Abstraction at Source by Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction is all around us in everyday life. It does not depict reality but lives within reality co- existing alongside us. In the empty space between objects and movement. In the texture of materials and light.
Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction is all around us in everyday life.

It does not depict reality but lives within reality co- existing alongside us. In the empty space between objects and movement. In the texture of materials and light. In a movement or action and the echo’s produced. The hidden music in the score that we hear through our eyes. 

Creating many images with a textural feel is intentional. We use all our senses in life and we do not experience a flat shiny world. Texture adds depth to a moment in time of image making, adding a dimension of reality to the mind. The abstraction of touch as well a vision. All shots are the source of abstraction in everyday moments with minimal editing. Shot on an iPhone. [Published by Out of the Phone, Paris]

“The more abstract the truth…the more you must allure the senses to it” – Friedrich Nietzsche 

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

About Caroline de Bertodano

Caroline de Bertodano is a documentary & street photographer that believes in truth in all its forms and no labels. Trained in music and Art History & worked in Modern Art for 12 years. Became a photographer at 37 whilst living in Japan for 3 years. Worked as a Photojournalist. Raised a family. Her work is in collections worldwide. [Official Website]

“There is a place I go behind a lens where I disappear. I have no real idea of how or what I do, if it feels right, I shoot. There is untold peace & courage in that space, where there is truth in all its forms”.

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

Abstraction at Source | Caroline de Bertodano

More Stories

The presence of an absence by Francesco Pace Rizzi

The presence of an absence by Francesco Pace Rizzi

The ephemeral geometries of the shadows, sometimes complex, sometimes simple, exert a great fascination on me such as to push me to deepen this topic and create a project (started in 2019) where the shadows are in a sort of dialogue with the scene, able to free the imagination and create surreal and intangible images.
Street photography; Hong Kong Lines and Patterns by Jason Au

Street photography; Hong Kong Lines and Patterns by Jason Au

"Hong Kong Lines and Patterns" is a street photography series that comes with a fine art aesthetic and the compositional approach of isolating urban subjects, geometric elements and forms fromthe chaotic urban environment of Hong Kong.
Real vs Unreal by Kaushik Dolui

Real vs Unreal by Kaushik Dolui

Photographs of this trend create a reality that does not reflect reality, but prompted by subconscious, characteristics, the expression of unconscious fantasies. Something like unnatural, supernatural and mysterious.

Color Awards

We invite you to participate in the first edition
of the Color Awards. We are looking
for the best color picture for this year, 2022.

The competition is open to any interpretation of color photography
in all its dimensions, from everyday reality
to pure abstraction

DEADLINE | FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2022

PHOTO BY © DANIIL KONTOROVICH
Cronorifugio

Cronorifugio

Light and time. These two essential concepts in photography are also fundamental for our being and in our life. Here and now, I feel that the time has come to talk about the time.
Sahara Giants by Alice de Kruijs

Sahara Giants by Alice de Kruijs

When in 2000, the palaeontologist Paul Sereno went to look for new dinosaur bones in the Sahara Desert, he did not expect that he would return from there as an archaeologist. Arriving in the northeast of Niger, Sereno and his colleague’s day after day sifted through the sand of Tener, one of the most inhospitable deserts in the world, which even the nomadic inhabitants of the Sahara call “desert in the desert”.
Tell me who I am by Mohammad Sorkhabi

Tell me who I am by Mohammad Sorkhabi

Segregation by gender has existed in highly conservative communities for years, in order to raise their children in an isolated environment and away from any sort of sexual relations. But in most cases, this only causes sexual suppression and severe disorders in sexual orientation identification.

