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Pas de deux, part 2 by Christian Mondot

This is the second part of two articles re-assuming a relationship based on reciprocal admiration and a long conversation about the need for photography.   This story begins with two photographers: the first one, Christian, a Frenchman  living in Arcachon, a...

How to Succeed in Smartphone Photography Competitions

An Interview with Brendan Ó Sé The Mobile Photography Awards are currently receiving submissions for their 7th annual competition. The iPhone Photography Awards have a call for entries through March of 2018 and the Mira Mobile Prize winner was recently awarded for...

Love Turns to Rust

My love for photography turned to rust, quite literally, on April 6, 2014. I remember the moment well. It was mid-morning on a frosty Sunday and I was standing on a muddy driveway that led toward McLean’s Auto Wreckers in Rockwood, Ontario, about an hour northwest of...

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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Here Today Gone Tomorrow

"Here Today Gone Tomorrow - The delicate balance of sand, water and life." I have been drawn to a thin spit of sand and scrub pine for the past 20 years. The landscape is shaped and re-shaped by storm after storm. Sand dunes, sculpted by the wind and sea, slowly...

Sea spray, Walk along the Sea by Tiphaine

Rainy day in Saint-Malo, Brittany, French West Coast. Cloudy sky. Sea spray. Soft and salty droplets carried by the wind. Walk by the sea on a rainy day and smell the perfume of the sea. The Ocean breeze. Sometimes umbrellas are open. Dark or light spots sprinkled in...

Ode to Winter

I  remember, as a child, fumbling in the complete darkness of my bedroom. The clock having just struck my morning anxieties, and myself heading toward the window to summon the day into the room. Rolling up the night around the slats of the blind, the picture of the...

Finding Your Muse by Monica Galvan

You can tell a lot about a person by what they photograph There are the ones who photograph their meals at a restaurant, positioning each element carefully. There are those who only photograph their kid's laughter and smiles to keep them young forever. Some photograph...

Stories in Square

I am a storyteller by profession. Most of my inspiration comes from everyday life. I believe our lives are made of a never-ending string of stories that connect us all to one another - if we are just willing to listen. By sharing pictures on Instagram, I feel like I...

Tangueros. A Lovers discourse by L. Bird

Paris, late at night last September, tangueros are dancing on the plaza of Opera Garnier. It takes a second to stop. Then, time flies. Tango, the dance of love captured me, again... While I was taking photographs, an idea emerged. If reasons of Love resist to any...

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