Ruud Peters, a native of The Netherlands, has been a professional photographer for the past 30 years. His work included portraits, weddings, product displays, and post processing of images. His central interests now focus on landscapes, nature, and the macro world.
Meg Wachter is a photographer and retoucher who lives and works in Brooklyn, New York (by way of Ohio). She attended Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication and received a BA in Commercial Photography and a Minor in Women’s Studies.
Earth equally soaks up temple and shit. Close your eyes for a minute, and cities surrounding you will disappear. So-called artefacts, like buildings, highways, airports or shopping malls, which are considered to be the proof of superiority of certain species of this planet.
This year one of my biggest dreams came true – I met wild horses. I mean I literally stood in between large herds surrounded by prying, gentle animals. Contrary to my expectation to meet animals which are wild and untamed, I found trust, love and pure curiosity.
When gazing at the jellyfish floating in their tanks at the aquarium, I find myself in a peculiar mood. These jellyfish appear as if they could be alien life forms drifting through space, or perhaps even spaceships.
Alexandra Uhart is an artist photographer born in Chile who is based in London. Before turning her focus to the photographic pursuit she studied Aesthetics, which helped shape the philosophical enquiries that she would later express visually in her work.
Ty Poland is a 21 year old photographer and a graduate of Monmouth University with a Bachelors in art and concentration in photography. After three years in the major, Ty’s style began to develop into a sense of what the eye can’t see.
Trying to explain the concept behind my photography is never as fun as actually pressing the shutter button. Why do I try so hard to create the images I dream about? Why developed a style over the years in an attempt to define how I see the world?
Man has always had a fascination with animals and nature. We have on the one hand, respect for the forces of nature and the animals survival, understanding that we should live in symbiosis, but at the same time, we want to take power over them, control them.
I started Water Moods project as a mirror to Urban Moods, only this time with a specific thing in mind – to use long exposures to create feelings of tranquility, where you can get an extra breath every time you watch the photos.
Daniel Botelho is an award winning photojournalist that specializes in underwater photography. His work can be seen in more than a hundred advertising campaigns. Daniel’ s connection with nature dates back to his childhood, as he grew up in between the sea and the rainforest, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The argument of nature’s resource exploitation and excavation, as well as the destruction and environmental devastation of landscapes, has long been one of high concern. However the environmental effects of this are not always so visible or apparent.
My photography style of photo-impressionism allows for the abstraction of subjects and makes it possible to express feelings more fully without having to say a word. It allows me to put down thoughts, dreams, and fleeting moments in time with my pictures.
Working with an immense variety of single images, comprised of a multitude of focal points with a play of light and illumination in each individual photograph, the whole picture then develops into an endless amount of dimension and a fascinating expression of movement.
Wolf Ademeit, born 1954, lives in Rheinberg, a small town near Duesseldorf, Germany. The author prefers calling himself a hobbyist, though his professional life has been always closely connected with this field – he owns an advertising agency and a photo studio.
During the winter, when many of my friends are basking in the hot Caribbean sun at such popular vacation venues as the Dominican Republic or Puerto Vallarta, I could be found roaming the remote, sunparched back roads of the California Mojave Desert.
This series of photos I’ve been making during 6 years in different regions of nepali Himalayas. I’ve walked on foot across the mountains more than 4000 km and the most of them on the altitude about 3000-5500 m.
When the opportunity to work as an artist in residence for Mojave National Preserve presented itself I jumped at the chance. I knew immediately what I wanted to do. With my affinity for the night and the outdoors it had to be “Mojave Moonlight.”
The world is a different place when the sun goes down, and just as beautiful, with far fewer people wandering around it, therefore, perfect for the landscape photographer; although he indicates he is now more of a twilight and nightscape photographer than landscaper.
I am Thierry Dulau, a french Graphic designer and Photographer in Aquitaine (France). I love capturing beautiful sites of France (castles, medieval towns, cities …) This country has a very rich heritage and you only have to wait towards the end of day
The physical qualities of hairless dogs and the mystery surrounding them inspired me to create a gallery of faces like old wise men or philosophers, shamans from a different era, maybe a different universe.
During the past three years I have developed two projects: Sea Fever and Ridge Trees. Sea Fever concentrates on the power and energy of the sea. People are drawn to the sea, perhaps by the sense of power and force and the sound.
In the last three years we’ve discovered many of the wonders of Honshu island, from the natural beauties of Kamikochi and Kumano Kodo, to the artistic treasures of Kyoto, Tottori-ken and Hyogo-ken, not leaving ignored the technology and lifestyle of Tokyo and Osaka.
In this work Andrea Alessio collects, as in an ancient bestiary, a series of animal images. The forest does not frighten modern man anymore. Its sinister night calls no longer stalk the minds of children.
I usually travel around Europe to achieve these atmospheric photographs, although it is quite difficult to find great places with the right lighting and the right moment. The work presented here is an ongoing project.
From the very first instant that I looked through the viewfinder, I was captivated by the frame. The endless possibilities of composition, light and to shift focus. In many ways I think of an image as a concentration of life within borders.
In my pictures I try to capture not only the beauty of the landscape, but mainly the surreal atmosphere that often it creates. Many times, shooting with some friends, I wonder: what is the reality ? what I can see or the others’ point of view?