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Frank Lanza

Photographer, Self in Cleveland

The World Around Me

PRESENTED ON MAY 29, 2015
IN CLEVELAND @ VOL 25

When asked "Why did you want to take my photo"

"Simply being yourself in this moment without any effort at all, you're just being you, and that's beautiful."

In The World Around me from Cleveland Vol. 25, photographer Frank Lanza offers his insights on experiencing authenticity though making photos of people. He proposes how not just stories, sights, and sounds are conveyed through photos, but also feelings and how those feeling can help us better understand and connect to the world around us.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on Thursday, August 20th. 

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Photographic Eye

BY GUS BENKE
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 22, 2011

Gus has a passion for photography, and in this presentation he shares his "views" of the world around him, revealed through his photos. (in Portuguese)

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Snipping the Fabric of Time

BY JUSTIN DAVIES
@ VOL 19 ON DEC 13, 2013

Justin Davies is an educator and artist. He likes to work in a range of media which he uses to integrate historical, scientific and aesthetic perspectives. His work is also influenced by his love of film and by his studies in biology and history.

"Presentation of the Day" on April 23, 2014.

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What My Camera Taught Me About Life

BY REUBEN CHIN
@ VOL 1 ON NOV 01, 2014

By following his camera, award-winning photographer, Reuben Chin, learns more than how to point and shoot. He talks of seeing beauty in the ordinary; becoming engaged enough to seize life's fleeting moments and developing a healthy curiousity of how others see the world.

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Mike Miville; Photographer on the Move

BY MICHAEL MIVILLE
@ VOL 5 ON SEP 08, 2015

Mike Miville discusses his active life as a photographer, and how physicality plays a role in his life. 

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Tokyo Around the Clock

BY ELENA AFRAMOVA
@ VOL 131 ON DEC 16, 2015

"I wanted to show places that tourists cannot see, and strangers are not allowed."

In Tokyo Around the Clock, from PechaKucha Night Tokyo Vol. 131, Elena Aframova shares her 5-years-in-the-making photo project that utilizes thousands of dramatic black & white photographs to depict everyday life in Tokyo in the form of a graphic novel.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Friday, January 15th, 2015. 

 

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Found Worlds: Connecting with the Magic and Beauty of the World through Contemplative Photography

BY DENISE BOSSARTE
@ VOL 6 ON MAR 01, 2016

Speaker Denise Bossarte is a Miksang Contemplative Photography practitioner and certified teacher. With this practice, she engages in a photographic process that is a direct connection with the world in the present moment. Through Miksang, she captures images revealing the extraordinary in the ordinary world.

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The Architecture of Photography

BY GIORA DAN
@ VOL 26 ON MAR 02, 2016

Photographer Giora Dan dissects the structure and form of good photography, through a series of spectaular images he has taken himself.

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Around the World in 80 Delays

BY KEVIN UPPSTROM
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 23, 2017

He pilots cargo planes for a living, but Kevin Upstromm's photographs reveal a journalist's interest in other cultures and people. From Pecha Kucha Dayton, Volume 30, recorded February 23rd, 2017.  

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Me + Christchurch

BY VERONIKA HEGEDUS-GASPAR
@ VOL 30 ON MAR 15, 2017

Local artist and photographer, Veronika Hegedus-Gaspar, started her recent art project, Me+Christchurch, as a way to promote her photography business but soon realised it was a powerful way to help locals to reflect on their experiences in post-earthquake Christchurch. After interviewing over 200 strangers, she was able to help people understand their sense of place.