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Photobook Winterreise by Luc Delahaye

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In this vlog I’m sharing my thoughts about the Winterreise photobook by Luc Delahaye. Let me know what do you feel about this kind of vlog. Few links about the author: https://www.amazon.com/Winterreise-Lu… https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luc_Del… Music: From_Russia_With_Love by Huma-Huma / YouTube Audio Library

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Written by Borut Peterlin

24 June, 2019 at 07:26

Documentary project Great Depression

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Two years ago, at the start of my wet plate collodion path, I set myself a project to document state of bankrupt companies. Imagine the moment when the last worker at the last shift, turned the lights out. The moment when it became dead silent.

Now when I’m looking back at my videos (LINK) even blind would see the progress I’ve made. Nevertheless I love imperfection on my plates, so my plates don’t compete with flawlessness of film. This plate that is published under is about as perfect as I want it to be.

Last Thursday I went back to photograph Novoles company and Marcos Núñez Cid was recording a video about my project. He made a true masterpiece. I’m sure you will enjoy it.

Let me highlight that this project is getting quite some attention. First I had a beautiful exhibition in Gallery Photon, Ljubljana, Slovenia, then it was published in DOC! Photomagazine, issue #21, from pages 140-169 and in May, it will be featured in one of the UK’s leading photography magazines. The project was chosen to be presented on a group touring show under organization of European Month of Photography, so if I understood it correctly it will travel across Europe. Last but not least, I also sended this images to Slovenian Photography of the Year competition and the project did not pass even the first round of selection of 30 artists! If that’s not an achievement, then I don’t know what is!

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5am project at #occupywallstreet / Ljubljana

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This morning I got up before 4am and drove to Ljubljana to photograph protestors infront of Ljubljana stock exchange as a part #occupywallstreet movement. For eleven years I’m working on a 5am project where I take pictures around 5am in different places of Europe and hopefully once it’ll be a book. Actually in this years I’ve made almost a dozen versions of book dummies, but new images are keep on appearing and I can’t finish it. Here is a multi-vision version from year 2009. And HERE is a post with 5am images from Poland, Lithuania and Czech Republic.

Borut Krajnc, portrait of a photographer

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Borut Krajnc is a photographer who just had an opening of exhibition Praznine (Emptiness). He documented billboards, citylights and other advertising spaces that are in malfunction. Exhibition is in Mala galerija in Cankarjev dom, Ljubljana, Slovenia. This is a must see exhibition and I’ll make a piece about his work. Later…

Written by Borut Peterlin

25 September, 2008 at 16:10