EuropeStoryLuna Park by Heinz Innerhofer

Merry-go-rounds have been existing for nearly 400 years now - whether on the Oktoberfest, the Cannstatter Wasen or on Stegener Markt, a market nearby Bruneck, a small town in South Tyrol, close to the Austrian border.

Merry-go-rounds have been existing for nearly 400 years now – whether on the Oktoberfest, the Cannstatter Wasen or on Stegener Markt, a market nearby Bruneck, a small town in South Tyrol, close to the Austrian border.

Maybe also because to me it is repeatedly a kind of opportunity to prolong my youth. Every adult used to be a kid once. Fairground rides take me back to these good old days. And all of a sudden, I’m 15 or 16 years old again.However, longing for carrousels and whatever they stand for is a most present thing. Movies, books and paintings, postcards and posters that are repeatedly re-published as nostalgic replications tell of its most special allure.

Whoever wishes to experience the feeling of blissful spinning around, gyrating and the rest of the world disappearing outside Luna Park, just has to read out Rilke‘s famous poem from 1906 aloud. The carrousel is also known in the interpretation of dreams. It symbolizes memories of childhood and youth and expresses our longing for jollity, zest for life and easiness. To Margit Ramus, it stands for even much more: “Just like life itself, the merry-go-round goes in circles. Isn’t it nice if you find your track in life and follow it until things merge and you have happily achieved your goals”.

The story behind the fair

Tyrol’s most renowned annual fair goes back a long, long way. Despite its importance to the once very rural area, nobody really knows where it originated or how long it has been dating back.

Many people believe that Stegen Fair emerged out of local gatherings where court meetings were held and trade took place. One such court meeting day is verified to have taken place in “public placito” in the year 861 in St. Georgen an der Ahr. A little further downstream, toward the south, lies an open plain called “Alting”, which translates to “court meeting”. This is where the so called “Altingstein” (rock of Alting) is said to have been found, and where Stegen Fair most likely has its origin.

A long-standing rival to Stegen Fair once was Lorenzi Fair in Bruneck. Bruneck was declared a city in 1256 – and because a city needs a market, Lorenzi Fair was introduced. It took place during midsummer, which was a rather unfortunate date for such a rural area; and thus, Stegen Fair soon managed to outrank Lorenzi Fair.

Toward the end of harvest and alpine pasture time, in late autumn, there was more than enough demand for a market that would stretch across several days. The festival of apostles Simon and Judas on October 28th also serves as market day in other towns, such as Klausen. Stegen market was an important economic event, especially in the meat supplies sector. Puster Valley was leader in cattle sales for a long time. The opening of the railway line through Puster Valley (1871) also had a positive effect on the market.

The so-called “Stegena Morscht” (dialect for “Stegen Market”) was – and still is today, in its altered form – a significant tradition. Because it took place across three days, it later became a folk festival. Ever since the 26th of October was declared a national holiday, this date also marks the beginning of the market; and because it is so highly frequented, we speak of it as “Austria day”. The cattle market takes place on the second day, and the third is reserved for the so-called holiday, or people’s, market.

About Heinz Innerhofer

lives as a freelance photographer in St. Lorenzen, South Tyrol, Italy. Studied at ZeLIG, School for Documentary Film, Television and New Media in Bolzano, camera assistant for various documentary films for ORF, ZDF, SRF and RAI. Training as a bookbinder was followed by a few years as a photographic assistant in Munich. From 2001, freelance photographer and graphic designer. I completed a 5-semester course in artistic and representative photography at the Austrian “Prager Fotoschule”, with distinction.​

Many exhibition projects at home and abroad incl. Ars Electronica Center Linz, Galerie Zebra Vienna, diz-muc Munich, Werft.Raum.Atelier Oberrieden/Zurich, Galleria Gallerati Roma, Galleria made4art Milano and Galerie Prisma Bolzano, sometimes in combination with contemporary music with e.g. Christina Auer and Eduard Demetz. Publications in various international photo magazines and prize winner of e.g. the Gold Medal at the International Trierenberg Super Circuit, the Silver Medal at the TIFA Tokio Photo Awards, 3rd prize at the off-festival vienna, Honorable Mention at the IPA International Photography Awards Los Angeles, Honorable Mention at the MIFA Moscow, International Photography Awards and Finalist at the International Photography Awards di Siena.

Invitations followed to international photo festivals such as Milano PhotoFestival, international photo festival Lishui China, Orvieto FIOF Festival Internazionale della Fotografia, off-festival vienna and R-evolution Summer Festival Barletta. [Official Website]

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer

Luna Park | Heinz Innerhofer



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/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/2021/02/view.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
Street Photography Versilia by Salvatore Matarazzo

CityEuropeStreet Photography Versilia by Salvatore Matarazzo

I have ironic and grotesque visions, my photography approach is hard with flash. The my obsession is the masks of vanity that people put on the face for hide the their intimacy, is with the flash I interpret this mask with one game of light and shadow.
Passages by Mikael Ackelman

B&WConceptEuropePassages by Mikael Ackelman

These images are from Mikaels project ”Passages” which still is to be finished. This project is scheduled for exhibitions during 2018 and in the planning is also a book. ”Passages” deals with the moments of change in our life and in nature.
The Other Side by Jorge Pérez Higuera

