Alexei Stepanov // photographer & other things
Whether it’s a place, an event, or a person, I’m rarely looking for the what-who-when-where-why, I shoot from one moment to the next, from one scene to the next. I have no interest in constructing a narrative as I shoot, I'm going with impressions and single pictures that later (hopefully) create a mosaic of the place, the event, the person. But all things rational happen after the camera has been turned off.
For me, photography is a way of experiencing the world and other people, revealing the beauty, the subtle connections and emotions without embellishing anything. And there’s a special place in my heart for all things absurd.
“When people look at my pictures I want them to feel the way they do when they want to read a line of a poem twice.” (Robert Frank)
- No retouching
- No staging
- No additional light
- No babies
- Part of the "Monochrome" exhibition by The Photographic Angle
For me, photography is a source of joy, not income. So if you have something in mind, don't hesitate to write whatever the circumstances.
- Rabat, Morocco :: until March 11
- Hurghada, Egypt :: Mar 20 - Apr 12
- St. Petersburg :: Apr 22 - May 13
- Vienna :: May 22 - July 1
- Arles / Coulommiers :: July 2 - 20
- Bali :: July 21 - September 17
Photo by Lena Kern
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