Archive for the ‘Guest Blog Posts’ Category

Will Wilkinson: Goodwood Revival, Part 3

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Photographers Bob Callway and Stewart Atkins were also on hand capturing all the action at Goodwood Revival. Click here to see the festival through their lenses. The great thing about English summers are the large amounts of festivals and events around the country. It must be an English tradition that as soon as the sun [...]

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Stewart Atkins: Goodwood Revival, Part 2 – Surprise and Delight!

© Stewart Atkins

Stewart Atkins joined Bob Callway at Goodwood Revival and shares his thoughts on the event below. Read Goodwill Revival, Part 1 by Bob Callway here. There is something quintessentially British about Lord March’s annual ’40s, ’50s and ’60s period bash at his wonderful Goodwood country estate. Not only does it bring together a glorious collection [...]

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Claire Yaffa: Thoughts of Photographers for Philosophers, Poets and Dreamers, Chapter 21

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Claire Yaffa took her first photograph 45 years ago when her son was 18 months old and it was the beginning of her journey, first as a mother, then as a photographer. She has worked extensively for The New York Times and Associated Press. Her photographs have appeared in countless influential publications and have been exhibited at [...]

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Thomas Bönig: S.A.R.S.

© Thomas Bönig

Satriani’s arm. Recently severed. “Perspektiva” is the name of a song from the Serbian band S.A.R.S. We’ve been hearing it on all radio stations during our tour through the Balkans. “Our reality is black-and-white. Our future is grey,” it says. And further, “Our perspective is cheap cigarettes and beer from the supermarket.” The name S.A.R.S. [...]

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Bob Callway: Goodwood Revival, Part 1

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This is a guest post by Bob Callway, who has his own production company, Nilsfilm, which produces corporate promos and documentaries. Most, recently, he has been producing/directing for Aurora Media Worldwide. A few weeks ago, I was commissioned to deliver two films on the Goodwood Revival. Set on the edge of the South Downs in England, the [...]

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Marc Erwin Babej: Chernogirls

Chernogirls Cover Image, © Marc Babej

Wall of Heroes A wall of images of a factory’s exemplary employees is a common feature in Belarus and Ukraine, carried over from Soviet times.   Sergey Sergey is a worker at MAZ – Minsk Automobile Plant. We found him whiling away the time until the beginning of his shift, listening to music on his [...]

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Aaron C. Greenman: Lost in the Golden Horn

© Aaron C. Greenman

To the freshly arrived, Istanbul’s geography can be confusing – and, that being said, a most wonderful place to simply get lost. For those coming from the Far East, there seems to be few obvious aesthetic similarities; for those arriving from Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, or India, each can pick out elements that [...]

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Alex Coghe: The Nasty Project

© Alex Coghe

Photography for me is a reaction to what I have before my eyes. When I look at my work I see memory fragments, parts of my dreams and nightmares and even traces of my mood when I made the picture, but also statements of my visual path. I am a commercial photographer. This implies a [...]

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Tobias Schult: The Main Attraction

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I have been shooting people photography for the past ten years, 11 to be precise. Recently, I have been hired more and more often to shoot editorial portraits of actors. Armin Rohde has been on my wish list for quite some time and I was happy when his agent called to tell me that he [...]

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Morgan Miller: Her Story

© Morgan Miller

Her Story Tight, uncomfortable, constricting luxury clothes a married couple. The power of wealth confines a women as she sits like stone, bored next to her older powerful partner. Across the room she glimpses a man. Fantasy & desire overcome her. The stranger & the heroine embrace passion & a fierce lust as they travel around [...]

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thomas does: The Balkan Diaries I Mostar

© Thomas Bönig

Here is the sixth episode of Thomas Bönig’s “thomas does” the Balkans. Click here to read the entire series. An ancient bridge. A stunning historical city. Autumn is dawning. Early in the morning the thermometer shows 42° F (6° C) when the night’s rain finished pouring down. Layers of fog cover the hills, surrounding Sarajevo. [...]

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thomas does: The Balkan Diaries I Sarajevo’s Stories

© Thomas Bönig

Here is the fifth episode of Thomas Bönig’s “thomas does” the Balkans. Click here to read the entire series. Everybody’s broke. Everybody parties. Benjamin is attending art school. He loves electronic music and dreams of being an actor someday. He accuses the people of Sarajevo of living past reality, “They want jobs, but they don’t [...]

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Maria Karas: Matisyahu in Concert with the Leica X Vario

© Maria Karas

“We work best in moments of chaos.” I think that saying perfectly defines that day. Looking back at these photos, I remember it being a humid day in New York. I’m gripping on to my Leica X Vario, as I snap away moments of Matisyahu’s concert at Central Park SummerStage. It was The Good Vibes [...]

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thomas does: The Balkan Diaries I Srebrenica & Potocari

© Thomas Bönig

Hard to comprehend. Easy to understand. The sky above Srebrenica demonstrates what’s possible. Mountains of clouds push themselves in front of brilliant blue, delicate tatters of fog condense to shades of grey and overlap into a sea of shapes. Rays of sun pierce the lead-grey sky and hit the ground, it´s starting to rain – [...]

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Matt Borkowski: Journey to California

© Matt Borkowski

Matt Borkowski is an emerging editorial photographer. With roots in instant photography and in the darkroom, he utilizes classic technique to reinterpret and capture life unfolding around him. Matt combines his influences of street and narrative photography to portray a refined, surreal glimpse at otherwise fleeting moments. He has been published internationally in both print [...]

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