Tag: Inspiration

My “photographic dream” of Africa

Red soil, endless wilderness, breathtaking sunsets, amazing animals, freedom and adventures. All this and much more I can relate to my dream of Africa. As far as I remember I’ve always dreamed of exploring Africa. Of seeing the animals you usually watch in a zoo or – even more tragically – in a circus show ...

North Brother Island – an abandoned island close to the megacity New York

You’ve never heard of North Brother Island? No big surprise. Because this island is even hardly known by New Yorkans themselves. Even though it’s very close to the glamorous megacity in the US. To be more exact – it’s located in the East River, between the Bronx and Rikers Island. The history of North Brother ...

Photo series: Riding an Old-timer through Havana

Havana, a city where time has stood still for the last 60 years and which has been left to itself. Or at least it seems like that! 😉 A mix of colored colonial-style houses, la Habana, the old city filled with little abandoned lanes, stucco-ornamented buildings on every side and impressive street art at every ...

Traveling designs by Shamekh Bluwi

Creativity is among the traits I admire most in people. For me, the amazing thing about creativity is, that it comes in so many different forms and seeing what other peoples creative minds are able to create inspires me a lot. Among my latest inspiration discoveries is Shamekh Bluwi, a fashion designer and illustrator who ...

“#365 Unpacked “– The trash of our lives.

Being honest, we all know it. Some of us still manage to look the other way or close our eyes about it, but we do know it. We are slowly (or not even so slowly) but steadily covering this planet with trash. Trash that inevitably will, at some point, rob us from enough fertile soil ...

Guest contribution – Ines Futterknecht Photography

Hello fellow photo enthusiasts. This month I have the honor to write a guest contribution for the fotogenerell blog. My name is Ines Futterknecht, I’m 23 years old and photography has been part of my life for most of my life. It all started with the small orange analogue camera my parents gave me for ...

Klimbim is giving color to the gray past

Here we go again. One of my favorite topics: Traveling through time. With photographs. This time I want to introduce you to an artist whose work I’ve been admiring for quite some time: Olga Shirnina. With a technique which the Moscow-born artist claims to have learnt all by herself online she turns antique black and ...

„Complex Simplicity“

Today we’ll present another photographer for all the fans of the complex, creative and extraordinary still life photography. We want to introduce you to Jonathan Knowles, whose website is worth to be seen: http://jknowles.co.uk/overview . Ranging from commercials about liquids to motion images you can find almost everything there. We’d like to show you his ...

Let’s dream ourselves on a beach…

Welcome summer, welcome you wonderful warm nights which you can enjoy sitting out at the water in a summer dress, forgetting time and regret staying awake for very long on the next morning at your job (at least for a short time). These nights are the moments where I can at least pretend to be ...

A photographer whose pictures look like paintings: Dean West

 Australian-born photographer and visual artist Dean West, who currently lives in Brooklyn, New York, creates true masterpieces with his photographs. He gives his dreams some real virtual space by capturing them in his pictures. Thus he makes every possible imagination and daydream come alive. Seemingly unlimited creativity and countless ideas inspire the photographer to make ...