Archive for the ‘Guest Blog Posts’ Category

Daniel Zvereff: Portraits from Nepal

© Daniel Zvereff

Daniel Zvereff is a freelance designer, illustrator and photographer. He travels to the far corners of the world documenting his journeys through images and journals. On my way home to New York from India, I made an unplanned stop in Nepal. While known for its incredible mountains, Nepal also has tropical lowlands — it is a fascinating [...]

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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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thomas does: The Balkan Diaries I Banja Luka & Tuzla

© Thomas Bönig

Here is the third episode of Thomas Bönig’s “thomas does” the Balkans. Click here to read the entire series. One Country. In Theory. Bosnia and Herzegovina consists of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the Republika Srpska, split into ten cantons. It has six presidents, three governments and 13 ministers of education, which, upon [...]

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thomas does: Balkan Diaries I Centar Duga Kinderheim

Breath © Thomas Bönig

Here is the second episode in Thomas Bönig’s “thomas does: Balkan Diaries” series . Click here to read the first part. Guardian Angel wanted. Happiness found. A newborn lies in its bed. It doesn’t have a name yet – the child welfare office will send a notifier in a few weeks. A piece of paper [...]

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thomas does – Balkan Diaries I Bihac

Tired © Thomas Bönig

In 2012, Thomas Bönig’s “Thomas does NYC” project was featured on the blog. Now, we’re following Thomas along on his journey through the Balkans and he’ll be sharing thoughts and images from his trip. So close. Yet so far. A photographer. A cinematographer. An author. Those three are on their way to Bosnia – the [...]

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Nick Rains: M for Mongolia

Janraysig Temple, Ulaan Bataar, 26m Buddha statue. 24 mm Summilux. f/1.4 @ISO 3200 © Nick Rains

Over the past couple of years I have been shooting some of my travel assignments with the Leica S2 and without question have found it to be a great tool for the job. However, it not small and occasionally I felt as though I could do with a lighter camera that was more discrete so [...]

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Damaso Reyes: Speaking In Tongues

A member of a Pentecostal church in Barcelona is prayed over during a worship service. © Damaso Reyes

In 2012 Damaso Reyes was awarded a Knight Luce Fellowship for Reporting on Global Religion from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Over the course of several months he traveled to Spain, England and Ukraine to explore the spread of Pentecostal Christianity in these nations. In addition to the images featured [...]

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Aaron C. Greenman: In Search of Lost Time

© Aaron C. Greenman

Normandy’s Côte Fleurie is, above all, a sensory experience. And to the senses, the area seems anything but modern, operating instead on a time continuum that is more appropriate to an age past. Honfleur’s winding cobblestone streets, which hug its picturesque, rectangular boat basin, hang heavy with the legacy of the 16th and 17th century explorers who [...]

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Barnie: Life with my D-Lux 5, Part 2

© Barnie

I live in my pictures and my pictures live in me. It’s my life. I would describe my photography as real images that never lie. As I travel through the streets of Budapest, I don’t hope to find anything specific. I go with the flow. There’s no reaction or interpretations I hope that others find. [...]

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