My silent stages are platforms specifically constructed as settings for narratives; they are akin to theatrical stages or movie sets. At the same time, they are artifacts from various stages of my life
Notorious for its red-light district and most famous for the fact that the Beatles started their career here more than 50 years ago, this workingman´s area in Hamburg, Germany, has always been a melting pot for people from all walks of life and backgrounds
Bandar Abbas is the southern part of Iran. In this city, as one of the three economic hub of the country. Millions of dollars are displaced in the city daily and all the big industries including Iran’s largest commercial dock, oil petroleum, steel mills, aluminum plants, bitumen factory and hundreds of factories and other large commercial centers are located in this city Öthere are people living in the suburbs who do not belong to the...
This photographic project documents the harsh reality of a few circuses that are still active .. In the era of technology; internet, virtual reality and social networks, most traditional circuses with wild animals are closing rapidly because of more restrictive laws and also as a result of public disinterest in this type of art.
For this photographic series the interaction between the physics of foam construction and its visual impact is what drove me. Designed to spark the viewer's imagination, these images perfectly exploit the connection between science and the inherent artistic appeal of soap bubbles.
The smiles, the laughter, the questions, the smells, sounds, families, dogs, horses, colors and textures …the Irish Travellers! I arrived at the halting sites in Western Ireland to learn about this remarkable group of people and their unique way of life.
My childhood I've spent at my grandmother's house in Romania, near Carpathian Mountains. Seeing human's strong bond with earth, observing nature, landscapes around influenced my understanding of earth beauty and mens connexion with it.
This short series was born from the trips that I make almost daily from the city where I live, San Sebastián de Los Reyes to the center of Madrid. It is a 45-minutes journey that takes the C4 line of the Renfe train company.
London Underground, colloquially known as the Tube, it is the oldest underground railway in the world. The Metropolitan Line was the first to be opened in 1863 and ran between Paddington and Farringdon. The endless tunnels are normally overrun with human activity at all hours of the day.
The president of the period, in his speech at the opening of the service building of a women's association on June 6, 2016. Making the definition of womanhood; he said, "A woman without a child is a half woman." The President's speech;
In a hollowed trunk as a way of the canoe, we cross one of the White Nile branches. Rushing river leaves, among its branches, fertile islands occupied by a community living in subsidiaries sharing everything, utensils, blankets, instruments and collaborating in the ancient daily chores. It is the "Mundari" territory, nomadic shepherds of the Nile.
The impression that as soon as you enter a prison is loneliness. You enter the tunnel at the time of arrest. In prison you breathe the heavy imprint of this condition that begins to mark the existence.
Every year, on the 1st of March in Rodrigues island in the Indian Ocean, the net fishing season in launched. Groups of fishermen and women join forces and set their nets in the wide lagoon to catch fish.
A large part of modern music is born in the cities located between New Orleans and Nashville. New Orleans (Louisiana) is the birth place of jazz music. It is still packed with jazz clubs around the Faubourg Marigny and on the (in)famous Bourbon street.
Dream, fear, hard work and endless love. This is my nephew's world, but also many others’ who have a different perception of the reality. It is the so called ”Asperger syndrome", but I would say it is the most mysterious and uncontaminated state of mind.
When responding to the inevitable endeavor of attempting self-definition, I tackled the dimension of gender through the resulting series Identity. From personally having moments of disengagement with the sensation of womanhood from my body
This photo series titled Moments was born out of my desire to capture people on the streets of Chicago. A moment or beat in life is very precious. The genre of street photography is best at telling stories through moments.
Mister X" project is a story of a mysterious character, a composite character of many unrecognized talents, living in free play to one's imagination. The project’s idea appeared in the summer of 2018 and was developed in a series of photos about the different life character situations. The series will be continued in the autumn of 2019.
India is blessed with diverse culture and each region has its own traditional and festivals they celebrate with proud and joy. Gangasagar Mela, spiritual and cultural event is one of such festival of India celebrated mid January every year attracts thousands of pilgrimage from all around the country.
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.
