It's a rainy day in old New York; Traffic lights, burning - steam drifting, shifting through gutters, electrified angels flying high in the big apple, illuminated! Softly spoken of jazz and evening. Caresses of Passion and love; Fantastic dreams weighing heavy overhead, keeping the city a beat! And covering all of their tears…and it's strange not to wonder, just how many tears have fallen to these mad streets. After falling swiftly from the face of absolute grace. This hot city, laughing and screaming, breathing and living! Yet never dying: Trapped, from beyond the grave; searching for the saint and destroyed by the supernatural, echoing in darkness - whispers as sacred as Brooklyn, Manhattan and on up state. A lot of love is made here when it rains: “Rainy day, dream away” sings Hendrix from the ghost of my record player. Dim apartments, candles lit, lovers tangled in the sheets, no tragedies in bed...Through chimes of cold rain reflective of God and all related topics I hear Kerouac, somewhere out inside of all the grey and all of the gloom, mind turning - Speaking of the mad ones: True vision seen! From the east village, to Harlem... and back again.    Dylan Govinda
  Emerging from the Dark   Series of candid portraits of New Yorkers. With these pictures I'm trying to capture those little oddities of the everyday life. A little bit of drama and that dark side that is in everyone of us.   Photo selected by  Bruce Gilden  for  Streetwise  exhibition at the  Darkroom Gallery,  opening May 25th, 2017.  Featured in Lensculture:  Emerging from the Dark
  Beautiful strangers   My personal take on street photography - 3rd Place: On The Street Photo Competition -  Fabrik’s Magazine #36 2017  - 11th Internation Color Award -  Honorable Mention Category People
  My New York   y photos are tied to the people and their environment, their movements and emotions, I'm interested on those little quirks that connect us as humans. It's that sort of mundane daily things I want to document, and slowly it became a daily routine for me. It make the world a little closer, especially in New York City.
  Dark Landscapes of Norway.   A northbound cruise from Bergen to Kirkenes  “And it's a disquieting thought that not even the past is done with, even that continues to change, as if in reality there is only one time, for everything, one time for every purpose under heaven. One single second, one single landscape, in which what happens activates and deactivates what has already happened in endless chain reactions, like the processes that take place in the brain, perhaps, where cells suddenly bloom and die away, all according to the way the winds of consciousness are blowing.”  ― Karl Ove Knausgård, A Time for Everything
  Jennie and the pool   To have faith is to trust yourself to the water. When you swim you don't grab hold of the water, because if you do you will sink and drown. Instead you relax, and float.  (Alan Watts)  
 “Los cubanos somos los marcianos de la Tierra, y sólo un extraterrestre puede entender lo que le pasa a otro.”  Daina Chaviano
 The  Brooklyn Navy Yard  was a shipyard located in Brooklyn, New York used for the production of warships for the United States Navy. A semicircular bend of the river across from Corlears Hook in Manhattan. The tremendous efforts of its 70,000 workers during World War II earned the yard the nickname "The Can-Do Shipyard." The yard was decommissioned in 1966.
  300 Dogs   Tromsø Wilderness Centre. We started out as a home for dogs in 1988, since then our passion for dogs and life in the nature has taken us on an exhilarating journey. Our family run business was set up by  Tove Sørensen who has over 20 years experience with dog sledding and has competed 19 times in the Europe’s longest dog sledding race – Finnmarksløpet.
  A day in Soweto   Soweto is the most populous black urban residential area in South Africa, with Census 2001 putting its population at close to a million. Thanks to its proximity to Johannesburg, the economic hub of the country, it is also the most metropolitan township in the country – setting trends in politics, fashion, music, dance and language.   PDN Exposure Award 2018    The Guardian:   Michele Palazzo’s best photograph: a blue Beetle going nowhere in Soweto
  Americana   I woke up as the sun was reddening; and that was the one distinct time in my life, the strangest moment of all, when I didn’t know who I was – I was far away from home, haunted and tired with travel, in a cheap hotel room I’d never seen, hearing the hiss of steam outside, and the creak of the old wood of the hotel, and footsteps upstairs, and all the sad sounds, and I looked at the cracked high ceiling and really didn’t know who I was for about fifteen strange seconds. I wasn’t scared; I was just somebody else, some stranger, and my whole life was a haunted life, the life of a ghost. (Jack Kerouac)
  Foggy Po Valley   The Po Valley, Po Plain, Plain of the Po, or Padan Plain (Italian: Pianura Padana, or Val Padana) is a major geographical feature of Italy. It extends approximately 650 km (400 mi) in an east-west direction, with an area of 46,000 square kilometres (18,000 sq mi) including its Venetic extension not actually related to the Po river basin; it runs from the Western Alps to the Adriatic Sea. The flatlands of Veneto and Friuli are often considered apart since they do not drain into the Po, but they effectively combine into an unbroken plain.
  Matera, I Sassi   The Sassi originate from a prehistoric troglodyte settlement and are suspected to be among the first human settlements in Italy. There is evidence that people were living here as early as the year 7000 BC.  The Sassi are houses dug into the calcarenitic rock itself, which is characteristic of Basilicata and Apulia, locally called "tufo" although it is not volcanic tuff or tufa. The streets in some parts of the Sassi often run on top of other houses. The ancient town grew up on one slope of the ravine created by a river that is now a small stream. The ravine is known locally as "la Gravina". In the 1950s, the government of Italy forcefully relocated most of the population of the Sassi to areas of the developing modern city.   Award:  Second Place at  The 2017 Washington Post Travel photo contest  Honorable Mention at  Monochrome Awards, London, UK  2017
  Portraits   A selection of Portraits on Assignment that I did over the last few years.