s self-confidence, perseverance!

The highest state of morality | Sotiris Tsagatakis

The highest state of morality by Sotiris Tsagatakis

603 Syrian refugees were on hunger strike in Syntagma square, that lasted for approximately a month, demanding basic travel documents in order to make their way into Europe.

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as still as the masts caged in a line, 
like the soldiers in a strike, 
by the wall, for ever.

Awakening of a morning by Sourav Sil

There is no alarm clock anymore on the shelf. The phone alarm breaks under the pillow, somewhere into the oblivion of sleep and the ignorance of time.

Bulgarian Roma in Greece | Vaggelis Kousioras

Bulgarian Roma in Greece by Vaggelis Kousioras

There is a large increase in Greece of Bulgarian Roma, who because of short distances come in the country by car. The Bulgarian Roma are EU citizens and have the same rights with the other citizens.

Nikola Olic ; Architectural Photography

Nikola Olic ; Architectural Photography

I´m a Serbian photographer living and working in Dallas, Texas, focusing on architectural photography and abstract structural quotes that reimagine their subjects in playful, dimensionless and disorienting ways.

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The Balkan Photo Award 2016 is now open for entries

Like in the previous years, the Organizing Board of the Balkan Photo Festival (BPF) has now announced a call for entries to its photo contest for the selection of the best photographs in the past year called the Balkan Photo Award 2016

Bandage Portrait | Kai Nagayama

Bandage Portrait by Kai Nagayama

This series I named Bandage Portraits. It is meant to explore the state of emotional destruction and resilience. It is so easy to be ignorant to your own feelings even though you are aware of them.

Portraits | Ozark Henry | Joaquin Cortes

Portraits by Barbara Oizmud

Barbara Oizmud was born in Pescara in 1977. From 2003 to 2006 she worked as a cartoonist collaborating on projects with RAI, a major Italian TV station.

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Portals by Olga Rook

Olga Rook had always been intrigued by intangible matters such as time. She went on to study history and obtained her master’s and then PhD degrees in the Mediaeval and Early Modern history and did research in Renaissance culture.

Swee Oh ; Street Photography

Swee Oh ; Street Photography

Swee Oh is an internationally acclaimed fine art photographer, based in San Francisco, California.She is originally from Malaysia.Her work is focused in her two favorite genres of photography.

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Woman by Zuzu Valla

They say,Life is a fightíí and I´ve learned how to fight in the ring of life from my parents. Tibor Sopor, multiple boxing champion of Czechoslovakia and my mum who gave me all her love.

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Exhibition : Lemuria from Mitar Terzic

Paris (9 Dec 2016 – 10 Jan 2017) Serbian born, Mitar Terzic lives in Spain, in Alicante. He practice photography for twenty years .Mitar presents a phantasmagoric universe with the masks that he draws and makes by himself.

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Photography exhibition Contemporary and Historical African Photography in Dialogue

Zürich (2 Dec 2016 – 22 Jan 2017) The exhibition at the Photobastei in Zurich will present a dialogue between 13 works from winners of the CAP Prize for Contemporary African Photography and historical photographs from the African Photography Initiatives archives. 150 photographs from eleven countries will be presented.

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William Klein : 5 Cities

Brussels (8 Dec 2016 – 5 Feb 2017) A living legend of modern photography, William Klein will be showcasing his first major exhibition in Brussels at Botanique this winter.Also a painter and filmmaker, this American in Paris marked a profound revolution in the world of photography with his first book, New York, published in 1956.

Amazon | Olivier Valsecchi

Amazon by Olivier Valsecchi

Olivier Valsecchi’s new series “Amazon” is a gallery of post-apocalyptic portraits where half-prehistoric half-Disney characters are photographed in front of an ancient wall carpet depicting an eerie jungle.

Thaipusam | Visithra Manikam

Thaipusam by Visithra Manikam

This is one of the most intense festival in the world. Originating from India, the Hindu festival is most grandly celebrated in Malaysia attracting millions of devotees and curious tourists alike.

