Even This Will Pass
Many young Eritreans seek a new life away from their country, often called the “North Korea of Africa.” Their journey can be harrowing, but this conceptual series presents their stories in a subtle...
A pensive, poetic contemplation of the cosmos and the fluid nature of time: “The iron in our blood, the calcium in our bones and teeth—all of it came from the supernova explosion. We are the remnants of stars.”
Fairy Tale from Russia
Cinematic, dream-like shots of Russia—none of them staged—speak to the cardinal importance of composition and the subtle art of “becoming part of the interior.”
Look once—then look again. These luscious, surreal images challenge the unrealistic standards of perfection set by fashion photography, provoking playfulness rather than airbrushed beauty.
Placeless, timeless, otherworldly—one photographer’s view of reality as he “comes to terms with the fundamental randomness and uncertainty of our world, the lack of absolutes…”
Fish Discover Water Last
Seeking to see her home town with fresh eyes after 18 years, this photographer set out to rediscover the people, aesthetics, and spaces of her Dutch seaside environs.
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Inked: Why I Love Tattoos
“I got my first tattoo at home. Just like that, on the sofa. I keep on going because there are so many good tattooists out there. It’s like collecting art. It’s an honor to wear their work.” Shifting from trashy to trendy, tattoos make the...
Advice for Portrait Photographers
One of America’s leading photographers offers his insights about making great photographic portraits.
Fire of Hatred
In Iran, some vengeful lovers, spurned suitors or aggrieved family members turn to the awful, violent act of acid-throwing to exact revenge. This portrait series gives a platform for the victims to speak out.
In My Backyard: Iceland
Set against the grand, wild majesty of the eastern Icelandic landscape, these searching self-portraits are one woman’s attempts to connect with herself and forge a basic understanding with her environment.
Rolling Stone to Christopher Street: 30 Years of Portraits
Rolling Stone’s former chief photographer Mark Seliger discusses his current series, “On Christopher Street,” while offering invaluable advice for aspiring portrait photographers.
Genderqueer: Outside & In-Between the Binary
Portraits of San Francisco’s gender nonconforming community — this striking series of intimate images raises awareness of an often overlooked and misunderstood subject.