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I’m a passionate street photographer, based in Krefeld, Germany. Looking at familiar objects without preconceived ideas, trying to find charged presentness and poetry in urban life, being bewitched by colour, these are a few of the challenges that I embrace. The life in the streets is so rich, that to take any of it for granted seems to be such a waste, so I continue to be challenged in seeing urban life anew in my walks, with fresh eyes, fresh ideas, and, importantly, a clean slate. Another  passion are portraits, spontanous in the streets and sometimes planned with models.

"But it is now clear, that there is no inherent conflict between the mechanical or naïve use of the camera and formal beauty of a very high order, no kind of photograph in which such beauty could not turn out to be present: an unassuming functional snapshot may be as visually interesting, as eloquent, as beautiful as the most acclaimed fine-art photographs. This democratizing of formal standards is the logical counterpart to photography’s democratizing of the notion of beauty. Traditionally associated with exemplary models (the representative art of the classical Greeks showed only youth, the body in its perfection), beauty has been revealed by photographs as existing everywhere. Along with people who pretty themselves for the camera, the unattractive and the disaffected have been assigned their beauty. For photographers there is, finally, no difference — no greater aesthetic advantage — between the effort to embellish the world and the counter-effort to rip off its mask."

Susan Sontag (1973): On Photography. Penguin.

"If you want it, you get nothing. Just be receptive and it happens."

Henri Cartier-Bresson

"Street photography is a love relationship between the photographer and the moment ... and when the moment becomes pregnant the photographer delivers" 

Vineet Vohra


An-Go-Lo │Krefeld, Rhineland, Germany  │04.04. until 30.04.2021

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