Documentary photography

Frederik Buyckx’s almost mystical Kyrgyzstan photos

According to professional photographers, correct exposure is crucial to successful winter photography. While at it, they would also be quick to remind you of the challenges of this type of photography. These include the trickery of snow. Moreover, a good standby filter acts as a perfect polarizer. On top of that, the camera’s focus …

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Photography pioneer Joachim Brohm & his Ruhr series

Who is Joachim Brohm? Joachim Brohm is one of Germany’s most celebrated landscape photographers. Photography connoisseurs have pointed out that he may have been the link that brought what was largely American photography to Europe. Approach Brohm believes that landscape photography should be an experience of seeing over time and that a single photograph can …

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Laurenz Berges’ Cloppenburg & an air of misery and grief

Who is Laurenz Berges? The photographer Laurenz Berges originated from Cloppenburg in Germany. He received his training at the Folkwangschule in Essen. His work has always been shrouded by cultural undertones and connotations deeply rooted in the Second World War and its impact on society. Like many other German artists of his day, Berges has …

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Carl De Keyzer in North Korea, the most mysterious country

North Korea is one of the most enigmatic countries in the world, with limited access by foreign media as well as tourists. Everything in this last communist state is controlled by the government – from an ideological, cultural, and political perspective in the world. Nevertheless, Belgian photographer Carl De Keyzer became one of the …

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Eric Lafforgue received a lifetime ban from North Korea for these photos

Who is Eric Lafforgue? Eric Lafforgue is a French photographer who traverses the world. He has always been fascinated by the world countries, especially those in remote areas, and spent time in Africa when he was about ten years old, Yemen, Ethiopia, and Djibouti. He started his photographing career in 2006, and soon newspapers and …

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Danila Tkachenko: How hermits live in the Russian wilderness

Who is Danila Tkachenko Danila Tkachenko (b. 1989) is a Russian visual artist, specializing in the field of documentary photography. He is known for winning the World Press Photo prize for his series Escape. Tkachenko gained a degree in documentary photography from the notable Rodchenko School of Photography and Multimedia. Escape Escape is a series …

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Potemkin villages by Gregor Sailer – These are fake towns

Gregor Sailer is an Austrian photographer born in 1980. He is known the world over for his architectural photographs. His most remarkable work is the Potemkin Village, in which he pairs together a couple of ‘fakes’ to create cities and towns. Gregor was educated in Austria and Germany, where he specialized in architectural photography. …

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Larger than life print of graffiti photos

About This summer Public Delivery and Nils Müller created a 5x10m mosaic print. This work is called Vandals, the same as Müller’s upcoming book. It is an ironic preview, free for anybody who made it to Linz, Austria. It consists of ten thousand photos from Müller’s private archive and shows photos taken in North and …

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Nadav Kander: 3 years taking photos of China’s longest river

Nadav Kander’s trips to China For his Yangtze photos Nadav Kander came to China several times in 2005 to 2007, visited 186 cities and traveled along the world’s third-largest river, from the spring in the Himalaya to the mouth. Humans are usually just portrayed as small figures next to a gigantic setting, either the river …

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Bruce Davidson’s sexy & scary subway photos

Who is Bruce Davidson? Bruce Davidson was born on 5 September 1933 in Oak Park, Chicago. He began taking photographs when he was just ten years old after his mother built him a darkroom. He was got hired at Austin Camera as a stock boy. Davidson learned technical nuances of photography from Al Cox, including …

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David Guttenfelder’s remarkable photos of real life in North Korea

North Korea had remained largely off-limits to foreigners for 60 years. When finally, Associated Press wanted to open a bureau in North Korea, it sent its chief photographer, David Guttenfelder, on several trips there. It was an enigma for everyone. The country that had been closed off for such a long time had people …

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