Moving Portrait of a City: Under Philadelphia’s El Train
A 13-mile-long tangle of engineered metal, Philadelphia’s El train snakes through the city—this series delves even deeper, looking at how the urban fabric twists around its dark underbelly.
Wear Good Shoes: Inspiring Advice from Magnum Photographers
Download this free 60-page PDF from Magnum Photos—filled with excellent tips, advice and words of wisdom from the photographers at Magnum, as well as many of their iconic images. A great resource for anyone who wants to make better pictures.
Entering Restricted Worlds: British Prisons, Orthodox Jews and More
The question of access is key to any documentary project—listen in as photographer Andrew Aitchison offers his advice based on experiences of penetrating some of the world’s more restricted...
Post-Industrial England’s Boarded-Up Houses
There are over 600,000 unoccupied homes in England, a burgeoning epidemic that indicates great upheaval within the urban space. A look inside the changing landscape of post-industrial spaces across the country (and by extension, the Western world).
Ground Truth: Corona Landmarks
Why are humans so fascinated by the prospect of seeing from above? A project weaving together satellite landscape shots with a classified CIA surveillance project in order to reflect on this moment of omnipresent watching and mapping.
Previously On Hans Lucas #14: Writing Stories in Images
“The images, when confronted with one another, all seem to be multiplied, resonant, vibrant, immense…they take us far, far away, and present invisible answers to our infinite questions.”
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The Prostitutes and the Priest
Faced with no other option, young women in Namibia turn to sex work in order to survive. In this short film, they talk about their tireless advocate: a German priest who broke ranks with his institution to do what he felt was right.
Winners: LensCulture Exposure Awards 2017
Discover the diverse and talented group of photographers recognized in this year’s LensCulture Exposure Awards—a delightful, surprising, inspiring range of work that showcases the vibrancy of contemporary photography being made all over the world!
Irish-born Tom Wood photographed the working-class people of Liverpool for almost three decades — at once affectionate and grimly realistic. Review by Sean Sheehan.
In My Backyard: Iceland
Set against the grand, wild majesty of the eastern Icelandic landscape, these searching self-portraits are one woman’s attempts to connect with herself and forge a basic understanding with her environment.
Exploring Bygone Soviet Grandeur—and Turbulent Regional Identity—in Abkhazia
Once known as a prime holiday destination for the Russian elite, Abkhazia is now filled with frozen, in-between spaces that convey the tension within its past, present and future.
65 Amazing Photo Series Inspired by the Earth
The wonders and calamities of nature and life on Earth seem as endless as the cosmos themselves. Here are 65 amazing photo series that draw their inspiration from the beauty of nature, the cycles of life, changing weather and environments, and...