For me photography is more than capturing reality, or getting a fantastic composition. For me, photography is above all, storytelling. I’m a published writer for over 12 years, with 3 best sellers and always several stories on my head ready to be written.
Israeli photographer Tomer Ifrah (b. 1981) photographed scenes from the Moscow metro, a vast and bustling transportation network which slices through the echelons of society, carrying an average of 6.5 million passengers daily.
In 2011, photographer Christopher Morris returned to Central North Mexico, capturing the banality of the everyday and giving it a sense of dignity. In his forthcoming exhibition, Yo No Hablo Español (I Don’t Speak Spanish), he reveals the resolute pride of landscapes and life in a parched Mexico rarely glimpsed.
The Rainier School is a state operated institution for the developmentally disabled, not far from Seattle at the base of beautiful Mount Rainier. The school at the Rainier School disappeared years ago.
The city of joy is not my birthplace. I came here as a migrant from a small town to search for a better future, better education and a better life. From then to now the city has changed drastically. And so it has within my mind and soul.
Sixty year old flamenco dancer with energy of a savage, but self-conscious young girl. She teaches dance in Jerez de la Frontera. Together with musicians plays, sings and dances for public under the eye of a mysterious master.
A generation who lives between past and present. I’m truly fascinated by these old and smarty people that, more than all of us, lives constantly switching from the old era to our now, trying to move with the times, protecting themselves in their timeless world.
Located in the starkly beautiful setting of the Black Rock Desert, the Burning Man festival attracts some of the most interesting and extraordinary people, art and activities you are ever likely to find in one place.
Earlier this year I travelled to a sleepy fishing town called Nou on the north coast of Japan to learn about sumo culture and the training it takes to become a champion in Japan’s most notorious martial art.
I use photography, and the portrait in particular, as an expressive tool and medium to investigate emotional dynamics. When making a portrait, you are looking at and describing the other but, at the same time, you are looking inside yourself too.
Svalbard is cold, dark and isolated island. Norway and Russia are the only two nations with settlements there. It was the coal mining that established communities in Svalbard during the 1920s and nowadays still remains the main industry.
I am a strong believer in the ability of documentary photography to serve not just as a tool which represents the functionality of one structure or another but also as a means of expressing social views and political stance.
It’s a privilege to photograph the same timeless surroundings from which Renaissance Masters once drew inspiration.Every time I visit Tuscany, I expect its beauty to have succumbed to the trappings of modernity and tourism.
Rwanda prides itself for being well organised and tidy, not a tiny piece of litter to be seen on the streets of Kigali. One Saturday a month, the country’s citizens get together to clean their roads and public spaces.
Minerva has been my family’s small business like forever, starting from my great grandfather. The way it looks right now it’s how my parents restored it, actually my father, and they both made a living out of it for the last 22 years.
In 2010, I moved from The Netherlands to Evergreen, Colorado, for three years. My new home environment was very different, confusing, and intriguing at the same time. Of course I grew up with watching American movies, shows, and videoclips.
Tamas Dezso (Hungarian, b.1978, lives in Budapest) is a fine art documentary photographer working on long-term projects focusing on the margins of society in Hungary, Romania and in other parts of Eastern Europe.
Jimmy Williams is a fine art and assignment photographer based in Raleigh, NC. He studied visual design at North Carolina State University, and shortly thereafter, opened an independent studio where he established himself as a successful and award-winning assignment photographer.
Life is sometimes very demanding and cruel. Still we have to move on in search of oasis. These kids are the oasis ans motivating factors to their parents. Their parents are migrants brickfield workers .
Daily struggle portrays the interior lives of wrestlers in Guatemala. To the local culture, these men are considered “stars” and role models. They live dual lives: as parents that support their families and as “idols or demons” for their fans that follow them every weekend.
The centre of Athens, as I first remember it, was full of life. During the period before the Olympic Games, there was great development. All this happened within a few years. It was as if the city put on new clothes.
I’m also working on a photo reportage about evictions which are going on now in Hungary because of the bank loans. I’m especially interested in social topics. With this series of photographs ‘’Working class’’ I want to show people in their working environment.
Amanda’s photographs have been shown in New York, Chicago, Rhode Island, and Louisiana. She has also been published in American Photography 25 and 28. She currently resides in Brooklyn, N.Y, where she works as a freelance photographer.
A thin and an invisible ice layer, which makes the free movement difficult and damages our self-confidence to choose a direction. An invisible barrier which has a fearful influence on us when moving from one place to another. Leaning in a kind of imaginary wall which makes our path easier and which makes decisions for us.
Lucas Foglia grew up on a small family farm in New York and graduated from Brown University and the Yale School of Art. Foglia’s work explores the relationships between people, economy and wilderness in rural America.