Surreal photography; Dream scraps by Tamás Ambrits

Tamás Ambrits is a member of Associaton of Hungarian Photographers. He lives and works in the westernmost town of Hungary, called Sopron.

“Instead of words that have their own meanings we have elements of picture that have their own meanings and in these picture sentencise they are constanly creating some newer and newer ideas in their contexts. Elements of pictures are words, the whole picture is a sentence and the exhibition itself is a complex text of pictures hang on the walls. It is a poem.”

Tamás Ambrits is a member of Associaton of Hungarian Photographers. He lives and works in the westernmost town of Hungary, called Sopron. He has been interested in photography since he was a little boy. He learnt to use camera from his father, who was an active member of community of local photographers. Unfortunately, he could not be a witness of his son’s success. After his father’s death he went on with his amateur studies and he was trying to find his own style. After the year 2000 he could find his real creative self after digital technology had given him the freedom that made him possible to turn pictures existing in his mind into reality.

Tamás Ambrits

4

His ars poetica is that opportunities given by digital technology have to be exploited. As in music an electric guitar compared to a guitar, a synthethiser compared to an elecrtric guitar opened up newer and newer possibilities for musicians, digital photography offers us the same possibility compared to analog photography. In the process of creating a artistic picture, he considers idea – plan – camera – computer with Photoshop application equally important elements of his creative work.

He creates long exposure black and white photos, portraits, but his favourite series is “Dream scraps”. The photos of this surreal series are created in a sequence of idea – planing (drawing) – taking photos of elements of pictures – digital afterwork. The artist tends to depict his own inside world in minmalist and symbolic style. Even if in his picures we can not see complete human bodies but only bodyparts or no human picture elements at all, his pictures tell us stories about people. Each of his photos tells us a different short story or a tale. He is happy with any feedback on his photos as visitors of his exhibitions often tell him their own tales, stories inspired by the photos.

How has he found this title for his series? According to a legend there was a poet who used to wake up in the middle of the night and he had great ideas but he went back to sleep and all these great ideas were gone by the time he woke up in the morning. Not to forget the ideas he put a notebook next to his bed and he jotted down the ideas. He called these notes „Dream scraps”.

The artist has won several national and international awards. [Official Website]

3

22 Tamás Ambrits 21 9 Tamás Ambrits 8 34 Tamás Ambrits 33 32 31 25 23 20 18 16 Kísértés 14 12 11 7 6 5 2

1

4 comments

  • janssens serge

    Dec 13, 2014 at 17:36

    J’aime beaucoup ,une technique parfaite ,accompagner de bon goût . Donne de très bonnes photographies

  • dale_wright

    Sep 15, 2015 at 21:22

    Your info was quite intrigued by your pictures. Could I please get more info or do you have a site I can join with. Thank you for your time.

  • serge janssens

    Nov 12, 2016 at 00:11

    Je confirme et accentue mon commentaire précédent …

  • serge janssens

    Feb 18, 2018 at 23:22

    Un René Magritte réincarner …

Comments are closed.

More Stories

Boxing; Muay Thai kids by Alain Schroeder

Boxing; Muay Thai kids by Alain Schroeder

Muay Thai kids project was selected and published in our print edition 19. Far from Thailand’s iconic tourist destinations, Isaan, the kingdom’s largest region, reaches north and east to the borders of Laos and Cambodia.
Spirit of India by Jacque Rupp

Spirit of India by Jacque Rupp

India has always held a special place in my heart. My first visit was during an extremely difficult period in my life, as my husband had just been diagnosed with a terminal illness. 
Nude Portraits by Martin Zurmühle

Nude Portraits by Martin Zurmühle

My specialty in nude photography is landscape nudes in beautiful locations. In the last year, however, I have also frequently created nude portraits with my models in my photo studio.

Call For Entries

We are looking for 6 fantastic photographers
who want to give an incredible impulse to their career.

