Climbing Acatenango – Part 1

If you would've told me I'd be hiking up a volcano over a year ago, I would've laughed in your face. Not just because I'm lazy but also because while sitting behind my desk in the Netherlands, going up a...

Robin Bharaj – Celebrating the Journey

London based photographer / videographer Robin Bharaj is a real multi-talent. The self-taught artist with Indian roots was well on his way to become an IT specialist, but as soon as he started doing the 9-5 thing he realized it...

Collin van der Sluijs

Dutch artist Collin van der Sluijs has had shows in Brooklyn, Paris and Copenhagen. Still there is relatively little known about him in The Netherlands. He is based in Maastricht, where he also has his own gallery. At the age...

Fashion photography with Gennadiy Chernomashintsev

Ukrainian fashion photographer Gennadiy Chernomashintsev was born in the USSR in 1968 and currently works as an art-director for the Ukrainian magazine DOMINO. His love for photography started at an early age, and he developed a special love for fashion...

Ali Mousavi – back to the top

Every once in a while someone crosses our path with a jaw dropping story. Ali Mousavi is such a person. His story as a photographer began just a few years ago, but already he has known many highs and lows...

Bernhard Handick

Bernhard Handick is a young German artist and art-director of Shoutout-Magazine. With a German father and a mother from Sri-Lanka, Bernhard grew up in a multi cultural environment which he enjoyed a lot. He's currently studying at the Folkwang university,...

Charlie Kirk – 11 March 2011

On 11 March 2011 tragedy hit Japan. An earthquake followd by a Tsunami caused havoc in the country. Our friend Charlie Kirk was out photographing on the streets of Tokyo like he does every day when disaster struck. These are...

Turjoy Chowdhury – A Savar tragedy

A young man somehow managed to get hold of his mobile phone to give his mother a last call. A woman took out her ID card and held on to it firmly, so at least her body could be identified...

The Orb-Acle Collaboration Project

Now what is all this? Our good friends from light painting collective Fiz-Iks started on a new collaboration project we couldn't be more hyped about! They've searched the earth to find the freakiest animal heads they could find and beheaded...

Interview with DEAM

DEAM is a good spirited graffiti artist hailing from Italy but nowadays a world citizen. Being a true graffiti geek (his own words) he picked up the aerosol ar himself and got good at it. Really good! At the moment...

Timothy Cheng – Slow walking

Hong Kong based photographer Timothy Cheng never leaves the house without his camera. Living in a city renowned for its expansive skyline and a population of over seven million people must be a sort of paradise for every street photographer. Cheng began...

NustyR – Touch the sky

I've been following the photography of Martijn, better known an NustyR, for quite a while now. It's not that I have a specific interest in aircrafts or aviation photography, but the amazing images of nusty get me excited and surprised...

Jason Page – Light painting photographer

Light Painting photographer Jason Page has been busy upping the ante concerning the art of light painting! The Florida based light painter was recently invited to the Miami Art Basel as the only light painting photographer! Besides being a light...

Ron English

It's extremely difficult to find Art these days unless you know where to look. You'd probably go through hours of research in order to find an artist you could actually share a connection with and then buy a piece of...

Hipfire Friday: Artists are Wankers

It’s not too long ago I met ‘performance artist’ (by lack of better words) Abner Preis. We had a conversation about artists and self-promotion, but all I remembered was this one thing that Abner said to me: “Most artists are...

Keith McArthur – The Grind

Some photographers try to force themselfes into shooting stuff that doesn't seems to fit them well. Photographers like Keith McArthur are like "the hell with that, I shoot what represents me". His stages, filled with the best actors that he...

C215 – Wise Words

It must have been a little over a year ago when Chris Guemy, aka C215, drew my attention. It was on the streets of Barcelona where I first laid eyes on his work, and honestly it stopped me dead in...

Berlin Street Fighters by MTO

This wicked series of portraits is done by Berlin based graffiti artist MTO. After doing a series of different characters from movies and music, he started with ' Berlin street fighters'  which shows the faces of some of Berlins most...

Monokrome Volume 2 – Review

*Sniff*.. Aaaahhh I love the smell of a fresh book, and the book that I have before me might be even fresher than those little pine-trees you hang from your rear-view mirror: Monokrome Volume two – ‘The world’s best graffiti...