SPOTLIGHT“I Knew I Could Be a Voice for Nature”—Four Decades at National GeographicMichael “Nick” Nichols reflects on an incredible career as a wildlife photographer (and later, Editor-at-Large) for National Geographic.Read More
“I Knew I Could Be a Voice for Nature”—Four Decades at National Geographic
Michael “Nick” Nichols reflects on an incredible career as a wildlife photographer (and later, Editor-at-Large) for National Geographic.
Documentary photography is often concerned with major events, historic moments—but it is the smallest details that bring joy to everyday life. Through these simple discoveries made in the natural world, we can retain our sense of childlike wonder.
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
The resplendent quetzal, the Sumatran tiger, the ethereal sea angel—this long-running award presents its latest shortlist, which reminds us of the beauty of our surrounding world and its astonishingly varied denizens.
The Nature of the Beast: Living on the Land in Los Angeles
An exploration of the city of Los Angeles—chaotic, ad hoc, rapacious—and its relationship to the unique landscape that surrounds it.
Streams and Glaciers
Shot in Iceland and southern Patagonia, these photographs abandon scale and perspective in favor of creating meditative, sublime reminders of our constantly shifting world.
Dale: Comfort and Unease in Norway
Shot at the height of the summer in Norway, this series reflects the photographer’s restlessness and the images’ dual nature—toeing the line between soothing and unnerving.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.