SPOTLIGHTLove, Family, Brotherhood: Ancient Themes in Contemporary IndiaThis photographer’s seven-year-long project takes an ancient Indian epic—The Ramayana—and reimagines it with contemporary photography shot all over the country. Hear from the photographer and traverse the sub-continent in this video interview.Read More
Love, Family, Brotherhood: Ancient Themes in Contemporary India
This photographer’s seven-year-long project takes an ancient Indian epic—The Ramayana—and reimagines it with contemporary photography shot all over the country. Hear from the photographer and traverse the sub-continent in this video interview.
L’Indifférence des Étoiles
Grappling with the overwhelming thought of our fleeting, inconsequential existence, this photographer looks to the stars for answers and momentary shelter.
Call for Entries: Portrait Awards 2018
Now open—the LensCulture Portrait Awards 2018! We are seeking compelling, unique portraits from around the world. This international competition is dedicated to discovering the best portrait photography being made today. For the first time ever,...
Into the Light
On the charming, sunny streets of Nice, a local photographer teases apart the three core features of a successful street photograph—light, subject, and proximity—to produce his frozen scenes.
Making Voices Heard: Jurying the 2018 World Press Photo Contest
How does the jury for the world’s top prize for visual journalism makes its decision? Jury chair Magdalena Herrera spoke to LensCulture about the process of choosing the “best” photos (and what “best” really means).
Poetry of Place: Rooted in the English Landscape
Today, the radical act is not to hit the road and travel—but rather to stay put and lay down roots. An English photographer shares 13 years of careful, deliberate meditations on his surrounding landscapes.
The Stirring of Change in Mogadishu
In Somalia, long seen from the outside as a place of conflict and strife, a new desire is swelling. After enduring decades of bloody civil war, the country’s people are ready to forge a different way of life.
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Iranian Fathers & Daughters
An interview with the creator of this wide-ranging series of portraits that shows Iranian fathers & daughters in different social classes in Tehran and other cities.
Announcing the Winners & Finalists—LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2017!
Discover the unique perspectives of these 37 award-winning street photographers—urban poetry, silent cityscapes and beauty in the everyday from all over the world.
While so much media today concentrates on the beauty and sexuality of youth, this series reveals moments from the still intimate lives of older individuals.
You may find his work and his methods odd, disquieting, or even distasteful—but there is no denying the power of Mark Cohen’s in-your-face street photography.
Tokyo Street / Vision and Fascination
Sometimes cruel, sometimes seductive, but always buzzing with vitality and humanity, Japan’s capital city is viewed here through a photographer’s lens.
Norway’s Time of Darkness: The Winter Solstice
In the depths of winter, Norway experiences only a few hours of daylight. These dark days were once celebrated—but now they are grim reminders of the world’s ceaseless addiction to fossil fuels.