We are going to put your photographs in front of the eyes of the directors
of the best galleries, festivals and agencies around the world.
Are you coming with us?

DEADLINE | TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2022

PHOTO BY © JULIA FULLERTON-BATTEN
A virtual summer by Thomas H.P. Jerusalem

A virtual summer by Thomas H.P. Jerusalem

A Virtual Summer project was selected and published in our print edition 19. A story about a girl being stuck at home pretending to be on the beach.
Death is a teacher by Srideep Banerjee

Death is a teacher by Srideep Banerjee

It was around 1'O clock when grief crept in with the chilly winds of the Ganges caressing my face. Witnessing death of a near relative isn't always easy to handle.
Salt Making by Ly Hoang Long

Salt Making by Ly Hoang Long

This type of salt production was a low-cost technology that was known and used in shallow coastal regions throughout Southeast Asia.

Featured Stories

Beyond ordinary by Goran Jovic

Beyond ordinary by Goran Jovic

Goran started to regard photography as a potential professional pursuit back in 2009, initially through wedding and special events photography, as well as portraiture for artistic portfolios. Even so, he still found himself gravitating toward documentary photography, which he finds to be his main aspiration and ambition.
The lost paradise by Raquel Chicheri

The lost paradise by Raquel Chicheri

I can see the lights coming on in my house and can already imagine myself standing at the bathroom mirror to inspect the dried sweat lines on my neck, the darkened shade of soiled brown on my arms and hands.
Albinism by Georgina Goodwin

Albinism by Georgina Goodwin

Georgina Goodwin / These images are of people with Albinism taken on assignment for CNN during the world's first Mr and Ms Albinism Pageant held in October 2016 in Nairobi, Kenya.
Warehouse by Szymon Barylski

Warehouse by Szymon Barylski

Serbia, Belgrade near the main train station where around 1,000 people are seeking shelter. Mainly Pakistanis and Afghans live in a derelict warehouse. The warehouse occupied by men and minors, they’re living in extreme conditions
Olympe Tits : Visual Artist

Olympe Tits : Visual Artist

Olympe Tits is a self-taught photographer. Born in Marseille, 3rd April 1992, she has now settled in Antwerp, Belgium. She combines this with a life as a contemporary dancer, teaching at the Royal Ballet school of Antwerp and choreographing for dance-theatre pieces.
Ramnami Community by Sanghamitra Sarkar

Ramnami Community by Sanghamitra Sarkar

Low-caste Hindus in the eastern state of Chhattisgarh first began tattooing their bodies and faces more than 100 years ago as an act of devotion and defiance after being denied entry to temples and forced to use separate wells.
https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/Mono-banner.jpg

We invite you to participate in the first edition of the Monochromatic Awards. We are eager to see photograhs with new focus points and innovative approaches

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/BAnImage.jpg

ImageRights provides intelligent image search and copyright enforcement services to photo agencies and professional photographers worldwide.

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/banner.jpg

The book where words and images meet to never leave each other, The book contains 20 evocative paintings; each of them is a double page. 56 printed pages | 235x165mm

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/03/call21.jpg

Call For Entries #21 | After 20 editions and more than 100 published photographers, our print edition has proven to be a simply effective promotional channel.

Artistic nude; Water & Photography by Christophe Vermare

Artistic nude; Water & Photography by Christophe Vermare

Water & Photography. This exhibit is about having those two dear friends close to me. Water and time, roots of my genes. Water contributes to my fulfillment. Being pleasant, useful, essential, my senses delight in it.
Looking Out from Within by Julia Fullerton-Batten

Looking Out from Within by Julia Fullerton-Batten

During the days prior to the pandemic I was ultra-busy planning a photographic shoot with a large team of people, assistants, stylists, hair and make-up team, prop stylists, set designers etc.
Erik Johansson ; An Amazing World

