Joyce, the chef …

September 4, 2016 / 0 comments

I know I’ve been lazy about writing new blog posts. I do have tons of excuses like working a lot, traveling and having many other things on the plate right now. It’s not that I don’t have plenty of strangers to write about. I met plenty of new faces and also took some pictures. It’s…

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the best part of India

April 6, 2016 / 2 comments

we travelled India last year, we already told you that. of course we aimed to make as many friends from strangers as possible and document our journey through rajasthan, utter pradesh and delhi via the faces and stories of people who were going to cross our way, for our personal memories in the first place…

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project christmas day

December 30, 2015 / 1 comment

I have now three large format cameras, a horseman 4×5, a sinar f1 as well as a wooden 4×5 folding camera. I admit I hardly ever use them. The cameras look nice but they are collecting dust. I bought three packs of sheet film and I don’t even remember where I stored two of the…

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a haircut for a headache

December 23, 2015 / 2 comments

During my last trip to Taiwan I had a really busy time. The days were filled with meetings and workshops and most of the evenings business dinners. The friday night of my stay in Taipei was the first. I had a phone conference at midnight my time and two more between 7am and 9am the…

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surrounded by blue

October 9, 2015 / 3 comments

It’s easy to meet people on the street and take there picture. However, a real conversation besides exchanging a couple of words is hardly possible. This old man sitting in front of his blue house in the old city of jaisalmer was different. Mool Raj Acharieya had been waiting for visitors walking by to invite…

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day of the finals

October 29, 2014 / 0 comments

the scenic byway through the high desert of oregon is one of the most beautiful roads in the western u.s. the john day fossil beds painted hills unit is a must see in that area. and a must see is that little town named prairie city. it has an historic hotel worth to stay, a…

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joel, the blacksmith

October 28, 2014 / 0 comments

i accidently came to columbia when i was travelling the gold country via the famous hwy49. it rang a bell, somebody must have told me something about the town and i took the exit. i decided to visit the state historic park first, which is a restored gold rush town, half original half made from…

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before and after

October 27, 2014 / 0 comments

retired people have lots of time. they have so much time that they are busy all day long. and the earlier they retire the busier they become over years. bob retired from the army and he is busy like hell. when i came along his place in a small town of victorian style in california…

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boogie, die!

October 26, 2014 / 0 comments

eve made me stop on that corner in old jaffa with the hovering orange tree created by ran morin. i was strolling through the narrow streets around noon til i heard her raspy voice: “wow, this is a fancy camera.” “yep”, i said, and we ended up talking for about an hour. and if i hadn’t…

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debby in the barbie shag

October 26, 2014 / 0 comments

debby grows wild flowers, she makes sculptures from chicken wire and moss, she sewes pumpkin lookalike pillows, she used to live with a mini pig, chicken and a horse, but since her mom requires care she lives with her and three dogs. debby builds small houses and paints them white and pink. everything is white…

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