Posts in Places
My heart was led by the vending machine shining in winter nights: Eiji Ohashi’s lonely Roadside Lights

Eiji Ohashi is a photographer from Hokkaido who has spent the past few years creating images of lonely roadside vending machines across Japan. His completed series Roadside Lights, is a meditation on Japanese culture itself. He tells Aerostorie that the series is a way of showing Japan and its unique relationship with vending machines to the wider world.

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Off-duty observations: A wedding photographer in Marrakesh

James Broadbent is a wedding photographer from New Zealand. Along with photographers Cameron Thorp and Chris Copeland, he works under the name Chasewild, shooting couples’ special day around the globe (the trio have clocked up 18 countries to date). When not on duty, Broadbent enjoys documenting his travels — from Norway to Cambodia. A recent trip to Morocco was no different.

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Crossing Over: Commuting via the Trans-Siberian Express

Yanina Shevchenko is an award-winning Russian-born photographer and curator based in Barcelona. Having worked in New York, Moscow, Buenos Aires and London, Shevchenko’s photography practice combines social research, visual urbanism and storytelling. Her Crossing Over series is a documentation of her 14-day train journey on the Trans-Siberian Express railway. Bringing together portraits and landscapes, Shevchenko’s images invoke a curiosity though fleeting glances of the rapidly moving countryside.

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Lonely Trees in South Korea: Myoung Ho Lee

South Korean photographer Myoung Ho Lee documents both the beauty of his homeland’s natural landscape while also meditating on the Korean relationship with nature in his series Tree. For each image, Lee selects trees native to Korea and uses a large piece of fabric as a backdrop before perfectly framing the tree before his lens.

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White Crane Spread Wings: Tai chi on the fragrant harbour

White Crane Spread Wings is the rather poetic name of a particularly graceful tai chi movement. It also happens to be the name of Hong Kong-based photographer Grainne Quinlan’s photo series. The Irish photographer freeze-frames each movement with the click of her camera, transforming the motions into one vivid portrait. The result is whimsical, voyeuristic, bemusing, but above all, artful.

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