Featured Stories

Gabriel Isak ; Experiences of the soul

Gabriel Isak ; Experiences of the soul

His imagery entails surreal and melancholic scenes inspired by the inner world of dreams and psychology, where he invites the viewer to interact with the internal world of solitary figures
Under the sign of the rat; Roger the Rat by Roger Ballen

Under the sign of the rat; Roger the Rat by Roger Ballen

Surreal, refined, disturbing: Roger Ballen has made a name for himself with his special eye for what is usually considered minor or outside, yet is nevertheless profound and touching.
Erotic Photography; The perceptible beauty by Gary Breckheimer

Erotic Photography; The perceptible beauty by Gary Breckheimer

Gary Breckheimer is a New York City-based photographer, and has been pursuing his craft for over three decades. After attaining a BFA from Brooks Institute, he moved to New York City
A Hindu funerary rite in a Calcuta crematory by Joxe Inazio Kuesta

A Hindu funerary rite in a Calcuta crematory by Joxe Inazio Kuesta

Today we are going to go to a different site that will interest you, which will impress you, Rahul told me. Where? I asked. You'll see, he answered. Rahul was my guide: a boy who slept in the street. And he was right, it was impressive, exciting.
You will love again by Patricia Ackerman

You will love again by Patricia Ackerman

The desire, the love, the violence, the look, the beauty. …everything is to build. You must build the language that you will inhabit and have to find the ancestors who make you more free.
Kid Jockeys by Alain Schroeder

Kid Jockeys by Alain Schroeder

Once a game between neighbors to celebrate a good harvest, horse racing was transformed into a spectator sport by the Dutch in the 20th century to entertain officials and nobility.
https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/color-banner.jpg

We invite you to participate in the first edition of the Color Awards. We are eager to see photograhs with new focus points and innovative approaches

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/BAnImage.jpg

ImageRights provides intelligent image search and copyright enforcement services to photo agencies and professional photographers worldwide.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/banner.jpg

The book where words and images meet to never leave each other, The book contains 20 evocative paintings; each of them is a double page. 56 printed pages | 235x165mm

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/banner22.jpg

Call For Entries #21 | After 20 editions and more than 100 published photographers, our print edition has proven to be a simply effective promotional channel.

Wildwood; Out of season by Mark Havens

Wildwood; Out of season by Mark Havens

Wildwood is a small barrier island at the tip of southern New Jersey. Through an improbable combination of economics, geography and chance, it harbors an architectural treasure: the highest concentration of mid-century modern motels in the United States.
Dreamland; Tale of the blue pear by Nikolina Petolas

Dreamland; Tale of the blue pear by Nikolina Petolas

Tale of the blue pear; Nikolina Petolas’s project was selected and published in our print edition 16. The series present a search for our own essence, which is embodied in the shape of a pear, in different color and sizes, which can be found in the majority of her artworks.
Tom Stoddart

Tom Stoddart

A former Times editorial photographer, Paul Rogers is now a respected wedding photojournalist. His style pays homage to a finely honed journalistic eye that saw him cover assignments in Iraq, Africa and North Korea.
Michael David Adams ; Fashion photography

Michael David Adams ; Fashion photography

Michael David Adams’ Fashion photography has taken him around the world from beautiful Caribbean islands and breathtaking coast of Mexico, to exquisite European destinations like Paris, Venice, Nice, and Croatia to name a few..
Spirit of the Village by Oliver Klink

Spirit of the Village by Oliver Klink

Un-numbered homes are the norm, as everybody knows each other.Streets wind in un-orderly fashion over streams of running water, sometimes fresh often as open sewage.
Portrait of the Aryans by Abhishek Nandy

Portrait of the Aryans by Abhishek Nandy

Beyond the rich heritage of monasteries, the spirit of Buddhism, the captivating Landscapes and the Indus, one specific facet of Ladakh which has always fascinated me is the legendary inhabitation of pure-blooded Aryans in this parts of the region.

