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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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.
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.
A new, larger-than-life book of less-than-glamorous street portraits proves to be challenging. How would you describe these portraits by Gilden? Are these mean-spirited, or simply just real?
Embedded on board a migrant rescue vessel, a photographer takes us to the front lines of the refugee crisis, where people are desperately risking their lives in search of something better.
2017 World Press Photo Award Winners
Heroic act of photojournalism or sensationalizing an act of terror? Discover this year’s controversial winner alongside dozens of the most important news stories from the past 12 months.
Fairy Tale from Russia
Cinematic, dream-like shots of Russia—none of them staged—speak to the cardinal importance of composition and the subtle art of “becoming part of the interior.”