The Extraordinary Life: Lynsey Addario’s “It’s What I Do”
A deep, personal look into the mind of a celebrated conflict photographer, one that takes us beyond the cover photos and into the great risks and costs that such a dedicated life entails.
Ukraine: The Silent War
Although the historic events at Euromaidan have long since passed, conflict rages on in Ukraine—according to the photographer, “the story of this absurd war has yet to be told.”
Stuart Franklin on Impulses (Documentary and Otherwise)
Legendary Magnum photographer talks about instilling freshness into photography, the terrible importance of ambiguity and how to navigate the contemporary media landscape.
Style Can’t Sustain You: Notes from the Field
Drawing on more than four decades of experience photographing around the world, legendary Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas shares direct, critical advice for anyone invested in the documentary...
Winners: Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Awardees were selected from 227,000 entries from more than 180 countries—explore the award-winning imagery.
The Fierce Fight for Mosul
In 2014, the Iraqi city of Mosul fell into ISIS’ hands. In October 2016, the effort to liberate it began. Months later, the titanic struggle continues; the scale of destruction has surprised everyone but ISIS.
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The North Fork
This intimate series is the result of the photographer’s decades-long fascination with a remote valley, its idiosyncratic inhabitants and a long, personal history of family strife.
Announcing the Winners & Finalists—LensCulture Portrait Awards 2017!
Portraits are unique in their power to captivate our gaze and show us something new and unexpected about each other and the world we live in—discover the 44 international photographers who were selected for this year’s award, an inspiring showcase...
Life in the City: Michael Wolf’s Major Retrospective at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2017
The phrase “street photography” comes loaded with expectations—which is what makes Michael Wolf’s always-original bodies of work an important reminder of why the world’s streets continue to captivate our attention.
A newly published interview with the young, talented photographer behind this award-winning work about the Soviet (or human) impulse towards utopia and technologically achieved perfection—dreams of progress that came to a crashing, frozen halt.
Nobody Important, No One Else
Growing up, moving on, and grappling with change—“When I meet my old friends, I suddenly see very clearly the changes that happened inside of us, the transformations, the quiet and subtle movements of the tectonic plates within ourselves…”
A Shaded Path
How does a fledgling country form a national identity while the pressures of globalization increase everywhere? Kyrgyzstan’s youth chase modernity in a landscape marked by its Soviet past.