Umberto Verdoliva and ‘The Ongoing Moment’: Same Things Seen by Different Eyes

In photography, and a lot of other art forms, we often encounter the ‘déjà vu’ feeling. Italian photographer Umberto Verdoliva plays with this concept by combining his images with similar photographs, often from well-known photographers from the past, but also by his contemporaries. Verdoliva did not know these images when he was making his own, and by placing them side by side, he demonstrates how much we inspire and influence each other, and how the same things can be seen by different eyes, in different times.

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How Street Photographers Gain an Audience on Instagram: Merel Schoneveld (22,3k followers)

In this Instagram series we dig into the world of likes and followers. Photographers with a larger following describe their Insta beginnings, the importance of their audience and more. This week it’s time for Merel Schoneveld, who has been shooting street for just two years.

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How Street Photographers Gain an Audience on Instagram: İlker Karaman / @krmnilker (38,2k Followers)

In this Instagram series we dig into the world of likes and followers. Photographers with a larger following describe their Insta beginnings, the importance of their audience and more. This week we talk with İlker Karaman.

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How Street Photographers Gain an Audience on Instagram: Efi Longinou (35k followers)

In this Instagram series we dig into the world of likes and followers. Photographers with a larger following describe their Insta beginnings, the importance of their audience and more. This week it’s time for Efi Longinou!

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How street photographers gain an audience on Instagram: Lorenzo Catena (14k followers)

In this Instagram series we dig into the world of likes and followers. Photographers with a larger following describe their Insta beginnings, the importance of their audience and more. We kick off with Italian photographer Lorenzo Catena.

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Interview #5 with photographer and Women Street Photographers exhibition curator Gulnara Samoilova

This week we welcome photographer and curator Gulnara Samoilova. Born in Russia, based in New York, Gulnara worked as a photojournalist and photo editor with the Associated Press for 9 years and has won prestigious awards such as the World Press Photo for her work on 9/11. Besides her own documentary work, Samoilova created the Women Street Photographers account on Instagram in 2017 and has been curating it ever since, culminating in a successful exhibition showcasing 75 female street photographers in New York earlier this month. Welcome Gulnara!

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