SPOTLIGHTIn the Mood for BeautyPhotography as a wordless mood, a zen-like state in which one feels connected with the world. Like calligraphy or meditation—a shimmering beauty lies waiting to be discovered.Read More
In the Mood for Beauty
Photography as a wordless mood, a zen-like state in which one feels connected with the world. Like calligraphy or meditation—a shimmering beauty lies waiting to be discovered.
In Visible Light
In these award-winning photographs by Sam Ferris, intense golden sunlight bounces off the steel-and-glass urban canyon walls of Sydney’s Central Business District — illuminating passersby and setting the stage for countless fleeting encounters on...
Richard Mosse’s “The Castle” uses the discomforting, non-human vision of the thermographic camera to explore the refugee camps that characterize today’s migrant crisis.
The Poetic Verisimilitude of the Vernacular
Bertien van Manen’s “Archive” offers a deep-dive into the Dutch photographer’s extraordinary career, mapping out her empathetic, vernacular approach to the documentary genre through images as well as extracts from her journal.
Gwo Fanm — Being Strong in Vulnerability
Using her practice as a way to reflect on and heal family trauma, Naomieh Jovin works intimately with her family album, intervening in the archive and adding new perspectives with her own photographs.
Open Call! LensCulture Art Photography Awards 2022
Show us your unique creative vision! These awards will showcase remarkable and compelling art photography from all over the world. Send in your best work today for a chance to be exhibited in Paris alongside the world’s largest fair for photography.
Speak the Wind
Moving away from a documentary approach, Hoda Afshar’s enigmatic new book engages with the elements to trace the complex history of a group of islands in the Strait of Hormuz on the southern coast of Iran.
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An intimate family album documents the freedoms of childhood among six siblings “at the edge of the world” in rural France.
Announcing the Winners – LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2021
Discover all 38 winners, jurors’ picks, and finalists of the LensCulture 2021 Street Photography Awards
7 Days of Garbage
Inviting his subjects to his Californian backyard with a week’s worth of their trash in tow, Gregg Segal’s confronting portraits draw attention to our careless relationship to waste.
The Class of 2021
Across the world, students are graduating after an unimaginable year. With help from their fellow classmates, artist and writer Dylan Hausthor reflects on the wild ride of completing an MFA amidst the chaos of 2020.
Street Photography Guide
Download our free 86-page PDF, filled with advice, inspiration and recommendations from photographers like Matt Stuart and Arko Datto, photobook publisher Dewi Lewis, and top photo editor Olivier Laurent.
Homebound with my Parents
During Covid isolation, this Irish street photographer shifted his focus to staging irreverent cartoon-like tableaus starring his parents.