Peter Zelei ; Nudes and architecture

At the moment Peter Zelei creates images, but it wasn’t always like this. He is originally a trained pharmacist. He actually has a master and a Dr. title. But he has tried lots of things in the past years.
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

At the moment Peter Zelei creates images, but it wasn’t always like this. He is originally a trained pharmacist.

He actually has a master and a Dr. title. But he has tried lots of things in the past years.

He played the guitar in a punk rock band, worked on building sites as a laborer, was clerk in shops, receptionist in hotels, nurse in an ambulance car. His photography career started in l995 when he worked in the Department of Anatomy of the University of Szeged (Hungary), and had to make educational material about the prepared cadavers.

After working 5 years in different pharmacies in Hungary he founded a webdesign company where he worked as a designer and CEO. But in the end he left all of the above stuff for his urge of creating images, which happens to be his love of life. The present project was shot in an abandoned construction site in a suburb of Budapest in 2014. The building itself is an unfinished structural frame in concrete for a luxury quarter. The construction began in 2007, but the project was stopped due to the financial crisis a short while later. When he first caught site of the place as he was passing by on the nearby motorway, Zelei was amazed by the empty and giant spaces, the untouched walls, that there were absolutly no signs of mutilation or of human presence.

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

The whole environment has thus a very strong symbolical meaning: it is not something that was abandoned at some point of time, but it is without any influence caused by men. Before emotions and vulnerability or drama. These come in when the lonely – in most cases – figures walk into the scenes. The puddles’ surfaces reflect the recipient’s inner world; the huge grey walls are clearly a threat to the tiny human beings, a reminder of how defenseless we are in reality. He built his project on this mixture of feelings and lack of feelings from the beginning. No wonder the site amazed Zelei’s admirers and some were willing to follow – unfortunately, the constructions have recommenced since then. [Official Website]

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture
Peter Zelei | Nudes and Architecture

More Stories

Underwater by Mike Potts

Underwater by Mike Potts

I see the water as a metaphor for a dream medium and I try to meet my subjects on that boundary and hope that we are able to take the viewer from tranquil peace to a burst of creation and back again. Underwater project was selected and published in our print edition 22.
A Space Odyssey-style evolution by Sonia Payes

A Space Odyssey-style evolution by Sonia Payes

A Space Odyssey-style evolution, is Alchemy (2021), a collection of 14 vibrant chromogenic prints. Each one reiterates the same basic composition and design, with Ilana’s avatar recurring indomitably across two orderly rows. 
Turin; You Do Not See by Riccardo Surace

Turin; You Do Not See by Riccardo Surace

The project titled What You Do Not See, Unordinary tells the story of the City of Turin, my city, seen through the eyes of passersby. All photographs have been captured with a long exposure technique; in other words, I mixed then history of the city with my own history, my life experience. In fact, after five years spent fighting a disease, my artistic purpose is primarily that of representing the all too familiar feeling when, as a young man wandering through the city, one feels invisible, and yet still he is thoroughly involved in its daily frenzy.

Nude Photography Awards

We invite you to participate in the first edition
of the Nude Photography Awards. We are looking
for the best nude picture for this year, 2022.

Our call is open to any artistic interpretation of nude photography.

DEADLINE | SATURDAY, DECEMBER 31, 2022

PHOTO BY © OLIVIER VALSECCHI
Fragments by Anne-Marie Giroux.

Fragments by Anne-Marie Giroux.

Fragments is a project within a project. Since 2020, I have been working on an installation project entitled Drifts Drifting Phase II which will be presented at Espace Produit Rien in Montréal in April 2023. The installation proposes a questioning of human and artistic drift, theme that I have been exploring since 2014. Adopting a critical and mocking approach on the relevance of the very essence of the art object, I also question the relevance of being an artist, and particularly, the relevance of being a woman artist.
Exclusive interview with Henriëtte HJIMvanGasteren

Exclusive interview with Henriëtte HJIMvanGasteren

I have had the privilege to interview Henriëtte HJIMvanGasteren, formerly known as Lilith, for Dodho Magazine. In this honest and sincere conversation, she shows us why she is so interesting as a creator, and also as an artist persona.
Til All Is Correct by Louise Fago-Ruskin

Til All Is Correct by Louise Fago-Ruskin

I like to think of my Great Uncle Moszek hovering  somewhere between floors 8 and 12 of Nalewki Street  9 in the Warsaw ghetto. It is a safe place, this imagined placement of his body. Down below the streets of the ghetto are not safe. A German soldier has been killed and revenge is about to be sought. Boots are  heard on the ground, moving ever closer to number 9.

