Coney island isn't only Wonder Wheel and burger shops. It is also and before New York's beach where all communities from Manhattan, the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens are merging during summers to escape the heat.
There is no logic in this project, everything is shot at the level of sensations. It was a very interesting experience. I decided to set myself a very interesting task - every day for a month to take one photo on an emotional state.
In his latest series for Monkeyphoto, Alessandro Ciccarelli presents “Erehwon, CaMg(CO3)2/CaCO3”, 26 black and white photographs published in the form of posterzine, or rather, prints on large format sheets (45x30cm).
Cyrille Druart was born in 1980 in Paris. His interest in Art leads to experimenting various fields from an early age. In parallel with Design studies at ESAG-Penninghen in Paris, he learns photography by himself and begins travelling in order to make images. Regularly browsing large cities wandering ran- domly, he uses almost exclusively black and white as means of representation. The goal is not only to freeze time, but to take off fragments of...
I have been involved in this project over the past three years after deciding to devote my creative self to the pursuit of my life in pictures, so to speak, as that is how I view my work, in the most simple terms.
The Waiting for the Tide to Turn series farcically explores the emotions of a disenfranchised people. The images allude to a spectrum of thoughts, feelings and actions ranging from apathy and subservience to enlightenment and rebellion.
A project dedicated to the relationship between man and nature, but also to the warmth and life hidden inside the stone, far from being cold and always a carrier of energy. A reciprocal exchange in which man occupies the forms and fills the spaces that nature has left for him, and not vice versa.
Someone’s Rubbish is a documentary study with photographs taken daily since 2014. It feels like an archaeology project, a study of human activity and an analysis of material culture, the things we buy and consume, a field study of a city.
Mine is a slightly different approach to street photography. Although most of my personal work is about people in public spaces, my images always have a theme, rather than just me waiting for the perfect light or someone walking into a scene.
His artworks are a comprehensive series of styles based on pop art photography with a clear concept. He focuses on staged photography - mainly still lifes, self-portraits and photographs telling a story.
I`m nudity and landscapes photographer from Russia. I reside in the city of Chelyabinsk, southern Ural. I studied radio engineering at the South-Ural State University. From 1985 to 1987 I served in the Soviet army, near Vladivostok on the Pacific coast by the Chinese border.
The pre-production phase of my project is where all the planning takes place before the camera rolls. Whether its measured in minutes, hours or days, my planning phase sets the overall vision of my project.
In fact I visit a lot of abandoned places in different sectors: industrial, health, religious, education, entertainment and of course private homes. With "Home" I go closer to the secrets of people. This unique feeling of being passed on the other side of the mirror as an invisible traveler in time.
In this photographic series it’s intend to show the subtle interaction of only two elements of nature, feathers and drops of water. It is the inherent ability of birds to repel water that keeps them dry, their feathers are naturally impermeable.
“More and more, abstract aerial desert photography is becoming my lifetime project”, says the Liechtenstein-based photographer Roland Blum. His ongoing work “Poetry of Silence” was created in the Namib Desert. The Namib Desert is often referred to as the world’s oldest desert
The world is my base and my curiosity my compass. Moments are the fundamental target of my camera. During my journey around the world, I have had lots of different moments but this one was particularly memorable.
It’s been almost four years now since my artistic and humanistic interests, somehow always combined in me, have turned towards urban life, societies, communities, cityscapes, public sphere transformations and a thorough research of the needs that we develop while living together in a postmodern, universally connected but unevenly growing world with a heavy historical and political past.
Botswana enjoys a growing number of heavy metal aficionados. Albeit small, the enthusiasm is no less. Actually, probably because the heavy metal community is so small across Africa, the dedication seems all the time more intense.
If I had to define in a single word what I am looking for, what I intend or, what I try to transmit with my images, that word would be "provoke". With that intention, I make them, each of my photos has a reason.
In Mongolia to the discovery of the last reindeer Dukha men and shamanic rituals. Mongolia is most impressive landscape with a strong spirituality. We start from the tales of the conquests by Genghis Khan and his valiant warriors and then we move on to the beauty that only nature can constantly give.
Every month my father gave me one Kodak Tri-X 400 film with which to work. As I only had 36 exposures for the whole month I learned from the beginning to think really hard about the pictures I wanted to take. This has influenced my work up to the present day.
Shame was born one late afternoon in January, 2,maybe 3 years ago, in a room of a hotel in Budapest.For a long time it didn’t have any shape,even if its presence was there... Looking back at that time, i don’t see a title or existence, as if i fell into a trap,and got out again...
We encountered these hay bales which had been on fire in a field and she started to speculate who could have set them alight. On the other hand, she also pointed out the theory that the hot weather may have been the cause.
