About avocation of photo-albums collecting

Taking advantage of my friendship with Tomasz, while being under his strong influence about photography, I decided to share with you my short history about building my own – definitely more modest than Tomasz’ one – collection of albums and books about photography. This post is a sequel to an earlier post by Tomasz – The Stendhal’s Syndrome.I thought nothing can beat the first impression when you enter – for ...

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A Caress Of A Damp Bed Sheet

I came there for the first time 30 years ago, but I still remember the impression the city made on me back then. New Orleans enchanted with a peculiar magic. Perhaps it was the music oozing from each passed bar, the atmosphere of an artistic bohemianism in the "French quarter", or the omnipresent vapor of the Mississippi river the touch of which I have back then perceived as a caress ...

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ERNESTO BAZAN – my very private story

This will undoubtedly be one of the most important photographic events in Poland, in 2018: The Cuban Trilogy - Ernesto Bazan   Below I share with you, a short personal text about Ernesto Bazan, and press information prepared by the Institute of Photography FORT, which concerns both the upcoming exhibition and photographic workshops. I highly recommend both of these events   The press release below, prepared by Fundacja Fotografii FORT, synthetically describes his incredible ...

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Stendhal Syndrome – in other words: your benefits from collecting photo albums

There is a vast number of the places in the world which a photographer caring about his or her artistic development should visit. Florence, for the beginning.  Not only for the eyes pleasing Giotto's frescos, not for the monumental sculpture of David, and not only because one may easily meet the ghosts of Machiavelli, Galileo and Michelangelo who were buried in the place. One has to visit Florence for the ultimate ...

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