Zespół Kociego Krzyku-©Dawid Stube

Fotografia na tle słowa i muzyki pozostaje ciągle medium młodym, nierozpoznanym i tajemniczym. Jej przewaga w stosunku do słowa polega na tym, że potrafi o sobie zaświadczyć, że pokazuje precyzyjnie i dokładnie. Z muzyką ma związek natomiast taki, że czasami umie nas przenieść w stan nieokreślony, wyjątkowy i nadzwyczajny. Popchnąć do refleksji. Podobnie też do literatury i muzyki, fotografia służy różnym celom i może nawet jej funkcja jest tak szeroka, że ...

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PRYWATNA AKADEMIA FOTOGRAFII-Nowe zapisy 2018/2019

Prywatna_Akademia_Fotografii_Zapisy_2018/2019 Siedem lat temu z pewną nieśmiałością ogłaszałem nabór do Prywatnej Akademii Fotografii. Miałem duże doświadczenie w prowadzeniu różnorakich warsztatów, lecz Akademia to inna, znacznie trudniejsza formuła.Teraz, po sześciu edycjach Akademii mogę stwierdzić, że się sprawdziła. Jej uczestnicy zrobili ogromny postęp, co dało mi dużą satysfakcję a przede wszystkim dowód, że obrałem właściwą metodę. Dlatego Akademia będzie działać nadal. Otwieram zapisy na rok 2018/2019. Zajęcia przeznaczone są dla entuzjastów fotografii, którym zależy na ...

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THE CITY NOT ABANDONED

Kairouan, Tunisia It is the 4th most important Muslim city after Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem, with the holy Mosque of Aqba situated in the center of the city. Kairouan is a UNESCO World Heritage site attracting a large number of international tourists. The Arabs around 670 founded the city in the period of Caliph Mu’awiya (reigned 661-680). It became an important center for Sunni Islamic scholarship and Quranic learning. It is also ...

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ELMINA, GHANA

Elmina is a town situated on a south-facing bay on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Ghana, and the first European ( Portuguese) settlement in the West Africa. The location of Elmina made it a significant site for provisioning ships headed south towards the Cape of Good Hope on their way to India. Today with a population of 33.000 people Elmina still remains as a fishing town. Children are important part of ...

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SUGAR TOWN

Java, Indonesia I travelled to Java in Indonesia to document sugar production there.  I was one of 6 photographers who were commissioned by the Dutch organization Noorderlicht to produce "The Sweet and Sour Story of Sugar". The project examines globalization by looking at the sugar industry in the Netherlands and its former colonies. It was like taking a trip into the past. I found myself surrounded by steam machinery and archaic ...

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ATMOSPHERE OF KINDNESS

OVERWHELMED BY THE ATMOSPHERE OF KINDNESS I studied this land from the photos taken by my respectable friends who fell in love with the Podlaskie voivodship in Poland. When I arrived here in winter, at the beginning of 2011, these pictures, kept in my memory, proved true when confronted with reality. I was enchanted with the beauty of the landscape, but then, its splendor didn’t surprise me. So I thought that much ...

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HADES. UPPER SILESIA, POLAND

HADES. Upper Silesia, Poland This series of photographs was taken from March until August 2009. It was my intention to pay homage to people performing hard manual labor. The workers. I chose the Upper Silesia where the work ethos, traditions and related customs seemed to be most alive, apparent and colorful. Poland is changing fast and many of my photographs depict tasks, places and objects  which are becoming the thing of the ...

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A STONE’S THROW

A STONE’S THROW Old estates nestled in the Polish landscape are places marked by tragedy. First, right after the war, if the estates were nationalized people lost their country and patrimony, they were expelled from their homes and the family interest in the estate was eradicated; half a century later, the structural collapse of these estates brought the occupants equal amounts of poverty, feelings of harm, and a sense of exclusion ...

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IN THE CENTER

IN THE CENTER Presented photographs are personal subjective view, and are taken from my book, which I produced as a donation to the Children’s Memorial Health Center - the biggest children hospital in Poland. The suffering of children gives rise to frustration and sometimes anger at my personal helplessness.  Questions come to mind, which have no answers and only hope remains that those who battle devotedly to save the life of a ...

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