ConceptEuropeThe Other Side by Jorge Pérez Higuera

The study of History has been presented as a model based on the narration of facts focused on dates. The Nouvelle Histoire emerged opposing this old model by accepting the challenge of focusing on ordinary individuals and putting a name and a face to those characters who had been cast into oblivion.
Shanthi Jeuland Founder and Managing director of COCO PR Communications Agency

AsiaDnaShanthi Jeuland Founder and Managing director of COCO PR Communications Agency

COCO PR & Communications is a boutique PR agency that specializes in providing unique communication solutions for PR campaigns for both established and emer- ging companies
https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/insta.jpg
Pacific County Fair by Star Rush

AmericaB&WCityPacific County Fair by Star Rush

The annual Pacific County Fair takes place in Menlo, WA., and is one of the oldest fairs in Washington, having started in 1896. The county is about 3 hours southwest of Seattle in Pacific County, which is situated along the Willapa Bay and is named for the nearby Pacific Ocean.
Alfred Stieglitz: The man who made photography an artistic gesture

DodhersAlfred Stieglitz: The man who made photography an artistic gesture

“Behind All of Us Stands Stieglitz”. He is one of the key personalities in the history of photography. Photographer, publisher, theorist and critic, Alfred Stieglitz was one of the main proponents of the dissemination of the new avant-garde currents and the recognition of photography as art. 
RANDOM STORIES
Alfred Stieglitz or the photographer who turned photography into art.

DodhersAlfred Stieglitz or the photographer who turned photography into art.

Alfred Stieglitz was a revolutionary who, at some point, got the society of his time to change the perception of photography to make it what it is today. Alfred Stieglitz was born on January 1, 1864, in Hoboken, New Jersey State.
Zurumbático by Luis Cobelo

AmericaStoryZurumbático by Luis Cobelo

Someone who acts in a foolish way. A ninny, bewildered, slow, somber, melancholic, enigmatic, half-drunk, half-mad, and with bad temper. A trance-like sensation.
Haridwar – Sacred City by Arup Biswas

AsiaStoryHaridwar – Sacred City by Arup Biswas

Haridwar city is an ancient and it is one of the most sacred city  In India or a beautiful tourist place where blends spiritual causes and natural reasons which make it most popular among the all communities of people of the globe.
Wallflowers by Joachim Michael Feigl

ConceptEuropeWallflowers 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.
Japanese Vending Machines by Douglas Edward Caplan

AmericaStoryJapanese Vending Machines by Douglas Edward Caplan

This project explores the colorful world of Japanese vending machines. Japan has 5.52 million vending machines spread across the country.
Water’s Pathways by Giorgio Di Maio

ConceptEuropeWater’s Pathways by Giorgio Di Maio

The first way of communication among men began with signs. Gesticulation from a man to another one, doing the first sounds issued by the mouth trying t o express using face. 
Running from the Sun by Parker Reinecker

AmericaStoryRunning from the Sun by Parker Reinecker

There is a place that seems so far from here. A place where the sand, the dirt, the rock and the sky live in harmony. Where the sun beats down on the man formed brick and the asphalt of the journey to the West. It washes away the dark of the night before and leaves the walls and the road worn like an old, well worked, pair of blue jeans.
Female nudes photography; Yuri Benitez

NudeFemale nudes photography; Yuri Benitez

I discovered photography when I was thirteen or fourteen years old, when I choose an artistic grade in high school.
Mariel Miranda : City Life

AmericaCityMariel Miranda : City Life

The city is fleeting, and the faces of people so ghostly and lovely. There's a linear blur to be followed throughout the subway carts and streets.
FEATURED STORIES
Haenyeo; Grandma divers by Alain Schroeder

B&WEuropeFeaturedShotHaenyeo; Grandma divers by Alain Schroeder

South Korea, Jeju island, known for its characteristic basalt volcanic rock, sits off South Korea. It is the home of the renowned Haenyeo or women of the sea who free dive off the black shores of Jeju harvesting delicacies from the sea.
China; The great wall by Chiara Felmini

EuropeFeaturedStoryChina; The great wall by Chiara Felmini

China is almost a continent and as such can offer extremes and opposites at the same time; the ancient and very distant culture can still be observed in remote villages, increasingly surrounded by the advancing and swallowing civilization.
South Sudan; Smoker women by Ana Maria Robles

AmericaFeaturedShotSouth Sudan; Smoker women by Ana Maria Robles

These women smoke tobacco, an ancient custom that marks their ancestry, identity and tribal pride. Their attitude was strong. Fierce. They were active participants of every ceremony and the Leaders of the communities. 
Descendants of Samurai Ryotaro Horiuchi

AsiaFeaturedShotDescendants of Samurai Ryotaro Horiuchi

In the Soma region of Fukushima prefecture, there is a traditional Samurai festival called “Soma Nomaoi”, which is said to have continued for more than 1000 years.
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.
Golden Gate; The Bridge, Reconstructed by Michael Yuan

AmericaCityFeaturedGolden Gate; The Bridge, Reconstructed by Michael Yuan

I wanted to challenge the perceptions of the Golden Gate Bridge. In solid red-orange and spanning 1.7 miles long, the Golden Gate Bridge is an icon of San Francisco.
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.... 
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