EuropeShotCergy´s Faces, Portrait Photography by Jean Pierre Duvergé

The dream for a portraitist. An image worth more than long speeches, I decided to show this human diversity by photographing anonymous people who could be our neighbors, the shopkeeper we go to every day

Magazine

CALL FOR ENTRIES

ENTRY DEADLINE: MONDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2020

HoursMinutesSeconds

THE FACE IS WHAT FORBIDS US TO KILL

– Emmanuel Levinas –

My name is Jean-Pierre Duvergé. Originally from Bordeaux, I settled in Cergy-Pontoise (95000) near Paris since 1981.

I grew up in the city at the same time as my children. I have been practicing photography since the age of 20 but my professional activity has prevented me from devoting myself to it. Today, the time found allows me to realize the ideas that have germinated in me. Everyone is talking about diversity, everyone says it’s wealth, and Cergy-Pontoise in particular where 130 nationalities cohabit.

The dream for a portraitist. An image worth more than long speeches, I decided to show this human diversity by photographing anonymous people who could be our neighbors, the shopkeeper we go to every day, a person who walks in the street that you look at and who looks at you, a smile sometimes too. I privilege the faces because they express the deep being, the black and white to go to the essentials and to catch the glance, because it is through him that the humans communicate: it is the portal of the soul.

It is no longer a question of photogeny, but of reflecting the beauty of the human race through its diversity. I am aware that the man is capable of the worst baseness but what I want to show is the infinite tenderness and the depth which it conceals. If we feel this beauty, then, within us, an ethic develops, that is to say a morality freed from social or cultural constraints because, as François Cheng suggests, “aesthetic emotion is born of ethics”. that is to say finally the recognition of the Other as subject. The album “Cergy’s Faces” became the fraternity’s album. It includes nearly 700 portraits to date but it continues to grow.

Cergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé

Cergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé

Cergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé

Cergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé

Cergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé

Cergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé

Clergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé

Cergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé

Cergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé

Cergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé

Cergy´s Faces | Jean Pierre Duvergé



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/2019/01/PH5.jpg

Get instant access to over 120 in-depth tutorials for all skill levels, the ability to stream anywhere from any mobile device, and access to our library.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/captureDay.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
Edward Weston: Giving photography its own autonomy

DodhersEdward Weston: Giving photography its own autonomy

Edward Weston was an artist who sought to strip, along with his other generation partners, the pictoralist charge that photography had in the nineteenth century.
Every day color by Steve Knight

AmericaConceptEvery day color by Steve Knight

Steve Knight became interested in photography 45 years ago after attending a college screening of the 1949 movie The Third Man.  Taken with the imagery, Steve sat through it twice and to this day cannot tell you what the film was about.  
Five minutes with Dasha Matrosova

DnaEuropeFive minutes with Dasha Matrosova

I was born and presently live in the city of arts in Vitebsk, Belarus. All my interests were in performance arts. So I graduated art academy and started focusing on photography.
Transition by Michal Konrad

ConceptEuropeTransition by Michal Konrad

You can go to the other side, or change the state of consciousness. You can find the secret window through which we will enter a new dimension. You can also convert, fall and get up.
https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/insta.jpg
Its a Kind of Magic KireevArt

ConceptEuropeIts a Kind of Magic KireevArt

This body of work is, to some extent, an alternative version or a continuation of the portfolio "Palette of Fantasies" presented to this contest as well. Therefore, it is possible to treat both portfolios in a similar way.
Interview with Grace Ho Pui Wan ; Finalist in our Black & White 2019

AsiaDnaInterview with Grace Ho Pui Wan ; Finalist in our Black & White 2019

When I started to pick up photography, I learnt to shoot many genres, from macro, landscape, night scape, long exposure, street photography… slowly I noticed capturing images related with human elements is very challenging yet fulfilling. 
RANDOM STORIES
A Story of Faith by Siddhartha Banerjee

AsiaB&WFeaturedStoryA Story of Faith by Siddhartha Banerjee

Faith makes a man move mountains. It is seldom reasons and mostly faith that makes a man cross barriers , struggle hard, sacrifice his well-being. The world has had a lot of stories of faith , stories where men did what reason would never allow them to do.
Nudes by Marcel Kolacek