Léon Herschtritt, Les amoureux de Paris - Café de Flore, 1967
Gelatin silver print by Philippe Salaün, 50 x 60 cm, edition of 25
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Léon Herschtritt, A life for photography!

Paris (6 – 23 December 2016) To celebrate the 80th birthday of the photographer, the gallery is happy to show a retrospective of his work. With a passion for photography from an early age, Léon Herschtritt studied at the Ecole Nationale de la Photographie

Little houses of Tibetan Buddhist nuns and monks by Shinya Itahana

Little houses of Tibetan Buddhist nuns and monks by Shinya Itahana

This series was taken in the Larung Valley in Sichuan, China (in Tibetan area of Kham). Little houses expanse of Tibetan Buddhist nuns and monks seems like a quiet wave on a beautiful lake. It feel as if the teachings of Tibetan Buddhism seems like spreading.

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Mass prayer to the Sun by Arup Biswas

It is believed that there are 33 Koti (“KOTI” meaning types. Wrongly translated as Crore.) gods and goddess in Hindu Mythology. And each type of god or goddess are worshiped with proper devotions and dedications.

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The psychic lens surrealism and the camera

London (24 Nov 2016 – 28 Jan 2017) A new exhibition of nearly 50 works at Atlas Gallery will explore how photographers responded to Surrealism over the course of over 50 years.

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Haris Calkic Director of Balkan Photo Festival

Balkan Photo Festival and a selection of the best photo Balkan Photo Award are the legal heirs of the festival Photo of the Year BiH. Announcement of the winners and the complete program of the festival is traditionally held in Sarajevo, at the end of January.

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Night in Cherry Red by Kazunori Nagashima

When you are thinking of yourself, it may not be that you’re always facing yourself precisely. But it must cause great fear to disrupt yourself in order to have a complete objective point of view.

Marcin Glabus | Portrait Photography

Marcin Glabus : Portrait Photography

Photographer living in Poland, Poznań. His photographic adventure began in 1990s, when his father bought him his first analogue camera.Having no earlier experience with photography.

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Bernard Larsson : Leaving is Entering

Berlin (Ago 19, 2016 – Jan 8, 2017) The photographer Bernard Larsson (born in Hamburg, 1939) was working from 1959 to 1961 as William Klein’s assistant in a France marked by its recent defeats in Indochina and Algeria.

Peter Kemp | Painting

The Red Saint by Peter Kemp

For Dutch photographer Peter Kemp the storytelling element is essential in his photography. “It has to be open to different interpretations, making people look more carefully at the picture, triggering them to create stories from it.”

Drawn-In | Escape | Barbara Oliveira

Escape by Barbara Oliveira

There is a difference between what should be and what is. Often we find, in this human condition, an inexorable yearning to escape. To quote Housman “I, a stranger and afraid; in a World I never made”

The Bookstore Project |  Florin Ion Firimitã

The Bookstore Project by Florin Ion Firimitã

It all started with a dream, a collection of fears, and a few questions. A dream of a nude woman walking inside a bookstore on a rainy night, leafing through books damaged by rain. The bookstore had no roof, the woman looked lost, and the rain was turning all the pages into mush.

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50.8 x 40.6 cm, 20 x 16 ins paper size
73.3 x 60.1 cm, 28 7/8 x 23 5/8 ins framed
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Teller on Mapplethorpe

London (Sep 17, 2016 – Jan 22, 2017) To coincide with what would have been the 70th birthday of the iconic American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe, Alison Jacques has invited acclaimed UK-based,German-born photographer Juergen Teller to curate an exhibition of Mapplethorpe’s work.

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Lee Friedlander ; Street – The Human Clay

Cologne (Nov 19, 2016 – Feb 04, 2017) Galerie Thomas Zander is delighted to present a selection of new dye transfer prints by Candida Höfer, which was developed in collaboration with the gallery this year and is now on view for the first time, juxtaposed with recent large-scale colour images of interiors.

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NIKON PHOTO CONTEST 2016-2017

(Deadline: 27 January 2017) The Nikon Photo Contest International has been held by Nikon Corporation since 1969 to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world to communicate and to enrich image-making culture for professionals and amateurs alike.

