30 Dead Italian People by Mimi Berlin

Dead Italian People

30 images of dead Italian people. These aren’t anonymous people, we, at Mimi Berlin, made them that way. We only photographed their faces, no names, flowers, candles or any other personal items that show who they were and how they are still loved, by living Italian people from Portofino.

The identity of a village.

If you would like to know more about these men and women we suggest you visit the fisherman’s village of Portofino, with only around 500 inhabitants, to see the identity of this village for yourself at the tiny white cemetery at the Church of San Giorgio.

Meanwhile at the Optician

Optician

Once in a while your eyesight needs to be checked. Visits to the optician become even more necessary when you grow older. It seems like the eyes grow tired of looking at things up-close, and they refuse to focus. We know that age-related eye changes are normal, so we don’t mind visititing the local eyeware store. Au contraire, everytime we visit it’s rather fun. Proof of that below, a portrait of Mimi Berlin by Mimi Berlin, both behind the ‘lenses’.

That’s all we wanted to share with y’all today. Have a nice one! xoxo Mimi Berlin

(imagecredits Mimi Berlin, Amsterdam)

Click this sentence to see Rossana Orlandi, an Italian design curator and older woman wearing her own ‘designer’ spectacles.

Mimi Berlin Blogger Team at the Unseen Platform Photofair

Mimi Berlin Bloggerteam visited the annual Unseen Photofair in Amsterdam last weekend.

We saw many, many photographic works and met many friends. Like always this small photofair, held at the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam (21/23-09-18) is always a joy to visit. Below some images we took of work that stood out for us. Enjoy! xoxo Mimi Berlin.

(all images by Mimi Berlin made with a phone without filters)

Theo Niekus

At the bookfair we met Theo Niekus, a Dutch street photographer who publishes (and makes) his own books (by hand). We were very impressed by his art-book ‘My Image Memory”: 1690 pages thick filled with all kinds of images, collected by Mr Niekus throughout many years. Theo Niekus publishes much more, a.o. the photography magazine ‘Report’. We suggest you visit his site and have a look. theoniekus.nl

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Tetsuro Sato Hengao Funny Face

Hengao

Photographer Tetsuro Sato made a series of black and white photographs named: Hengao, which means Funny Face in Japanese. A simple concept, inspired by Purlkura

read more/image via the Onishi Project

Purikura

“In Japan, purikura (プリクラ) refers to a photo sticker booth or the product of such a photo booth. The name is a shortened form of the registered trademark Purinto Kurabu (プリント倶楽部). The term derives from the English print club.” (knowledge via wikipedia)

The first Purikura machine was called Print Club machine, made by Atlus in 1995.

Children’s Bicycles in Amsterdam

Children’s Bicycles in Amsterdam

In Amsterdam, just like in any other city, bicycles aren’t pretty. Bikes are used every day and they need to be kept outside because nobody has a shed, and only a few get to live on a ground floor. Children’s Bicycles are also kept outside, mostly locked with a thick, fat chain so they won’t get stolen.

Photo Essay

Appdikted @mimiberlin has been keeping his eye out for these colorful mini bikettes. <click that link to see more images taken earlier

See more city images Appdikted HERE on Mimi’s blog