"I have been privileged to view much of life through my cameras, making the journey an enlightened experience. My emphasis has mainly been on affirmative reactions to human behavior and a strong attraction to the beauty in nature."
American Color by Constantine Manos
In "American Color", Manos has created a set of fascinating images that engage both the eye and mind in repeated viewings and contemplation. Photographing mostly in exotic locales and at public events within the United States, Manos presents a kaleidoscopic view of American culture.
Afghanistan is a collaboration between photographer Chris Steele-Perkins and famed Afghan poet Sayd Bahodine Majrouh. In attempting to capture the continuing cycles of everyday life despite the country’s harsh reality of war, Steele-Perkins has created a celebration of Afghanistan, which he visited numerous times in the course of five years. "It was heroic, beautiful, violent, twisted, gracious, and tragic," Steele-Perkins explains. "The experience of being there works its way into one's being; an infection of the soul demanding that you return."
July 6 through 14 marks the Fiesta de San Fermín in Pamplona, Spain, home to the infamously dangerous “running of the bulls,” when people race with bulls through the streets before they congregate in the arena for a daily bullfight.
Quote of the Week
I want to question the images that are in our memory. There is always a double level in my work; what you see is true and at the same time not true.