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March of fears and memories. At the end of every downward road the sea appears frozen. Huge slices of ice are floating on the water like melancholic islands. Blue eerie light all day long. The wind is whipping the faces as a reminder that winter never really...read more
Building up a sense of connection with Beijing through the iPhone lens - by Paul Yan It is one thing to live and work in a city of another land other than the motherland you were born in; it is another to get used to and be in peace with it even though you have lived...read more
Washing up a melancholic truth - A rainy day in Marrakech It was almost as if the rain had washed away any traces of an identity we - the tourists, travelers, photographers, writers - gave Marrakech over the years, and had now revealed a much more accurate truth of a...read more
Gone stray. How I find myself involved in a documentary project about stray and colony cats In the beginning, it was not a photo project. It was just me going to take photos in a park where a huge colony of stray cats live. I had started taking photos of cats when I...read more
“It is spring time now! While the world looks for a new war to fight, you look for a cherry blossom to watch! Let the stupid seek violence; you seek the elegance!” Mehmet Murat ildan The wind picks up a plastic bag from the street and swirls it into the air. The...read more
An Interview with Photographer Idan Golko: A Self-examined Life In one of my prior corporate gigs, a division VP said to me, “Mark, you seem to lead a self-examined life.” I was surprised by this. I mean, I took this remark as a compliment, but did I? Did I inspect my...read more
Dubai is rich in history and outstanding architecture. One of my favorite places to visit and to photograph is Al Ras, a small district in Deira near the creek, which means “the cove”. Each time I go to this place, I always discover something new. A few months ago, I...read more
I walk to the edge of myself and peer into the great abyss that lives behind me. 1. A dirty blond-haired girl with eyes the color of raindrops plays a childhood game of hide and seek. Her name is stamped on her forehead - Unbalanced. She has been saddled with it since...read more
Images of Multiple Truth Along the Way Why do people want to photograph strangers in a public space? I am a middle-aged father of three children and an art teacher living in Tampere, Finland. I did my master´s degree at the University of Arts and Design in Helsinki...read more
They plunge to the bottom of the frozen sea, holding their breath, blinded by the murky abyss, searching not only for pearls, octopi or abalone, but also for freedom. What would happen if their line were to break? Would the men comfortably sitting above in their...read more