Erik Johansson ; An Amazing World

Erik Johansson is a photographer and retoucher from Sweden based in Prague, Czech Republic and Sweden. He is working on both personal and commissioned projects with clients all around the world. Erik Johansson doesn't capture moments, he captures ideas.
Riccardo La Valle ; Inusual and alienating

Riccardo La Valle ; Inusual and alienating

Riccardo La Valle is a photographer based in Milan, he was born in Latina in 1987, he came in touch with photography at the age of 21 years. Riccardo La Valle creates images that are ripe with juxtapositions: delicate yet bold, sensual yet strong.
Tokyo by Manol Valtchanov

Tokyo by Manol Valtchanov

Tokyo had always been a special place to me from my first visit. Since then, each of my travels there has meant a sort of break dedicated to an emotional research and sometimes even more to an inspirational flat-out.
Fake by Matilde Pernille

Fake by Matilde Pernille

The next ten years I photographed myself and my friends growing into adults. When I turned 16 I got my first DSLR and started taking more professional portraits too. This led the way to more abstract photography, but I never stopped documenting my life.

Monochromatic Awards

We invite you to participate in the first edition
of the monochromatic awards. We are looking
for the best monochrome picture for this year, 2022.

The contest is open to any interpretation of monochromatic photography,
black and white, grayscale, sepia or any type of tone.

DEADLINE | THURSDAY, JUNE 30, 2022

PHOTO BY © SVETLIN YOSIFOV

Trending Stories

Documentary Photography; Minerva Bar by Odeta Catana

Documentary Photography; Minerva Bar by Odeta Catana

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.
Thomas Alleman : The Gilded Giant – Photographs of New York City

Thomas Alleman : The Gilded Giant – Photographs of New York City

Thomas Alleman was born and raised in Detroit, where his father was a traveling salesman and his mother was a ceramic artist. He graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in English Literature.
Wallflowers by Joachim Michael Feigl

Wallflowers by Joachim Michael Feigl

Nature in urban space often plays a shadowy existence, is fragmented, dreary and secondary. Only rarely or not at all invited to dance.
Sulphur Mining in Dangerously Beautiful Ijen Volcano By Gembong Nusantara

Sulphur Mining in Dangerously Beautiful Ijen Volcano By Gembong Nusantara

Enjoying a cup of well-roasted coffee in the morning once adding two spoons of finest crystal white sugar while in a workplace seems like a routine in most countries in the world. In the sugar refining process, factories use sulphur dioxide.
The Streets in color by David Goldstein

The Streets in color by David Goldstein

David Goldstein is a franco-israeli photographer. His photographic practice stands between street photography, documentary and fine art. His work is largely concerned with identity among cities and urban landscapes.
Life center by Josep Echaburu

Life center by Josep Echaburu

It’s very posible that the geriatic center will be the last home for a human being, his last refuge. Most of the photographic reports already done about geriatic centers are focused on this aspect or are trying to show abuse cases or negligences towards the elders.
On the shore of Caspian sea; Kaspiysk by Kamila Nicholls

On the shore of Caspian sea; Kaspiysk by Kamila Nicholls

Kaspiysk is a small town on the shore of Caspian sea in Dagestan, in the south of Russia. It was built in the 30s for the workers of a military plant that produced naval armament.
Fábula y drama de la soledad by Alessandra Favetto

Fábula y drama de la soledad by Alessandra Favetto

Exploring the facets of solitude and loneliness in a self portrait project. This series was first exhibited in April 2016 in Sevilla, Spain, Weber-Lutgen Gallery.
Ortega’s Nicaragua by Emanuele Giovagnoli

Ortega’s Nicaragua by Emanuele Giovagnoli

January 2017 marked the beginning of the 3rd consecutive term as President of Nicaragua of Daniel Ortega, a former Sandinista rebel fighter who took part in the Sandinista Revolution in 1979

Other Stories

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.
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.
Get in Touch
How can we help? Got an idea or something you'd like share? Please use the adjacent form, or contact hello@dodho.com
Thank You. We will contact you as soon as possible.