The Astronaut

After over 20 years of photography, I often ask myself if my work has any significance. And the answer is complicated. I realized most of what we do as photographers is take pictures of carefully managed performances, whether it’s an event, a meeting, whatever. And even if we stumble on a more down to life […]

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Visa pour l’Image 2017

Visa pour l’Image, probably the most important festival of photojournalism in the world takes place in the first two weeks of September in Perpignan, France, right next door to Spain’s Girona. It’s a gathering of photojournalists, editors, photography enthusiasts and the public. It begins with a professional week, but the exhibitions are on display for […]

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That’s How: Ana Desetnica 2017

Let’s justify the title of this blog by describing what it’s really like photographing the annual Ana Desetnica International Street Theatre Festival in Ljubljana. People seem interested in how we do it. For various reasons ranging from how we handle the weather, how we handle the crowds and how we catch the right moment. Well […]

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Photomarathon 2016

I like challenges (not so much when it’s too much at stake, though, but I do), so the idea of participating in a photomarathon was really appealing to me. Not because of twelve hours of photographing (I’ve had longer marathons on assignments), but because I didn’t know the themes beforehand. It was an excercise in […]

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Facing The Street and Making New Friends

In July, the Apis Institute organized another digital storytelling workshop for youth workers from around Europe designed to provide them with new tools of empowerment of vulnerable groups – by telling their stories through video and photo stories. Facing the Street training was held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, this time. We had participants from eight countries. […]

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