SPOTLIGHTCoal: Fragments of Energy and LifeCoal is a complex substance—but at its core, it is a product of the natural world. This series of microcosmic abstractions pays homage to its remarkable composition.Read More
Coal: Fragments of Energy and Life
Coal is a complex substance—but at its core, it is a product of the natural world. This series of microcosmic abstractions pays homage to its remarkable composition.
“‘Place’ is something we carry with us—a summation of our inner memories mapped onto the present landscape as we traverse it.” Past and present blur together in this inventive, award-winning photographic collaboration.
Mixing historical and contemporary photographic practices, these multi-layered images push beyond the edge of artistic control and emerge as complex and unconstrained.
Exposed to bacteria, images of our galaxy are warped and disfigured in a meditation on photography and the act of creation.
Elegant, atmospheric multiple exposure shots—and the photographer’s advice on the benefits of “risky” techniques.
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.
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If It Rained an Ocean
Many people take it for granted that they can “pick themselves up by their bootstraps” and better themselves, but for a large portion of America, that just isn’t true. A look at a working-class community in New Jersey.
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.
Dirk and Jenny have lived together happily for four years—so what if Jenny is a silicone doll? Before judging, take a look at these beautiful photographs (+ video) and ask yourself, “What is normal, anyways?”
Photography, Poetry, Music and Philosophy: The Medium from a Critic’s Eye
An independent and invaluable voice in the world of photography, The Guardian’s Sean O’Hagan offers his wide-ranging views on words, images and the increasingly overlooked key to creativity.
An intimate family album documents the freedoms of childhood among six siblings “at the edge of the world” in rural France.
How Are Art Galleries Adapting to Our Digital World?
A gallery director takes us behind the scenes and reveals the best way to present your work at a gallery meeting, the digital future of the fine art world, and the biggest impediment to art sales.
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.
The Screensaver Series
Random juxtapositions from 20,000 images stored on the artist’s computer — the art of chance combinations from a pre-selected group.
Large-scale camera-less photograms look like luscious three dimensional abstract visions of liquid color while invoking an emotional connection to the real.
The Narcissistic City
A cinematic, mysterious Japanese photobook that invites the reader to surrender to the unending lure of big city desire.
Typologie du Virtuel: France Through the Eyes of Google Earth
Fragments of a virtual world co-produced by multiple individuals—these images explore the territory of France through Google Earth, showing us how new technologies have changed the way we perceive space.
The Formidable Impact of Double Exposure Photojournalism
Definitions of photojournalism (and visual storytelling) are expanding every day — a cutting-edge practitioner shares her insights from the “far end of the spectrum.”