SPOTLIGHTHow Do Emerging Talents “Emerge”?The idea of an “emerging talent” is an enticing but nebulous concept. Who are these talents? How are they discovered? How do they emerge? By following the arc of two very different artists, some general principles become clear. Read More
How Do Emerging Talents “Emerge”?
The idea of an “emerging talent” is an enticing but nebulous concept. Who are these talents? How are they discovered? How do they emerge? By following the arc of two very different artists, some general principles become clear.
Chroma: An Ode to J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere
Taking inspiration from an iconic Nigerian photographer, this playful series pays tribute to the rich history of local hair culture.
Relying exclusively on the transformative power of the analog camera, this series shuffles nature, geography, and physics into familiar yet fantastical environments.
In today’s world, success is closely tied to perceived perfection. Appropriating the style of traditional portraiture, this series questions the use of products that promise to augment our physical appearance.
La Creciente: Island Life in Argentina’s Paraná Delta
Living among islands in a river delta for three years, a photographer captures a series of nighttime portraits that convey the visual and poetic impact of a life surrounded by flowing water.
Unguarded Moments: The Portraits of WSJ. Magazine
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A Couple of Them
Drawing on the long, rich lineage of fictional self-portraiture, a pair of young French artists push this genre into a resonant new space, delicately balanced between gritty realism and a touch of magic.
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Announcing the Winners & Finalists—LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2017!
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