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‘Tis a Jolly Grryo Christmas

What does a Grryo Christmas look like? We asked each member of the Grryo Lead team to share their heartfelt experiences... Romina's story For me, so much about the Christmas season is about the sacredness of time. As soon as December arrives, I am hit with an...

The Storytellers Vol. 16

We feature a photo prompt each week in our Instagram account and ask our audience to share their stories to accompany the image.   We would love for you to join us and share what each photo says to you. In November we focused on wonderful photos by talented...

Newcastle Noir by Titika Røtkjær

It was the dark season. Days melted into nights: We had to shine for each other. Walking around late, I wanted to go home, when I saw him: Reading a book under a street lamp. Did he see me? He closed the book and walked away. The light followed him. I followed him...

The Instagram #StorytellerCircle

Each week, on Mondays, we challenge our Instagram community with a story prompt. Here is how it works:

We select a photo from our #wearegrryo hashtag and post it to the @wearegrryo account.
You can add a story in 1-2 sentences in the comments. The best gets a feature here on our website.

Good Luck!

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Gone stray by Sabrina Boem

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...

German Hanami

“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...

Rediscover Dubai by Geny Villareal Baluyot

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...

Poetic Images of Multiple Truth by Jussi Kapanen

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...

Changing beauty by Caroline de Bertodano

Changing Beauty - The Changing Face of Beauty For centuries beauty was represented by natural beauties. Salome, Guinevere and Nefertiti to name but a few.  Later beauty was portrayed in artworks such as Botticelli’s Spring, Rossetti’s Other Woman, da Vinci’s Mona Lisa...

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