„Racism is still around, but I´m not about to let it destroy me.“ This sentence writes Gordon Parks in the Prologue of his book „Half Past Autumn“. It is a very authentic book about pen, music and camera – the life of Gordon Parks.
I like English very much as a world language. But there is one thing I do not like. All european language families use today a f like fotografia and not a ph.
„JK: It’s not a good photograph without good composition. Originally I’m an aeronautical engineer. Why do airplanes fly? Because there is balance.“
“A frame does not only separate a piece of art from its surroundings, it establishes a relationship with the pictorial elements it contains.” In Ratingen was an exhibition about the interaction of contemporary photography and antique picture frames. This is one possibility to work with frames in modern photography. My answer and my contribution was
Mike Mahlke is a photographer in germany. He likes unposed situations, streetphotography and documentary. But that´s not all. For him photography is a way of life. That means flow. He does not shot only in one way. Sometimes he likes the geometrical way of Cartier-Bresson. Other times he looks for the feeling to be there