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We have written about the incredible photographic talents of Vilem Hekel before: Brno Built the Future in 1956, Skoda Glamour in the 50s by Vilem Heckel and Bohemian Fashion at Karlovy Vary Circa 1950s.  Today we just had to share these beautiful images we happened upon from his family’s estate. To us, most of the images could represent young Pražáci leaving the...
The Bridges Over the Vltava River
Karel Plicka (1894 – 1987) was a Czechoslovak photographer, film director, cinematographer, folklorist, and pedagogue. He is considered a founder of Slovak film education and filmmaking. He helped establish the genre of ethnographic film in Czechoslovakia. In 1938 Karel founded photography and cinematography courses at the Škola umeleckých remesiel (School of Applied Arts) in Bratislava....
All of the images are from the book entitled Praha Poeticka or Poetic Prague. The photographer of these lovely images is Jiří Macht (born 1949). The scenes, a lonely looking Prague in black and white. Enjoy… Which image is your favorite? If you have not already subscribed to get TresBohemes.com delivered to your inbox, please use the...
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In the May of 1970 Josef Koudelka left his country, intending to avoid retribution for his 1968 photo series Invasion. Despite the fact that the photographs had been published anonymously, Koudelka feared reprisal for the 1968 photographs, which recorded the Soviet invasion of Prague. “From that moment, I was afraid to go back to Czechoslovakia...
Josef-Koudelka-Cikani-Tres-Bohemes
Gypsies or Cikáni (Czech for “gypsies”) is a collection of photographs taken by Josef Koudelka between 1962 and 1971. The photographs offer a look at Roma Society and the Gypsie’s way of life in various European countries. Koudelka originally planned to publish the photographs in Prague, but due to the Soviet invasion in 1968, he...
Antonín-Kratochvíl-Black-And-White-Tres-Bohemes
Antonín Kratochvíl is a Czech-born American photojournalist who has not only captured some of the most incredible photos of this day and age, won the World Press Photo Award in four different categories, and founded VII Photo Agency, but has also been an incredible inspiration for young photographers around the world. His list of many achievements...
Jaromir-Funke-Bottle-Shadow-Tres-Bohemes
Jaromír Funke was a Photographer Born in Skuteč, Czech Republic. During the 1920s, he was recognized for his unique work and became a leading figure in Czech photography. His photographs were unconventional and expressive. He would photograph inanimate objects such as bottles, glass, and plates, using the contrast of light and shadow to create original still...
Coffee-Time-by-Egor-N-Tres-Bohemes
Coffee Time is a collection of anti-gravity photos taken by professional photographer Egor N. The gravity-defying photographs, taken using a high speed camera, capture the splashes and swirls of milk, sugar cubes, and cream. Set against a dark backdrop, the fragile teacups and ribbons of milk appear crisp and dramatic. This collection of photos captures the...