It was a great honor recently to work with Danish documentary photographer Klaus Bo on a new piece for Lensculture. His “Dead and Alive” effort is one of the most unique and passion-driven projects I’ve ever covered. I hope you’ll take a moment to quiet your day and read his story. Continue reading Photojournalist Klaus BO: Circling the globe in search of death
Quotes of the Week: A new regular post for reflection & inspiration via AccentsandApertures Continue reading Quotes of the Week
Introducing award-winning Montreal painter Angela Bucaro and her travel-inspired art! Continue reading Angela Bucaro: Travel-Inspired Art — No Boundaries!
It was truly an honor to be part of this great international event and meet award winning photographers from around the world again this year in Siena, Italy at the Siena International Photography Awards ceremony & festival. Congrats to all of the winners and kudos to the event organizers, includingÂ Luca VenturiÂ and his team, as well as Master of CeremoniesÂ Luca BracaliÂ and event photographer Ernesto Mangone. Bravo! … Continue reading And the winners are…
8-hour layover. Luggage in a locker. Found the train. Hopefully I’ll be able to find my luggage again later! Continue reading Hello, Amsterdam
Congrats to my friend Jens Krauer, a Swiss Fujifilm X-PHotographer Jens Krauer on his brilliant new production, “GFX Mash Up” by Jens Krauer x Billingham & Peak Design. GFX Mash Up Jens Krauer x Billingham & Peak Design “Langstrasse” / FUJIFILM Swiss X-Photographer Jens Krauer visits Langstrasse in Zurich with GFX 50S and GF110mmF2 R LM WR and meet the eclectic people in the area. … Continue reading “Just me, the camera & the stories that present themselves….”
When photojournalist and conservationist Luca BracaliÂ first told meÂ of his recent return trip to document the nomadic Tsaatan people of Mongolia, I didn’t fully understand the scale or scope of his journey. Now, via his reportage in National Geographic Italia, it is possible to peer inside this incredible and shrinking world. See the full image set via the article here and an English translation below.
Sono gli ultimi testimoni di un tempo. Oggi di questa grande etnia millenaria e di origine turca si contano solamente 50 famiglie. Conosciuti anche come Tsaatan o uomini-renna, i Dukha sono “il popolo della taiga” oppure, come loro stessi amano definirsi, “i cavalieri delle r
*Translated for context from the original text in Italian by Luca Bracali
They are the last witnesses of an era. Today in the new millennium, only about 50 families, originally of Turkish origin, remain. Also known as Tsaatan or reindeer men, the Dukha are “the people of the taiga” or, as they themselves like to define themselves, “the reindeer men.”
We are on the border between Mongolia and Siberia, in a remote and isolated area covered with fir trees and larches, in a portion of that which is the largest forest in the Northern Hemisphere.
â€œA free man can live on fish. Independence is better than meat.â€ â€•Â HalldÃ³r Laxness,Â Independent People I once asked a National Geographic photographer if he had a favorite shooting location. “The place I’ve haven’t been to yet,” he said, is always his favorite. I feel the same way, except for a few places. Iceland is one of them. Sometimes it’s as satisfying to find a foreign … Continue reading Culture Outpost: That first taste of sky
Instagram. That’s where I came to know the work of Moscow-basedÂ street and skate culture photographer & filmmaker Petr Barabaka. What I love about being a writer is that my admiration for work or a place or a moment doesn’t have to stop there. I can keep asking questions. It turns out that Petr is something of a philosopher as well. He’s bold. He’s humble. He’s … Continue reading Capture of the Day: Petr Barabaka