Concerning life and light, death and miracles

Concerning life and light, death and miracles

I woke up in a dimly lit room. I was amazed to be alive! M was there. He touched my face and kissed me. “She’s awake,” a nurse said, and added, “she’s too cold.” Another nurse placed a pre-heated blanket on my stomach under the quilt. A little later the first nurse...

Short Elegy for Anafi

Short Elegy for Anafi

  The wind strikes the hillsides mercilessly and all the boats at the tiny port resemble carved pebbles. Late in the afternoon, a steep road pushes the travelers towards Chora, and as the sun sets behind the village, one can only see an outline: electricity pillars,...

Looking for the Third Eye by Ramón Cruz

Looking for the Third Eye by Ramón Cruz

Since childhood I have considered myself an observer of everything that surrounds me and excites me. Photography has given me the ability to return to those important moments through images, and I’ve always found this fascinating. Nowadays, I feel it’s essential to take photos daily, as it’s a visual and very personal record of everyday life.

The Flaneur – On the art of exploring a city

The Flaneur – On the art of exploring a city

We’re rushing through streets nearly every day, trying to get from A to B in the fastest way possible. This is especially the case when you’re living in bigger cities like Berlin, for example. Hectic is our constant companion on our day-to-day tours, causing stress,...

Forest for the Trees

Forest for the Trees

worship adoring reverence or regard Deference. If asked, "What is your house of worship? Where do you find comfort and solace?", my answer would be, “The forest." I have always felt sheltered and present in the woods. Dysphoria melts into mindfulness. I am happily...

Tango

Tango

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...

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