Aerochrome A photography project by Zak van Biljon

Now discontinued, Kodak Aerochrome films were first designed for use in aerial photography, with cartography and military applications. Aerochrome is sensitive to the entire visible spectrum of light in the same way as normal film, only difference is that its sensitivity is extended way beyond, into the invisible near infrared.

Zak van Biljon’s work range from digital to analog with skills in contemporary advertising and modern art photography. His main focus is the directorial handling of light – as shown in his recent art work, captured in infrared. Here, the world seen in red and pink colours provides a new and impressive insight to reality as we know it.

Red turf is the homeland of Zak van Biljon. The South African photographer, born 1981, spent his childhood and teenage years in both Johannesburg and Cape Town. In 2003 he graduated as best student at the National College of Photography. With a study of black & white printing – ironically, for someone who grew up under the colourful impressions of the Rainbow Nation. 

– Discover more of Zack’s work here

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color portrait of an elderly woman by Can Sever
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2022 Visual Storytelling AWARD Deadline: 31 January 2022

The art of visual storytelling encompasses a wide range of possibilities with at its heart, the will to tell a story.

From classic social documentary to imaginative storytelling: this month we are seeking visual artists aiming to captivate; unique voices willing to share their stories with conviction and awareness.⁠

Portrait, street, documentary, landscape: All approaches are valid. Enter now and show us YOUR stories!


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