SPOTLIGHTAdvice for Portrait Photographers: Learning from Nadav KanderA relentless drive combined with a thoughtfully cultivated humanness—according to the sought-after photographer Nadav Kander, that is what it takes to make your mark in our age of visual glut. Read More
Advice for Portrait Photographers: Learning from Nadav Kander
A relentless drive combined with a thoughtfully cultivated humanness—according to the sought-after photographer Nadav Kander, that is what it takes to make your mark in our age of visual glut.
One Meal a Day
Too often, depictions of famine fall into set visual patterns, which can be disrespectful and uninformative. This series rejects clichés and instead offers a clear, memorable approach to an urgent topic.
Living Entity: Spirituality, Industry, and Death on the Ganges
India’s Ganges river is a potent symbol of both civilization and spirituality, an almost living entity (it has even been given the same legal rights as the country’s people). Yet today, it is on the brink of ecological crisis—this award-winning...
The Impossible Task of Photographing Afghanistan
Two decorated photographers—Steve McCurry and Paula Bronstein—separately take on the immense challenge of representing Afghanistan in a pair of arresting, yet problematic, retrospective books.
Next Of Kin: Documenting the Intimate Aftermath of War
With deep sensitivity and reverence, Inbal Abergil photographs the mementos and possessions treasured by families who have lost a soldier in the line of duty.
Gas Stop: A Unique American Road Trip
Documenting gas stations in more than forty states across the United States, this series offers a vision of the American experience at the end of the 20th century. An exclusive video conversation...
Backlands: The Story of Two Brazils
New, modern technology has begun to permeate rural Brazil, making old ways of life seem quaint while enticing young people to move into the cities to seek their fortunes. Meanwhile, for the rural residents who remain, change doesn’t come so easily…
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The Importance of Being More Than a Fashion Photographer
Legendary photographer Peter Lindbergh—credited with revamping the standards of fashion photography in the 1990s—offers his seasoned point of view in this exclusive conversation covering his early years, authenticity as an artist, and more.
Winners: LensCulture Exposure Awards 2018
Discover the 39 excellent photographers chosen in this year’s Exposure Awards! This intriguing selection of work showcases an inspiring cross-section of contemporary photography from all over the world.
Every Body Has a Story to Tell
“If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, why are we fed so much imagery about what we are supposed to look like?” A series that challenges traditional notions of beauty and revels in the supple forms of the human body.
The Liquid Mountains of Lake Erie
On the shores of the Great Lakes, when the wicked November wind is blowing, we find truly amazing displays of Mother Nature’s power—and one photographer’s courageous dream to immortalize these glorious yet fleeting moments.
Stage of Light
“We all have to walk through the shadow in order to find the light.” One photographer’s search for balance and expression in his personal work made on the streets of an English city.
Lands of No-Return
Preserving the traditions and customs of the once-magical and vibrant villages in Ukraine takes on new importance as aged villagers—in some cases, the town’s only inhabitants—start to disappear.