Flesh Love All
Vacuum-packing couples and families into their surroundings, these surreal portraits reveal the binds of love and relationship in a different light.
In these quietly disturbing black-and-white photographs, Tobias Kruse confronts the unsettling first decade of East Germany after the fall of the Wall, including its Nazi past and present.
Portrait of Daniel
This photograph speaks volumes. Its simplicity and directness belie the power, emotion and contradictions it contains, which is one reason it was selected as a Top 10 Pick for the 2021 Critics’ Choice Awards.
The Last Man
Out on her partner’s ranch in remote Montana, Lauren Grabelle documents her surroundings with a bite, picturing life as it is lived in wilderness, bordered by mountains and shared with a variety of beasts.
The Constructed Self
Reimagining portraiture as a playful practice of deconstruction, Karen Navarro’s visual puzzles remind us that identity is a fluid and multifaceted process.
In Need of New Ceremonies
A 25-year-old Romanian photographer appropriates the same tools of the former Securitate secret police to try to come to grips with her parent’s and their generation’s apparent inability to embrace 21st century freedom.
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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.