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From Goya to Philip Jones Griffiths – photography about what is

From Goya to Philip Jones Griffiths – photography about what is

„If you love yourself you have confidence in yourself.“ „We shall us feel insecure so they can control us…“ These two thoughts are from Philip Jones Griffiths about our social situation: The Magnificent One: Philip Jones Griffiths from donna ferrato on Vimeo. He died 2008. His fortune was similar to […]

Eyes wide Open by Mario Calabresi

Eyes wide Open by Mario Calabresi

Eyes wide open is a collection of Mario Calabresi’s interviews with renowned international photographers: Steve McCurry, Josef Koudelka, Don McCullin, Elliott Erwitt, Paul Fusco, Alex Webb, Gabriele Basilico, Abbas, Paolo Pellegrin and Sebastião Salgado. An exciting dive into history through the images and the words of great witnesses who have […]

shipbreak

Shipbreak

Shipbrak tells the story in images and words of the life, death, and rebirth of the SS Minole, a US merchant vessel that made its last journey from Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Chittagong, Bangladesh in late 1998. The ship was run a ground and demolished over a period of five […]

DDR. Remembering East Germany by Augusto Bordato

DDR. Remembering East Germany by Augusto Bordato

East Germany, the country that imploded in the recent history of Europe, was a combination of images, sensations and inferences that Augusto Bordato, a sensitive connoisseur of Germany’s recent history, collected during the many years he spent in East Berlin, both before and after the Wall fell. The images reveal aspects of daily […]

Streetphotography or Streetsphotography?

Streetphotography or Streetsphotography?

What is photography on streets? Is it street photography? Then the term streetphotography is the right word. But is this correct? On the streets photography means photography on streets? Street and streets have a lot of meanings. For example: Street style ist not streets style. Streetphotograhy is the traditional word […]

by mike mahlke

Shadows of Streetphotography

Personal rights, decisive moment, right light? Go forward. I did it. I made a new series of photos called Shadows of Streetphotography. They show everything you need for good streetphotography. But it is more. It is street style and it is only possible thinking with frame. Every foot in the […]

Creative Streetphotography – the frame makes the photo

Creative Streetphotography – the frame makes the photo

Sometimes it is difficult. You have to look for personal rights. You must find unposed moments for real streetphotography and you want to go in the direction to fineart-streetphotography. And now? I use frames and I like the results. In my eyes this photo would be no good photo without […]

The Wupperart Museum

The Wupperart Museum

Must you go into a museum to see good photography? In earlier times it was necessary. Today we live in a world sharing information. And more and more information are shared with photos. In a first step rich offline-museums made a virtual drive-in. You see online a digital copy of […]

The decisive moment newly available

The decisive moment newly available

The Decisive Moment—originally called Images à la Sauvette—is one of the most famous books in the history of photography, assembling Cartier-Bresson’s best work from his early years. Published in 1952 by Simon and Schuster, New York, in collaboration with Editions Verve, Paris, it was lavishly embellished with a collage cover […]

Sebastião Salgado – From my land to the planet

Sebastião Salgado – From my land to the planet

Sebastiao Salgados self-biography is an interesting view on and in his life and in his way of thinking. Yes thinking! Salgado writes „photography is my life“ but we read more. Photography opened his mind and he discovered the connections of the world. Being on places we do not see normally […]