B&WEuropeStoryBodhgaya by Victoria Knobloch

Bodhgaya is the most important place of pilgrimage for Buddhists in India. It is said that the Buddha has obtained Enlightenment there under what became known as the Bodhi Tree.

Bodhgaya is the most important place of pilgrimage for Buddhists in India. It is said that the Buddha has obtained Enlightenment there under what became known as the Bodhi Tree.

Such sacred places like Bodhgaya can be sources of inspiration and encouragement for practitioners. Therefore thousands of people come to Bodhgaya every day with the wish of building up or accelerating their connection and faith.

In Buddhism it is all about developing confidence in one’s own pure nature. Because when we act in accordance with this pure nature we automatically act in tune with the universal cosmic laws and not against them. If that happens, we live and act for the benefit of all, including ourselves. But to be able to do that we need to develop spiritual understanding. What exactly does that mean? One aspect of it is to remove the roots of human suffering by eliminating wrong view and therefore wrong action. Another aspect is to learn to perceive one’s life and the matters of the world out of a larger context and a broader perspective than only the “Egoperspective”. This forms the basis of wisdom and only with this wisdom and equanimous attitude towards life, genuine compassion is possible. However, cultivating wisdom requires hard work and effort like every other thing man wants to learn seriously
As for any learning process inspiration is very important. And visiting such places of pilgrimage like Bodhgaya often can act as an engine for providing strength and energy for daily exercise. Why? Because through the aliveness and genuine spirit of such holy places it often happens that one get’s the chance to unite more deeply with the essence and true meaning of the Dharma.

Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (1)

Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (2) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (3) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (4) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (5) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (6) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (7) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (8) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (9) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (10) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (11) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (12) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (13) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (14) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (15) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (16)

Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (17)

About Victoria Knobloch

Victoria Knobloch is a freelance artist living in Leipzig, Germany. She works both as a classical singer as well as a freelance photographer. With her photography she wants to welcome the viewer into the exploration of our complex existence with more awareness and therefore a spirit of importance, astonishment and appreciation.

Thematically, she works a lot on vanishing cultures, ancient traditions and contemporary culture alike, yet the human element is the continuous thread. She is always in search of tranquility, beauty and the little worlds of the ordinary people. Preferably she is working in Asian countries where life is not yet touched that much by the capitalistic purpose-driven structures. She loves to interact with people who are still living in deeply rooted, pre-modern cultures. Next to that her work embraces the fields of spirituality and she especially is fascinated by Tibetan Buddhism. For documentations on this subject, she traveled among others to Kathmandu – Nepal, Ladakh – India, Kham, Tibet and the Buddhist holy place – Bodhgaya. Not only is she thrilled by the subject photographically, she is also studying the teachings, learning from the Buddhist masters, and trains herself in meditation. [Official Website]

Bodhgaya 21_37

Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (19)

Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (20) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (21) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (22) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (23) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (24) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (25) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (26) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (27) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (28) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (29) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (30) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (31) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (32) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (33) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (34) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (35) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (36) Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (37)

Bodhgaya; Victoria Knobloch (38)

Bodhgaya 21_257



Legal Note: The photographer attest that have full authorization to give consent to the publication of these photos or project and have the authorization and permissions of third parties. Guarantees that you have all the necessary communications of property and you have obtained all the necessary authorizations for any property, buildings, architecture, structures or sculptures appearing in your photographs.

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/2021/02/view.jpg
Share your most best images in this photo contest in collaboration with ViewBug. A community that hosts over 40 photo contests and challenges.
300x250

With ON1 Photo RAW you get the professional photo editing tools every photographer needs to get professional results while keeping your workflow.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Z.jpg

Simply Stunning Landscapes – Would you like to capture stunning landscapes every time you shoot… without having to travel far from home?

