Folio: Agnieszka Pałuk

Agnieszka Pałuk is a photographer and student of design originally from Poland but now living and working in Rotterdam. Her love of photography started ten years ago when she found her parent’s Smena 8 camera and realised that the world as viewed through the lens looks completely different – magical. “I love minimalism, nature, art,…

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Folio: Simon King

Simon King is a London-based fine-arts photojournalist and street photographer. His work captures the everyday surreal through an emphasis on limited shape and colour, and interesting characters. He is inspired by the cinematic frame and the storytelling techniques of the great photographers such as Steve McCurry or Walter Rothwell. He takes a slow approach to…

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Folio: On the Waterfront by Wong Wei-him

Wong Wei-him is a street photographer and architect based in Hong Kong. Shooting on his Leica M6 using Kodak Portra 160 or 400, Ivan documents the scenes and candid moments that he encounters on his regular walks around the iconic harbourfront. Away from the bustling centres of Hong Kong and Kowloon, the waterfront provides a…

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Folio: Jerusalem Day by Gabriela Gleizer

Gabriela Gleizer is a documentary photographer in her fourth and final year of a photography degree at Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design in Jerusalem. Gabriela’s work is a documentation of the social matters that she encounters on a daily basis living in Jerusalem. For this, Gabriela’s second feature in the magazine, we are showcasing…

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Folio: The Climbers by Diego Rosman

Diego Rosman is a documentary photographer based in Givatayim, Israel. His strong documentary style and approach comes from his passion for adventure-seeking and climbing, mainly focusing on capturing real personalities, real emotions and real events in artistic and memorable ways. “Rock climbing – most people would associate it with danger, fear, adrenaline and outright foolishness.…

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Folio: Passing by Chesel Alexander

Chesel Alexander is a photographer based in Montreal, shooting mostly on a Canonet QL17 GIII loaded with B&W film over the winter and colour in the summer. ‘Passing’ is a series of images taken over this past winter in and around Montreal. “There wasn’t often a pre-meditated purpose in making this collection but, as I…

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Folio: Of Age In The End Times by Paul Kinsman

Paul Kinsman is a writer and photographer working in Columbus, Ohio. Titled ‘Of Age In The End Times’, this photoessay details scenes from the Midwestern and Eastern United States – the mythical and the mundane; Friday nights and Monday mornings; oceans, lakes, guns, cities and fields. Enjoy… See more of Paul’s work at: Instagram All…

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Folio: Debla by Curro Rodriguez

Curro Rodriguez is a visual artist originally from Spain currently living and working in Iceland. His work captures the interactions and interventions between nature and the body – Man vs. Nature – how humans have changed the natural landscape and how the wild recovers those lost spaces. “In my work, I use performance, installation and…

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Folio: Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah

Akosua Viktoria Adu-Sanyah was born in Bonn, Germany and now lives and works in Switzerland. Being of German-Ghanaian descent, she has always been concerned with the question of belonging and identity. Originally influenced by painting, Akosua developed an independent practice between performance and photography, using film as her canvas. Her work focuses on self-portraiture and…

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Folio: Mads Emil Smed Kjær

Mads Emil Smed Kjær is a photographer based in Aarhus, Denmark. His artistic work centres around portraying emotion without the need to tell a story. By rarely shooting headshots and often avoiding having the subject fully in frame, his goal is that the viewer will first sense the emotion in the scene rather than creating…

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Folio: Olivier Longre

Olivier Longre’s profession is music but his oldest passion is photography. He has always practiced these two disciplines in the same way and his approach to both is exactly the same: colour, texture, silence and brightness being his main inspirations. He has always enjoyed the close association between music and an image, be it a…

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Folio: Egle Ellerman

Anastasia (Egle) Ellerman is a photographer originally from Russia, now based in Denmark. She studied graphic design at Moscow University and photography in Denmark. Her portrait work reflects self-identification, her pictures tending towards minimalism, eroticism, pure colour and the game of shadows. Enjoy… See more of Egle’s work at: Instagram All images copyright Egle Ellerman.

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Folio: Makis Makris

Photographer Makis Makris was born and now lives in the city of Kavala, Greece. Makis’ first contact with photography was through a seminar on artistic photography organized by the Photoclub of Kavala, one of the longest-standing cultural associations in the country. Makis is a member of the B.U.L.B. Photo Collective (Bucharest Urban League of photographers…

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Interview with: Matt Peers

By Tom Sebastiano Birmingham-based photographer Matt Peers’ series, ‘Portraits of Employees, Deceased, Left, Retired’ portrays the shared spaces of a working factory in North Birmingham. In it, he explores what it means ‘to go to work’ in a post-industrial North Birmingham and the fast disappearing traditional workplaces that are being replaced by an ever-expanding service…

