In the area of Bhavnagar (region of Gujarat - India) I could go inside some factories where big iron plates (which arrived from the demolition of boats) were cut, melt and transformed in rods. Those rods are then used in reinforced concrete.
Is a project that was created with the intent to represent the feminine form in its entirety and complexity, a task which is so difficult to attain; the women from different historical periods have played a leading role, for better or for worse, and that role is reserved for them conquered or coveted.
Lisa Powers created a ‘photographic history’ of Empress WanRong after she learned of her short, tragic life. She wanted, through this re-creation, to give WanRong the recognition she never received in life. The last Empress of China was the beautiful and Western educated WanRong who was selected (against her will) to marry Emperor PuYi when she was just 16. PuYi selected his bride from photographs of eligible young girls. The photographs that were presented to...
Half of the century ago a sea disappeared from the face of the Earth. Cotton plants drunk the sea up. Old sailors still remember how they used to provide fish for the entire Soviet Union and how weddings have taken place on the ships.
When I am afraid or feel that I am on edge, I leave for the world of fantasy. Closing my eyes, I seem to go out of my body and move as far away from myself as possible, to the place where I feel no pain or fear.
This photo-narrative street photography series aims to piece together the puzzle of the Moldavian identity and culture. From its Soviet Union symbols and history, to its flirty adaptation to the western civilisation, there is an unsolved enigma about this country.
The photography of the 21st century is still able to surprise us. The mass of images that land on our screens every day is so enormous that twenty-four hours would probably not be enough to count them.
I am a very visual person; I have always been. I believe the human form and especially the female form is most fascinating and worth exploring in photography. However, I don`t like to be conventional and I believe that rendering it in a traditional manner in a photo is unsatisfying.
Lavapiés is a neighborhood in Madrid and it is not just any neighborhood. Its history tells us about a place of working-class tradition, which was previously a place of reception for immigrant labor from the rest of Spain,
This portfolio is an experiment to try and see everyday ordinary items with a fresh eye. It focuses on the most familiar items around the house: food. Apples, mushrooms, broccoli, almonds, pepper, pistachio and walnuts are the models. Sometimes the characteristics of these small, mundane and unexciting objects of everyday life are overlooked or neglected. It was their undervalued and overlooked visual attributes that attracted me. My goal was to create images that look as...
From my window Is not easy. When you are used to travelling, going out with your friends, exercising, bathing on the beach, having a drink on a terrace, etc., that is, when you are used to living...change that is not easy so thanks for stay home!
Walking through one of the camps I saw a kind of shack in which there were many people queuing. I approached them and noticed that they were waiting to dispatch what they had been granted in another shack. They had a sort of voucher and were waiting their turn to collect materials; mainly, canvas covers to build or repair their homes.
Last November Venice experienced the second highest tide in recorded history. Looking at the top 10 tides, we see that five have occurred in the past 20 years and the frequency of exceptional tidal flooding above 110 cm have ramped up dramatically through the years.
A place. Insignificant, work of the hand of man. Where are we? In a nondescript urban space: a commercial, industrial area, offices? It doesn’t matter. It is a world without a soul, where it’s neither good to live nor work.
This series documents the incongruous behavior between man and the environment in Sumatra. On the one hand, humans destroy virgin forests wounding and killing animals, while on the other, they do everything possible to save them.
The universe is filled with living and dead matter. Both matters interpenetrate each other. Everything around us is energy. Words, thoughts, feelings cause vibrations, release energy. A way to communicate.
The North of Russia abounds with history, folklore and mythology. Seclusion of these lands from the central regions had a substancial impact on how people save and cherish their artistic and folk heritage from the old days.
For me creating still life compositions is a form of self-exploration. The creating process is an intriguing and almost devotional journey through my mind. Through predilections in aesthetic decisions such as subject matter, color and composition the work reflects who I am, where I come from and what I have experienced.
What would we do if our only home, the only place that we can live in, would be invaded with unknown materials that we have neither the instinctive knowledge nor genetic information passed by prior generations for avoiding it or use any already build defence mechanism?