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35AWARDS – 100 BEST PHOTOS OF THE YEAR

(Deadline: Feb 25, 2016) The community of professional photographers 35PHOTO holds second annual competition 35AWARDS, which has set itself a very ambitious goal

Nat The Boxer | Jose Girl

La vida en disparos by Jose Girl

Jose Girl is a Spanish photographer living in Los Angeles since 2010.Very related to the world of rock, she has to date published 3 books of photography on this subject, and has worked with some of the most important musical publications of Spain, Argentina, Mexico and Colombia.

Portraits |  Bret Hartman

Portraits by Bret Hartman

This series represents a portion of an ongoing project that Los Angeles based photographer Bret Hartman been working on with the TED Fellows program for over 3 years.

Hotokedukuri / Tsuburosashi and Noroma Dolls / Hiroshi Watanabe

Tsuburosashi and Noroma Dolls by Hiroshi Watanabe

Like Kabuki and Bunraku, Japanese theatrical traditions typically have two forms of performances. Kabuki is performed by human actors and Bunraku is performed by puppets.

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Mattia Zaldini ; Street Photography

He developed his passion since he was ten years old. He started in the easier way… He though it was a game. Go out and shoot. Easy, Simple. Fast. For some reasons, He shortly becomes the official “fotoreporter” in his family.

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Robert Frank ; Books and Films, 1947—2016

Salzburg (12/3/2016 – 3/26/2017) The Museum der Moderne Salzburg is proudly presenting an outstanding exhibition by street photography pioneer Robert Frank

Vivian Maier (American, 1926 – 2009)
New York City, September 10, 1955
Gelatin silver print; printed later
Image size: 12 x 12 inches / Paper size: 20 x 16 inches
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Vivian Maier ; Through a Critical Lens

Des Moines (Sep 17, 2016 – Jan 22, 2017) This exhibition features 70 photographs of people encountered on the streets of New York City and Chicago by the late photographer Vivian Maier.

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Crossing Home: A Skier’s Journey

For travellers, life on the road ultimately winds to an end, and the compass points towards home. In the series finale, after excursions through ski cultures across the globe, Chad Sayers and Forrest Coots go back to the beginning – British Columbia.

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SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2017

(Deadline: 5 January 2017) Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017, the Sony World Photography Awards showcases the best photography in the world from the past year.

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Siberia by Karolina Wojtasik

In 2014 Karolina traveled via the trans Siberian Railway from Moscow to Ulan Ude, the capital city of the Republic of Buryatia.

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Underground NYC by Leland Bobbé

As a life long New Yorker I’ve spent a good amount of time people, watching. There is no place better than in the NYC subway system.

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Foibe by Sharon Ritossa

Foiba, Italian term for “sinkhole” is a Deep natural cave with a funnel shape, typical of the Carso region. In Istria, Dalmatia and Venezia Giulia these cavities were used as mass graves to hide the bodies of the victims of political killings by Yugoslav partisans after the Second World War.

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Shoot! Shoot! Shoot!

Münched (Sep 16, 2016 – Jan 15,2017) “Shoot! Shoot! Shoot!” is a collection of spectacular snapshots of a turbulent and legendary age in the history of art, music, fashion and film.

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Not my President

On November 9th, 2016, New Yorkers took to the streets to protest Donald Trump’s victory. Julian Marshall is an NYC and LA based director and screenwriter, from Washington D.C.

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FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

(Deadline: 19 February 2017) Art is born out of passion. Fine Art photography is a perfect instrument, which allows a person to communicate with the world and share their vision.

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Nádia Maria ; Poetic Photography

Born in 1984 (by fate, being born on World Photography Day), Nádia Maria is a Brazilian photographer based in Bauru, São Paulo, Over the years she explored photography, and has studied at Senac school in Brazil.

Wild Things / Wiebke Haas

Wild Things by Wiebke Haas

This year one of my biggest dreams came true – I met wild horses. I mean I literally stood in between large herds surrounded by prying, gentle animals. Contrary to my expectation to meet animals which are wild and untamed, I found trust, love and pure curiosity.

