Monthly Archives: April 2011

Fridays are for readers: On Chesil Beach

When I started reading On Chesil Beach, by Ian McEwan, judging by the cover and the summary on the back, I thought I would be dealing with a rather serious book. Edward and Florence are a newly married couple in … Continue reading

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Leica & Magnum: Past Present Future.

Magnum Photography and Leica just released a new video with the images that have created their identity and constructed our current knowledge of the world. A core principal which framed the establishment of Magnum Photos in 1947 was the belief … Continue reading

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Going back to what you know

After a two-week break from writing on this blog here I am again. Quite a few things have happened, some good some others bad. Each one of them adding a piece of the puzzle. First of all my granddad died. … Continue reading

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Fridays are for readers: The Death of King Tsongor

I must admit that The Death of King Tsongor was an impulsive purchase; I found it in some random bookstore and bought it on a whim. Such hasty decisions are seldom rewarded, but this isn’t the case with this amazing … Continue reading

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MIRRORS: Birgit Kippner

1968, Linz/Austria. I lived in New York for eight years. I have been living in New Zealand for the last eight years. Who are you? I am a person with a lot of sensitivity and the ability of reading in … Continue reading

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Uncovered | Jordan Matter

American photographer Jordan Matter has collected a series of portraits of women who volunteered to pose bare-breasted in the streets of NYC. As a result we get an amazing work showing confident women feeling free and strong, feminine and unique, … Continue reading

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About difference and the self.

Again, it’s time to talk about the conclusions I got over the past few days… Last weekend’s workshop with Jasmine Star and the people of creativelive helped me to don’t feel alone in photography. Yes, I’m saying “alone” although it … Continue reading

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