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.
Elegant, atmospheric multiple exposure shots—and the photographer’s advice on the benefits of “risky” techniques.
Fluorite Fantasia (Looking For My Father)
A photographer’s search for her father after his sudden and untimely death—though already gone, “His presence felt so strong that I thought his voice might come from the next room…”
One Last Playground
In Dhaka, an insatiable thirst for land is resulting in the city’s bodies of water to be filled in and transformed into building plots. In the short interim before construction begins, children turn these sandpits into temporary...
Nobody Likes to be Hindered by Worldly Troubles
The millennia-old landscape paintings of a famed Chinese artist, combined with a Korean legend, serve as dual inspirations for this poetic, surreal series of contemporary photographs.
What Comes Next: Thoughts on the Future of Photography
An inspiring and wide-ranging conversation with curator Charlotte Cotton, touching on the big questions about the future of the medium but also offering personal insights, creative advice and...
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Boys & Men: Portraits of London’s Male Escorts
The sex industry is one of the world’s oldest, yet continues to be kept largely out of society’s view—these portraits, focusing on male escorts, offer a sensitive look at a group of deeply overlooked individuals.
The Price of Vanity
1st place, Documentary, LensCulture Earth Awards: A worldwide obsession with high fashion sustains an entire industry built on animal sacrifice. The beautiful end-product is remorseless—it obscures the violent killing of countless animals,...
Celebrating International Women’s Day — 21 Great Female Photographers
LensCulture highlights 35 female photographers who inspire us with their remarkable dedication, creativity and vision. Cheers!
Love We Leave Behind
A reflection on the ephemeral nature of our passions and sorrows—do the emotions we experience mark or alter the spaces we occupy?
Weekend Warriors and Beyond
A wide-ranging discussion about the idea of the “invisible” photographer: “Sometimes you have to choose: is this situation aesthetically more interesting to me? Or it is a situation I want to experience?”
While so much media today concentrates on the beauty and sexuality of youth, this series reveals moments from the still intimate lives of older individuals.