SPOTLIGHTSaints and Outsiders: Connecting at the MarginsWho defines the margins—and why do we accept these boundaries? A wide-ranging dialogue between two photographers about their journeys to the edges of society, as well as to their own personal limits.Read More
Saints and Outsiders: Connecting at the Margins
Who defines the margins—and why do we accept these boundaries? A wide-ranging dialogue between two photographers about their journeys to the edges of society, as well as to their own personal limits.
From Concept to Cover Image: Behind the Scenes at The New York Times Magazine
In this exclusive feature, a photo editor at one of the great Sunday magazines reveals the process behind assigning, designing, and shooting two recent covers for the publication.
Kushti: A Martial Art, A Way of Life
Much more than a sport, this traditional form of Indian wrestling offers its adherents a spiritual quest, a sacred space, and an unparalleled atmosphere of social unity.
This extraordinary series (winner of this year’s W. Eugene Smith Fund), goes well beyond spreading general awareness of the migrant crisis to offering its subjects (or better yet, collaborators) a...
The Cold Automatons of Contemporary London
A discomfiting, even dystopian, view of London as a grinding money machine, or a stage play “designed by a sadistic choreographer bent on reinforcing the loneliness of urban dwellers in the 21st century.”
An Unphotographed Moment: Absent Images of a Self-Immolation in Warsaw
For over 50 years, photographs of self-immolations have instigated public outrage and political change. What happens when this defiant act occurs but no one takes a picture? A recent example from Poland provides a chilling answer.
Photos from Beirut and Boston: Womanhood Across Borders
Lebanon and America are a world apart—or are they? Portraits of young women that traverse perceived boundaries of nation, religion, status, and more.
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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.
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The New Yorkers: Color Street Photography from the 1980s
A photobook by Robert Herman reveals stunning street photography in New York City from the 1980s. See 25 photos in a full-screen slideshow.
Painterly, almost Impressionistic street photographs shot through cloudy bus stop shelters—structures that offer calming, private moments and a respite from the chaos of the surrounding world.
Expand Your Vision: Lessons from Foam Magazine
The acclaimed photography magazine’s managing editor speaks with LensCulture about the value of confronting work that is vastly different from your own—and how that broadens your perspective, teaches you new visual languages and offers fresh ways...