People say art can be everywhere…and in fact, it is!
Walking through the streets of Rio de Janeiro we can find all types of street intervention. This kind of art can bring life to a boring part of town or to a piece of construction. Nonetheless, the life span of these interventions can be very short because of many reasons (rain, street cleaning, repainting, demolition). That’s why I like to photograph them because like that because we get to save part of its memory.
Graffiti and posters are present in all the big cities of the world and Rio de Janeiro couldn’t be any different. Here you can find paintings and graffiti expressing the life of the poor as a way of expression but also small pieces that just brighten our days.
They say black-and-white is the soulmate of street photography, as it transcends the essence of the photographs in to works of art. Mexico-based photographer Moisés Rodríguez's geometrical urban collection is proof of his monochromatic mastery.
It can be said that photography is more than just a click on the camera, it makes the moments, people and emotions live forever. This was confirmed to us by an exceptional Dutch photographer Ferry Verheij, whose photographs represent stories of all those people and places he had a chance to know.
Jacob James is a British travel and cultural documentary photographer who captures the people and places of the world in a beautiful light, both visually and conceptually. He shares his experiences from his perspective as both artist and teacher.
Rome is known for its rich history and culture that the world is fondly familiar with; however, there is a side of the Roman capital yet to be seen. Roman goddess Venus graces Rome with love and affection by musing the Hungarian photographer Milán Rácmolnár to paint the city in old rose.
Luke Gram is a Canadian travel and adventure photographer that has shot for notable clients such as Nature Valley, Daniel Wellington, Free People, and other various medias and magazines. Luke captivates viewers through his travels in Cuba, making known the land and people that is full of culture.
Benjamin Hampson is based in London, UK and uses photography as a tool to express himself. He enjoys documenting cultures that are different to his own with the aim to empower people through his work. We lent him the Neptune Convertible Art Lens System to test out.
Australian fine art photographer Chris Round thinks that photography is a remarkable medium and "there are so many different ways in which it can be used." Read more into his insight and see his photos in this interview.