Mona Lisa from the Market

February 27, 2015 / 7 comments

When my son was serving his year in the army, I went to visit him in the beautiful old city of Novgorod In Russia. After I hugged him properly and fed him and his mates with home-made sweets from Holland, they returned to their duties. I was left on my own to wander the somber…

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What’s street photography (for you)?

February 25, 2015 / 17 comments

The case of photographer Espen Eichhoefer, whose image of a woman walking the street had to be removed from an exhibition in Berlin after the woman pictured sued him and the gallery for violating her personal rights, and the change of the German criminal code with respect to photographing minors and people in defenseless situations…

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Joseph - one picture

Joseph – one picture

February 23, 2015 / 4 comments

i saw him going along the main street and stopped trying to see into the market where was open street party, crowded, noisy and cool of course unusual for this place and this time of day. i took a picture of him peeping to the side of a party place. he saw that i was looking…

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two faces of a man

February 19, 2015 / 3 comments

when i entered the spice and gold shouk of deira, dubai, i came for photography. the light was already low and created beautiful lightfalls between the stands and through the roofs punctuated with holes, the colors were vibrant. i also came for the people. people on markets always appear to have plenty of time to…

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Almost the same

February 16, 2015 / 6 comments

It’s cold in December in Vilnus, especially for us “tourists” from Israel, who are “spoiled” by sun and hot weather. We saw the booth of Iliana and her husband with a great variety of wool goods from scarves and socks to gorgeous felt vests and coats. First we called on incidentally led by curiosity and…

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happy valentine’s day

February 14, 2015 / 7 comments

happy valentine’s day to all our friends, contributors and strangers. show love and respect not only to your partner and pets, friends and family, relatives and co-workers, but to every person wherever you are in this world. it is the biggest pleasure to make friends out of strangers and not snapshots of scared squirrels. keep…

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me and giggling school girls

February 13, 2015 / 4 comments

one day in early january this year i visited the tel aviv museum of art. a friend recommended a photo exhibition and so i gave it a try not knowing what to expect. the museum is huge and filled up with interesting and inspiring exhibitions of many different modern art styles. it is allowed for…

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Shaked mastering waves & wind

February 10, 2015 / 4 comments

It was a cloudy day here in Tel Aviv. With waves and wind that I could see from the roof top of the hotel I stayed in. I took my camera and walked to the beach nearest to the hotel. A group of kite surfers had taken over the beach which usually belongs to the…

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mr “have time”

February 8, 2015 / 3 comments

It was very usual winter day for Eilat – very sunny but cold in shadowed places because of the wind blowing from the mountains. The city was surprisingly empty and open for my observation. I desided to return back to the hotel by walk and somewhere in the middle of my way (like 2.5km from…

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Lennart the Sailing Racer

February 6, 2015 / 11 comments

The wind was so cold this morning I couldn’t hold my camera properly, risking to drop it on the rocks of a wavebreaker. When I walked to the nearby harbor, the Ijsselmeer lake looked very angry, the coast was deserted, the beach café closed till Spring, and I thought my chances to meet someone were narrowed…

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