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The Highlight of the week: Birth by Maite Guerrero

"Water is pure. Water is oxygen. Mothers give birth in the water. The water soothes tears, while bringing joy. Water is pleasure, delight, emotion … holy water. There is nothing to equal the impact of water on us, the water gives us life. We are water." - with such short and strong description Spanish photographer Maite Guerrero, based in Barcelona, presented her one of the most beautiful and original projects, called "Birth". Water, as you probably already noticed that, is playing very important role here: it gives us life and creates thousands elements in it everyday. 


Highlight of the Week: Arkhai by Bianka Schumann

In Budapest, Hungary based photographer Bianka Schumann presented her new photo-project, called “Arkhai” as ‘intimate relationship of two child-grown, grown-child, a main secret book which tells their ordinary and extraordinary world in pictures and I could be a little part of it.’ Photographer explores the particular time of our lives then we are experiencing childhood and grown-up life at the same time. When we are living in two words, and get many questions. “The big questions of the life are being dissected. Is it indeed real that I am alive? The world, the Earth, the other planets and the whole solar system are really existing? And why got the chair the name of chair or the table the name of table?” - elaborates photographer in her project’s description. You can take a look at the whole project here





Kids on board by Jekaterina Nikitina

Author portraits real people, just as they are. Whether it’s an upstaged or a conceptual portrait, she try to keep the lighting and composition as simple as possible. Intense personality and emotions being the main focus of her work. Fine art and architecture have a great influence over her vision: She searches for simple yet deep concepts, architectonic compositions and painterly light.


Recollected memories by Jackson Patterson (PART II)


Author about the project: In the latest series, Recollected Memories, I was inspired by the tales of my families westward migration and am merging the landscapes of the American West with my family albums, attempting to collocate the medium of photography, 21st century digital practices, with the personal. The results that come into focus are new fantastical stories. Each blended piece possesses its own original story while the viewer takes away another version that is his or her own. They are stories of perseverance, pride, struggle, life and death. They are human stories intertwined in a majestic landscape.Author about the project: In the latest series, Recollected Memories, I was inspired by the tales of my families westward migration and am merging the landscapes of the American West with my family albums, attempting to collocate the medium of photography, 21st century digital practices, with the personal. The results that come into focus are new fantastical stories. Each blended piece possesses its own original story while the viewer takes away another version that is his or her own. They are stories of perseverance, pride, struggle, life and death. They are human stories intertwined in a majestic landscape.


Early Sunday morning by Julien Coquentin

"Early Sunday morning" This series comes from a photographic journal that author keep every day in Montreal between April 2010 and June 2012. It was to learn to shoot by making a poetic of the city and distance, his work at night at the casualty department. “Early Sunday morning” is the testimony of the changing nature of the city that constantly changes, dies and is reborn. Of the movement of atoms, fragility of the city, author extracted two years. 




Black and White photography by Benoit Courti

Benoit Courti is a french photographer living in Paris. Fascinated by photography since his childhood, he first embraced a career as a music composer before becoming a professional portrait/art photographer in 2010.


Black & White photography by Jacqueline Roberts

Jacqueline is a Spanish photographer born in Paris and now lives and works in Wincheringen, Germany, with her husband Gareth and their children Madoc, Malen and Emrys—making her a perfect European ambassador of photography. Her work has been shown in France, Spain, Germany and Luxembourg and has won various international awards, including the International Photography Awards in New York and the Prix de la Photographie in Paris. Jacqueline works with different photographic mediums, both digital and analogue, as well as with photographic techniques from the 19th century.


Stories from a short street by Holly Andres ll Artist On Tumblr

This photo series are suite of eight photographs inspired by Andres’ unique experience growing up in rural Montana, the youngest of ten children. By concocting a fictitious group of siblings loosely based on archetypes of her own family, each image is constructed to enact a specific moment, communicate identity through space, and depict a psychological portrait.


Recreated famous artworks by Polish painter Kasia Slowianska

Born in 1961, graduated from National School of Fine Arts in Warsaw. Kasia Slowianska is artist painter and book illustrator. She cooperates with literary and music publishers, creating illustrations for such items as: The adventures of Tom Sawyer, Treasure Island, The adventures of Huckleberry Finn, and other.


Nights by Agnes Geoffray

ahhh! These ones make me feel scary and uncomfortable! Reminds me of Paranormal Activity. However, these were made in 2006.  


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