RELATED STORIES
Reflecting a forsaken society; Dystopia by Reginald Van de Velde

CityEuropeReflecting a forsaken society; Dystopia by Reginald Van de Velde

Dystopia is a photographic series reflecting a forsaken society. Dehumanisation, economic downfall, social neglect, disaster & decline are the main ingredients.
Alina Autumn ; Creative photographer

ConceptEuropeAlina Autumn ; Creative photographer

When I am visited by idea for creation of pictures, I do sketches or records in a notebook. The idea is born incidentally and occupies all my thoughts. I begin search of object for shooting, I think over clothes, details, a location and color scale.
Involvement with nature; Surroundings by Ulla Von Czékus

AmericaConceptInvolvement with nature; Surroundings by Ulla Von Czékus

The Surroundings series arose from the experience of my involvement with nature, I wanted to play being a tree, being a plant, I wanted to be part of it. I am part of the whole, I am not one thing and nature another.
Interview with Alessandro Barteletti; Published in our print edition #05

DnaEuropeInterview with Alessandro Barteletti; Published in our print edition #05

The aspect I have mostly appreciated about Dodho Magazine is that it presents the work of photographers with no graphic tricks, respecting their inner personality and this enhances the value of the pictures.
https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/insta.jpg
A neutral place by Franco Sortini

CityEuropeA neutral place by Franco Sortini

Franco Sortini's art is that of a landscape that is the result of a subtle alchemy that combines his vision of the natural environment with his culture, his emotions and his inner feelings.
Call Me Heena by Shahria Sharmin

AsiaShotCall Me Heena by Shahria Sharmin

Hijra is a South Asian term with no exact match in the English language. Hijras are people designated male or intersex at birth who adopt a feminine gender identity. Often mislabeled as hermaphrodites, eunuchs, or transsexuals in literature, Hijras can be considered to fall under the umbrella term transgender, but many prefer the term third gender.
RANDOM STORIES
Siberia by Karolina Wojtasik

AmericaStorySiberia 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.
Street Photography by Amir Lavon

AsiaB&WCityStreet Photography by Amir Lavon

More than anything Street Photography is an attitude, it is an openness to being amazed by what comes your way, it is unlearning the habit of categorizing and dismissi the everyday as being ‘just the everyday’ and beginning to recognize that extraordinary
Undocumented Living : In the land of the free by Daniel Ali

EuropeStoryUndocumented Living : In the land of the free by Daniel Ali

In June 2014 I travelled to Houston, Texas in the United States of America with the aim of documenting individuals working and living in a country where thousands strive to find a better life. These people are from all over the world, but largely from Central and Southern Americas, are widely referred to and labelled as undocumented immigrants.
Esprìts by Enrico Doria

B&WConceptEuropeEsprìts by Enrico Doria

“Esprìts” is a project performed by a Holga camera. It is a project-diary, a series of photographic notes about faded memories that often appear like spirits. These photographs are instinctive, evolving over time and form a body of work which I hope will never end.
Spirit of the Desert by Susanna Patras

B&WBioEuropeSpirit of the Desert by Susanna Patras

Death Valley is the hottest and driest area in the Western Hemisphere, and one of the lowest in the world.It is located near the border between California and Nevada and it stretches over an area of about 3,000 square miles
Winter’s Ant Farm by Ty Stedman

ConceptOceaniaWinter’s Ant Farm by Ty Stedman

I have always been mesmerised by the intricate details in nature. The way that the veins form on the rear of a leaf, to the standing wave that holds its place as the surrounding stream cascades past.
Tropical Sighs by Caroline Gavazzi

ConceptEuropeTropical Sighs by Caroline Gavazzi

Caroline Gavazzi has photographed a number of plants held in a greenhouse that both protects and imprisons them, depending on your point of view.
Landscapes of Dragos Ioneanu

BioEuropeLandscapes of Dragos Ioneanu

As I enjoy a lot spending time in nature, especially around sea or ocean, I continued to travel in the last few years and the two projects I am presenting here are the result of this work.
Chatting with Andrea Francolini

DnaEuropeChatting with Andrea Francolini

Since a young age my mother always exposed me to art. Any kind of art. Painting, sculptures, drawings, photography…so I was lucky to see a lot.
FEATURED STORIES
Haenyeo; Grandma divers by Alain Schroeder