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Folio: Hong Kong Colors by Douce d’Ivry

Douce d’Ivry is a French photographer based in Hong Kong. She specialises in street and fashion photography. Douce’s style is inspired by artists such as Fred Herzog, Joel Meyerowitz and William Eggleston but also by the poetic and coloured world of one of her favourite directors Wong Far Wai. Her photography is characterized by its…

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Folio: Martin Cannon

This featured folio comes fom Martin Cannon, a filmmaker based in Wales who, in the last year, was taken by the process of still photography. His current approach is somewhat documentary in its style, keeping a distance from his subject and giving the viewer a glimpse into the environment in which the person is in.…

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Folio: Masked by Alexander Kafka

Masked is a new series from Washington D.C.-based photographer Alexander Kafka and features model Theresa Manchester. Alexander is art director for SmokeLong Quarterly and studied fine-art figure photography with Missy Loewe at the Washington School of Photography and portrait photography with Sora DeVore at Glen Echo Photoworks. Enjoy… See more of Alexander’s work at: LensCulture…

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Editorial: Fallin’ in Love by Jessica Robles

Fallin’ in Love is our third editorial from Los Angeles based photographer Jessica Robles and features the beautiful Kellee Moran at Wilhelmina Models. This story was shot entirely on 35mm and instant film at the Ragdoll Pink Palace in LA. Enjoy… Credits Photographer: Jessica Robles | jessicaarobles.com / Instagram Model: Kellee Moran at Wilhelmina Models |…

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Folio: Running from the Sun by Parker Reinecker

Parker Reinecker is a documentary and street photographer based out of Atlanta, Georgia. He is currently working in North Georgia, North-eastern Pennsylvania, and the American Southwest. Growing up in coal country, Scranton Pennsylvania, with a bar and a church on every corner, his work touches on the experience and struggle of growing up in the…

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Folio: Vintage Lifestyle by Carissa Dorson

Carissa Dorson is a photographer and cinematographer living in Los Angeles, California. She earned her degree in cinematography from Florida State University’s College of Motion Picture Arts. In addition to her work in film and television, Dorson works as a fine art photographer, specializing in portraiture. Carissa enjoys using the camera to tell real, character-driven and…

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Folio: Flow By Nature by Lean Lui

Lean Lui is a 19 year old self-taught photographer from Hong Kong. She sees photography as a way to build her own Utopia. Her works are sensitive, metaphoric, emotional and dreamy. Flow By Nature is Lean’s first solo exhibition. She acknowledges this exhibition as the starting point of her journey of self-discovery; as she said:…

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Editorial: Fall in to Summer 2018 by Brittany Borders

Fall in to Summer 2018 is our second feature from Florida-based photographer Brittany Borders. We really don’t get enough editorials or folios coming through featuring guys (hint) and so when Brittany sent through this beautiful sunny editorial featuring David and Madeleine, I jumped at the chance. Enjoy… Credits Photographer: Brittany Borders | Facebook / Instagram Models:…

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Folio: Yves Bariuan

Yves Bariuan is a photographer based in San Francisco. He has been shooting film for the past four years focusing on street photography and scenes that are both typical of the Bay Area and that also capture a little something of the unusual. “Being a photographer in San Francisco is such a bliss, each neighborhood…

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Folio: Speak Back by Zeno Gill

Speak Back is our new featured folio from New York City photographer Zeno Gill featuring model and actress Sabrina Dandridge. Enjoy… Credits Photographer: Zeno Gill | zenogillphotography.com / Instagram Model: Sabrina Dandridge | sabrinadandridge.com / Instagram All images copyright Zeno Gill.

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Folio: Military Logic by Sophie Barbasch

Sophie Barbasch is a photographer based in New York. She earned her MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design and her BA in Art and Art History from Brown University. Sophie has been the recipient of a number of grants and residencies including a Fulbright Fellowship to Brazil. “I went to photograph…

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Folio: Death in Venice by Sara Musashi

Sara Musashi is an emerging fine-art photographer originally from Milan now based in Los Angeles. “My approach to photography is very instinctive; I am not backed by a strong technical or theoretical education. Since I was little, I’ve always felt safe behind a camera; I could observe people without interaction and engagement, I could catch…

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Folio: Homesick Bahia by Caio Leme Gonçalves

Caio Leme Gonçalves is a landscape and fine art photographer based in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Caio had his first introduction to photography while studying as a Biologist; after graduating he chose to undertake further study in commercial photography. Lately his work has seen him moving away from natural landscapes to human-made or human-influenced landscapes, documenting…

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Interview with: Karoliina Kase

Estonian photographer Karoliina Kase uses photography to explore the interplay of people, environment, and light. She combines personal experience and fiction to communicate a psychological narrative and investigate the personalities and moods of her subjects. Karoliina shot the series Bruno while completing her BA in Visual Arts at Brown University (Bruno is the name of…