Featured Stories

Self-Untitled by Samantha Geballe

Self-Untitled by Samantha Geballe

Self-Untitled is an on-going self-portrait series that aims at establishing connection through vulnerability, and combating the shame that separates us from one another. Shame can be understood as the fear of disconnection.
Fine art photographs; Big Appetites by Christopher Boffoli

Fine art photographs; Big Appetites by Christopher Boffoli

Big Appetites (2003-present) is a a series of fine art photographs that features tiny, meticulously hand-painted figures photographed against real food environments.
Adorned by Jady Bates

Adorned by Jady Bates

Women no longer feel the need to please the previously-ordained-in-media's "male gaze." Females are finding their voice and their own visions in how to adorn themselves: women according to women.
Kabuki players by Hiroshi Watanabe

Kabuki players by Hiroshi Watanabe

Those Kabuki players seen in the photographs are not with the mainstream Kabuki companies in Tokyo. They are with localized small groups located in various parts of Japan.
Stories of Russian women; You are mine by Mary Gelman

Stories of Russian women; You are mine by Mary Gelman

«You are mine» is a series of stories of Russian women who endured domestic partner violence.These stories are about power and control of one person over another.
Nathan Wirth ; Twilight by the Sea(sons)

Nathan Wirth ; Twilight by the Sea(sons)

I first decided to pursue photography for many reasons: a love of black and white photography, a desire to reflect the silences of nature through imagery, and a wish to express a kind of visual poetry. 
https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/nude-banner.jpg

We invite you to participate in the first edition of the Nude Photography Awards. Our call is open to any artistic interpretation of nude photography.

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/2022/09/mono2022.jpg

The best 100 images along with the winning images published in the yearly book “Monochromatic – Best Photographers of 2022”

https://www.dodho.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/banner23.jpg

Call For Entries #23 | After 22 editions and more than 100 published photographers, our print edition has proven to be a simply effective promotional channel.

Selfhood by Vicky Martin

Selfhood by Vicky Martin

The series "Selfhood" was in part inspired by the proverb "The Eyes Are The Window To The Soul" and a desire to challenge the need to see the eyes within a portrait.
Not in Kansas by Vicky Martin

Not in Kansas by Vicky Martin

Not In Kansas is a staged series of photographs inspired by the tenacious, self- reliant character Dorothy from the story The Wizard of Oz.
Oshichi by Michiko Chiyoda

Oshichi by Michiko Chiyoda

‘Oshichi’ is a name of the doll and ‘she’ played as a 16-year-old girl who was put to death by burning at the stake for committing arson.
Creating stories; Sweet dreams of Simon McCheung

Creating stories; Sweet dreams of Simon McCheung

I used to draw my inspirations for concepts from my own recent and childhood dreams. Most of which I don’t actually remember the context, sometimes I remember objects, people or locations, however the one thing that always gives me the lasting impression was the last feeling you get during and after the dream.
Tenure by Kathryn Weinstein

Tenure by Kathryn Weinstein

Tenure project was selected and published in our print edition 18. Tenure describes the act of holding or possessing, as well as the status granted after a probationary period that protects one from dismissal.
Jennifer Massaux : The feminine eye

Jennifer Massaux : The feminine eye

Upon viewing her work, Jennifer Massaux might seem to some, a comfortable veteran… But once taking into account that she’s only been behind the camera for just under a year and a half, the enormity of her talent quickly becomes apparent.

Trending Stories

Gillian Hyland ; Film Stills or Dramatic Moments

Gillian Hyland ; Film Stills or Dramatic Moments

Gillian Hyland creates supernatural staged images, presented as film stills or dramatic moments. Hyland’s unsettling mise-en-scene are full of sex and desire, sadness and nostalgia. Narratives that are psychologically evocative - at once sublimely theatrical yet poignant.
Portraits & Nudes by Mark Marin

Portraits & Nudes by Mark Marin

Mark is a multi-disciplinary designer and photographer. He has worked extensively in Interior Design for most of his career - commencing 1985. He first set up his own practice in Sydney in 1990 and since has successfully completed a large variety of projects across several disciplines and locations
Yamal by Marco Marcone

Yamal by Marco Marcone

Yamal, in the language of the indigenous Nenets who inhabit this land, means "the end of the world"; It is a remote, windswept place, characterized by permafrost, by lakes and rivers and is the land of reindeer breeders for over a thousand years.
Hindu Youth by Kai Yokoyama

Hindu Youth by Kai Yokoyama

In Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. This area was affected by the 2004 tsunami. The monk left the damaged temple intact and built a new temple next to it.
Interview with Dušan Kochol, founder and director of OFF Bratislava

Interview with Dušan Kochol, founder and director of OFF Bratislava

The festival OFF Bratislava is held simultaneously with the Month of Photography and it acquires its uniqueness by being a platform for fresh talents from the photography scene.
African Samburu Women by Marja Schwartz

African Samburu Women by Marja Schwartz

The Samburu people live just north of the equator in the Rift Valley province of Northern Kenya, where the foothills of Mount Kenya merge into the northern desert. They are one of the most fascinating Kenya tribes
The Pandemic’s Allegro by Michael Bomberger

The Pandemic’s Allegro by Michael Bomberger

Both Europe and North America are slowly emerging from the long shadow of the Covid-19 pandemic, a tragedy that has claimed the lives of some six million souls worldwide. 
Fishermen of Guanabara Bay by Andrew Christian Johnson

Fishermen of Guanabara Bay by Andrew Christian Johnson

It is estimated that between 5000 and 18,000 registered/unregistered artisanal fishermen operate in the bay. Fishermen have borne the economic cost of its environmental degradation more than any other group.
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.

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.