B&WEuropeFeaturedShotHaenyeo; Grandma divers by Alain Schroeder

South Korea, Jeju island, known for its characteristic basalt volcanic rock, sits off South Korea. It is the home of the renowned Haenyeo or women of the sea who free dive off the black shores of Jeju harvesting delicacies from the sea.
China; The great wall by Chiara Felmini

EuropeFeaturedStoryChina; The great wall by Chiara Felmini

China is almost a continent and as such can offer extremes and opposites at the same time; the ancient and very distant culture can still be observed in remote villages, increasingly surrounded by the advancing and swallowing civilization.
South Sudan; Smoker women by Ana Maria Robles

AmericaFeaturedShotSouth Sudan; Smoker women by Ana Maria Robles

These women smoke tobacco, an ancient custom that marks their ancestry, identity and tribal pride. Their attitude was strong. Fierce. They were active participants of every ceremony and the Leaders of the communities. 
Descendants of Samurai Ryotaro Horiuchi

AsiaFeaturedShotDescendants of Samurai Ryotaro Horiuchi

In the Soma region of Fukushima prefecture, there is a traditional Samurai festival called “Soma Nomaoi”, which is said to have continued for more than 1000 years.
François Mitterrand by Diego Goldberg

AmericaB&WFeaturedStoryFrançois Mitterrand by Diego Goldberg

I lived in France from 1976 to 1980. While there I had been covering the Socialist Party and when François Mitterrand decided to be a candidate again for the presidential elections I wrote him a letter with a project to document his campaign from the inside, with total access to his private and political activities.
Golden Gate; The Bridge, Reconstructed by Michael Yuan

AmericaCityFeaturedGolden Gate; The Bridge, Reconstructed by Michael Yuan

I wanted to challenge the perceptions of the Golden Gate Bridge. In solid red-orange and spanning 1.7 miles long, the Golden Gate Bridge is an icon of San Francisco.
The Orthogenesis of Soul by Sandipan Mukherjee

AsiaB&WConceptFeaturedThe Orthogenesis of Soul by Sandipan Mukherjee

We are all aware about the theory of biologically evaluation for Jean Baptist Lamarck. The theory tells about the evaluation of human how the structure of APE has got transferred to the today’s human being.
Protest in Brooklyn; Blessed to breathe by Bill Livingston

AmericaB&WFeaturedStoryProtest in Brooklyn; Blessed to breathe by Bill Livingston

When George Floyd’s life was unnecessarily and brutally snuffed out by Minneapolis law enforcement on May 25, it was yet another final straw…and that straw was set ablaze around the globe.
Photographs; North Carolina State Fair by Avery Danziger

AmericaCityFeaturedPhotographs; North Carolina State Fair by Avery Danziger

I have been photographing the North Carolina State Fair since the early 70's. One of my oldest memories was the yearly outing of my family going to the State Fair in North Carolina, starting when I was 6 year old.... 
OTHER STORIES
X
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.
Issue #14 | September 2020
Current Issue
Vicky Martin
Ryotaro Horiuchi
Susanne Mildeelberg
Diego Bardone
Nicky Hamilton
Alain Schroeder
Printed on 80# matte paper 22x28cm | 100 Pages
Showroom
September 7 to October 31, 2020
Julia Fullerton-Batten
LOOKING OUT FROM WITHIN
Get in touch
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.
Dodho Magazine is pleased to announce the new call for the photographers selection from all over the world that will be presented in an exceptional edition.
Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020
Photo by ©Ryotaro Horiuchi | Japan | Issue#14
Dodho Magazine is pleased to announce the new call for the photographers selection from all over the world that will be presented in an exceptional edition.
Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020
Photo by ©Ryotaro Horiuchi | Japan | Issue#14
CALL
FOR ENTRIES
Dodho Magazine is pleased to announce the new call for the photographers selection from all over the world that will be presented in an exceptional edition.
Are you ready?
Deadline: Monday, November 30, 2020
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.
NEW!
FOLLOW US.
Subscribe now and get a free access to a curated list of resources.
Feel free to contact.
2017 (C) All rights reserved.
ghfd