Is art photography obsessed with the dark sides of humans and their society? If so, it should change.

October 8, 2020 It's probably true to say that most people - I haven't measured it - feel that we live in dark times. Just mention the environment, war and militarism, structures dissolving, poverty, global development goals never met, lack of political leadership, erosion of basic norms and ethics, corruption, sexism, the US/Western world falling…

SPAR – The “Silk Peace Art Road” Project

Lund, Sweden -March 8 to July 16, 2018. No longer updated here.But all about the project on my photo homepage launched on September 1, 2018 here. Jan Oberg, Oberg PhotoGraphics, has been invited by the Global Art Affairs (GAA) Foundation and the European Cultural Center to exhibit at Palazzo Mora in Venice in the context…

Why so much violence in press photos?

Every year World Press Photo announces the best media photography during the year, based on thousands of submitted photos from all around the world. Indeed these photos can be deeply moving and say a lot about our world; they are technically superb and often examples of the magic of being there at the right place…