SPOTLIGHTOne Meal a DayToo 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.Read More
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.
Anything with a Shape Will Eventually Be Gone
A delicate, still life meditation on the Buddhist belief that nothing lasts as it is—everything constantly changes. In short, “Shogyo Mujyo.”
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.
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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.
35 Photographers to Watch: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018
We asked some of our favorite women in the photo community to name the female and female-identifying photographers who made a strong impression on them lately. See all their picks—as well as 35 powerful photos.
The Singular Loneliness of New York City
“Loneliness is New York’s leitmotif. This feeling is palpable everywhere in the city.” A foreign street photographer—now a resident of the city—takes on this modern-day Tower of Babel and shares his discoveries with us.
Silent Voices: L(G)BT+ Iran
Under the Iranian penal code, homosexuality is a punishable crime. This series delves into the experiences of LGBT+ individuals living in the country and seeks to highlight a few of their deeply personal (and tragically overlooked) stories.