B&WEuropeNudeNudes by Marcel Kolacek

Marcel's nudes can be distinguished in two styles - classical and, as he calls it - modern. This series shows his classic female nude. 
Chess Portraits by Francesco Ridolfi

ConceptEuropeChess Portraits by Francesco Ridolfi

Often, inside each one of us, opposing drives make themselves felt and alternate within as light illuminates and shadow darkens our minds. Black and White. Good plays Evil. Chess figures offer an opportunity to explore this dualism.
The Undying Inspiration by Santanu Dey

AsiaB&WStoryThe Undying Inspiration by Santanu Dey

Happiness: It is not measurable, profitable, nor tradable. Yet, above everything else in the world, it is what people seek. They want to have happiness, and lots of it. But happiness, like air or water, is a hard thing to grasp in one’s hand.
Solitude(s) by Antoine Buttafoghi

ConceptEuropeSolitude(s) by Antoine Buttafoghi

My work revolves around loneliness, even solitude, so many and varied. Loneliness is also the realm of photographers. For if love belongs to the poet, the novelist's fear, loneliness belongs entirely to the photographer.
Chatting with Jan Møller Hansen

DnaEuropeChatting with Jan Møller Hansen

I have always liked photographing. It came with my desire to travel and explore the world. When I came back from my first backpacking trip around Asia in 1985 my bag was full of exposed film rolls. I have always photographed when I travelled around.
Eddie Adams’ Saigon Execution: The two sides of a war, captured in one single image

DodhersEddie Adams’ Saigon Execution: The two sides of a war, captured in one single image

Saigon Execution ; We are facing one of the most shocking photographs of the last century; one of the most iconic and legendary representations of the cruelty of war conflicts.
Interview with Steve Geer; Published in our print edition #08

AmericaDnaInterview with Steve Geer; Published in our print edition #08

I think it has a distinctive design. I really like the cover. The full-page portraits of the featured photographers are unusual and, I think, effective. At the end of the day, what really counts is the content – the work that the magazine presents. In general, I find the content inspiring.
Yo no di a Luz by Nadia Shira Cohen

AmericaStoryYo no di a Luz by Nadia Shira Cohen

El Salvador's Abortion Ban in the age of Zika. The argument over when the human life begins is one of the most contentious in our world today. There are 66 countries that prohibit abortion under nearly all circumstances—though almost all of them exclude cases where the mother’s life is in danger.
FEATURED STORIES
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.
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.... 
Marine Species by Wesley Dombrecht

ConceptEuropeFeaturedMarine Species by Wesley Dombrecht

The idea for the series ‘Marine Species’ started with my fascination for the sea, water and everything that lives in it. In this series I want to give the viewer a different look at a variety off sea life, that has been portrayed in a very aesthetic way, minimalistic, where the focus is on the subject, with a playful link incorporated in it.
Jacqueline du Pré; Madonna litta by Peyman Naderi

AsiaConceptFeaturedJacqueline du Pré; Madonna litta by Peyman Naderi

The collection is a tribute to the famous cellist Jacqueline du Pré, a famous British musician who died at a young age. In this series, I have tried not to see the female face at first, so that the viewer's perception remains without judgment, and when she begins to see the rest of the photographic works, she realizes the feelings of this dominant musician.
Urban environments; Mea Shearim by Alexandra Buxbaum

AmericaCityFeaturedUrban environments; Mea Shearim by Alexandra Buxbaum

Alexandra Buxbaum’s work has focused on documenting the human experience of various people and cultures living in disparate urban environments around the world.
Tokyo; Suits of kabukicho by Rokas Jankus

CityEuropeFeaturedTokyo; Suits of kabukicho by Rokas Jankus

By dusk, the streets of this endless seeming city are being roamed by 'suits'. Its a known, yet overlooked phenomenon. Hungry for bowls of ramen, raw tuna, cold sake out of cans and women, they're being delivered by red taxis to amusement miles in Shinjuku,
Magical macro world by Georgi Georgiev

BioEuropeFeaturedMagical macro world by Georgi Georgiev

I love street and travel photography but my big passion is macro photography. I am spending all the time i have in nature, capturing the amazing macro world.
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