I am living in Peru for 7 years now and of course Lima has been the place, where I have been doing my Street Photography.
18 imagesOliver Stahmann's photography captures the beauty in the ordinary and the unexpected. His work is characterized by a strong sense of composition and a keen eye for detail. In his solo exhibition "Limania" at the BTH-ART Gallery in Lima, Stahmann presented a collection of quiet, minimalistic images in soft colors, showcasing a different side of Lima than what is typically seen. While Lima is known for its hustle and bustle, the photographs in "Limania" offer a serene and peaceful view of the city. Unlike Stahmann's usual street photography in black and white, "Limania" features images in full color that allow the viewer to appreciate the nuances of the city's quieter moments. Through his photographs, Stahmann invites us to take a closer look at the world around us and to find beauty in unexpected places.
9 imagesOliver Stahmann's photography is characterized by a keen eye for detail and a unique perspective that captures the essence of his subjects. His series "The Sky of Lima" is a powerful example of this, exploring a phenomenon that many locals in Lima have stopped noticing: the sky is filled with cables. Whenever a new phone line or cable connection is needed, new wires are strung up across the city, creating a dense web-like network that crisscrosses the sky. Through his photography, Stahmann highlights the beauty and complexity of this seemingly mundane aspect of urban life, offering a fresh perspective on a familiar scene. His images capture the way the cables intersect with each other and the world below, casting intricate shadows and forming fascinating patterns against the backdrop of the sky. With his masterful use of light and composition, Stahmann transforms this everyday occurrence into a work of art, inviting viewers to see the world around them in a new and exciting way. Whether he is capturing the colors and textures of the urban landscape or exploring the intricate interplay of light and shadow, Stahmann's photography is a testament to his talent and creativity.
66 imagesOliver Stahmann's photography is a powerful and evocative representation of life in the urban spaces of Lima. His most important series on Lima is a stunning visual portrayal of the city's streets, with each photograph telling its own unique story. The series provides a raw and honest glimpse into the realities of urban life, highlighting the stark differences between the wealthy and the poor. Stahmann's work captures the daily struggles of the city's inhabitants, with powerful images depicting poverty, child labor, and the harsh realities of street life. What makes this series particularly impactful is Stahmann's ability to capture the essence of Lima's streets in an authentic and unvarnished way. He takes the viewer to places that most tourists never see, exploring the hidden corners of the city that are often overlooked. Through his lens, we are able to experience the true pulse of Lima, with its vibrant energy and complex social dynamics. With a keen eye for detail and an innate sense of storytelling, Stahmann's work goes beyond mere documentation. Each photograph is a carefully crafted narrative, revealing a deeper layer of meaning that invites the viewer to engage with the subject matter on a more profound level. His series on Lima is a testament to the power of photography as a medium for social commentary, capturing the beauty and tragedy of life in one of South America's most vibrant and complex cities.