2011 Photo Contest, Daily Life, Singles, 2nd prize

Couchsurfin’ Around the World

Photographer

Malte Jäger

12 July, 2010

Couchsurfers hang out at the apartment of their host, ‘Naked Paul’, in Brooklyn, New York.

About

Malte Jäger

Malte Jäger was born in Schleswig, Germany in 1977 and studied photographic design at Lette-Verein, a school for graphic design in Berlin. Jäger began his professional career as ...

Background story

New York City, USA Couchsurfers hang out at the apartment of their host, ‘Naked Paul’, in Brooklyn, New York. Couchsurfers meet through websites that put travelers, or couchsurfers, in touch with potential hosts from around the world. No money is exchanged for overnight stays. The aim of such hospitality websites is to promote cultural exchange and to offer an alternative travel experience to staying in hotels.

Photo credit:
Laif Photos & Reportagen

Technical information

Shutter Speed
8.0 s
Focal length
80 mm
F-Stop
f/4
ISO
400

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