August Sander in Koln

Posted by on Aug 27, 2014 in Letters | No Comments
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Last weekend Saturday I was invited by D to come to Köln (I was thought not to change name of town, but you may know it under Cologne, Germany). The occasion was exposition of August Sander. Please excuse my ignorance, but I had no idea at first, (more…)

What can you do?

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Letters | 4 Comments
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Today morning I turn on my iPad to see what interesting I can find on twitter. I like that medium as I have choice to filter who I trust. French photographer Vincent Bonnefond @VBonnefond has shared link to video about National Geographic (more…)

An Amateur Photographer

Posted by on Mar 15, 2011 in Short notes | One Comment
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With this short notice I would like to invite you to visit new web site of Jeffrey Paul Howard called nicely An Amateur Photographer. Jeff is internet friend of mine for couple of years and I envy his strong drive to keep in photography (more…)

Published in fstopmagazine

Posted by on Feb 2, 2011 in Short notes | 6 Comments
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Two of my images where today published in latest issue #45 of fstopmagazine. Whole issue is about Abstract photography. I like very much the images of (more…)

And now with audio!

Posted by on Jan 12, 2010 in Podcast | 4 Comments
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Dear friend, today is here something new. Something I was thinking about rather long time. One day it just happen. Audio! Podcast! Let see how does it turns out. If you should have some problems with this audio post, please let me know. Should be accessible through RSS reader and web as well. (more…)

JEAN-CLAUDE BELEGOU

Posted by on Mar 5, 2008 in Short notes | No Comments

belegouAgain today I have post on front page work of other photographer. I received email today from Jean-Claude Belegou. I did exchange some conversation with him quite some months ago. Today again I remember his excellent work. I have to mentioned another series he did back in eighties. It is Le corps. I like his older black and white very much. You really need to go to his site and take look for your self. I am sure you find a lot inspiring work there.

Taras Kuščinskij – Taras Kuscynskyj

Posted by on Jan 5, 2007 in Letters | No Comments

Taras Kuščinskij - from the cycle Dana (1972)
Almost on year ago exactly I have written few lines about Czech photographer Taras Kuščinskij. I have three postcards of his prints
on my wall. I visited exposition in summer where he has few photographs. I know his work for long time. He is not between us anymore, he died in 1983 on deadly illness.

I saw his images here and there when I was younger. I always like them very much, so lyric and gentle images always full of great feel. I never did any nude photography, but still I enjoy his work. Look at first two photographs. Don’t they look like great painting? They both are date in seventies.

Taras Kuščinskij - Ivana (1977)
More than any of these I like the last photo on this page from 1963. It is made the way I really like, It is exactly something I would love to make. Image has showing only gentle symbols. Few beam of light makes all we need to start our imagination. This is what I like on great photographs. They showed you hints, they trigger your imagination and your own creativity is doing rest. Isn’t that great! Observer need to give something from him/her/ He/She is the person who should create, be active when viewing this artwork.

Not like a consumer, who is expecting not to think, who is expecting to consume and acts as pre-programed by media.

The other day I have very long telephonic conversation with my friend from childhood. Among the other things we also spoke about this. How our children are exposed to the culture of mind driving by media. I hope I will get one day with my photographs into the stage when my work will trigger active creation in other people’s minds.

Taras Kuščinskij - Marie (1963)

Taras Kuščinskij is doing this for me for years. Thank you very much!

Machiel BOTMAN

Posted by on May 24, 2006 in Short notes | No Comments
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Monday I have seen a book by Dutch photographer Machiel BOTMAN named Heartbeat. After flipping pages full of these amazing photographs I realize how far I am from it. I liked very much his images full of tender and symbols. (more…)

Taras Kuscynskyj

Posted by on Jan 21, 2006 in Letters | One Comment

Yesterday I knew I have this meeting of the portfolio club. You know I mentioned it before, group of people discussing they own work and giving each other mostly honest opinion. We always bring some work we like to discus of we think it is interesting and we (more…)

Testimonial

Posted by on Oct 25, 2005 in Short notes | 6 Comments
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I have received today this email and I really need to put it here. You probably know what it feels like when somebody writes words like this about you. I am honored.


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