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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Boys & Men: Portraits of London’s Male Escorts
The sex industry is one of the world’s oldest, yet continues to be kept largely out of society’s view—these portraits, focusing on male escorts, offer a sensitive look at a group of deeply overlooked individuals.
The Price of Vanity
1st place, Documentary, LensCulture Earth Awards: A worldwide obsession with high fashion sustains an entire industry built on animal sacrifice. The beautiful end-product is remorseless—it obscures the violent killing of countless animals,...
Love We Leave Behind
A reflection on the ephemeral nature of our passions and sorrows—do the emotions we experience mark or alter the spaces we occupy?
Celebrating International Women’s Day — 21 Great Female Photographers
LensCulture highlights 35 female photographers who inspire us with their remarkable dedication, creativity and vision. Cheers!
Weekend Warriors and Beyond
A wide-ranging discussion about the idea of the “invisible” photographer: “Sometimes you have to choose: is this situation aesthetically more interesting to me? Or it is a situation I want to experience?”
Addictions, Photographic and Otherwise
Two brothers—one addicted to photography, the other to harder and harder drugs. But the latter loved being photographed, making the image the medium of exchange for this pair of kindred souls.