Dodho Magazine Issue #17

As a magazine made by photographers for photographers, we understand your work and your passion better than anyone else. Our magazine is a must for the best professionals of the industry.

As a magazine made by photographers for photographers, we understand your work and your passion better than anyone else. Our magazine is a must for the best professionals of the industry. You must be interested if you want to develop your professional portfolio in this sector.

Dodho magazine is a work of art printed on high-quality paper; each edition of our magazine is a real dare and a challenge for thousands of photographers who present their candidacies in each edition. Dodho Magazine is today a reference for photographers who demand adequate supports to present and promote their work.

We all know that popular saying of “the show must go on”; and in a year like this, where the world has still not been able to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges it has brought, this saying has become truer than ever. And it is for this very reason that Dodho Magazine continues to strive on a daily basis. Photography is not just an art, it is a medium and a channel for many things; and at a time when the way we live has been forced to change in such abrupt ways, photography has regained even more importance. What better way to remember the resilience of humanity than through photography?  After all, to carry on even when there is so much adversity is an act of utmost courage that deserves to be remembered.

All photographers have their own and unique contributions, all of them sources of inspiration for colleagues, enthusiasts and everyone who is passionate about this industry. In this edition, we have the honor of publishing the photographers’ works, Sara Victoria Sandberg, Jo Ann Chaus, Mohammed Arfan Asif, Markuu Lähdesmäki, Andreas Theologitis. Without a doubt, some of them, ambitious projects and with a marked personal stamp. As in each edition, we will present the six selected photographers by our professional and committed jury, to the best galleries, festivals and professionals in the photographic industry.

Photographers:

Sara Victoria Sandberg | Cover | Sara Victoria Sandberg is a photo composite artist based in Stockholm. Born in Korea she was adopted at a very young age by Swedish parents. Sara spent her childhood growing up in Germany and Sweden throughout the years. Her first encounter with photography happened during her gymnasium years as she was part of a student photography group. Back then photos were still developed in the dark room. Later in life Sara lived in the big cities of London and Paris. Although having worked in business and governmental environments throughout her life, Sara has always had a great love for the arts and has pursued the medium of watercolors for many years. Sara developed her skills in digital photo artistry through attending various courses in digital art and has developed a personal style in her work where she combines photography and digital painting with her artistic vision. She works with light and shadow to mold the scene she visualizes into a finished piece adopting a combination of photo-realism and painterly style. 

Jo Ann Chaus | Conversations with myself Jo Ann Chaus (b. 1954) is an American photographer from and based in the New York metro area  She holds two certificates from the International Center of Photography in New York City.  In 2016 Jo Ann self-published “Sweetie & Hansom”, a 60-image book with original text exploring family, relationships and loss.  Her current body of work, “Conversations with Myself”, is a collection of performative self-portraiture that explores women’s roles and identity, currently under edit for publishing.

Mohammed Arfan Asia | Dunescapes | Arfan is a hospital pharmacist by profession and a photoartist by passion. His photographic journey began in the mid – 80s in his native Bengaluru in India. Arfan’s photographic subjects are primarily landscapes and portraits with a preference for the monochrome medium. He has exhibited his photographs regularly in photography exhibitions and galleries all over the world in more than three decades of intensive photography and won many awards including the grand prix in Serbia, FIAP Blue pin badges for best author in salons, Trierenberg gold medal, photo of the year in Germany, Al Thani gold medal, among 850+ awards spread over 66 countries. Arfan has been awarded International photographic distinctions from various organizations with the first being the Associateship of The Royal Photographic Society in 1994 apart from, Fellowship of The Royal Photographic Society (FRPS), Master distinction of Photographic Society of America (MPSA), Excellence Platinum of Federation of International Photographic Art (EFIAP/p), Master distinction of Image Colleague Society International (MICS) and Master distinction of International Union of Photographers (MIUP). 

Markku Lähdesmäki | The Quarrymen | Born in Finland, Markku Lähdesmäki, developed an interest in photography at an early age of 8 when his uncle gave him a simple camera with black-and-white film in it. By 21 he had a studio in his then hometown of Tampere to shoot portraits, graduation and wedding pictures. Then a local advertising agency discovered him… especially one art director, Anne. And that’s how he met his wife. Soon after, Markku moved to London, upon which he garnered his first award: Honorary Mention/Warsaw Poster Biennale. A career as a commercial photographer became the reality that would eventually lead him to California with his wife and partner Anne and their two sons, who are both artists, Tomi, a graphic designer and Julian, a singer/song writer.

Andreas Theologitis | Bright Shadows | Andreas Theologitis is an architect – urban planner. He studied in Belgium in the 80’s where he had the opportunity to take part in projects that marked the urban texture of the city. In the early 90’s he returned to Greece where he still participates in architectural and urban projects. His involvement in photography dates from the age of the dark room. It was his father who gave him his first camera while he was at school and where he got to feel the light through the light meter of his Kodak Retina. At university he continued developing his own mainly architectural photographs. Intense geometric forms and dramatic framing marked his style. His photographs express in a powerful way the detail of color, texture, material, leaving the imagination of individual viewers free to create their own personal image.

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Underwater by Mike Potts

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A Space Odyssey-style evolution by Sonia Payes

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Turin; You Do Not See by Riccardo Surace

The project titled What You Do Not See, Unordinary tells the story of the City of Turin, my city, seen through the eyes of passersby. All photographs have been captured with a long exposure technique; in other words, I mixed then history of the city with my own history, my life experience. In fact, after five years spent fighting a disease, my artistic purpose is primarily that of representing the all too familiar feeling when, as a young man wandering through the city, one feels invisible, and yet still he is thoroughly involved in its daily frenzy.

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Fragments by Anne-Marie Giroux.

Fragments by Anne-Marie Giroux.

Fragments is a project within a project. Since 2020, I have been working on an installation project entitled Drifts Drifting Phase II which will be presented at Espace Produit Rien in Montréal in April 2023. The installation proposes a questioning of human and artistic drift, theme that I have been exploring since 2014. Adopting a critical and mocking approach on the relevance of the very essence of the art object, I also question the relevance of being an artist, and particularly, the relevance of being a woman artist.
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Exclusive interview with Henriëtte HJIMvanGasteren

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Til All Is Correct by Louise Fago-Ruskin

Til All Is Correct by Louise Fago-Ruskin

I like to think of my Great Uncle Moszek hovering  somewhere between floors 8 and 12 of Nalewki Street  9 in the Warsaw ghetto. It is a safe place, this imagined placement of his body. Down below the streets of the ghetto are not safe. A German soldier has been killed and revenge is about to be sought. Boots are  heard on the ground, moving ever closer to number 9.

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UFO: Un-identified by Annick Donkers

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Iceland ; Silence by Vassilis Triantis

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Meeting Sheila by Ashley Comer

Meeting Sheila by Ashley Comer

"I gave her life to give her life" are the words Sheila muttered to the nurse who so rudely asked why she was giving me up. After being raised by a loving family, I have immense gratitude for the life handed to me.
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Street photography by Joseph Atwere

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Nude by Martin Zurmühle

Nude by Martin Zurmühle

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Irish Travellers by Joseph-Philippe Bevillard

Since 2009, I have been documenting Irish Travellers using a b&w film medium format camera. But an unfortunate incident occurred when I realised I left my bag full of Hasselblad film cameras and lenses on the train from Venice to Rome in May 2018.
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People of the Earth: San tribe by Aga Szydlik

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