Stories

Selection of the finest documentary works from Uspecto photographers.

Traffic

May 26th 2016

There are 2.5 million cars in Ireland. At 8am driving 20km (north to the south) through Dublin takes from 1.5 to 2 hours. You can go through the city centre, on the outskirts of the city centre or the ring road, though during the busiest hours, time wise it is almost the same, and if […]

Posted by Krzysztof Maniocha

View Set →
4. St. Charles railway station

Walking with the Writers in Marseille

December 7th 2015

No matter how many times this image is going to be presented again, media always cherish another photo from Marseille with teenagers hanging around the blocks of flats with burned cars in the background and captions suggesting drug dealing activities in the process. Wrecked cars, guns (or their imitations) in the hands of young men […]

Posted by Tomasz Szustek

View Set →
Neopagans  (17)

Neopagans

April 11th 2015

Twice a year they seem to appear from nowhere. To celebrate the equinoxes. And to briefly lend an aura of timelessness to two magical places in London. In spring on Tower Hill, near the banks of the river Themse. And in autumn on Primrose Hill, high above the Themse valley. All at once the Druids […]

Posted by Sebastian Hesse

View Set →
Medjugorie_17

Medjugorie

November 20th 2014

Peace, peace, peace and only peace! Peace must reign between God and man and between people.   This is the primary call of the Virgin Mary revealing herself for the last thirty three years to six chosen people from Medjugorie. While the Queen of Peace calls for fasting every Wednesday and Friday, new restaurants, bars, […]

Posted by Krzysztof Maniocha

View Set →
My-Little-Sweety...01

My little Sweety…

September 30th 2014

You and I are walking through life, observing and absorbing everything that surrounds us. We acquire different tastes, we get to know things, we settle into habits. Little by little, from the moment of our birth we are being shaped according to certain patterns. At home, in kindergarten, at school and in work we are […]

Posted by Krzysztof Maniocha

View Set →
Croagh Patrick 2014

Portrait of the Pilgrim 2014, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland

August 27th 2014

For the fifth consecutive time, Uspecto photographers Tom Bereska and Tom Szustek once again joined the efforts to climb the holy mountain of Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland during the annual pilgrimage. New set of portraits they brought back from the trip, completes the “Portrait of the Pilgrim” project which was initially scheduled for 5 […]

Posted by Tomasz Bereska

View Set →
Sisters of mercy

Sisters of Mercy

June 7th 2014

The “Sisters of Mercy” are a catholic religious congregation founded in Ireland in 1831. In the Ireland of that time a woman’s role in society was very restricted and defined. Confined to the home, the vast majority of women lived a poverty stricken and uneducated life. They sought for a more self-enriching and fulfilling life. […]

Posted by Norma Manly

View Set →
In the name of Jesus

In the name of Jesus

January 13th 2014

How do you praise your God? How do you pray to Him? Do you believe in Jesus Christ?   Ghanaians believe. Posters and billboards advertising conventions, new churches, miracle prayers, religious matters of all sorts are spread all around Ghana. Pastors of every Christian denomination proclaim the Word of God in radio and television, in […]

Posted by Krzysztof Maniocha

View Set →
5. Playing ground at St. Teresa's Gardens

Small Urban Community on the Edge. Regeneration process at St. Teresa’s Gardens Estate, Dublin, Ireland

October 5th 2013

The complex of 16 blocks of flats at St.Teresa’s Gardens, south inner Dublin was built in the 50s and now is in an advanced stage of decay with persistent sewerage and damp problems. The estate has also been blighted with anti-social behavior, drugs and criminal activity. City councilors have recently approved the plans for the […]

Posted by Tomasz Szustek

View Set →
Michael, Co. Galway

Portrait of the Pilgrim 2013, Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo, Ireland

August 11th 2013

Once again Uspecto photographers joined the efforts to climb the holy mountain of Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo in Ireland during annual pilgrimage, bringing back the new set of pilgrims portraits. According to the legend, it was on the summit of the mountain that Saint Patrick fasted for forty days in 441 AD. Then, when descending […]

Posted by Tomasz Bereska

View Set →