Cri du chat syndrome ©Dawid Stube

Photography in the background of words and music still remains a young medium, unrecognized and mysterious. Its advantage in reference to words consists in that it is able to testify itself, that it shows precisely and accurately. While its relation with music is that sometimes it is able to take us into an undefined, unique, and extraordinary state. Push us to a reflection. Similarly to literature and music, photography serves various ...

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Boyhood – ©Agnieszka Maruszczyk

While searching for a new photography theme we quite often turn to exotic things. We travel the world and then bring home photos which illustrate habits and rituals of other cultures. Interesting ones, quite often very effective, yet mostly just touching the surface. Well - what interesting and profound could be said if the subject was explored for just a few days? The set of the photographs below not only does ...

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The Residents ©Justyna Janus

I remember how many years ago I was “distressing” a fellow member of the Polish Photo Artists Association, Zofia Rydet, when she was showing me a set of the photographs full of elderly people in their premises. I was saying, with confidence, that the images repeat, that the visual language is too obvious, that her project will end up as a meaningless collection of pictures. I was very young, with ...

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A Mobile Device To Discover Your Talent

 I have known Ada Mercedes-Lenc for several years. She participated in numerous workshops which I held, both in Poland, and abroad. Her enthusiasm and energy drove attention. She was always around when someone needed any support or a good word. I thought it was a good beginning,  a solid foundation for her type of photography. I simply felt the right motivation in her for special, exceptional photographs based on humanism and ...

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