About Godoya

Take a deep breath

Pure photography – The images in Godoya’s series are neither edited with software, nor cropped, nor retouched. They are exactly as the camera captured them at the time of shooting.

Breathe deeply – Godoya’s series of images and videos invite you to take a break or shorten a waiting time, to relax, to meditate, and to discover.
With these videos and image series you can simply tune out the hectic pace of everyday life for a few minutes and immerse yourself in a magical world of images. Take a visual journey around the world to shorten your waiting time at the doctor’s, at the office or at the bus stop.

Worldwide – The image series by Godoya have captured very special moments and moods in the most diverse places in the world. Totally unplanned and spontaneous. Born of the moment. These are magical moments in magical places.

Peter Prestel | Director, Writer and Producer

The Photographer – Peter Prestel is actually a filmmaker. As a director, author and producer, he regularly reaches an audience of millions with his TV documentaries. He only reaches for his camera to take a photo whenever he senses a special moment. This could be on the Silk Road in Uzbekistan, in the temple complex of Tiwanaku in Bolivia, late at night in the Ginza district of Tokyo, in a forest in South Tyrol, or beside a lake in the Scottish Highlands.

Update – The image series and videos are updated with new projects at irregular intervals. Information and news is available via the social media channels below.

Inspiration – Joan Armatrading, Johan Sebastian Bach, Joseph Beuys, Cate Blanchett, Pieter Breughel the Elder, J. J. Cale, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Caspar David Friedrich, Gisela Graichen, Kawase Hasui, Horst Heilmann, Werner Herzog, Tomohide Ikeya, Steffen Kopetzky, Hans Krüsi, Stanley Kubrik, Andrej Kurkow, Akira Kurosawa, Alf Lechner, Jackie Leven, Fridtjof Nansen, Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Art Pepper, Gerhard Richter, Leni Riefenstahl, Eric Satie, Ernest Shackleton, Andrej Tarkovsky, Jacques Tati, Otis Taylor, Odet Tzur, Billy Wilder, Hans and Gina.