Folio: Untitled by Alexander Binder

Stuttgart-based Alexander Binder was born in Germany’s Black Forest area. A self-taught photographer without a formal art education, Alexander stares at creation through vintage lenses, prisms and optical toys; he invites the viewer on a psychedelic trip in a universe full of contrasts: dense black and white, life and death, beauty and ugliness all collide.…

Read More

Folio: Sabine Woudenberg

Sabine Woudenberg is a 21-year-old Dutch contemporary photographer. Sabine’s images tend to depict stories or a specific atmosphere through (self)portraiture, surrealism and conceptual images. “At around 12 years old, I picked up my first camera, initially only as a way to capture fun times and the world around me. It took a couple of years…

Read More

Folio: Yai Deng

Yai Deng is a nineteen year old emerging photographer and filmmaker whose family fled from civil war in South Sudan and emigrated to Texas where he was born. He is currently studying filmmaking at college in Connecticut, the influences of which definitely lend a very cinematic and surreal style to his photography. “I come from…

Read More

Folio: Endless by Paul Kelley

Paul Kelley is a visual artist and portrait photographer based in Massachusetts. For this featured folio, Paul has selected a recent series, Endless, that he shot on location with model Doe. “If I gave you a quick list of things I like it would be this – Fast food, getting hair cuts at regular intervals,…

Read More

Folio: Disperazione by Luisa Mazzanti

Luisa Mazzanti is a portrait photographer based in Italy with a deepening fascination with nude photography: “Even though I am only 20 years old, I find in photography the way to express myself completely. The portraits communicate the message you want to express very effectively because the viewer feels a personal connection with the portrayed…

Read More

Folio: Post Encounters by Tal Ben Avi

Tal Ben Avi discovered photography as a teenager, studying studio photography and B&W darkroom courses in Tel Aviv. He continued his professional education at Camera Obscura School of Art, later graduating from the Hamidrasha Faculty of Fine Arts, Beit Berl. “I choose the city entrances. The no-man’s-land areas, the city’s outskirts, the edges of the…

Read More

Folio: Sarah Willmeroth

Sarah Willmeroth is currently studying Photo Design in Munich – her main areas of interest are fashion and portrait photography. Highlighting these interests well, in the shoot below with models Momoh and Flo, Sarah has created a series of images that is equal parts editorial and intimate portrait. Enjoy… Credits Photography: Sarah Willmeroth | sarahwillmeroth.com…

Read More

Folio: The Beauty of Decay by Michael Schwan

Michael Schwan is a photographer working in Freiberg, Germany. Michael has been involved with photography for many years and, today, specialises in fine-art landscape photography and urban exploration. A particular passion is to visit and document abandoned places – the search for suitable locations leading him across the length and breadth of Europe. Enjoy… See…

Read More

Folio: Look at us but do not touch by Mauricio Holc

Mauricio Holc is a freelance photographer from a city called Oberá in the Misiones Province of Argentina – near to the borders with Brazil and Paraguay. Mauricio started out in photography in 2011, now shooting mostly fashion with a preference for natural light and a melancholic feeling. Here he presents his recent folio with models…

Read More

Folio: Alice Zilberberg

Alice Zilberberg is a photographer and digital artist born in Estonia, raised in Israel and currently residing in Toronto, Canada. A graduate of Ryerson University’s photography program, she began her artistic practice by painting; a verve which remains very much present in her digital works. For over a decade, Alice developed her own distinctive technique…

Read More

Folio: Anne Nobels

Anne Nobels was born in South-Africa but now lives and works in a secluded and very quiet part of the Netherlands called Zeeuws-Vlaanderen. In February 2016, Anne graduated from the Fontys College for the Arts in Tilburg; she went there thinking she would become a painter, but the attraction to photography became stronger every year.…

Read More

Folio: Cruces by Steffanie Padilla

Steffanie Padilla is an artist, currently living and working in Los Angeles, whose practice involves photography, collage, and video. Her work is based on the notion of perception and representation in relation to humans & animals and considers mass media, culture, and food products as focal points for extensive psychological and philosophical research. Much of…

Read More

Folio: Before Your Very Eyes by John Trifonopoulos

John Trifonopoulos is a graphic designer and fine-art photographer based in Kavala, Greece. He is currently completing his MSc in Cultural Informatics and Communication, focusing on Museology. He is also a member of Photoclub of Kavala. John’s project ‘Before Your Very Eyes’, aims to bring out details of daily life, small corners and objects which…

Read More

Folio: Yens Franke

Munich photographer Yens Franke was introduced to photography at a very young age – his Mother was a professional photographer – but developing films in a darkroom did not have quite the same attraction for him as music did and, for many years, he channeled his creative passion in to a career as a musician.…

Read More

Folio: Emma Bovary by Silvano Fortunato

Silvano Fortunato is an Italian photographer who first started out as a landscape photographer but soon developed a passion for portraiture. Like the title character from Flaubert’s classic novel, the subject in Silvano’s series ‘Emma Bovary’ is a woman caught between a desire to live a life of romance and excess and the reality of…

Read More

Editorial: Where Do We Go From Here? by Kamilla Musland

‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ is our first editorial from Melbourne-based fashion photographer Kamilla Musland. Enjoy… Credits Photographer: Kamilla Musland | kamillamusland.com / Instagram Model: Rosie Graham at Pride Models | Instagram Stylist: Jess Colman | jesscolman.com / Instagram H&MU: Sarah McFadden | Instagram Studio: Daylight Studios, Melbourne | daylightstudios.com.au / Instagram All images…

Read More

Folio: Olivia Chaber

Olivia Chaber is a 22 year old photographer and multimedia artist originally from Nice, now living in Mexico City. She recently graduated from Emily Carr University, Vancouver with a Bachelor of Fine Arts. There, Olivia majored in photography and also worked on video, sculpture and installation projects. “I would define my practice as situated on…

Read More

Folio: India by Yasser Alaa Mobarak

Yasser Alaa Mobarak is a 24-year-old, Egyptian award-winning photographer based in Delhi, India. His work has been featured in numerous international publications and has gained him multiple disctinctions and awards from prestigious international photographic organisations including National Geographic Traveler India, National Geographic Egypt, International Federation of Photographic Art, Photographic Society of America and Prix De…

Read More

Folio: Cameraless Photography by Jeremy Blair

Jeremy Blair is an emerging alternative process cameraless photographer, his medium of choice is the Silver Gelatin Photogram. Jeremy utilizes a similar method to Rayographs where he places objects and materials directly on to photosensitive papers or surfaces, exposes them to light, and develops them with a traditional chemical process. Blair constructs temporary pop-darkroom setups…

Read More

Folio: RGB Nights in São Paulo by Antoine Séguin

Antoine Séguin grew up in a typical french suburban landscape of the 1980s – individual housing lots on the edge of a small semi-rural village. The agricultural surroundings were the backdrop to his childhood, between the concrete grain silos and the cooling tower of the nearby nuclear power plant, standing up proudly in the countryside…

Read More

Folio: Ian Robert Wallace

Ian Robert Wallace is a New York City-based editor and cinematographer who has been shooting B&W film for the past two years. He was drawn to the medium after becoming enamored with the work of the masters of New York street photography including Saul Leiter, Helen Levitt and William Klein. His high contrast images of…

Read More

Folio: Inland Morocco by Nuno Serrão

Nuno Serrão is a Portuguese photographer, cinematographer and creative director. For Nuno’s Photo/Foto debut, we are featuring images from one of his recent series, Inland Morocco. “In Morocco, the dichotomy between civilizations is not as visible on the surface as in other mixed-race countries, but it’s there. It’s interior and it’s people, are an ode…

Read More

Folio: Tokyo by Max Rempe

Born in the small Bavarian lakeside town of Tegernsee, Max Rempe moved to Munich to study photography and began building his photography career working across the globe as a photo assistant. In 2017, Max established himself in Munich and is now working as an advertising and documentary photographer. The fascinating interaction between Japanese minimalist architecture…

Read More

Folio: Passages by Naohiro Maeda

Naohiro Maeda was born and raised in Japan, moving to the US in 2016 and is currently living in Salem, MA. After completing his Bachelor of Arts at Keio University, Japan, Naohiro studied fine-art photography at the New England School of Photography in Boston. The series Passages is an exploration of the mourning process. The…

Read More

Interview with: Kasey Medlin

Kasey Medlin is a photographer living and working in Atlanta, Georgia. The images that accompany our interview with Kasey are a selection from the series Blush, a photographic quest to reconcile the past with the present, idealised but so very familiar, almost tangible but just beyond our grasp. Enjoy… Hey Kasey – thank you for…

Read More

Folio: Anima by Theresa Lekberg

Theresa Lekberg lives and works in Sweden. In her art she explores the behaviours, peculiar needs and instincts of the human state. Death, life and erotic expression in photography, video work, painting & writing. Creating ceremony and rites to find meaning and belonging. Theresa’s photo series Anima is a play of the unconscious and subconscious…

Read More

Folio: Structure Photography by Nikola Olic

Nikola Olic is a Serbian photographer living and working in Dallas, Texas. Nikola’s focus is on architectural photography and abstract structural quotes that re-imagine their subjects in playful, dimensionless and disorienting ways. His photography has appeared in various galleries, art events, museums, magazines, newspapers and websites around the world. “Each photograph in this collection is…

Read More

Folio: Lisa-Marie Kaspar

Lisa-Marie Kaspar is a film photographer currently studying Information Design in Würzburg, Germany. Her main focus is on creating emotive, often feminine portraits and visual stories. It has been quite a while since our first feature from Lisa-Marie and so today we are presenting a visual update. Lisa-Marie is inspired by many things such as…

Read More

Folio: Janine Kühn

Berlin-based photographer Janine Kühn has developed a distinctive style of setting dramatic and intense portraits before seemingly mundane backdrops, giving them a twist that she describes as ‘glossy magazine meets street-cred with a touch of weirdness’. Post-Production is not an afterthought in her process, but is already factored into the equation when she is shooting,…

Read More

Folio: Kaily by Tom Sebastiano

London-based analogue photographer Tom Sebastiano needs no introduction to you regular readers of Photo/Foto as he is a frequent contributor of both interviews and photo series’. For this feature, Tom put some particularly expired film in to his Contax S2 to shoot this beautiful series with actor Kaily O’Brien. The series was shot using a…

Read More

Folio: Inner Voice by Eirini Lachana

Eirini Lachana is an art photographer based in Athens, Greece. She began her journey in photography with Pavlos Pavlidis and shortly afterwards she studied photography with Platon Rivellis. She is an active member of the Photography Circle group in Athens. Guided by her inner voice, she photographs everyday life, her home, herself, her family and friends. This sense…

Read More

Folio: Tony Dočekal

Tony Dočekal is a Dutch/Czech photographer born in Amsterdam. Tony studied analogue photography at the AKI ArtEZ University of the Arts, from where she graduated in 2015.  “My work balances between documentary photography and visual poetry. The disconnection with our surroundings and the escapism that emerges from it are returning themes in my work. Our…

Read More