Chroma: Geometry, Mass, Light
LensCulture Emerging Talent 2016: Feeling the holiday blues? These carefully composed, highly saturated images of urban landscapes highlight striking design and architecture around the world. Summer travels beckon, just a frame away.
MATTER / BURN OUT
An elegant new abstract book from Japan — cinematic in look and feel, and an experimental wordless meditation on materiality, art, random beauty and impermanence.
River and Sky
Editors’ Weekend Pick: Distorted images of Flint, Michigan as well as shots of “deep space” all made with tainted materials—ranging from cocaine to deadly water laced with lead.
A unique photographic process is the basis for this unsettling series, which takes its inspiration from the beloved film genre’s investigation of the world’s uncertainties.
From Pole to Pole: Imperfect Solitude
“All alone from the North Pole to the Antarctic in 487 days—a journey in total solitude.” These atmospheric photographs balance on the edge of fiction and reality, while exploring the attraction of an imperfect image.
Hibi: Japanese Abstract Street Photography
A near-psychedelic layering of brightly colored drips, drawings and inky fingerprints offer haiku-like meditations about the materiality of the street itself.
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Inked: Why I Love Tattoos
“I got my first tattoo at home. Just like that, on the sofa. I keep on going because there are so many good tattooists out there. It’s like collecting art. It’s an honor to wear their work.” Shifting from trashy to trendy, tattoos make the...
Advice for Portrait Photographers
One of America’s leading photographers offers his insights about making great photographic portraits.
In My Backyard: Iceland
Set against the grand, wild majesty of the eastern Icelandic landscape, these searching self-portraits are one woman’s attempts to connect with herself and forge a basic understanding with her environment.
Genderqueer: Outside & In-Between the Binary
Portraits of San Francisco’s gender nonconforming community — this striking series of intimate images raises awareness of an often overlooked and misunderstood subject.
Fire of Hatred
In Iran, some vengeful lovers, spurned suitors or aggrieved family members turn to the awful, violent act of acid-throwing to exact revenge. This portrait series gives a platform for the victims to speak out.
Rolling Stone to Christopher Street: 30 Years of Portraits
Rolling Stone’s former chief photographer Mark Seliger discusses his current series, “On Christopher Street,” while offering invaluable advice for aspiring portrait photographers.