During the Edwardian era in Britain (1901 to 1911) over 1.5 million men and women were employed as servants in the homes of the wealthy. Being ‘In Service’ was a way to escape poverty, but it was not the relatively comfortable life frequently illustrated in today’s media.
This displacement has the further advantage of evoking an imaginative fantasy or narrative which expands well beyond the image. Jean-Bastien’s early life and travels to the Indian sub-continent probably has a lot to do with his skill and sensitivity in this regard.
Ever since her art school days, Saskia Boelsums had been fascinated by the many possibilities and results that photography could create. Over the past few years, Saskia has spent more time working with this medium.
This body of work represents a step from behind the veil of ideas and techniques to find earnest revelations of my struggle to be whole with my fragmented sense of self. It is a reach for connectivity with others and a reconciliation with the stabbing isolation
The images in this body of work reflect my ongoing fascination with urban environments and the impact that commerce has on them. It is my attempt to resolve the visual tension created by the over-development of the city that I have lived in and loved most of my life.
“Almost Black” evokes a moving picture that even as it grows dark and opaque, still contains some light. Imagine the downward movement of the eyelids and what can be seen when half closed. On certain occasions we squint to focus on an image, reducing the amount of light in order to see clearer.
I was born to a family who ran a photo studio; thus, I was raised in an environment surrounded by photography. The town where I was born and grew up is famous as the spot where Japanese spirits would come to gather from all over the country in the tenth month of the old calendar.
Bill Lusk is an advertising and editorial portrait photographer whose work has been spotlighted in Luerzer’s Archive, Altpick, Addy, One Show and numerous other competitions. He works with a premier team of talented lighting assistants and post-production retouchers through a united digital process.
I am originally from the Crimean peninsula, so my vision is a little different. I was born and grew up in Sevastopol, learned photography in Moscow school and developed and polished my skills in America. A wild blend!
Graduate of The Leon Schiller National Film, Television and Theatre School. Passionate about portrait photography for years. He has photographed eminent representants of culture, politics and prominent buisinessmen.
The setting is rural Japan in the middle of the night. The 100-year-old house stands nestled between mountains, bamboo, rice paddies and the sea. It is made of wood and filled with tatami mats and screens. Time passes slowly.
She is the founder of the international non-profit project, The Camera Project, which facilitates and encourages children around the world to photograph their everyday environment and reflect on their lives
Since a long time tried to imagine how to create a series of images expressing in a provocative way the childhood’s innocence in contrapposition with life brutality inspired by the lovely passage from Arthur Schopenauer.
Last year graduate from the Krakow’s Academy of Fine Arts’ Photography Studio.Laureate and finalist of several contests, including Adobe Design Achievements Awards in New York, Poznan Photo Diploma Award, International Biennale of Landscape Photography, 5th Polish Biennale of Photography “City and People – Dynamics”.
I started photographing seriously after I got retired and wanted to try something creative. I had tried darkroom with black and white prints ages ago, but mainly my photography was just snapshots before that.
As an Israeli my perception is chaotic; composed of mediated American culture, desert landscapes of childhood, and war, which became integral in my life. I was trained to see and understand the world through photographs.
The most sorrowful songs of humans would be composed when your are hanged on the rope of time, between the ground and the air, yesterday and today, with a cold smile on your face and with a distressed mind
My family roots back to England, but I was born in Israel. I was a child on a fence; a daughter to a migrating family. The house within culturally stayed European but outside was the Israeli controversial culture.
The nature of the concept of “Woman and Femininity” has always been the subject of many debates through different points of view in societies. The concept of femininity can be addressed from different aspects,
Krystel Marois is a photographer originally from Sherbrooke (Canada) who currently lives and works in Brisbane (Australia). She completed with honours a Bachelor of Fine Arts at Concordia University (Montreal, Canada) in 2010, with a major in Photography
I am a Neuroscientist and an avid Art Photographer. My research focused on the study of epilepsy, and the development of innovative cure for this illness. In recent years I found myself directing most of my attention and energy to still life photography
The photographs I create are what I call cinematic narrative photomontages, fictions meant to seem like snapshots of “reality.” The implication is that our reality is created through the limitations of our perceptions.