Framing reality - the Frame in dayart photography

3x3 - visual wishes

The Fog - "street" photography

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3x3 - visual wishes

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Photography between personal voice and photovoice


What is your photographic voice? This question you find very often in the web: Parikha Metha shows a feminine voice Laura Babb shows a fashion voice Edward Burtynsky talks about the way to your own voice Otto von Münchow trains your voice You will find still more on the web. But this is the way…

The end of paid socialdocumentary photojournalism?

photo: mike master

“As I mentioned, it’s so frustrating to be covering something so tragic, that no one wants to publish and that can’t see the public light apart from social media…” These words spoke Camille Lepage, 25, an independent French photographer living in South Sudan. “For over a year now, documentary photographer Camille Lepage has been photographing…

After Flickr: and home storage

Ad free flickr means 49,99 Dollars a year. In other words if you pay the ads then you are ad free. If you pay not you are not adfree. This is business thinking but this is not flickr with the flickr community how I like it. Flickr was and is still a community where you…

Exhausted by MiMa

by  Mike Master

It is part of our life – exhausted people. But more and more they are invisible because we accept this as a normal part of the life around us. Is it normal? Do you see exhausted people around you? Do you notice exhaustion? Take a look at this slideshow and you see exhaustion – may…

Overworked by Shio Fukada

Shio Fukada is a photographer who wants to show attributes. Two subjects in Japan are overworking and suicide. How can you shot this? David Walker wrote an interesting article about Shio Fukada and “Japan´s Disposable Workers”. On the Website of Shio fukada you find a collection of photos showing “Overwork to suicide” with fine details.…


Street Impressions – Lenswork in Germany

by mahlke

Not streetphotography, not street style photography – it is street impressions photography. Or it is capturing moments with the new generation of smartphones, filters and compact cameras to express reality. Emphasizing the things you see is the way and the book “urban views 1″ you can see online now is one result.  

Framing reality – the Frame in dayart photography

by michael mahlke remscheid

“A frame does not only separate a piece of art from its surroundings, it establishes a relationship with the pictorial elements it contains.” In Ratingen was an exhibition about the interaction of contemporary photography and antique picture frames. This is one possibility to work with frames in modern photography. Another form is framing reality. That…

Is unposed unperfect?



Vendula Ralkova and the reality of street photography

If you want to stay on earth and you want not to be a refugee in digital worlds then make photos for and from this world.

And I would add make photos which show what could be better!

This message I got from Mrs Ralkova in her good video about streetphotography:

Gloria Cassens – Saul and Henri would be happy

Gloria Cassens? It was an unknown name. But she became famous.

Nancy Stone made a video about this woman because she is a real good streetphotographer.

We must say thank you to Nancy Stone and the Chicago Tribune because they made a short video about life and work from Gloria Cassens. You will not find much in the web about her.