DNA Directory

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Haris Calkic Director of Balkan Photo Festival

Balkan Photo Festival and a selection of the best photo Balkan Photo Award are the legal heirs of the festival Photo of the Year BiH. Announcement of the winners and the complete program of the festival is traditionally held in Sarajevo, at the end of January.

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Burkhard Arnold Director of In Focus Galerie

The In focus galerie was founded in 1990 und shows photography in its whole range, classic journalistic-, portrait-, staged-, concept-, nude- and architecture photography (vintage and later prints) from 1945 up to today.

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Interview with Ralph Gräf

Ralph Gräf was born in southern Bavaria and spent most of your life in Munich. To me a printed version of a photo should always be the final product, it is so much better than watching photos on a computer screen or even a telephone.

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Five minutes with Francesco Candeloro

Francesco Candeloro lives and works in Venice, where he studied by the Fine Arts Academy. The dimensions of light and color through a production that is articulated in different series and expressive techniques.

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Interview with Scott Bourne

Scott’s been involved with photography for more than four decades and is an internationally-recognized thought leader and artist. His work has appeared in more than 200 publications and he’s received hundreds of industry awards for his photography.

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Five minutes with Leland Bobbe

Leland Bobbé, a native New Yorker, has been a professional photographer for over 30 years. His work spans both the fine art and commercial worlds and has been shown in galleries and utilized by advertising agencies around the country.

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Chatting with Dagmar Van Weeghel

Dagmar Van Weeghel – Photographer, filmmaker, philanthropist, loves nature & conservation, based in the Netherlands Studied film & photography in Amsterdam at Netherlands Film Academy, graduating in 1998. Currently at the Amsterdam Photo Academy.

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Interview with Thom Pierce

Thom Pierce is a photographer based in Cape Town. He is originally from the UK and has lived in South Africa since 2009. His work explores the line between art and documentary photography.

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Interview with Gili Yaari

Gili Yaari is an Israel-based photojournalist specializing in documentary and news photography, covering daily issues all over Israel and in West Bank settlements including spot news, religious events, political and social issues.

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Interview with Yuri Benitez

Yuri Benitez – For me the composition is created by light, the balance of light is the beginning, and the distribution of elements or models come to reveal the lighting scheme.

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Interview with Lisa Bettany

Lisa Bettany is a Canadian tech entrepreneur and one of the most influential photographers on the web. She is cofounder of the top-ranked photography iPhone app, Camera+ which has sold over 14 million copies and is the best-selling camera app of all-time.

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Five minutes with Nenad Saljic

Nenad Saljic, born 1961 in Croatia, is a photographic artist. After obtaining a PhD in Economics and spending 18 years in the world of business, he decided to dedicate himself to his art projects.

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Chatting with Sophie Gamand

Sophie Gamand is a French award-winning photographer living and working in New York City. Since 2010, she has been focusing on dogs and our relationship with them.

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Interview with Laurent Baheux

Laurent Baheux is a french photographer, born in Poitiers in 1970. Laurent Baheux was attracted to journalism and editing at first, rapidly discovering a passion for photography and becoming a self-taught photographer.