Here I go, back and forth: Not photographing people comes more natural to me; it always takes a conscious effort to invade other peoples privacy. I shy away and resort to images void of people. Taking a picture of someone is a very intimate undertaking. I often shy away, I am often afraid. I end up with… Continue reading Landscape Is Changing
Just came back from Valencia, Spain. Spent the Easter-Weekend there with friends. The Easter-Processions were intense: Don’t know what’s it with me and religion – although I’ve lost my religion years ago, that ole catholicism still gets to me… Brought my trusty Rx100 and the new, old (1955) Leica – probably screwed up all the… Continue reading Back From Valencia
Amazing Exhibition in Bochum, Germany on Russian Avantgarde Photography. Portraits blew me away; series of pictures on a travel from Moscow to Leningrad. Definite must-see.
“Photographers mistake the emotion they feel while taking the picture as judgment that the photograph is good.” — Gary Winogrand
Started sorting out the pictures from the Frankfurt-Workshop with Jane Evelyn Atwood. “Storytelling with Pictures” is quite a premise – after telling stories about pursuing her Women in Prison-project for more than 10 years, she sent us out on the street to find an tell our own story in less than 4 hours… You… Continue reading Frankfurt, Workshop Jane Evelyn Atwood
Alaska is a magical country. Rarely felt so relaxed when traveling. Everything big, everything gigantic, endless skies, glaciers are like remains from the very first days of the earth. Everything feels old and untouched and new at the same time. Everybody drives a big car. Here, finally, I can understand that you want to… Continue reading Alaska
Here I learned something: The face mask is not for protection of your own health – it is a courtesy to others. It’s probably the politest country I’ve ever been to.