Best of July: Deadlines for Competitions, Workshops, Grants and More
Our editors have put together a curated list of worthwhile (and imminent) opportunities for photographers—have a look and best of luck!
Editors’ Preview: Les Rencontres d’Arles 2017
Continuing its bold reinvention, the photography world’s flagship festival pushes further into new territory this year, with a wide range of inspiring exhibitions and events—discover our editors’ highlights from the program.
To be young and black in America means facing a warped set of preconceptions and judgements—confront your own prejudices in this poignant portrait series.
Clandestine: Documenting Migration
“A story about life and death…a story of men who risk everything in order to provide a better future for their families; a story of contemporary heroes who undertake a Homeric journey into the unknown…”
Iran, année 38: Photography Since the Revolution
A striking and comprehensive exhibition—premiering at Les Rencontres d’Arles—recognizes the efforts of 62 Iranian photographers, artists, and filmmakers who have bravely portrayed their country’s many changes since its historic 1979 revolution.
Untitled / Unmastered
Step behind the lens and hear the thoughts that pass through one photographer’s mind as he shoots on the streets of North America.
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The North Fork
This intimate series is the result of the photographer’s decades-long fascination with a remote valley, its idiosyncratic inhabitants and a long, personal history of family strife.
Announcing the Winners & Finalists—LensCulture Portrait Awards 2017!
Portraits are unique in their power to captivate our gaze and show us something new and unexpected about each other and the world we live in—discover the 44 international photographers who were selected for this year’s award, an inspiring showcase...
Life in the City: Michael Wolf’s Major Retrospective at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2017
The phrase “street photography” comes loaded with expectations—which is what makes Michael Wolf’s always-original bodies of work an important reminder of why the world’s streets continue to captivate our attention.
A newly published interview with the young, talented photographer behind this award-winning work about the Soviet (or human) impulse towards utopia and technologically achieved perfection—dreams of progress that came to a crashing, frozen halt.
A Shaded Path
How does a fledgling country form a national identity while the pressures of globalization increase everywhere? Kyrgyzstan’s youth chase modernity in a landscape marked by its Soviet past.
Nobody Important, No One Else
Growing up, moving on, and grappling with change—“When I meet my old friends, I suddenly see very clearly the changes that happened inside of us, the transformations, the quiet and subtle movements of the tectonic plates within ourselves…”