Summer Tundra bird’s-eye view

Photos tundra made ā€‹ā€‹a week ago from a helicopter in the Nenets Autonomous District, Russia.


A set of photographs by Saul Leiter (1923-2013)

Lovely sets of photos by Saul Leiter was published in the Andrey Zeigarnik‘s and Dasha Kuzmina‘s blogs. But I want to share with you my favorite pictures. It’s amazing but true ā€“ a very good photographer made almost exclusively vertical frames.


Superposition. Part 2

In the second part of this series, let me share with you pictures pictures taken on negative film. In my opinion, they are substantially different from from scanned slides that were included in the collection Superposition. Part 1 – the mood, color and contrast. So I decided to split the entire series at least three components. In the next final part I’m going to show results of my experiment with digital photos. It very interesting how I’m mixing them randomly. And another part is zero, such as Intro, with scans of 25-year-old and the text, which will bring together all three components into into a single whole project.


Superposition. Part 1

It’s not classic multi exposure. Photographers usually combine two frames without rewinding the film. That is a photographer in general knows which frames overlap and builds appropriately frame. I have the same frames are aligned randomly. That is in the process of shooting, I have no idea about doubles the frame overlay and what happens. There is something magical.

Alchemy is simple – I’m shooting a film twice, for example, first in one country and then another. In this shoot many films, and then run your hand into the bag, choose the first available and charge film again.

I have a text about why I do it, but until now did not want to go into details. While this is just an experiment, its interesting to me as a surprise, accidentally mixing immiscible, the visuals and the very process of witchcraft.


Winter Svaneti

Svaneti, Georgia

Let me share with you 15 photos I took in Svaneti (Georgia) a couple weeks ago.


A set of photographs by Sergey Maximishin

Let me share with you a set of photos by Sergey Maximishin, one of the famous russian photographer. Here are pictures of different years, from different countries, and a series of journalistic photo stories.


Sergey Maximishin was born in 1964. Spent childhood in Kerch, the Crimea. Moved to Leningrad in 1982. Served in the Soviet army as a photographer the Soviet Military Force Group on Cuba from 1985 to 1987. Graduated from Leningrad Politechnical Inctitute in 1991 with a B.A. in physics. Worked in the laboratory of scientific and technical expertise in the Hermitage Museum. Graduated from St-Petersburg Faculty of photojournalism in 1998. In 1999-2003 was a staff photographer for the “Izvestia” newspaper. Since 2003 works with a German agency “Focus”.


The Times, Time, Newsweek, Parool, Liberation, Washington Post, The Wall Street Jornal, Stern, Business Week, Focus, Der Profile, Corriere della Sera, Izvestia, Ogonyok, Itogi and other.


World Press Photo (2004, 2006), Russia Press Photo contest (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004), UNEP International Photographic Competition on the Environmental (2005) and others.


Winter Svaneti with Pavel Kosenko and Ivan Dementievskiy

About the workshop

Svaneti is said to be the Olympus of Georgia, the home of Svans, place full of sunshine, songs and poetry, the motherland of brave, hard working, happy, hospitable and die hard highlanders. We will have a chance to see it all with our own eyes. To see it from the inside, not like tourists. To meet people, become their friends, touch the ages old traditions. To take photos, discuss them, and publish a joint exclusive photo-book “Winter in Svaneti” with the selection of the best photographies taken by the participants.

This trip is at the same time a travel experience, an adventure, a way to meet soul-mates, a practical master-class in genre photography and a joint work on an art project.

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