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Being on the Road as a Meditative Practice

In an environment where you don’t get attached much and the scenery changes fast, you start to experience that certain clear state of mind.

Chicago: Windy City Stories

Try to feel the air of the “windy city” pressing against your face. Many of Chicago’s folklore traditional genres are tied to historical events

Occam’s Razor Meets Photography: Atlanta

This series of photos was inspired by Occam’s famous saying that ‘Entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily’.

How I Mastered Color Grading in the Outskirts

Before digital photography has arrived, everybody was doing color grading no matter if they wanted it or not.

Living by the Sea

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever, said Jacques Yves Cousteau. Occupy McSweeney’s roof party biodiesel letterpress

San Francisco Adventures

From Ocean beach to the clam chowder at Fisherman’s wharf, the whole city is filled with stories united by the salty wind from the ocean.

How We Went to Vegas and Won $8

If you like to gamble, I tell you I’m your man. You win some, lose some, it’s all the same to me. The pleasure is to play, makes no difference what you say.

Must-See Architectural Sites in Berlin

Although Berlin has been heavily destroyed during the WWII, it managed to rebuild into an architecture lover’s delight. A huge part in that was played by

What French Cinema Has Taught Me

Did you know Robert Mapplethorpe thought that ‘magic’ disappears from a photograph when you start talking about it? Sometimes I tend to agree with that.

Why I Decided to Stay in Brooklyn

One day the landlord came to my Brooklyn home to do some small repairs. He was a senior black man with really nice manners, very calm and polite.