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Enchantment and surprise

The image above shows Hachiko crossing in front of Tokyos Shibuya station, where around three million people get on and off trains every single day. As the traffic lights are set for cars to move, pedestrians gather along sides of … Continue reading

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Between fascination and disgust

This photograph depicts the head of a tuna that was used as a spectacular means of decoration in a banquet dinner on a conference in Matsue, western Japan. The raw meat of the fish was sliced into convenient pieces of … Continue reading

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We live, we share

Human beings are for many photographers the main subject of their images, whereas in my photography, humans are often just simply part of a more general composition. Having spent several months in Japan, I feel how humanist photography is something … Continue reading

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More than the sum

Since LvxPhotography.net went online about two years ago, my biggest personal motivation was to learn how to write meaningful texts about particular images and ideas I discovered in photography. Most times I choose an image that makes me think of … Continue reading

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The blue hour

The so-called blue hour is a concept that shows well how natural light coming from the sky changes over time. Each minute throughout the day natural light changes and thus contrast, shadows, colors and tones of photos. Some landscape photographers … Continue reading

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Those damn tourists ?

When Japanese tourists travel through Europe, they seem to spent their whole time taking pictures completely banal stuff as if everything was exciting and worth capturing. A lot of people have this stereotype image of Asian tourists. We smile, perhaps … Continue reading

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High Key | Low Key

Some photographic image are not only describable by it’s composition, content, context, colors but in terms of what I call “the look”. There are many looks (or styles) of images I can think of, such as the grainy look from … Continue reading

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