Oliver Weber
Documentary Photographer

Category: Documentary

Legally Invisible │ B/W – a Selection

Recent changes in Serbian court procedures for the determination of date & place of birth have helped Roma in Serbia receive proper birth registration, but many have not benefited from the recent changes and continue to be at risk of statelessness because they still face challenges in acquiring documentation and citizenship. Several Roma families created a new informal camp where, like many Roma, they

Legally Invisible

Roma throughout the Balkan Region are some of the most vulnerable people.  Though many Roma were born e.g. in Serbia or have lived in Serbia for decades, many continue to be unsuccessful in proving their identity, registering their birth or acquiring citizenship and are ‘Legally Invisible’. Recent changes in Serbian court procedures for the determination of date & place of birth have helped Roma

Around Flamenco

Every country has its fair share of folktales and legends with Spain certainly not being the exception. Andalucía in particular, which has a rich history, has some mysterious, spooky and scary stories – like El Espíritu Flamenco. Sandwiched between the popular Algarve (in Portugal) and the Spanish Costa de Sol, the Costa de la Luz is little appreciated by foreign tourists. Drive here in summer,

Dodho Photo Magazine

Dodho Photo Magazine published the series “Viernes Santo”. Link: Dodho Photo Magazine.

Around Flamenco

MYTHS, LEGENDS AND FOLKLORE – ANDALUCIA HAS MANY STORIES TO TELL. Link: Full Story – Around Flamenco.

KOD Culture Magazine

Kiosk of Democracy Magazine published the series “Viernes Santo”. The Kiosk of Democracy Magazine is an on-line Platform & Collection featuring International Artists: Art, Documentation, Photography, Text, Drawings and Film with intense content and with an ethical as well as aesthetical position. Established was the Kiosk of Democracy in January 2012 by Sascha Windolph (Germany).

Social Life at Beach │ Gran Canaria

Link: Full Story – Social Life at Beach.

Around Flamenco

MYTHS, LEGENDS AND FOLKLORE – ANDALUCIA HAS MANY STORIES TO TELL. Link: Full Story – Around Flamenco.

COVID-19 │ The Octopus

Eventually – years or even decades in the future – COVID-19 could transition into a mild childhood illness, like the four endemic human coronaviruses that contribute to the common cold. But this transition won’t happen overnight. Experts say that SARS-CoV-2’s exact post -pandemic trajectory will depend on three major factors: how long humans retain immunity to the virus, how quickly the virus evolves, and

Telling a story about people with photography.

Today I would like to recall one of my first lectures I did at the California University in 2016: A photographic story isn’t simply for photojournalists, however. Every human being is drawn to stories. Whether you are an amateur or a professional, the photo essay is a brilliant way to bring your images to life and touch your family, friends, and coworkers. How to

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Oliver Weber

About me

Oliver (born September 7, 1970 in Munich, Germany) is a German Photographer, Physician and Professor of Visual Arts. Currently he lives and works on the Canary Island of La Gomera. His specialty areas are Reportage, Portrait and what has come to be recognized as Street – Photography.