Bosalnim*

June 4, 2016 / 2 comments

My recent trip to South Korea was one flood of impressions.  Of  biblical scale, pardon the controversy. While I still have to digest my discoveries, to sort out my photographs and thoughts, a few characters I met stand out. They, in their own way, represent and form a complex face of Korean Buddhism I went…

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People Like Art or Wrong “Guda” Right Daniela

January 11, 2016 / 2 comments

Funny story, actually. That’s why I decided to tell you how I met … hang on, let me start from the beginning.  A couple of days ago I visited This Art Fair – an art expo in Amsterdam, where I was going to meet Guda Koster.  She was an artist I got friendly with on…

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“Play Me!” at Amsterdam Centraal

January 5, 2016 / 5 comments

“Play Me!” says on a side of a grand piano, standing in one of the halls of Amsterdam Centraal or a central railway station. The piano is out there for everybody to play.  I always thought it was a great idea to give passengers and passers-by something more than just kiosks with fast food and…

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a new year’s story from jerusalem

January 1, 2016 / 5 comments

there are hundred reasons to visit israel: the weather, the light and the colors, the landscape of all forms (sea and beaches, mountains and woods, olive trees hills, desert and wide open spaces), the wondeerful people of all origins and religion, the inspiring cultural mixture, achitecture (the ancient, bauhaus and international style) and (street) art,…

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Maria, who brightened my train journey

October 29, 2015 / 9 comments

As some of you know, I visited Ukraine spontaneously this September. We decided to make a birthday surprise to one of my university friends, but I myself got a lot of  surprises.  I met some of mates, whom I haven’t seen from the graduation time (31 years ago), and also some new and very interesting…

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А namesake

October 1, 2015 / 8 comments

She was just sitting there in the city center in Dnepropetrovsk together with some other women selling her goodies. I stopped to take pictures of raspberries I rarely see in my country. She asked: where are you taking us to?  “To Israel” I said, “can I take your picture there?” She agreed. I asked her…

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girlish spirit under christmas tree

September 11, 2015 / 0 comments

when i was travelling the famous hwy 49 through the california gold country i visited numerous cute old little towns and even more ‘antiques & collectables’ stores. while i was taking a portrait of a bubbling brunette woman in such a store in mariposa, who was absolutely thrilled to be photographed (i gonna tell her…

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matching patterns

August 4, 2015 / 3 comments

mariposa is a small sleepy town roadside the famous hwy 49 but downtown is cute, well preserved with many antiquites & collectables, used, art and jewelery shops, galleries and delis with homemade food. it was around noon when i arrived, parked and started strolling down main street. it was too early to go for lunch…

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can your lens break my mask in pieces?

June 18, 2015 / 2 comments

her eyes caught me from the first beginning. i never told a girl or a woman that she had beautiful eyes. if it ever was a rule, i broke it. she really wanted to be photographed more than all other punk kids i once met on a huge train station before we all got dismissed…

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chiquita destornillador

June 11, 2015 / 4 comments

i walked along a street one morning in Barcelona in search for a screwdriver. i know, i know, the start is strange even for me, but let me explain the sitution: i have Horizon 202 panoramic film camera with some technical problem to use the film rewind lever. so each time after finishing a roll i need a…

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