March 3, 2024


Yo Quiero Techno

Fascinating World of Traveling Circuses by Oliver Stegmann

2 min read
Spinning Plates, 2011, by Oliver Stegmann

Oliver Stegmann

was born in 1970 in Basel, Switzerland. Due to the fact his late teenager many years, photography has develop into a vital medium to categorical himself. Skillfully, however, he took a various path, studying economics and now operating in a management place. He is married and a father of two daughters.

From early on, Oliver Stegmann was fascinated by the phenomenon that a picture can capture a one of a kind problem which could never occur back. A potent photograph gets a legitimate present of the minute when it manages to seize some type of thriller or magic.

He has normally experienced a enthusiasm for observing persons. Their emotions, facial expressions, interactions, activities and particular moments. For Oliver Stegmann, photographing persons is a way to connect with them. Good masters of avenue and documentary images like William Klein, Eugene W. Smith, Robert Frank or Josef Koudelka have pretty substantially impressed his way of having shots.

“I love songs, but I have never played an instrument. So the digital camera has grow to be the “instrument” for my creative get the job done: I compose visuals instead of music.» On several journeys to different continents, he has continuously labored on bettering his capabilities as a photographer and on developing his individual visible language. He participated in various workshops of properly-identified photographers these as Mary Ellen Mark, Anders Petersen or Ernesto Bazan. «I like black and white pictures for the reason that leaving out the colors, the way we usually see the entire world, directs the viewer’s eye to the essence of the image.”

Until finally 2007 he photographed completely with black-and-white movie and made all prints in his own darkroom. He then began scanning the negatives, enhancing them in Photoshop and generating wonderful artwork prints. Two years later on, he begun to also use electronic cameras.

His extensive-phrase venture on circuses powering the scenes was posted as a photograph ebook with the title CIRCUS NOIR in 2021. In his latest challenge, he documents the passions that people go after in their cost-free time in associations and clubs.

Copyright © | Newsphere by AF themes.