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VLADIMIR KABELIK

“As a young man, I met several great photographers who enriched my life not only through their images and darkroom techniques, but also through their life philosophies:  straightforward and honest…

Filmmaking has been a big part of my life, yet as I grow older I catch myself thinking more and more about elements of purity and unassuming beauty – I find plenty of both in the field of photography…

Photography reflects the peace and quiet in my soul that contrasts so greatly with the dynamic approach I take to my films.  As a filmmaker, I have to compromise every single day. Not so with my stills…

When I started teaching, I knew very little about academia. It can be boring when you are tasked with delivering lectures to immature or disinterested audiences. On the other hand, I have rarely felt more satisfied than when I saw that my somehow blunt, hands-on approach actually changed people's lives for the better…

Many of my former students are now my colleagues and friends. From that angle, life actually makes sense…

Photo by CLAY DAVIDSON

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