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An Interview with Phillip Toledano

For A New Kind of Beauty, Phillip Toledano (1968, United Kingdom) portrayed men and women who had exposed themselves to a very unusual and provocative form of body modification that inevitably prompts questions on the dynamic human notion of aesthetics.

 

Photo Story Feuilleton #5: The Abstract Way

Some photos take your breath away. Even more than single photographs, a photo series can blow your mind. It can change the way you see things and it challenges photographers to create powerful stories that they want to share with the world. But how to create interesting photo series? As with art in general, there is no specific recipe or approach. However, when you overlook the photography field you’ll discover some basic angles that might inspire you to go beyond creating single photographs and come up with a true photo story. Starting point is to work with a concept. A second ingredient is to make sure that things happen on more than one layer.

Photo Story Feuilleton #3: Connect Content and Form

Some photos take your breath away. Even more than single photographs, a photo series can blow your mind. It can change the way you see things and it challenges photographers to create powerful stories that they want to share with the world. But how to create interesting photo series? As with art in general, there is no specific recipe or approach. However, when you overlook the photography field you’ll discover some basic angles that might inspire you to go beyond creating single photographs and come up with a true photo story. Starting point is to work with a concept. A second ingredient is to make sure that things happen on more than one layer.

Photo Story Feuilleton #1: Power of Repetition

Some photos take your breath away. Even more than single photographs, a photo series can blow your mind. It can change the way you see things and it challenges photographers to create powerful stories that they want to share with the world. But how to create interesting photo series? As with art in general, there is no specific recipe or approach. However, when you overlook the photography field you’ll discover some basic angles that might inspire you to go beyond creating single photographs and come up with a true photo story. Starting point is to work with a concept. A second ingredient is to make sure that things happen on more than one layer.

The Duty of History

Our first association with gypsy girls is often those mediocre paintings of a woman with voluminous raven hair, flashing eyes and a bosom yearning for freedom. But in the photo of four young gypsy girls that Wilhelm Brasse made in Auschwitz at the end of 1944, there is no trace of such pseudo romance. 

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Photo Story Feuilleton #6: Catch Reality in Documentaries

Some photos take your breath away. Even more than single photographs, a photo series can blow your mind. It can change the way you see things and it challenges photographers to create powerful stories that they want to share with the world. But how to create interesting photo series? As with art in general, there is no specific recipe or approach. However, when you overlook the photography field you’ll discover some basic angles that might inspire you to go beyond creating single photographs and come up with a true photo story. Starting point is to work with a concept. A second ingredient is to make sure that things happen on more than one layer.

Photo Story Feuilleton #4: Make The Surreal Look Real

Some photos take your breath away. Even more than single photographs, a photo series can blow your mind. It can change the way you see things and it challenges photographers to create powerful stories that they want to share with the world. But how to create interesting photo series? As with art in general, there is no specific recipe or approach. However, when you overlook the photography field you’ll discover some basic angles that might inspire you to go beyond creating single photographs and come up with a true photo story. Starting point is to work with a concept. A second ingredient is to make sure that things happen on more than one layer.

Photo Story Feuilleton #2: Time Flies, so Try to Catch It

Some photos take your breath away. Even more than single photographs, a photo series can blow your mind. It can change the way you see things and it challenges photographers to create powerful stories that they want to share with the world. But how to create interesting photo series? As with art in general, there is no specific recipe or approach. However, when you overlook the photography field you’ll discover some basic angles that might inspire you to go beyond creating single photographs and come up with a true photo story. Starting point is to work with a concept. A second ingredient is to make sure that things happen on more than one layer.

Access Galleries

The number of professional photographers is growing at a faster rate than ever. Although there are also an increasing number of photo galleries, there is still a shortage of wall space to show the work of every good photographer. What can you as a photographer do to increase your chances on earning a place in a gallery?

How a Photo Changed a Country

Photographs are often compared to paintings. When Freddy Alborta died last August, we were reminded of this by his photo of Che Guevara lying dead on a table surrounded by his captors. The British art historian John Berger compared the image with paintings by Rembrandt (The Anatomy Lecture by Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, 1632) and Mantegna (The Lamentation over the Dead Christ, 15th C.). In the Vietnamese napalm girl by Nick Ut, you can see Edvard Munch’s The Cry (1893). Over the last few years, countless portraits were made that directly refer to Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa.