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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Folio: Adam Hollin

Adam Hollin is a cinematography student based at The Northern Film School in Leeds; his aim: to work as a Director of Photography for feature-length films. When he isn’t working on film sets or studying, Adam enjoys heading outdoors and capturing the world with his stills camera. For this feature, we have curated a selection…

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Folio: Valentina by Guen Fiore

Guen Fiore is an award-winning Italian photographer specialising in creative and portrait photography. Guen’s work centres on the representation of the human figure. This is evident in both her personal projects and her professional works, particularly in the fashion field where her focus is on defining the true nature and inner beauty of her subjects.…

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Folio: Homegrown by Josh Tanasichuk

Josh Tanasichuk is a photographer living in British Columbia, Canada. After completing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Environmental Studies, Josh secured an internship as a production assistant. He has since focused on building a portfolio of documentary media exploring topics where culture and community intersect with social and environmental issues. “Much of…

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Folio: Kings & Thieves

Based in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, Australia, husband and wife team Benjamin and Carisse Urquhart are Kings & Thieves, specialists in elopement, wedding and paired-up humans photography. It has been a while since our last feature from Ben and Carisse and so we thought it time for a bit of a visual update.…

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Folio: Michael Stockton

Michael Stockton was born in Middlesbrough in the North-East of England, graduating from the University of Brighton with a degree in photography. Relocating to Germany, Michael became a member of Stattlab, a non-profit analogue photography collective located in the Wedding area of Berlin. In 2015, Michael held his first solo photography exhibition in Berlin-Mitte. For…

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Folio: Requiem Pour Pianos by Romain Thiery

Romain Thiery is a French professional photographer and pianist specialising in capturing portraits of forgotten pianos in abandoned buildings across Europe. Through his work, Romain is fortunate to be able to blend the two artistic worlds closest to his heart: photography and pianos. The locations that he looks for have to fulfill certain criteria that his…

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Folio: Jennifer Adler

Jennifer Adler came to photography relatively late, buying her first camera at the age of 20. Since moving to Berlin in 2014, Jennifer has been working freelance mainly for private clients in the field of family photography. For the last couple of years, topics such as gender roles, feminism, women’s empowerment, diversity and tolerance are…

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Folio: Omission by Ethan Lo

Ethan Lo was born in Hong Kong and is a recent graduate from the Savannah College of Art and Design majoring in photography. Many of Ethan’s projects are long term and revolve around land use and human-altered landscapes; his hope is that the photographs can raise questions and bring environmental awareness to the world. In…

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Folio: Intimate by Daniela Benzin

Photographer Daniela Benzin returns for her third feature in the magazine with a very intimate portrait series: “The following pictures aim to convey the intimacy, emotions and love that exist between two people. To me, it was essential that the two people were an actual couple, the interpersonal connection was indeed visible and the pictures…

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Folio: Seckin Sinan Isik

Montreal-based photographer Seckin Sinan Isik has always been on the move – initially, due to his mother’s work and then, later, studying abroad. It has only been in the last four years that he has become progressively more involved with photography. “I began to experiment more – and then I rediscovered film. It wasn’t long…

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Folio: Line 1 by Christina Hudson

Self-taught photographer Christina Hudson is a Pittsburgher by birth but has spent most of her life in Athens, the capital city of Greece. Christina earned her BA in English Language and Literature and has worked as a teacher and an editor. Line 1 is a series documenting the Greek electric railway line number 1 that…

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Folio: Jens Windolf

Jens Windolf trained as an architect before working as a graphic designer and has always had an interest in interiors and what they say about their inhabitants. Jens’ photography captures that something that remains long after the former occupants have gone – the ghosts. The nondescript furnishings add an ambiguity to the scene, sometimes quite…

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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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