Tracking Time by Camilo Jose Vergara or the destroying of social structures in cities

Trilogy of streetphotography

Mahlke and the Zille factor in photography

People reading - how to shot photos

Trilogy of streetphotography

We live in a new time. More and more cameras – more and more photos. Streetphotography has new conditions: smaller…

Art

Shadows of Streetphotography

by mike mahlke

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 images is real and consciously…

Creative Streetphotography – the frame makes the photo

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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 a frame: With frame it…

The Wupperart Museum

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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 offline building. In a…

Mahlke and the Zille factor in photography

by mike mahlke

Mike Mahlke is a photographer in germany. He likes unposed situations, streetphotography and documentary. But that´s not all. For him photography is a way of life. That means flow. He does not shot only in one way. Sometimes he likes the geometrical way of Cartier-Bresson. Other times he looks for the feeling to be there…

What means Wupperart?

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Art is a special way to do something. May be you want express your way to see or you want to express what you feel. Wupperart talks about my way to see in a special region. Pars pro toto! That means if you see the microcosmos you see the macrocosmos. So the microsmos is the…

Sub is Top – Photography between Doug Rickard and Mike Mahlke

by mike mahlke

Streetphotography toady means using new digital techniques and a new view on color and structure. Using street views means framing reality. Doug Rickard  made a book „A new American picture“. You see colored reality of streets and people. But in the middle is not a person. In the middle is the public space and how…

Business

Goodbye to editorial? Reality as loss-making business

by mike mahlke

Photo VII told the BJP about their loss-making business with reality. They are looking for a new business modell. Laif told some days ago that their business modell is changing. More „Corporatefotografie, Portrait, Beauty, Interior und Illustration“. Real reality with photostories is out in business – using elements of reality is in. This tendency is…

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

Photography between personal voice and photovoice

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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: Zenfolio.com 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…

Photography

Streetphotography or Streetsphotography?

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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 for photographing on streets !?…

The Wupperart Museum

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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 offline building. In a…

Trilogy of streetphotography

poetry of street - colors of cologne by mike mahlke

We live in a new time. More and more cameras – more and more photos. Streetphotography has new conditions: smaller cameras with digital technique more public photos means considering personal rights more visual possibilities with color, monochrome and filter Street21 – the streetphotography trilogy for this time is ready: 1. Instruction manual for this new…