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Interview with: Walter Bakowski

Walter Bakowski is a Melbourne-based artist specialising in photography, video and written word. We chat with Walter about his background, what drives his creativity and about his latest book Manières D’être, images from which accompany this interview. Enjoy… Tell us a little bit about yourself and how you first got started in photography. I was…

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Folio: White and Wood by Anna Breit

Anna Breit is an emerging photographer from Vienna whose work focuses on personal portraits and relationships and is shot primarily on 35mm film. Anna shot this portrait series White and Wood while in Venice with good friend Elena. Enjoy… See more of Anna’s work at: annabreit.com | Instagram All images copyright Anna Breit.

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Folio: Polaroids by Joachim Zimmermann

Joachim Zimmermann is a German photographer who spent a number of years in Berlin building a truly impressive portfolio photographing musicians before moving south to the Black Forest for a change of pace as well as a change of photographic style and focus. For this featured folio we are showcasing a vibrant new series of…

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Folio: Bad Egg by Sakis Dazanis

Sakis Dazanis is a high school teacher and contemporary photographer living and working in Kozani, a small town in Northern Greece. The series Bad Egg is drawn from childhood memories driving through the Greek countryside, being told to quickly close the car windows as they approached the fertilizer factory on the outskirts of Ptolemaida, the…

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Folio: Adrian Wojtas

Adrian Wojtas is a Polish photographer and filmmaker living and working in Dublin, Ireland. After graduating with first class honours from the Institute of Art, Design and Technology in Dún Laoghaire, Adrian began working as a commercial photographer specialising in portrait, food, and advertising photography. Adrian’s personal work focuses on themes such as ideology, human…

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Folio: Matteo Palermo

Based out of New Jersey, emerging photographer Matteo Palermo shoots live music and street portraiture. For this featured folio I really wanted to showcase a series of Matteo’s live music photographs because, to me, they absolutely capture the essence and the energy of live music – hell, you can almost feel the sticky, beer-soaked carpet…

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Folio: Augusto De Luca

Italian photographer and artist Augusto De Luca originally graduated in law becoming a professional photographer in the mid-1970s, walking the line between traditional and experimental photography. “I feel like a sailor, or better, like an explorer of the immense universe of art. The artist is an explorer in search of the keys that open the…

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Folio: Vee Alféroff

This short-but-sweet minimalist folio comes from photographer Vee Alféroff. Describing herself as a nomadic artist, Vee worked for a number of years in haute couture in Paris before returning to contemporary art. Working primarily with mixed media, Vee’s artwork is a reflection of her nomadic lifestyle and the people and cultures she encounters on her…

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Folio: Auguste Chocianaite

UK photographer Auguste Chocianaite has a background in journalism but is currently exploring her love of photography working at a commercial studio in Bristol and building her photography portfolio in preparation for a move to London later this year. The series that we are featuring here is one of Auguste’s recent portrait shoots with model…

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Folio: Sabrina Dalbesio

Sabrina Dalbesio is an emerging photographer living and working in Santa Cruz, California.  Preferring an analogue process over digital, Sabrina develops and prints all her own work in her darkroom. “I have a manual 35mm Nikon F3 camera. I used to dabble, and now I find I can’t put the camera down. I have started…

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Folio: Getting Closer by Eglantine Lavogez

Growing up in Paris, photographer Eglantine Lavogez developed an interest for urban and street photography. Attracted by the graphic aspect of the objects that surround her and by the places that she enters in to contact with, Eglantine extrapolates the lines and forms she sees in front of her and transforms chaos into harmony. Her style,…

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Interview with: Arnau Rovira Vidal

A Ghost City is a series from Spanish photographer Arnau Rovira Vidal shot on location in the city of Ashgabat, Turkmenistan while he was there to cover the Asian Indoor Games. The series presents a surreal document of the elaborate gold and white marble monuments and buildings set amid the arid landscape that now stand…

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Folio: Polaroids by Andreea Andrei

Andreea Andrei is a visual artist born in Bucharest, Romania and now based in London. Her photographic work focuses on social documentary, portraiture and fashion, and seeks to explore the complex relationship between subject and photographer. Andreea is drawn to personal projects that she can relate to, driven by a curiosity to understand that point in…

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Folio: Mersey Paradise by Saesha Blue Ward

Saesha Blue Ward is a photography graduate from Manchester, England specialising in documentary portraiture. Mersey Paradise is the title of Saesha’s graduating folio: “Through exploring a subjective sense of identity and image, Mersey Paradise questions whether portraiture can reflect the intimacy of a friendship between photographer and subject. Shooting my peers at home in Manchester, I…

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