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Kosiv, Ukraine - June 2017. Ganusia and Nastia, two sisters in the living room of Nastia

Rodyna moja

The word Rodyna, which in Russian means “homeland” and in the Ukrainian language “kinship”, a photographic journey through a country he left as a young man.


Lviv, Ukraine - April 2013. Painter Myroslav Vaida

Place to Be

The most interesting thing for me at present time is portrait photography. No wonder, because the most interesting thing for human is another human.

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Uttarakhand, India - September 2015. A grandmother holds her grandaughter in a Himalayan village.

Young and Old in the Indian Himalaya

While trekking in the Indian Himalaya for 3 months I came across the old, men that have farmed, women prayed and lived in the mountains their whole life.

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Dhaka Street Portraits

Dhaka is world famous for its urban density. The only mass transit mode in Dhaka City is bus. Recent survey expressed that Dhaka’s traffic congestion is among the heaviest in the world.

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Osaka salaryman

One of the many ‘salarymen’ that you can see in all major cities in Japan. Because of the long working hours (13 hours a day, 6 days per week) many fall sleep on the subway train when returning home late in the evening, often between 9 and 10pm.

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Budnik. Moscow. July 2010

Olya Ivanova | Weirdo

I tried to convey the complexity of adolescent identity and high intense feeling that adults will never be able to feel again. Both emotionally and physically these people feel like aliens, strangers, freaks.

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EGYPT - 2010. Dawi Mohammed Abdullah Mohammed (73) was injured in 1958, east of Gelala, whilst out collecting firewood with another man. He spent forty days in hospital in Alexandria. The other man, his cousin Faize, was killed.

Andrew Youngson | The Devil’s Garden

It is estimated that approximately 17 million unexploded anti-personnel and anti-tank mines; artillery shells; bombs dropped by aircraft and machine gun, small arms and mortar rounds remain beneath the sand.

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Orli Perel Nir | Fair Svetlana

Fair Svetlana is a series of portraits (77×150 cm) that were pictured in an old metal factor that seems to belong to a far and strange place in which time stood still. The series touches the human aspect – manhood, dreams, disappointments, normality vs. abnormality and what lies between them, while trying to take off […]

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"Raul and Maria were married in 1959, the year of the revolution. They have lived for most of their lives in this tiny apartment in Central Havana. Raul is now blind and Marie spends much of her time looking after his needs. "It is now late afternoon and Marie takes a siesta while Raul sits in his rocking chair waiting for her to wake up".

David Creedon | Behind Open Doors

For the most part tourists who visit Cuba only ever get to see their hotel or the beach resorts, they photograph the old American cars and the women with the big cigars who pose for tips on the Melancon, for them this is Cuba.

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Elisabetta receives more donations. 17/05/2010

Talos Buccellati | Till the last drop

This project describes an industry in the absence of blood and other blood products in the face of strong request because there are many patients with acute leukemia, lymphoma, or need bone marrow transplant…

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Alys Tomlinson | The College on the Hill

Just off a small roundabout in the middle of the English countryside lies New College Worcester. At first glance, it is a regular secondary school and sixth form, set in pleasant, open grounds. It’s only when you look a little more closely that you see signs indicating that this is not a ‘normal’ school.

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Benjamin Goss | Breathe

I have always been curious and fascinated about slight expressions, movements of the face. The story telling of the eyes, and who we are or become when in front of the camera. For the project ‘Breathe’ I was looking for a more organic, spiritual, and unmasked feeling.

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Grégoire Korganow | Père et fils

Grégoire Korganow, Père et fils, from PRIVATE 49 – FRANCE présences A black background. A stark single light source. Two men stand in front of my lens. They are not the same age. One is approaching sixty, the other is just 30. Father and son. Bare-chested, skin against skin. They know neither what to do, nor how to […]

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Dorothée Smith | Löyly (no miracles here)

Dorothée Smith, Löyly (no miracles here), from PRIVATE 49 – FRANCE présences n the Finnish language, «Löyly» describes the raising of innocuous smoke resulting from the transformation of matter (water -> steam), allegoric of the mutation of gender. The series displays barren landscapes, where everything looks asphyxiated by an environment troubled in its ecosystem since the beginning of […]

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