Author Archives: Jacob Balzani Lööv

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Last year adventure in Valgrande was epic. Not because of the terrific quantity of food, that became a standard, it was epic because many people wanted to come despite the very bad weather, rainy, snowy and foggy. Honour to the … Continue reading

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Christmas in Langstrasse

I’ve spent a funny night playing with my camera, around Christmas, in the most lionezed street of Switzerland: Langstrasse in Zürich. In its own existence Langstrasse seems to contradict many stereotypes about the country. The district is highly multicultural, coloured … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Rugby

Every year an unusual rugby competition take place on Islay, the southernmost island of the inner Hebrides of Scotland. The tournament takes places directly on the beach of Port Hellen, making it the northernmost beach rugby event and there are … Continue reading

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Tokyo Noise

Three years after my short visit to Japan (where I learned to love cat bars), it has been nice to get again a taste of it at hohlzke, my friends place in Switzerland.  They organised a great two day festival among japanese … Continue reading

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Sport

Back in Baku (Azerbaijan) I had the chance to play around as a sport photographer, while working  with Andrew Connelly on a very interesting sport and politics story during the First (and maybe last) European Games. We were interested in the participation … Continue reading

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Swim & Drive

Deeply fascinated by the habit of driving on the beach in Azerbaijan, I had an hour to take these picture between a bmx race and the closing ceremony of the first and maybe last European Games in Baku. I had to … Continue reading

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Victory Day

Whoever likes to take pictures of oversized hats, veterans full of medals and kids playing with tanks should go to a Victory Day celebration. Every 9th of May since the 1945 capitulation of Nazi Germany the fallen are remembered and … Continue reading