Tango by Titika Røtkjær

Tango by Titika Røtkjær

One two three four Cross Six seven eight. Balance, lean, follow, Be aware, Corazón y alma, Relax, and keep the tension. Open the door, Walk, walk, walk, It's all coming back; Two three four; In a new way; A new way; Listen to the rhythm, Sense the beauty, Feel the...

Pas de deux, part 1

Pas de deux, part 1

This story begins with two photographers: the first one, Christian, a Frenchman  living in Arcachon, a little town on the Ocean, 70 km away from Bordeaux. The second one, Valeria, an Italian living in Milan. They have met by chance in the virtual land of an app called...

Rhythms of Minimalism

Rhythms of Minimalism

When taking photos, there are times we feel the images we captured aren't good or maybe we lost our touch. Thus, we spend time looking for inspiration and motivation in photography by looking at people's feeds on Instagram or other photography platforms. It isn't...

Ode to My Mobile Phone Camera

Ode to My Mobile Phone Camera

How my mobile phone helped me to discover photography and what I learned along the way Not too long ago the number was 36. That was how many pictures you could take with one roll of film. I went through about three of them per year. Two for the holidays and another...

Empty Seats

Empty Seats

What you are about to read are disparate and fictional short stories I have written to coincide with images that are part of a series of photographs of mine entitled “Empty Seats”. The series embraces the enigma of everyday objects that are specifically created by and...

Fears and Memories in Helsinki

Fears and Memories in Helsinki

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...

Building up a connection with Beijing

Building up a connection with Beijing

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...

Gone stray by Sabrina Boem

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

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...

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