Whistling Echoes: Women of the Sea by Donna Garcia

Whistling Echoes: Women of the Sea by Donna Garcia

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...

I Am My Mother’s Daughter by Kat Meininger

I Am My Mother’s Daughter by Kat Meininger

I Am My Mother's Daughter: My Journey in Photography My love affair with photography began with my mother. It was not love at first sight. My mother was always taking pictures. Always. Her camera held permanent residence in her handbag, and our lives were put on...

Here Today Gone Tomorrow by Jeffrey Coolidge

Here Today Gone Tomorrow by Jeffrey Coolidge

"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...

‘Fishing in the abyss’ by George Pavlopoulos

‘Fishing in the abyss’ by George Pavlopoulos

I grew up next to the sea and I felt that I had everything: an endless summer, the song of the cicadas, a bunch of faces that refused to grow old and the taste of watermelon under the pine trees. The sea resembled an uncultivated field, where childhood was constantly...

Sea spray, Walk along the Sea by Tiphaine

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...

The Female Gaze in Street Photography by Lauren Louise

The Female Gaze in Street Photography by Lauren Louise

While perusing my photographs from the last year, I was surprised to notice that I had started photographing women much more often than men. But not just women in general, it was women who seemed to be preoccupied or burdened by something, suspended in their own quiet...

Ode to Winter by Anne Closuit Eisenhart

Ode to Winter by Anne Closuit Eisenhart

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

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 by Antonia Baedt

Stories in Square by Antonia Baedt

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...

“Stories are powerful because they transport us into other people’s worlds. But in doing that, they change the way our brains work, and potentially change our brain chemistry  – and that’s what it means to be a social creature.”  – Paul J Zak

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