Zun Lee By Roberta Tavares

Zun Lee Interview – Photomagazine # 50

Portrait by Carolyn Beller

Portrait by Carolyn Beller

this project is a tribute of sorts to both my dads – one who raised me but with whom I had a problematic relationship, and one I never knew but who nonetheless seemed to have guided my life in very tangible ways  – Zun Lee-

The absence, the pursuit and the confrontation.

So, with these three elements in mind, it is built the  following dialogue with the photographer Zun Lee who comes stirring up the industry with his sensitive assay, already well recognized internationally, on the black father figure. Read More…

Jacob Aue Sobol by Roberta Tavares

PhotoMagazine # 49    Feb/March    2013

Jacob Aue Sobol

Jacob Aue Sobol

How would my vision evolve, if I tried to get close and connect with people in my country? What will happen if I try and shoot the society in which I grew up and the people with whom I share language and appearance?  -Jacob Aue Sobol-

“I did an interview with Jacob Aue Sobol “ One of the things to risk from my bucket list. Happy. Honored. And what Jacob somehow teaches is that nothing is visible at first sight for closer, direct, obvious as it may get to you. The immediate, common sense, ordinary, ‘ the same of the same’ should be ignored. Read More…

Interview: Laura El-Tantawy

Photo Magazine # 48 – Dec/Jan 2012

Laura El-Tantawy

Laura El-Tantawy

I still feel that I have something to prove, but the weight has shifted from having something to prove to others to actually being able to prove it to myself. I am my harshest critic. When I look in the mirror this becomes evident to me and this is when the issue of identity and photography become one. -Laura El Tantawy-

My Christmas gift  arrived  earlier.  My interview with Laura El -Tantawy ; a photographer, a professional and a woman  I direct some profound admiration and prompt attention for what she builds as signature:  a poetic, lyrical, subjective way to see, to feel and to talk to you and yes..she has a lot to say Read More…

“Dear …………….. “

They tell a lot with a  portrait.

What could a portrait tell to them ?

Let’s  play the game. Letters to Diane Arbus, Martin Parr, Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Albert Watson, Anton Corbjin, Leibovitz, Mark Seliger, Nan Goldin, Terry  Richardson Read More…

Family Photographs by Akaky

Photo Courtesy / Akaky

Like modern twelve-tone Moldavian folk opera, one appreciates the spectacle better when one doesn’t understand a word anyone is saying. Knowing only spoils the mystery

The same is true with your average family photograph -Akaky-

There wouldn’t be possible a place to be named Photo Junkie Club without Akaky ‘s wisdom words . Today is the baptism day! “Make it as much Akaky style as you can” And again…be careful with what you wish. HE DID IT ! Read More…

Article : Left Behind

Photo Magazine – Edition 46 – Out.Nov 2012

Kerry Payne

I did not walk around the fire, I went straight into it, fanning the flames as I approached  – Kerry Payne

Left Behind is being the work introducing her to the world. Magazines, billboards in pivotal cities, governments’ awareness initiatives, manifests, photo festivals, because this project  emerged  with  a purpose, not only her own personal journey…And now she gave me the honor to bring it to Brazil

Read More…

Visa pour l’Image 2012 Highlights

 By Audrey Bardou and Laura Montanari

 I don’t understand, Jean François Leroy wanted the picture in Raw, and then next year the majority was with Photoshop, what happened JFL ??!! -Audrey  bardou-
 “Too many: French photographers talking about the world outside France.Very few: French Photographers talking about France.
– Laura Montanari-

Audrey, our French photo junkie is back. Notes, and the same enthusiasm with eyes and heart wide opened. Ladies and gentlemen, our welcome to Laura, our Italian photo junkie bringing the flavor in a passionate, honest  point of view by photo and writing records. If they are strong voices by their own, imagine the result when they collaborate in a common mission! Photography lovers, the best festivals seekers… something says they’ll be back soon!  They’re rocking  Photo Junkie world! Read More…

Wedding Photography…Now I see !

Photo / Pete Longworth

Talented and successful advertisement and documentary photographers who accepted the challenge to break the stigma and to prove that wedding photography can be introduced in some high level of visual narrative and it isn’t about the kind of photography, but the kind of photographer

It’s the proof  how susceptible you  likely to feel while exposed to the power of  a beautiful -well executed- strong image. Read More…

What do you want to be when you grow up?

-What do you want to be when you grow up?

A doctor, a lawyer, an engineer?

-No mum,  I want to be a photographer

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And there you are 12 years  old waiting the reaction while hanging your grandpa’s old camera around your neck and holding proud some old rolls of film. Read More…

Photokina 2012 Highlights

By Thomas Bregulla

“look… with your camera you can do great pictures like these too”

 Our gentle German photo junkie was working, wandering and spying around Photokina installations. The right man in the right place. Someone you respect the opinion on any tech debate, the one 100% addicted on good photography and 100% committed to support it and to spread the word

Photokina, Cologne (Germany) , September  2012

A total of 1,251 exhibitors from 45 countries. More than 180,000 visitors from 165 countries. And 6,307 journalists from 73 countries. The numbers speak for themselves Read More…

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