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To Hold Hands or Not: How paying attention to shadows paid off for Niklas Lindskog

Today, Culture in Context has the great honour of interviewing Niklas Lindskog. He kindly agreed to answer questions on the inspiration and circumstances in which he took the picture To Hold Hands or Not. The shot requires lightning reflexes and sharp eye for lighting and shadows so we were curious to hear about it! More ...

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How Green Day inspired the title for this Helskini street shot

This week, Culture in Context had the great privilege of interviewing Tomi Pajunen, a Helsinki-based photographer. We learnt about how taking a camera on a run for school books paid off with I Walk Alone, and how Green Day inspired the title of the photograph. Interview below the image Could you please briefly introduce ...

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Featured Photography: Boats in Vietnam by Nergling

This week, we feature the story behind a beautiful picture of a Vietnamese fishing village, taken by the UK photographer who goes by Nergling on Deviant Art. To start off, could you please briefly introduce yourself? Hi there, my name is Alex and I live in the UK with my wife and cats (one of which is quite ...

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Podcast: Memories from a last minute trip to Borneo

Kirsty Charlton explains how a last minute trip to Borneo, led to a beautifully calm picture of a bustling fish market. https://youtu.be/uy5dE8qMlpY The concept of Culture in Context is to find the stories behind some of the favourite creations of a wide variety of artists, be they choreographers, musicians or ...

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How turning around by chance led to this picture

Susan Kuo is a well-travelled Client Service Director and keen photographer, who has lived in Taiwan, Japan, Canada and the UK.  She kindly took the time to explain to me the story behind her picture. Her Instagram is suu601. Photo credit: Susan Kuo Where did you take the picture? Regent Canal, the section near ...

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Podcast: Memories from a last minute trip to Borneo

https://youtu.be/uy5dE8qMlpY Today, I have the great privilege of interviewing Kirsty Charlton, a Senior Client Service Manager and avid traveller about the picture featured in this podcast. Kirsty Charlton explains how a last minute trip to Borneo, led to a beautifully calm picture at a bustling fish market. If we ...