Marcel Kolacek

Marcel Kolacek

Biography

Czech freelance photographer born in 1983. Photography is very unique. As the only one which is undeniable exceptionality compared with the other arts. As the only one which is able to stop time. It forever captures a moments that will never be repeated. Photography has tremendous power. Mediates emotion and existence. Marcel's interest in photography has been for a long time , we would say that his interest bordering with obsession. Among his incomparable inspirations belongs Newton, Kratochvil, Penn, Fan Ho, Salgado, Kolář, Bresson, Riboud, Koudelka, Davidson, Coigny, Sally Mann, Cristina García Rodero, Alexandra Boulat and more. Black and white photography. Very rarely in color. He is very interested in reportage/documentary/street/portrait photography. Use short lenses because he believes closeness transmits emotion."Ordinary people", everyday hard life. Hard life in which is also a lot of joy, love, humanism, emotions and support. That's what interests him- reality. He is travel addicted, he really enjoy recognizing new places, mentalities and cultures. Asia is his favorite destination. His next photo journey will lead to Vietnam, Iran and India. "I believe in the good in people. We have to."

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