SPOTLIGHTImpossible Portraits: Empty ReflectionsAt first glance, these images seem straightforward—and yet, they could never exist in reality. A meditation on the cunning nature of photography and the thin line between portraiture and still life.Read More
Impossible Portraits: Empty Reflections
At first glance, these images seem straightforward—and yet, they could never exist in reality. A meditation on the cunning nature of photography and the thin line between portraiture and still life.
Photography as a Feast for the Eyes
“The photographs that appear in cookbooks are rarely just about food. They are rich documents that illustrate the lives and times in which they were published. They raise questions which cut to the core of the most human of activities…feeding...
Using a photographic technique generally reserved for scientific documentation—NASA uses it on Mars—this series gives elegiac new life to discarded flowers.
Gun owners in the American Midwest use all kinds of items for target practice—including computers, books and fire extinguishers. Examining these objects reveals the deep social and political significance of this contentious pastime.
Alive Again, in Death
Striking portraits of petrified animals in the landscapes they once inhabited draw our attention to crucial issues of conservation in Africa and around the globe.
A Moveable Beast
What happens when a natural history collection—some of which hasn’t been moved in nearly 150 years—gets packed up and sent across town? The results are weird, wild and strangely beautiful.
Plumigeri: The Still Beauty and Deadly Contradictions of Taxidermy
A beautiful attempt to convey the personality and dignity exuded by stuffed bird specimens—while also wrestling with the twisted contradictions inherent in this bygone art-form.
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Iranian Fathers & Daughters
An interview with the creator of this wide-ranging series of portraits that shows Iranian fathers & daughters in different social classes in Tehran and other cities.
Announcing the Winners & Finalists—LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2017!
Discover the unique perspectives of these 37 award-winning street photographers—urban poetry, silent cityscapes and beauty in the everyday from all over the world.
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.
Tokyo Street / Vision and Fascination
Sometimes cruel, sometimes seductive, but always buzzing with vitality and humanity, Japan’s capital city is viewed here through a photographer’s lens.
Norway’s Time of Darkness: The Winter Solstice
In the depths of winter, Norway experiences only a few hours of daylight. These dark days were once celebrated—but now they are grim reminders of the world’s ceaseless addiction to fossil fuels.
You may find his work and his methods odd, disquieting, or even distasteful—but there is no denying the power of Mark Cohen’s in-your-face street photography.