Practice of Natural Science / Ani Zur

Practice of Natural Science by Ani Zur

Despite the long history of scientific activity the person continues to ask questions about their essence and about its component which is located outside of scientific interpretation.

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How to Create Emotional Photos by Isabella Bubola


Many people I’ve spoken to describe my images as emotional. But what does it mean to create such images? Where does emotion come from? Of course, with something so intangible as emotions, it is a very subjective matter.

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Lee Friedlander: Western Landscapes

San Francisco (Oct 27 – Dec 23,2016) Fraenkel Gallery is pleased to present Lee Friedlander: Western Landscapes. The landscape especially the extravagantly varied landscape of the American west

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160 Characters

When a vintage Nokia is recharged, a compelling real life story is revealed. A story that unfolds in just 100 texts and tells the story of how two people, meet, date, break up and deal with an unplanned pregnancy. Shot entirely on an iPhone 6, 160 Characters uncovers the secrets and stories, buried in our mobiles both old and new.

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IPOTY 2016 – INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

(Deadline: December 11, 2016) IPOTY creates new opportunities to showcase the best photographic work and introduce leading talents to the world of contemporary photography.

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15 Talented Asian Photographers

The Best Asian Photographers published in Dodho Magazine. The great stories by Michiko Chiyoda, Cao Dien, Jagdev Singh, Gili Yaari, Hiroshi Watanabe, Hai Zhang, Madoka Ikegami, Yosuke Kashiwakura, Shinji Ichikawa, Anik Rahman, Binh-Dang, Kazunori Nagashima, Hyung S. Kim, Aryan Pramudito, Ankara Naktamna.

Krakow / Silent architecture / Lorenzo Linthout

Silent architecture by Lorenzo Linthout

The silent power of architecture: an architecture that has the task of enhancing the empty space. Photographing the silence in the urban jungle is a work of deprivation, subtraction and negation

Theo Gould / El Gimnasio Hermanos Manchego

El Gimnasio Hermanos Manchego by Theo Gould

Nelson “La Maldad” Manchego has created a warm and educational atmosphere within a hollow shell of a space. San Andrés Island, one of the lesser known Caribbean Islands

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Gauchos by Karolina Wojtasik

A national symbol of Argentina, present-day Gauchos live nearly identical lifestyles to those of their ancestors three centuries ago. This lonely, nomadic lifestyle consists of living off the land and the cattle that they tend.

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Robert Mapplethorpe Icon

Stockholm (Oct 30 – Dec 30, 2016) Robert Mapplethorpe is a cultural icon. He began his career taking Polaroids in the 1970s and went on to become one of the twentieth century’s most important artists.

Venice | Beautiful photos of 19th-century

Venice ; Beautiful photos of 19th-century

The city of Venice is often threatened by flood tides pushing in from the Adriatic between autumn and early spring. Six hundred years ago, Venetians protected themselves from land-based attacks by diverting all the major rivers flowing into the lagoon and thus preventing sediment from filling the area around the city.

Love for dinner / Tomassco

Love for dinner by Tomassco

Tomassco-a fashion photographer, born in a small town of Kelme in Lithuania. Discovered an interest in photography at 10, shooting friends and first selfies.

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Mysterious city Kolkata by Sourabh Sarma

Kolkata,the city of joy.But for me it’s city of love,city of emotions. People are here very friendly,busy also not busy at all. A city of ancient buildings to modern buildings.

What is Seen Yet Unseen / Alva Bernadine

What is Seen Yet Unseen by Alva Bernadine

For me the content of a photograph is of paramount importance. There is always an odd event in my pictures and a certain tension.

On Changes / Elena Nassati

On Changes by Elena Nassati

An image may be a reconstructed memory based on the photographer’s experience. Through my project entitled ‘On Changes’, I am recounting different stories based on memories and experiences from my recent past

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Isabelle Zezima ; Culinary Photography

Isabelle Zezima is a french photographer living and working in Paris. She grew up near Fontainebleau forest and went to the capital for studying arts and photography in Paris 8 university.

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