When Monochrome Says It Best: Brussels + Hong Kong

A few months ago, I wrote about seeing the world in monochrome with a brief comparison between colour and black and white photographs. On a recent weekend, something caught my eye as I passed the Stad Brussel Atheneum Robert Catteau. It was a beautiful outline of green vines covering one of the windows at the school’s entrance. I love the building’s elegant…

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Travels in Old Russia // Voyage dans l’ancienne Russie

I recently wrote about travelling through time and space through photographs. This was inspired by photographs of Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii (1863-1944) that we saw in an exhibition at Musée Zadkine in Paris. Titled “Voyage dans l’ancienne Russie” (Travels in Old Russia), the exhibition displays 100 photographs taken by Prokudin-Gorskii, a chemist who pioneered colour photography in Russia…

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