Trending Stories

For as long as I can remember; Girlhood by Guadalupe Acevedo

For as long as I can remember; Girlhood by Guadalupe Acevedo

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been in some kind of battle with my self-image. I’ve always struggled with the way I perceived myself vs. the way others perceived me.
Metamorphosis by Dasha Raiskaya

Metamorphosis by Dasha Raiskaya

There is no logic in this project, everything is shot at the level of sensations. It was a very interesting experience. I decided to set myself a very interesting task - every day for a month to take one photo on an emotional state.
Tokyo Hotel Story by Nathalie Daoust

Tokyo Hotel Story by Nathalie Daoust

Nathalie Daoust’s photographs reflect a love for random places and a wild, inexhaustible sense of inquisitiveness.
Five minutes with Einar Sira

Five minutes with Einar Sira

I try to work very slow with my pictures, trying to get the right light and exposure. I do most of my work in my garden. There i have a pond and also the rest of the backdrops i have built.
Interview with Andrea Torrei; Published in our print edition #07

Interview with Andrea Torrei; Published in our print edition #07

Dodho Magazine is simply amazing. I can say it happened by mere happenstance when during my first visit to Wilson I met a woman from Senegal who settled down there after many years of living in Italy.
Unnatural by Anirban Mandal

Unnatural by Anirban Mandal

'Unnatural' is the extended and more elaborate project of 'The ghosts among us' series by Anirban. Questions about the existence of life after death, spirits and unknown entities in our well known environment have been raised since long.
Walk like a Calcuttan by Anirban Mandal

Walk like a Calcuttan by Anirban Mandal

Calcutta (new name Kolkata) is a great city of India since late 17th century, enriched with history ,culture ,infrastructure  and cosmopolitan environment.
Krisztina Laki ; An emotive standpoint

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.
Shame by Sofia Dalamagka

Shame by Sofia Dalamagka

Shame was born one late afternoon in January, 2,maybe 3 years ago, in a room of a hotel in Budapest.For a long time it didn’t have any shape,even if its presence was there... Looking back at that time, i don’t see a title or existence, as if i fell into a trap,and got out again...

Other Stories

stay in touch
Join our mailing list and we'll keep you up to date with all the latest stories, opportunities, calls and more.
We use Sendinblue as our marketing platform. By Clicking below to submit this form, you acknowledge that the information you provided will be transferred to Sendinblue for processing in accordance with their terms of use
We’d love to
Thank you for subscribing!
Submission
Dodho Magazine accepts submissions from emerging and professional photographers from around the world.
Their projects can be published among the best photographers and be viewed by the best professionals in the industry and thousands of photography enthusiasts. Dodho magazine reserves the right to accept or reject any submitted project. Due to the large number of presentations received daily and the need to treat them with the greatest respect and the time necessary for a correct interpretation our average response time is around 5/10 business days in the case of being accepted.
- Between 10/30 images of your best images, in case your project contains a greater number of images which are part of the same indivisible body of work will also be accepted. You must send the images in jpg format to 1200px and 72dpi and quality 9. (No borders or watermarks)
- A short biography along with your photograph. (It must be written in the third person)
- Title and full text of the project with a minimum length of 300 words. (Texts with lesser number of words will not be accepted)
This is the information you need to start preparing your project for its presentation
To send it, you must compress the folder in .ZIP format and use our Wetransfer channel specially dedicated to the reception of works. Links or projects in PDF format will not be accepted. All presentations are carefully reviewed based on their content and final quality of the project or portfolio. If your work is selected for publication in the online version, it will be communicated to you via email and subsequently it will be published.
Contact
How can we help? Got an idea or something you'd like share? Please use the adjacent form, or contact contact@dodho.com
Thank You. We will contact you as soon as possible.
Submission
Dodho Magazine accepts submissions from emerging and professional photographers from around the world.
Their projects can be published among the best photographers and be viewed by the best professionals in the industry and thousands of photography enthusiasts. Dodho magazine reserves the right to accept or reject any submitted project. Due to the large number of presentations received daily and the need to treat them with the greatest respect and the time necessary for a correct interpretation our average response time is around 5/10 business days in the case of being accepted. This is the information you need to start preparing your project for its presentation.
To send it, you must compress the folder in .ZIP format and use our Wetransfer channel specially dedicated to the reception of works. Links or projects in PDF format will not be accepted. All presentations are carefully reviewed based on their content and final quality of the project or portfolio. If your work is selected for publication in the online version, it will be communicated to you via email and subsequently it will be published.
Get in Touch
How can we help? Got an idea or something you'd like share? Please use the adjacent form, or contact hello@dodho.com
Thank You. We will contact you as soon as possible.