Anna Katharina Zeitler ; No shoes to dance with

I had the strong desire to become one of them, without knowing that the actual lived stereotype in the self choosen gilded cage in the theater retrieves desillusioning banalities and routines as well as psychic hyperesthesia due to powerfull and deep passions.
No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler

When I was a young girl, I started dancing.

The beauty of ballerinas made me dreaming of their life, a world full of mystery and fascination.

I had the strong desire to become one of them, without knowing that the actual lived stereotype in the self choosen gilded cage in the theater retrieves desillusioning banalities and routines as well as psychic hyperesthesia due to powerfull and deep passions. I grew up dancing every other day and developed a believing in the fantastic and theprobability of miracles. I feel this has influenced the method and construction of my imagery, where the lines between reality and fiction, truth and perception, space and time are blurry.

My work „ No shoes to dance with“ is about the twilight zone of the in general romantic stereotype of ballett dancers at the theatre. The photographed protagonists are involved in their particular action, at the moment, where they are in between their real life and their stage life, which makes it easy to read our own stories into the pictures. My hope is that others might be able to crawl inside the space and feel the same comfort as I do; an escape to another world, full of dreams, magic and secrets, which is beyond our perception of everyday life.

No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler
No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler

About Anna Katharina Zeitler

Anna Katharina Zeitler is narrating her world with poetic, nuanced, and deeply felt photographs. She brings intelligence, fragility, and beauty to her storytelling, creating photographs that are infused with memory and mystery. Her series, No shoes to dance with, is driven in self discovery and is hazed with a mysterious touch. Anna embraces her magical thinking by blurring the lines of reality and fiction. Her images play with with light, emotion, and visual metaphor to further understand her and her identity. Anna Katharina Zeitler is a fine art photographer based in Berlin, Germany and New York City. Originally from Germany she moved to New York City in 2003 after receiving her BFA from the Academy of Photographic Design in Munich (Fachakademie für Fotodesign) to pursue her work.

Her work has been exhibited internationally in the USA, Canada, Australia, Germany,Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Russia, India, China and Japan, in both solo and group shows and is featured in a number of international exhibition catalogues such as for the Pingyao International Photography Festival , the Griffin Museum of Photography and the Head on Photography Festival. Her work has appeared in a number of international publications like F Stop Magazine, 6mois, Loeil de la photography and La Fototeca among others. Recently she was a 2017 Head on Portrait Award Finalist, a Moscow International Photography Award Winner and a American Photography Winner. [Official Website]

No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler
No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler

05_the-most-incredible-thing-Kopie 06_the-princess-and-nd-the-pea-Kopie 07_jewels-sparkeled-up-on-her-Kopie 08_the-golden-hut-Kopie 09_backview-Kopie 10_the-magic-swan-Kopie 11_one-eye,-two-eyes,-three-eyes-3-Kopie 12_blood-in-the-shoe,-the-shoe-is-too-small-Kopie 13_Aurora-and-her-nails-Kopie

No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler
No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler

No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler
No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler

No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler
No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler

No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler
No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler

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. 
Fotopoesie: The backstage story of a photo book

Fotopoesie: The backstage story of a photo book

An image only makes sense if it "sees the light" and if it is seen by someone. Otherwise it would be just a visual thought. In my opinion, the best way to bring an image to life is through a book.

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
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.
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.

Featured Stories

Stages of our lives; SOMA by Saman Deilamani

Stages of our lives; SOMA by Saman Deilamani

The form, constructed settings and the process all aim to create a sculptural parallel that represent the lived body. It is at their intersection that the desire for the ideals of nude photography collide with the the profaneness of flesh.
Nenka Ukraine by Dina Oganova

Nenka Ukraine by Dina Oganova

It was 2009 when i went first time in Kiev (capital) of Ukraine and was totally in love with this amazing country and lovely people.I think Ukrainians and Georgians has a lot of common. 2014 was the hardest and sadness year for this beautiful country
One Shot by Max Hirshfeld

One Shot by Max Hirshfeld

Propelled by a sense of immediacy, these photos of everyday people in everyday places attempt to reveal what we often fail to see.
The wonderful world of Scott Stulberg

The wonderful world of Scott Stulberg

Albert Einstein said "Imagination is more important than knowledge", and with that camera, my photographs let my imagination come to life.
Everyday life; Our summer stories by Kata Sedlak

Everyday life; Our summer stories by Kata Sedlak

The idea behind the photo series "Our summer stories" came to existence after my three-year break - the maternity leave.
Africa by Laurent Baheux

Africa by Laurent Baheux

Laurent Baheux (born 1970) is a French photographer known for high contrast black and white photographs of nature and wildlife. Baheux's work about Africa and wildlife is featured in art photography
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.

