This is who EYE'EM.
By Flo - 2 min read
In case you were wondering. WE are EYE’EM, a young international team of creatives, designers, developers and thinkers located in Berlin, Germany. We love beautiful places, people, moments and pancakes (especially pancakes!). And we love capturing those things with our mobile phone cameras.
Why mobile phones?
Well, that’s easy! Take a quick look at one of your favorite photographs. It certainly will make you feel something – euphoric, furious or maybe even foolish. The reason is simple – the picture is telling a story about the people, the subject or the place within the frame. This is the photographer’s art. It’s the moment just when the shutter snaps that matters, not the equipment. Your mobile phone is always with you, allowing you to catch these moments at any time. It is the perfect tool to capture the world around you.
“To take photographs means to recognize – simultaneously and within a fraction of a second – both the fact itself and the rigorous organization of visually perceived forms that give it meaning. It is putting one’s head, one’s eye and one’s heart on the same axis.”
– Henri Cartier-Bresson
It all comes down to the images’ decisive moment. If Descartes were a photographer his words would have probably sounded like this: “I see, therefore I am!” My pictures are my proof of existence. And my eyes are in a matter of speaking my tools of seeing and thus the evidence of being:
Just to let you know, there will be some exciting announcements to make soon. So, please feel invited to follow us on twitter.com/eyeem for updates. Have a great start into 2010.
Best regards from Berlin,
Your EYE’EM Team