Jens Krauer’s images are packed with so much emotion and stunning light – and composed so precisely yet with breathtaking spontaneity – that they appear both sculpted and alive, vibrating with raw energy. In fact, his personal credo is “share emotions not pixels.” A high contrast shot of a glass of water against sunlight, shot on film with a Nikon F that he developed in his friend’s bathroom at age 14 as part of a school project is the first image Krauer, a Swiss Fujifilm-X
I recently had the great honor to meet with Alexander Strecker, managing editor of contemporary photography powerhouse LensCulture at his Paris office. Alexander’s background as a writer and photographer, as well as his journey from his hometown of Boston to living and working in Paris intrigued me, so I followed up with him. He was kind enough to answer my questions with thoughtful, thought-provoking and inspiring responses about the art of photography, the art of life, taking risks and
I met up with photographer Lou Jones in his home city of Boston, Mass. at Donna's, an old-school "Eastie" breakfast-all-day spot where the servers still call you "hon" no matter your age. The place was packed, and as we tucked into steaming mugs of coffee and healthy portions of eggs, pancakes and home fries, the world beyond fell away as I listened to a true master of the craft talk some street sense into me. Jones, who was raised in Washington, D.C., earned a physics degree and spent
Both photographers will be featured at the upcoming Siena International Photography Awards & Festival Photographers Timothy Allen and Majid Saeedi have very different backgrounds, but when it comes to street and documentary photography, both men pay heed to several important considerations in their craft that are excellent reminders for anyone who loves to capture culture and the human condition: Light is king, less is more & lose the long lens. Both Allen and Saeedi will be
Siena International Photography Awards founder Luca Venturi on sharing his passion for photography with his Tuscan hometown and the world From Oct. 29 to Nov. 30 2016, Siena, Italy will come to life as a showcase for photography from all around the globe and a center for cultural discovery during the Siena International Photography Awards (SIPA) Contest celebration and Siena Art Photo Travel Festival. Founder Luca Venturi is a relative newcomer to photography, albeit highly successful.
A photographer must always work with the greatest respect for his subject and in terms of his own point of view. – Henri Cartier-Bresson Last spring, Espen Eichhöfer, a well-known photographer based in Berlin, appealed a conviction that he was wrong to publicly display a photo of a woman crossing a street and display it in an open-air photography exhibition at C/O Berlin. After the woman sued for privacy violation based on a 1907 German law, both the district court and the Berlin
‘I Can Hear the Photographs’ – Singer-Songwriter Graham Nash on the Power of the Image Curator Graham Howell with Graham Nash (right) Singer-songwriter Graham Nash, of Crosby, Stills & Nash rock band fame, upped the ante at the 2016 Photo London exhibition held last month. The musician, photography collector and accomplished street and portrait photographer himself, Nash judged and selected his top 15 images and spoke about his career and love of photography during a candid May
I am thrilled to have the opportunity to attend the 2016 Photo London exposition in May and will be reporting on street photography aspects of the event for Street Photography Magazine. Photo London is a large international photography fair that was founded just last year but is already known as an important celebration of the continuing importance of photography as a global art form. The 2016 festival will bring together 80 of the world’s leading galleries along with a public program of talks,