This is You (Here)
Pairing personal photographs with found images—pictures that could be of anyone—a collaborative duo delves into the infinite mysteries of identity and the self.
The Best and Worst of Times: Talking Photobooks With Aperture’s Lesley Martin
A leading expert in the field shares her thoughts on the “golden age” of photobooks and offers advice to aspiring authors.
In Search of New Materials: Making Art with the Internet
Delving into the work of a “master appropriator,” who uses the power of search engines to capture and archive striking bits of information that would otherwise be lost in the ocean of online data.
Face It: Reimagining Contemporary Portraits
What goes into putting together an exhibition of portraiture? What makes a picture of another person resonate with meaning? A wide-ranging group show explores these questions.
Best of May: Deadlines for Competitions, Grants, Festivals and More
Our editors have put together a curated list of worthwhile (and imminent) opportunities for photographers—have a look and best of luck!
The Photographer’s Touch: Photograms and Alchemy
“It felt like a discovery that I could make an image that was photographic but made through touch rather than through the sight of a camera.”
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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.
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...
Even 50 years later, her face and silhouette remain ubiquitous, while her meteoric rise and fall continue to embody the allure (and dangers) of the Hollywood Dream.
Natural Red Hair
A young photographer from the Netherlands, Hanne Van Der Woude, combines her love of verdant Dutch landscapes with an almost obsessive fascination with natural red hair. The photos vibrate with hyper-real intensity.
Days of Night/Nights of Day
Daily life, work and play, in the northernmost city in the world, Norilsk, Russia (also the 7th most polluted city in the world) — a fascinating, detailed photo report with 45 exquisite images.
Ukraine: The Silent War
Although the historic events at Euromaidan have long since passed, conflict rages on in Ukraine—according to the photographer, “the story of this absurd war has yet to be told.”