In his latest series for Monkeyphoto, Alessandro Ciccarelli presents “Erehwon, CaMg(CO3)2/CaCO3”, 26 black and white photographs published in the form of posterzine, or rather, prints on large format sheets (45x30cm).
Captured in its various countenances, water poses in these series as an enchanting backdrop to the centre stage figures. It roars through the gaps among a group of stoical rocks and it dances around a water temple creating a mystical mist. The combination of the static and the dynamic elements forms a composition with strength of presence that sends the rest of the world fading into the background. About Hengki Koentjoro Hengki Koentjoro is an...
I have been involved in this project over the past three years after deciding to devote my creative self to the pursuit of my life in pictures, so to speak, as that is how I view my work, in the most simple terms.
The individual human memory is an episodic memory. It reflects our experiences, impressions, feelings, as well as specific times and places, all combined together. A smell, a song, a gesture, a dress. Humans rely on memories. They can provide a temporal experience, towards the future or the past.
A project dedicated to the relationship between man and nature, but also to the warmth and life hidden inside the stone, far from being cold and always a carrier of energy. A reciprocal exchange in which man occupies the forms and fills the spaces that nature has left for him, and not vice versa.
The differences can’t be considered limitations, although in our culture these concepts are commonly used as synonyms, limitations are no more than the opportunity to find other routs for the same end, and there is where I find my inspiration: "The sound of silence "
I`m nudity and landscapes photographer from Russia. I reside in the city of Chelyabinsk, southern Ural. I studied radio engineering at the South-Ural State University. From 1985 to 1987 I served in the Soviet army, near Vladivostok on the Pacific coast by the Chinese border.
Grégory Pol, a sailor and a scuba diver, is always connected to nature ; never the less, its magnificence and its treasures strike him everytime. His commited, talented and vivid photographies reveal his fascination for a rough and ruthless nature that can also be so fragile.
Dominique had only looked at George during the "Unforeseen" at the workshop of the famous Monte-Carlo's Ballets. Throughout the session he breathed with him while he danced, mimicking his trigger as if he had his camera with him!
Mountains explores natural elevations not as a conquest of extreme sites, but as a silent trajectory taking the viewer to discover textures and slow movements, but also pauses, illusory moments in which clouds, trees, and rocks do not move.
In the wake of the Second World War, Tokyo had been largely reduced to a burned over field by bombing raids. The survivors gathered together with nothing but the clothes on their backs to make a place where they could live.
“More and more, abstract aerial desert photography is becoming my lifetime project”, says the Liechtenstein-based photographer Roland Blum. His ongoing work “Poetry of Silence” was created in the Namib Desert. The Namib Desert is often referred to as the world’s oldest desert
The world is my base and my curiosity my compass. Moments are the fundamental target of my camera. During my journey around the world, I have had lots of different moments but this one was particularly memorable.
If I had to define in a single word what I am looking for, what I intend or, what I try to transmit with my images, that word would be "provoke". With that intention, I make them, each of my photos has a reason.
In Mongolia to the discovery of the last reindeer Dukha men and shamanic rituals. Mongolia is most impressive landscape with a strong spirituality. We start from the tales of the conquests by Genghis Khan and his valiant warriors and then we move on to the beauty that only nature can constantly give.
Every month my father gave me one Kodak Tri-X 400 film with which to work. As I only had 36 exposures for the whole month I learned from the beginning to think really hard about the pictures I wanted to take. This has influenced my work up to the present day.
The derivative measures the sensitivity to change of the output with respect to a change in the input. I photographed Moscow in 2015 and 3 years later, as I was looking the photos on my screen, I re-shot them.
he basis for this was laid by the work on "Duality". The basis of this work describes the power and the great potential to find happiness. It enables the recognition of emotions of the physical and mental body.
In 2015, I moved to Iceland for about six months. Student in the Academy of the Arts of Reykjavik, I discovered the Icelandic everyday life. Far from tourist dreams, living from day to day a « behind the scene » of a small country, living in the heart of mass tourism.
This work is a tribute to the Xacriaba, one of the many indigenous people of Brazil. A way to record in images a brave and noble people and their way of living. A culture that is fading and that may be lost forever.
