SPOTLIGHTThrough Their Eyes: Portraits of War Photographers“It all started in Sarajevo…” In this exclusive video interview, Alizé Le Maoult recounts how she was compelled to create an archive of portraits of photojournalists after a life-altering experience during the Bosnian War.Read More
Through Their Eyes: Portraits of War Photographers
“It all started in Sarajevo…” In this exclusive video interview, Alizé Le Maoult recounts how she was compelled to create an archive of portraits of photojournalists after a life-altering experience during the Bosnian War.
The Impossible Task of Photographing Afghanistan
Two decorated photographers—Steve McCurry and Paula Bronstein—separately take on the immense challenge of representing Afghanistan in a pair of arresting, yet problematic, retrospective books.
The International Language of Photography
Sit down with the photo editor of the beloved Italian magazine Internazionale and learn what it takes to launch a print publication—and keep it running for 25 years and counting.
Concern Yourself with Why: Reflections from the Edges of Greece
Journalists are often told to answer the 5 W’s in their work (who, what, when, where…)—but according to this award-winning Greek photographer, it is “the why” that is most important.
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.
A Pulitzer-Prize Winner Speaks on the Art of Photojournalism
Award-winning photojournalist Renée C. Byer talks to LensCulture about making an authentic connection with the people she documents and the life-changing relationships formed along the way.
The Reverberations from the Frame, the Photographic Echo
He photographed the capture of Saddam Hussein and Nelson Mandela’s funeral—an interview with AP’s former Chief Photographer for the Middle East, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.
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Winners: LensCulture Exposure Awards 2018
Discover the 39 excellent photographers chosen in this year’s Exposure Awards! This intriguing selection of work showcases an inspiring cross-section of contemporary photography from all over the world.
35 Photographers to Watch: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018
We asked some of our favorite women in the photo community to name the female and female-identifying photographers who made a strong impression on them lately. See all their picks—as well as 35 powerful photos.
Silent Voices: L(G)BT+ Iran
Under the Iranian penal code, homosexuality is a punishable crime. This series delves into the experiences of LGBT+ individuals living in the country and seeks to highlight a few of their deeply personal (and tragically overlooked) stories.
Every Body Has a Story to Tell
“If beauty is in the eye of the beholder, why are we fed so much imagery about what we are supposed to look like?” A series that challenges traditional notions of beauty and revels in the supple forms of the human body.
The Singular Loneliness of New York City
“Loneliness is New York’s leitmotif. This feeling is palpable everywhere in the city.” A foreign street photographer—now a resident of the city—takes on this modern-day Tower of Babel and shares his discoveries with us.