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Leland Foster - Gourmet Deli, Brooklyn

Posted by Niklas Soestmeyer on

Leland's artist statement: "There's not too much of a backstory to that photo. It was taken around my old neighborhood in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. I almost always carry my fuji x100f around with me. It was a foggy evening and my girlfriend and I were walking to a bar, I stopped and quickly took a couple shots of the corner deli. Sometimes the least anticipated shots are the best ones. If you want to include a little about me, I'm an illustrator, painter, amateur photographer living and working in Philadelphia. I started shooting as a means of gathering reference images...

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F. Pampín - Fog III

Posted by Niklas Soestmeyer on

F. Pampín's artist statement: "I took this picture 2 years ago, I think. Back then, due to my schedule, I used to go out late with my camera. This was in my hometown, where the default weather is rain, rain and more rain… So when I saw this thick fog I ran happily to the street. It doesn’t happen very often, and less when I go out shooting. Sometimes before that date, the fog just disappeared soon after I left home, so I was in a kind of a rush, expecting the worse. Fortunately, the fog was present the whole...

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Bill Holderfield - Giant Burger Springfield Oregon

Posted by Niklas Soestmeyer on

Artist statement by Bill Holderfield: "So much of what I shoot is about revisiting fading memories of my childhood. Growing up in 1970’s Cleveland, Ohio in a working class family, I was surrounded by slow industrial decay, classic cars, shake shops and every other icon of American culture you can think of.  These places and things still hold a strong grip on my psyche. One of my motivations for photographing these places is to simply document them before they’re all gobbled up by corporate gentrification zombies. That, and I’m haunted by the past in ways that I still don’t entirely understand."  ...

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Catinbag - Moscow

Posted by Niklas Soestmeyer on

artist statement by @catinbag: "I was just walking around one specific place I wanted to check out and listening to awolnation. And just before going home I decided to see what was around the corner because I saw some glow. And it was there. I took couple of photos and when I was editing them I noticed that there was a heart shaped reflection on one of them. And it looked good. "    

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Philip Warp - New York

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