Piotr Pietrus is a Polish photographer who has lived in many different countries, including Italy and Spain, and that is now based in Berlin, Germany. Piotr started studying painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich when he moved to Bologna, Italy for one exchange year. After attending a photography class at the Accademia di […]
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 […]
Nadeem Karim is a Paris raised/London based photographer with Creole origins whose work we have admired for quite some time now. He got introduced to photography in Paris during his childhood with his parents’ point and shoot camera and what he enjoyed the most was looking at the images when they came back from the […]
Kristen McNevins is an American photographer whose sense of curiosity and interest in art lead her to discover this medium. From the click of shutter to developing the image in the darkroom, she felt fully engaged in the making of the image. It became a medium of expression when she sought to follow her feeling […]
Francesco Sambati is an Italian photographer from Lecce, a city located in southern Italy. Unlike many photographers we’ve featured at Velvet Eyes, his first approach to photography was through the camera of a mobile smartphone. He took a photo for fun, began to work on it and he loved it. So he slowly began to […]
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.
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 […]