Mankichi Shinshi

Born and raised in Japan, Mankichi Shinshi doesn’t miss an occasion to travel out of the island to take photographs. He started in 2013 capturing the atmosphere of quiet mid-night streets. He gradually started to work in a more conscious approach, interpreting the world by affirming something in the frame and by leaving other elements out. “For […]

Beth Downing

For Australian photographer Beth Downing, “photography makes life seem more real”. According to her on an interview for Despite the Illusion, her marked interest for literature and poetry encouraged her thoughts to run freely, and photography represented a direct way to express and transfer a specific moment. You can find her work via Flickr.

Malwina Adaszek

Polish photographer Malwina Adaszek was born in 1990, and in 2004, at the young age of 14 years old, she decided she wanted to take pictures. For her, the perfect shot must be true. No matter how it looks or the subject captured, a photo needs to be authentic in terms of time, place, technique and […]