Month: February 2015

The Place of the Cloud People by Matt Black

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“The Mixteca, a remote mountain range in southern Mexico, is one of the most isolated and impoverished regions in the world. Named by the Aztecs as “The Place of the Cloud People,” the region’s rugged landscape has insulated its people from the outside world since before the conquest. Still today, pre-Columbian languages like Mixteco, Trique, and Asmuzgos are spoken more widely than Spanish, and cars, electricity and indoor plumbing are recent introductions, if they exist […]

Josef Hoflehner

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Just look at this special combination of simplicity, clarity and focus. He is also equally good in colour and black and white. For me, his photos do tell stories, sometimes even novels his site is here

Frank Machalowski

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Meet Frank Machalowski and his crazy never ending search for authenticity achieved with composite images. Here is a video of him talking about his creative process: You can jump down into the rabbit holes masked as his website and his tumblr

Diving in the large format photography

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They say everything you want is on the other side of fear. Let’s see if there is some wisdom in it. I am terrified by the complexity, unpredictability and the slowness of the large format photography, but may be I will find what I was looking for all that time beyond this fear. Time will tell, I am diving in. Wish me luck and patience, I will need both.