Dancing in the Rain by Suvobroto Ray Chaudhuri

Dancing in the Rain by Suvobroto Ray Chaudhuri

Darjeeling has always been a place of attraction in my life. A small Hill station located at an altitude of 2042 meter changed my thinking about rain in our life. In my life I always used to run for shelter with the rain.
Body art – a tribal ritual by Trevor Cole

Body art – a tribal ritual by Trevor Cole

The Suri tribe in the Northern Omo valley of Ethiopia, for example, use the paints for camouflage, tribal rituals or ceremonies and also now to show travellers. The tribes in the highlands of Papua New Guinea and along the Sepik river adorn themselves with paint for ‘Sing Sings’,
My Hearth is An Animal by Katarzyna & Marcin Owczarek

My Hearth is An Animal by Katarzyna & Marcin Owczarek

Telling stories is a part of our fine art photography project based on surrealistic imagery. Our new series titled "My Hearth is An Animal" brings elaborate compositions combining human and animal elements.
Erotic photography – Reka Nyari

Erotic photography – Reka Nyari

Born in 1979 to a Finnish mother and a Hungarian father, Reka started painting even before she could walk or talk. This led her to New York to study Painting at SVA at the age on
Pets photography; Wet Dog by Sophie Gamand

Pets photography; Wet Dog by Sophie Gamand

Sophie Gamand is a French photographer living and working in New York. Since 2011, with both a documentary and artistic approaches,
Sandro Giordano ; In Extremis (bodies with no regret)

Sandro Giordano ; In Extremis (bodies with no regret)

My photographs are “short stories” about a world that is falling-down. Each shot tells about worn-out characters who, in a sudden black-out of mind and body, crash with no attempt to save themselves.

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

Travel Photography by Mauro De Bettio

Travel Photography by Mauro De Bettio

Born and raised in a little village in the Italian Alps, now based in Barcelona, Mauro already felt from young age the desire to tell. He discovered that the camera was the right tool for him, the eye through which he could speak to the world.
The True Cost of Oil by Garth Lenz

The True Cost of Oil by Garth Lenz

These images are from my larger exhibit "The True Cost of Oil which explores the relationship between the world's largest energy project and the environment - both local and global - which it threatens.
The edges of the world by William Guilmain

The edges of the world by William Guilmain

This series is the fruit of my long loneliness roaming in the fields and forests during winter time. I began this trip in order to empty my head of all the useless and deleterious so called emergencies that spoil our lives.
New York Hotel Story by Nathalie  Daoust

New York Hotel Story by Nathalie Daoust

It is strange indeed to see where fate can lead you. A 25 years ago Nathalie Daoust, a Canadian photographer, went to New York City to do a shoot of mens clothing on location in the Carlton Arms Hotel.
The Beauty Of The Women Of Omo Tribes by Omar Reda

The Beauty Of The Women Of Omo Tribes by Omar Reda

Omar Reda is a Lebanese Designer & Photographer. Currently, he is a Creative Director based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.He was Born in Tripoli in 1984, Lebanon. He Graduated with honor in Graphic Design from Notre Dame University.
A place and it’s history; Selma by Paul Elledge

A place and it’s history; Selma by Paul Elledge

I have always reflected on my history to inform and influence my projects. An on-going approach in my personal projects is to visit locations that have had influential historical events occur.
Conceptual fine art photographer; 365 self portraits of David Talley

Conceptual fine art photographer; 365 self portraits of David Talley

My work as an artist aims to create entirely new worlds with impossible concepts. I want to show the emotion that every person on the planet experiences,
Femininity : Great Expectations by Vicky Martin

Femininity : Great Expectations by Vicky Martin

(great) Expectations is a series of portrait and still life photographs which explore ideas of conformity to the stereotypical, individual and societal expectations of femininity as well as the portrayal of roles typically perceived as female.
Street Stories by Castro Frank

Street Stories by Castro Frank

Contemporary Street Photographer, Castro Frank was born on August 28th, 1983. This Los Angeles native’s style of photography fuses together a journalistic approach with an artistic eye to create imagery.

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.