• Maciej Markowicz | Interview

    Maciej Markowicz | Interview

    Maciej Markowicz is an artist with a boat that he turned into a Camera Obscura in 2017. Living on a floating surface while travelling around Europe, Markowicz doesn’t waste any minute. He organises workshops for kids and adults and fascinates everyone with the magic of creating 8 seconds paintings with light and motion on colour photographic paper.
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  • Tim Verhallen | Interview

    Tim Verhallen | Interview

    1605 Collective invites you to deep dive into the interview with Tim Verhallen. Being a famous fashion photographer, Verhallen admits that his main inspiration are people. By creating powerful connections with his models, he creates masterpieces in a form of photographs that are both sensitive and dynamic.This fall, 1605 Collective also presents a unique creation of 1605 Publishers, the book...
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  • Trends in Photography

    Trends in Photography

    1605 Publishers has created for you a list of current and upcoming photography trends so you get inspired by beautiful concepts and visions. The main trend of the end of 2022 and the beginning of 2023 is an unusual perspective, imperfect, yet natural, shots, vertical format and the domination of mobile photography.
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  • Ver van Dam | Portfolio

    Ver van Dam | Portfolio

    Vera van Dam (b. 1989) is an Amsterdam-based photographer. Her work is a byproduct of her life experiences and operates in a space between dream and reality. Here, her emotions, thoughts, and memories come together in a poetic and graphical way. Her work resonates with soft and sensual esthetics and it's drawn to unique compositions.
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  • Thirza Schaap | New Work

    Thirza Schaap | New Work

    Plastic Ocean by Thirza Schaap is an ongoing project dedicated to creating awareness about climate change and enforcing sustainable development. Schaap works with plastic waste she finds on the beach in Cape Town. The artist collects plastic bottles, packaging, threads, straws among other harmful plastic particles.
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  • Lilian Bassman: Portfolio

    Lilian Bassman: Portfolio

    Lilian Bassman (1917-2012) was an American photographer and painter. Bassman's photography is notable for her unusual printing techniques and innovative graphic effects. She worked as an art-director at Harper's Bazaar in the late 40s and helped to establish photographers such as Richard Avedon and Robert Frank.
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  • Cliches in Photography

    Cliches in Photography

    The photo industry makes it hard to avoid clichés. The sunrises and sunsets, clouds, the emptiness of the landscapes, yellow cabs of New York, selfies in the mirror, you name it...! These sugary and so familiar to us images are everywhere. It makes it hard for some photographers to originate their ideas in the middle of the whirlpool of cliches...
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  • Antoine D'ágata | Portfolio

    Antoine D'ágata | Portfolio

    Antoine D’Agata (b. 1961, France) is an itinerant figure: a photographer, a filmmaker, a world wanderer, and a member of Magnum Photos. As an artist, he is most widely known for his graphic and intense images. Often blurry and flashed, they translate human suffering and agony into the language of photography. His work deals with topics that are often considered...
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  • Katrien De Blauwer

    Katrien De Blauwer

    Katrien de Blauwer is a "photographer without a camera". At a later age she began collecting, cutting and recycling images as therapeutic self investigation. Her work is, at the same time, intimate, directly corresponding with our unconscious, and anonymous thanks to the use of found images and body parts that have been cut away. This way, her personal history becomes the history...
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  • Erwin Olaf | Portfolio

    Erwin Olaf | Portfolio

    Erwin Olaf (b.1959) is a renowned Dutch artist from Hilversum, The Netherlands. Currently, he lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Olaf's diverse practice centers around society’s marginalized individuals, including women, people of color, and the LGBTQ+ community. In 2019, the artist became a Knight of the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands after 500 works from his oeuvre were...
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