Category: Thoughts on photography

Also featuring: aesthetics of the economic downturn.


I have a lot of books on photography and I keep on accumulating and accumulating them. I think about is as a path that I am building for myself. Since there is so much to learn about, I sometimes tend…
I am in London for a couple weeks to attend two interesting courses on textile design and this chaotic city tends to be overwhelming, at least to someone who is used to relaxed, “take-your-time” Berlin. Not sure why, but whenever…
It’s always nice to discover things you thought the world needed. Case in point, I recently stumbled upon the film photography podcast, which is something the world needed because, as the authors themselves recognize, the world is already filled…
Ballroom
It is not possible to show absence of men. The act of taking a photograph is a human action, and that who gazes at the photograph is destined to think of a man or a woman, if not because of…
Ghosts
Due to something I have been working on, I have been out observing and photographing the city a lot. Berlin is not a city that has gone undocumented. Quite to the contrary, there are many exhibitions and art works dedicated…
The fountain is not yet in function
So apparently it’s spring and Berlin is slowly (slowly) coming to life. Soon you will have the usual newspaper articles about people massively going to the parks, the bike business reaching its seasonal peaks, and some brave people attempting the…
As you can probably see by the side bar on the home page, I have updated my Etsy shop. I have added some color prints today, literally fresh out of the dark room and I am very proud of…
I have heard it enough times to make me worry: “dark room work will eventually die out or remain a very restricted niche field”. Is it true?
Be as it may, there is a certain tendency to dismiss analog photography…
Demo 13
On the 12th of December I went to a demonstration, a candle light demonstration in a cold pre-Christmas Berlin, held in front of the Brandenburg Gate and organised by the group TCKTCK. The aim was, of course, to tell…