Refugees and immigrants arriving to Europe are sidelined from day one, forced to survive on the edges of the First World, facing razor wires and hostile attitudes. Contemporary nomads with no sense of arrival, their fate echoes the age-old story of constant movement in today's liquid global society.
Moving Ghosts is an ongoing project that I started at the beginning of 2019 where I am collaborating with people to create portraits of them in locations important to them while wearing their favorite outfit.
The icy winds of change cut through me as I find myself in shoes that pinch my toes. The rye-grass skin of the earth offered a soft comfort. My frozen skin prays for the sun to peek through the gloomy clouds to kiss the land with warmth. However, the winds never give the chance.
Still Alive, through a photographic path reporting a social degradation, retraces the everyday hard life of Payatas and Tondo inhabitants, two districts belonging to the metropolitan area of Manila, Philippines.
Despite fast growing economy, 39,1% of population in Rwanda lives below poverty line. Over 80% of Rwandans lives in rural areas. As most of them can not afford health insurance, access to health care is limited.
The "Corsa dei Ceri" (Ceri Race) is one of the oldest Italian rite celebration. It is a solemn act inspired by the devotion of the Eugubines to their Bishop Ubaldo Baldassini, since May 1160, the year of his death.
In Senegal, 95% of People Living with Albinism die before the age of 30 because of skin cancer. A vast majority of these people are illiterate and forced into begging because of the discrimination and persecution they suffer from.
Day in day out my eyes and my mind are on the look out. The street is my stage. The challenge is to put the props into order. In a few secs I figure out the script and the casting. Now and then it takes much more time but, never mind, I stop only when fully satisfied.
I discovered one of the smallest and most intriguing countries in Southern Africa, Eswatini, as part of a 10-day tour of South Africa in early 2018. Landlocked between South Africa and Mozambique, the tiny nation still bore its colonial era name of Kingdom of Swaziland when I visited it
Polo is the sport of kings. Here in the Coachella valley, California -it belongs to everyone, to the Eldorado and Empire clubs, to young and old, to women and men, to the green grass and vast sky. And to a photographer’s curiosity.
I grew up in a town near a big city. No matter its name, all locations around the capital are roughly equal. Before being large urban centers which are now were small towns to which, in the sixties, many people went from all over the country with the idea of working in the capital.
The Ijen volcano complex is a group of composite volcanoes in the East Java, Indonesia; in the crater of this active volcano there is a famous sulfur mine and here, for about 40 years, about 400 miners are lowered into toxic fumes and extract the element from the sheets of the volcanic walls.
Reinterpreting Brexit is a series that shows the emotional side of the British’s split from the European Union. Being in contact with British people living in Spain and also Spanish living in the UK stimulate my views about the issue.
If you have visited any of the public gardens of Paris, you have seen the chairs scattered about the jardins. Green-painted and moveable, some have arms, others recline slightly to better arrange oneself to catch the fleeting rays of the Parisian winter sun.
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.
Surfing is a practice that goes beyond slipping skillfully on wave crests. Those who dedicate themselves completely to this sport know that there is a ritual around surfing: studying the weather forecast, getting up early and observing the waves with eyes still half closed by sleep
Time and tide keep on pushing and pulling Pushing and pulling on you and me Sometimes our flood runs high, Sometimes we're both left bone dry Dreaming of the big blue sea! Time and tide wait for no one Time and tide wait for no one Time and tide keep on pushing and pulling.
In 1850-60s Britain brought Indian Tamils to Sri-Lanka as slaves. They had no citizenship till 1990s and some of them only got it in 2003. Owners of the plantation have been changing since then but the life of workers stayed the same.
Why not adapting towards the latest revolutionary invention in photography? It´s a place where dreams go to live and die. Why not explore it further and make the most of it even in still life photography?
I found film again some two years ago when I accidentally bought a Rolleicord camera. It simply looked awesome on a store shelf. I was immediately captivated by the camera itself, but I also soon found out that I can actually get the results I want with film.