July 1969 - Lena and Denisa were enthusiastic and glued to the black and white TV watching the live broadcast of the Apollo 11 moonlanding... I don’t think there is a memory more burned into my brain than that of Apollo 11
In the middle of the rainforest on the island of Siberut, in the Mentawai archipelago, is one of the oldest and best preserved indigenous cultures in the world, discovered only around 1930, called Mentawai.
In this edition, we have the honour of publishing the photographers' works, Alain Schroeder, Francis Meslet, Gillian Hyland, Garth Lenz and Steve Geer, Without a doubt, some of them, ambitious projects and with a marked personal stamp.
Stefania Piccioni, who is used to this expressive technique, is introducing here a series of works, still lives, that recently has made. Still life is a genre of painting that represents inanimate objects or that “live” (like vegetables).
I seek to display atmospheres and fleeting feelings, as suspected in the air of big cities. These special atmospheres we are unable to shake off, which form the soul of a city by intermingling with its architecture and climate - a true celebration of the diversity of urban life.
The year of 2012 - a wave of fires swept through Ulyanovka, a small village in Leningrad oblast, Russia. The peak was in the first two years. According to official data in the period from 2012 to 2013, there occurred 90 fires, 32 of which were caused by arson.
“Truth is always stranger than fiction.” Looking and seeing, conjures intimacies in my glance narrowing the space between my consciousness and subconscious; attracting awareness without logical obstructions.
The antique sculpture, Rodin's statues, paintings are not exclusions. I thought it would make sense to paste stickers right away to keep purity of the photo and to obey the rules. That way it will offend nobody.
It is not accidental that the attempt of my national self-identification is behind it. At some moment, having broken out through the “iron curtain” in the early 1990s, traveling over the world, I felt myself to be a “man of the world”
Since 1848, the Swiss people have voted 628 times, and only at the national level. The topics covered are as varied as they are complex, ranging from business hours to foreign, economic, health or security policy issues, the public speaks out 3 to 4 times a year.
These are 18 images of an unidentifiable landscape of houses, housing projects, logistic centers, container terminals, expressways and a bit of beach. It’s a landscape of quick money and profitability.
The derivative measures the sensitivity to change of the output with respect to a change in the input. I photographed Moscow in 2015 and 3 years later, as I was looking the photos on my screen, I re-shot them.
he basis for this was laid by the work on "Duality". The basis of this work describes the power and the great potential to find happiness. It enables the recognition of emotions of the physical and mental body.
In "My Flesh's Nature", there is an explicitly claimed artistic and romantic approach, for which "beauty comes first" and which leads her to defend a photograph as an Art in its own right, and a tireless commitment to the protection of nature.
In 2015, I moved to Iceland for about six months. Student in the Academy of the Arts of Reykjavik, I discovered the Icelandic everyday life. Far from tourist dreams, living from day to day a « behind the scene » of a small country, living in the heart of mass tourism.
“Cornucopia” (horn of plenty), is a personal artistic research on the Lassithi plateau’s elusive identity. Lassithi plateau, situated at 840m ASL on the island of Crete, is a natural fortress with a particularly fertile land, surrounded by mountains.
This unique series merges 160 years of history within one single image. Like normal “before/after” projects, the goal is to start from historical views of Geneva, Switzerland, retrieve the exact original point and take the actual picture.
I was very happy when Julia, one of the three sisters, contacted me, with idea to memorize her and her sisters in the traditional Slovak dresses which not while ago my grand grand mum was wearing like her every day dress. There are also some villages you can still find women wearing those dresses calling “kroj”
Relationship with her mother is a cornerstone of a woman’s life, as at some point in live she becomes a mother herself. Even grown up women are often guided by their mothers’ opinions, feel the need of their approval and support.
Silent screams of OBLIVION They all went there very early each morning and we only saw them coming back late each night. The factory, this space and time where every day legions of fathers, brothers, neighbours, friends disappeared...
Goth’s undying legacy has been around since the late 1970’s and it’s extreme dark aesthetic continues to permeate mainstream culture today. It’s ability to reinvent itself and evolve has made it one of the most enduring of London subcultural tribes, with the new generation incorporating high-fashion and runway looks into their club wear.
The In Dreams series plays with filmic and musical references adding layers of intangible meaning to the scene. The artificially lit room represents 21st century ideals and failures of the western society.
Face to FAITH Decades went by before I felt the need to enter a church again. Not that I have any bad memories of them, in fact my memories were pretty good and could be summed up in interminable laughter between friends during the Sunday mass under the red nose of the priest who had placed us there to keep an equally red eye on us.