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Christian Reister Interview

The Leica Camera Blog published an interview with Christian Reister today. Seconds2Real member Christian provides details on his most recent book collaboration with Seconds2Real colleague Kay von Aspern, talks about his next exhibitions and on what a well-done photo means to him. Check it out here.

April 26th in Berlin: opening of the solo exhibition “Nacht” + slideshow screening with live music at Hotel Bogota.
April 30th in Vienna: opening of the Wien + Berlin exhibition with Kay von Aspern.

Photo: Christian Reister

Christian Reister Interview

Dougal Squires from Slow Travel Berlin did an interview with Seconds2Real member Christian Reister. Check it out here.

Siegfried Hansen Interview

leicaliker.com published an interview with Seconds2Real photographer Siegfried Hansen. Enjoy.

Guido Steenkamp Interview

die-frau.at published another interview, this time with Seconds2Real member Guido Steenkamp. Check it out here.

Kay von Aspern Interview

die-frau.at published an interview with Seconds2Real member Kay von Aspern. Check it out here.

Rudi Meisel Interview

This is part 2 of our little interview series with German street photographers. Rudi Meisel was born in Wilhelmshaven in 1949, has attended high school in Osnabrück and studied photography with Otto Steinert and Erich vom Endt at Folkwang School in Essen. Since 1971, nearly all the relevant weekly newspapers and magazines in Germany and the Western countries published his photographs. He is a founding member of the photo agency VISUM. In addition to photojournalism, he has worked occasionally for advertising and is now a lecturer also, working at the Ostkreuzschule für Fotografie und Gestaltung and the VISUM-photography school in Berlin.

Foto: Rudi Meisel - Rustaveli Avenue Metro Station, Tbilisi Georgia 2007

Foto: Rudi Meisel - Rustaveli Avenue Metro Station, Tbilisi Georgia 2007

This interview is in German. Click here for a very rough translation by google.

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Andreas Herzau Interview

Andreas Herzau, one of the best known contemporary street photographers from Germany, was kind enough to meet us for an interview in his apartment in Hamburg. We talked about his outstanding new book “Herzau | Moscow | Street” as well as his previous book projects, about his unique style and street photography in general.

Andreas Herzau / aus demneuen Buch "Herzau Moskow Street"

This interview is in German. Click here for a very rough translation by google.

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Seconds2Real featured by Leica

With all the crazy stuff happening since we openend our exhibition in Berlin, we almost forgot to mention that we have been featured by the Leica Blog recently.
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Siegfried Hansen Feature

Check out the August issue of the Professional Photographer Magazine. As part of their “Hit the Streets” special they have a three-page feature about Seconds2Reals Siegfried Hansen.

Kay von Aspern featured on Lenscratch

When you think of Vienna, one doesn’t immediately think of quirky street photography, but Kay von Aspern has a gift for finding it. Born in Germany, now living in Vienna, Kay is a “Collector of Moments”.

A member of the German-Austrian street photographer collective seconds2real, Kay looks for those unique juxtapositions that can only be found with the heightened visual acuity that comes from split second observations.

Check out the feature over at Lenscratch

Interview with Frank Schirrmeister

Frank Schirrmeister is a Berlin-based photographer whose work has been exhibited in Germany, Poland, France and Lithuania. He studied Modern History and European Anthropology as well as Film Studies before he turned to photography.

Frank Schirrmeister: from the series Sundays in Berlin

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Interview with Thomas Kern

Thomas Kern released an outstanding photobook called „A Drug Free Land“ last year. The pictures were taken within eight years when he travelled a multitude of states in America. Read our interview where he tells us about his feelings towards the USA and his photographic approach and win a signed copy of the book.

Auto City Speedway, Clio, Michigan, 2003

Auto City Speedway, Clio, Michigan, 2003

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Interview with Michael Wolf

In the context of the release party of his latest book „FY“ at 25books in Berlin Michael Wolf – well known for books and exhibition projects such as Tokyo Compression, Hongkong Inside Outside, Transparent City or his latest Google Street View project – was kind enough to answer some questions for the FEATURE section of the Seconds2Real website.

Photo: Michael Wolf - from his book "Maloche: Leben im Revier", 1982

Photo: Michael Wolf - from his book "Maloche: Leben im Revier", 1982


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Documentary about Christian Reister’s ALEX

A documentary about Seconds2Real member Christian Reister’s Street Photograhy project ALEX. Exctracts from the book and an interview with the photographer.

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Interview with the Nowhere Man, Andrew Stark

The first interview in months is an amusing one. Please enjoy an interview with Street Photographer Andrew Stark aka ‘Nowhere Man’ from Australia.

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An interview with Robert Rutöd

Featured next in our Seconds2Real series of interviews with famous street photographers is vienna-born photographer and filmmaker Robert Rutöd. Robert Rutöd is perhaps best known for his photographic projects “less is more“, “grayscales” and “right time right place“.
Robert Rutoed also made numerous short feature films with screenings worldwide.

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An interview with Danny Santos II

We are happy to bring to you the very first interview presented on the Seconds2Real website. We are honored to have none other than the incredible talented Danny Santos II as our first guest.

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Heiko Menze featured in bshot magazine

“Ich habe schon immer gerne die Dinge beobachtet… wie die Menschen sich bewegen, wie sie in ihrer Umgebung wirken. All das hat mich schon immer sehr fasziniert…”
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Guido Steenkamp featured by slow travel berlin

“All you have to do is to step out on the street and have your camera ready to record the small details of daily lives…”
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Interview with Guido Steenkamp on Leica Portal

“At some point I started to capture the moments when I noticed something unusual or funny – just small details of daily lives…”
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Kay von Aspern featured in DATUM magazine

“In Hamburg, kurz vor Weihnachten, hatte der Fotograf seine ganz persönliche Begegnung mit der Faszination des Unvollkommenen…”
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