AmericaNudeAlexandre Grand ; elegance, lightness and spontaneity

My portraits are characterized by elegance, lightness and spontaneity. They seek to bring up forgotten or repressed personalities, those parts that society has said were not appropriate, what was imprisoned because they labeled it ugly and found it improper. 

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. It is a form of communication with the various selves that live inside my soul. Over the years, the way that i shoot people portrait was transformed. A few years ago I met my wife, an incredible person who shows me every day the strength and softness that exists inside the woman. With her I learn to walk the world in partnership and to navigate the tides of the various goddesses that live within her. 

My portraits are characterized by elegance, lightness and spontaneity. They seek to bring up forgotten or repressed personalities, those parts that society has said were not appropriate, what was imprisoned because they labeled it ugly and found it improper. By giving vent to these personalities, people are liberated from their taboos, traumas and prejudices. There is no illusion of separation. The heart opens to the beauty and wholeness of being. By reverencing your inner self, people claim their powers by asserting to themselves and to the world that they are free. [Official Website]

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

Alexandre Grand | elegance, lightness and spontaneity

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Samuel Feron has been photographing Nature for 2 decades, exploring remote and sparsely habited areas all over the world. He tries to go beyond what the eyes first see, assuming that Nature has secrets in itself.
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I think that Dodho provides a fantastic opportunity for those who want to be recognized by an informed public and by their peers. Seeing my work in the pages of Dodho, well, it is the most exciting thing that has ever happened to me, and I have photography to thank for it.
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DnaEuropeInterview with Lys Arango; Published in our printed edition #16

Time, dedication, and the right rhythm combined with a human approach make the work of Lys Arango one of the most truthful and inspiring photo testimonies of indigenous people.
Interview with France Leclerc; Published in our printed edition #16

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Canadian Travel photographer France Leclerc tries to find this commonness with joy showing sweet observation through fresh eyes to portray ethnic group communities the world seems to ignore.
Interview with Nikolina Petolas; Published in our printed edition #16

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I work in several techniques, but what you are reffering to in ’Tale of the Blue Pear’ series  are mostly digital collages combined with digital painting. I also paint in traditional techniques but that is done on canvas or hard board.
Interview with Michele Punturieri; published in our print edition #15

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This work is somewhat impromptu because it has been carried out, so to speak, on the spot and at the moment. Street photography pure, trying to capture the most interesting moments and faces in the places I visited. 
Interview with Dimitri Weber; published in our print edition #15

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I like the colours on my pictures to pop a bit. To be as natural as possible, while catching the eyes of the people looking at my pictures. So, I enhance some of those colours during my editing process, mostly to give them a homogeneous look that suits my style.
Interview with Ana Maria Robles; published in our print edition #15

AmericaDnaInterview with Ana Maria Robles; published in our print edition #15

There is no doubt that women play a leading role, but they are still a patriarchy and all decisions are made by men who meet in assemblies to discuss everyday issues. The pipes are carved and armed by them and generally match their ornaments in both the Toposa and the Didinga.
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Interview with Jennifer Murray, executive director of Filter Photo

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Wildlife photography; Land of Giants by Will Burrard-Lucas

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Intimate portraits of animals; Behind Glass by Anne Berry

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Fictional narrative photography; Birth Undisturbed by Natalie Lennard

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Japanese Aquariums by George Nobechi

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Greenland; Stories from the Sea by Camille Michel

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Intimate diary; Jazz Notes by Giuseppe Cardoni

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