Tirana / Albania · 2017 diverse architectural lineup
Albania and I we didn’t have much, but what we had was real, for a day, and that is 86,400 seconds after all. Following that Balkan pomp along the Adriatic coast, Tirana’s down-to-earth vibes were grounding and those lively autumn streets soaked in just the right warmth. The architectural lineup was pleasantly diverse, and the futuristic traffic lights looked quite intelligent. And thanks for that friendly glass of Raki over a conversation that was more heartfelt than verbal – I feel a common language would only have complicated it.
Tirana / Albania · 2017 tissue store
When all walks of life walk together, life seems walkable.
Tirana / Albania · 2017 walks
"It must have been around 4:28pm when a group of violin-playing women passed through my frame.”
Tirana / Albania · 2017 street orchestra
Tirana / Albania · 2017 red flag
places / stories
Tirana / How Little Can You Learn About a Country in One Day?
passing through Albania in 24h
...this is pretty much where the flying visit reaches its maximum altitude of inflight insights, falling short of the point where travel peaks in my opinion: when it opens up a more intimate angle on a foreign culture and the people who live it through their habits, everyday rituals, and mannerisms.
Office Prison Symmetry
behind bars: office or prison?
Looking at it from the outside, I can’t help seeing bars in the symmetry that comes with the sterile and institutional blueprints of office buildings around the world. see more
The Observer Effect: Momentary Momentum
...the camera’s skill to freeze the momentary momentum in-between scenes is nothing short of miraculous and reminds me of a quirky phenomenon in the quantum realm: the observer effect. see more
shingle mingle with cobble wobble
With all that shingle mingle and cobble wobble going on, Europe looked pretty cozy in its old gold skin. see more