Beyond 38 ° C, armed with two rangefinder cameras and two fixed focal lengths, Jörg Bergs traveld from Algeria to Morocco. Far off tourism tracks, he took pictures of markets and street scenes only on Kodak TX400 35mm. A film, that work with high contrast without major problems. Selected negatives were enlarged onto Ilford Multigrade black and white paper in the darkroom.

The western Arab countries are very hospitable. But photography is still a hard job there, since many who live there and believers think they would lose their soul by a photograph of their person. Summer temperatures make high demands on the equipment and films. The pictures here are only a very small selection of a journey that offered much more.

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