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Robert Frank: The Americans

Posted by Thomas Thorstensson on December 11, 2016 in Blog | 4 Comments
Not for no Reason, the introduction to Robert Frank’s social masterpiece The Americans (first edition 1958 by Robert Delpire)—is written by Jack Kerouac. Kerouac having written with his heart about the lives of americans; having given a restless voice to their dreams and aspirations—embodies in many ways the photographic style of Robert Frank: the broad strokes, the richness in content, the focus on stories from all walks of life. Read More

Brassaï: Paris by Night

Posted by Thomas Thorstensson on September 1, 2016 in Blog | 4 Comments
“All I wanted to express was reality, for nothing is more surreal” (George Brassaï) Brassaï, pseudonym of Gyula Halász, was born on the 9th of September 1899 in Brasov, Romania. His father worked as a professor of French literature. When Brassaï was at the age of three his family lived in Paris for a year while his father taught at the Sorbonne. Read More

Interviewed by Happy Bondi travel magazine, a good read

Posted by Thomas Thorstensson on February 29, 2016 in Blog | No Comments
Thanks to Kim Anglin at Happy Bondi online travel magazine for providing me with this opportunity to present my work. In short, the interview focuses on my body of work in Alfama, Lisbon, but also touches upon my approach to other areas of photography. Read More

Alfama, part 2

Posted by Thomas Thorstensson on January 25, 2016 in Blog | No Comments
Alfama, Mouraria In May 2015 I returned again to Alfama in Lisboa, my favourite place. This trip was different from my previous trip however – I also needed to do some soulsearching to sort myself out. I’ve now returned to this body of work and began processing the raw files. Read More

Street photography exhibition, 7th-13th of March, Clerkenwell, London

Posted by Thomas Thorstensson on December 20, 2015 in Blog | No Comments
Happy to announce that there is a new exhibition of my current photographic work, with focus on my street photography, coming the 7th of March at the Showcase gallery in Farringdon, London. Here is a picture of our ‘gallery front’: The showcase gallery, Clerkenwell This will be a joint exhibition together with my friend and street photographer Lari Teleranta. Read More

Featured

Posted by Thomas Thorstensson on May 20, 2015 in Blog | No Comments
Two new features about my Photography have gone live this week. Thanks to Bob Patterson of Streetphotography Magazine and Joelcy Kay of Edge of Humanity for all their hard work. http://streetphotographymagazine.com/ http://edgeofhumanity.com/2015/05/20/lisbon-london/ Read More

Exhibited by Fife Fotospace Gallery

Posted by Thomas Thorstensson on February 1, 2015 in Blog | No Comments
A few weeks ago I had the good news that 6 of my London street photos which I entered for the Fife Fotospace Gallery Open Submission 3 competition in 2014, would be exhibited by the Fife Foto Group! Read More

‘Parenthesis’, voted shot of the month by MOO cards

Posted by Thomas Thorstensson on January 5, 2015 in Blog | No Comments
Recieved the news today from onemillionphotographers that my London underground shot ‘Parenthesis’ been awarded shot of the month by MOO cards. Read More

X100S accessories that won’t empty your wallet

Posted by Thomas Thorstensson on November 16, 2014 in Blog | 3 Comments
My Fujifilm X100S with some accessories in view such as leather case, gaffertape, lens hood, filter, thumb grip. Having scoured forums to get a better overview of photographers kit their X100S out to get into the comfort zone when handling it I decided to do a writeup of my findings. Read More

Londonist

Posted by Thomas Thorstensson on November 9, 2014 in Blog | No Comments
One of my street photos appears in this online Londonist article, about the housing situation in London. Read More