Breathtaking images of Shaolin monks training

posted on April 9th 2015 in Photography & Travel with 0 Comments

These breathtaking images will leave you speechless…

Shaolin monks believe that strength comes only from the mind, because of this there are almost no limits to what they can do with their bodies during training. They practice techniques centered around balance, strength, endurance, and self defense and are able to endure unbelievable amounts of pain without barely even blinking.

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A campaign going viral 8 years later

posted on March 28th 2015 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

Eight years ago, Cordaid People in Need, the Cordaid brand that helps provide emergency aid, launched a campaign called “Small Change, Big Difference” (Kleingeld, Groot Verschil). Although this campaign hasn’t been promoted for eight years, the images are still out there, online. And they are now being found by people and organizations from all over the world.  Just like I did. They have been shared tens of thousands of times, as if the campaign is still ongoing. Given that this “old” campaign is now inadvertently going “viral”, I revisit the story behind it.

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29 photos that will make you think

posted on January 23rd 2015 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

“The reality is there but you do not notice it. You do not want to see it”. This is how photojournalist Czuko Williams expresses how many times society tries to escape from social issues such as immigration, evictions, homelessness or the rights of children. Williams is one of four finalists in the XVIII edition of International Humanitarian Photography Award Luis Valtueña, organized by Médicos del Mundo, which this year was focused on these four issues.

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