Talk # 9 What Makes Us Shine by Beata Moore
Photography can be a wonderful form of self-expression. Not only it allows to express ourselves, but also uplifts our mood and reduces stress. So, what is so special about photography that so many of us cherish? read more.
Selection of March 2022: Ready for Takeoff by Corry DeLaan
I had a vision: I wanted to depict the herons in artistic motion blur. I wanted to move away from the usual frozen, crisp photographs of the birds to a more artistic, aesthetic representation... read more.
An Interview with Caterina Mrenes by Beata Moore
Caterina is a hobby photographer based in Southern Germany and working as a label manager in the classical music industry. She started playing the piano at 5 and for twenty years that was her profession. In 2002 she received a scholarship at the Music University of Stuttgart, but in 2006 she abruptly decided to give up the profession of piano playing. It took some two and half more years to find her way in a new profession (that of cultural management) which then brought with it what she hadn’t had before in her entire life: free time to use it the way she chooses it. She invested that time in mountaineering with the aim to make photographic documentation of her mountain tours. At some point, photography got the upper hand. It took however some more years till her photographic skills made a substantial leap in quality. read more.
Selection of February 2022: Motherhood by Johan Siggesson
After approximately a 30-minute walk from the car park, we arrived at Jigokudani (Hell Valley). The valley is littered with steaming hot springs and that is why the locals call this place Hell Valley. .. read more.
Selection of January 2022: Reindeer under the snow by Grégory POL
People have said that wolves may have attacked domestic reindeer near a farm in Lapland. I looked for wolf tracks for a few days... read more.