In this portfolio I draw inspiration from the art of minimalism.By using modern technology I have created photographs that are both true to the artist and the definition of minimalism but convey a modernist approach.
Goth’s undying legacy has been around since the late 1970’s and it’s extreme dark aesthetic continues to permeate mainstream culture today. It’s ability to reinvent itself and evolve has made it one of the most enduring of London subcultural tribes, with the new generation incorporating high-fashion and runway looks into their club wear.
I depict the aesthetics of nature in black and white to deliver certain universal feelings.Feelings that a photograph in color washes out. Feelings that every human is able to translate from visual poetry to an introspective understanding of the world that surrounds us
Life within boundaries is hard and painful, no matter how sophisticated and safe it is. I always wonder why schools, offices and sometimes even a home is felt so stressful and pressurised, because, it confines us within boundaries with specific regulations.
Inception is a fine art project which represents my inner world through photographs of folded paper/origami. The formal quality of strong lines and shapes investigates the relationship between light and shadow through visual abstractions.
Andreas Theologitis is a master photographic sculptor of the female body. He keeps our interest by overwhelming us with a plethora of nude photographs full of surprises; this is the main theme of his latest collection.
After the incident of Stephen court and New market, the shopping marts of the city of Kolkata is yet to learn its lesson as yet another inferno hits a 6 – storeyed wholesale market on busy Canning street area of the city.
The rocky structures that dot the US Pacific coast, called monoliths, stretch from the US border with Mexico to Canada. These strange and dramatic formations grow from sandy beaches. or raise like mountains from the ocean.
Eliza Tsitsimeaua-Badoiu is an awarded iPhoneographer based on the shore of the Black Sea coast in Constanta, Romania. This is a short, quick presentation on her artistic attempts in the field of mobile phone photography.
What makes those pictures personal, is the fact that they reflect the time I spent contemplating, the crowd, the people, the places I came across in this country, totally unknown to me. No interaction, just sitting there or walking and waiting the right time to release the shutter, whatever happens.
Aish Baladi In Egypt To most of the people in the world, bread is a kind of food, but for Egyptians, bread is “life.” More than 5000 years back, bread culture already started in Egypt, Egyptians call bread “Aish Baladi”.
Sight is a continuous stream of visual resources that allow us to understand and interact with the world, but memory is selective and interrupted. Coming from a Cinema background I tend to consider images for what they mean during a temporal dimension, and time makes them ephemeral.
Each summer, a large extended family of Roma camp out in an olive grove on the island of Skopelos, Greece. Their family is vast and reaches into many towns on mainland Greece. Last May, I drove into their compound and asked if I could photograph them.
The body of work “Thou Art..,Will Give...’ is derived from the first Penitentiary in the United States. The Quakers started it because they believed they could reform people by putting them in solitaire for the full sentence and provide them with a Bible to give their Penitence. It was their grand experiment to try and help people. Obviously, it did not work.
On November 7, 2017, South Korean President Moon Jae-in extended a “heartfelt welcome” towards US President Donald Trump as he arrived in South Korea for a two-day summit to reaffirm the Korea-US alliance.
Through time and elements; through hope and despair; through the eyes of the ones who once left and fought the ruthless sea; the ones who stayed and faced the shape of history, and us, who came in wonder, Havana stands as a monument to resilience.
"The World’s Greatest Tobacco Market" says the title of a book, Wilson was indeed a prosperous trading center of tobacco, with a growing population employed and involved in different thriving activities, a vibrant and bustling downtown as old pictures recall, and a railroad connecting the small and wealthy town to the major cities of the east coast.
How to shoot at home and stay creative under bad conditions I hope this article can serve as inspiration (not only) for all budget nude photographers who are lacking good quality equipment, a studio, lighting or any other ‘necessary’ things photographers can’t work without. A little about me I used to live in an apartment that was great for shooting. It had almost no furniture, there were lovely wooden floors, white walls and a lot...
The felicific calculus is an algorithm formulated by jurist and reformer Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832) for calculating the moral rightness of an action by balancing the probable pleasures and pains that it would produce. Bentham, a utilitarian philosopher, believed this calculus could, in principle, help determine the moral status of any considered act.
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.
"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.