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
“There is a certain alchemy that goes into a successful portrait shoot; as a photo editor, I try to assemble the best ingredients and then let the process happen…”
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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Many people take it for granted that they can “pick themselves up by their bootstraps” and better themselves, but for a large portion of America, that just isn’t true. A look at a working-class community in New Jersey.
Announcing the Winners & Finalists—LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2017!
Discover the unique perspectives of these 37 award-winning street photographers—urban poetry, silent cityscapes and beauty in the everyday from all over the world.
Dirk and Jenny have lived together happily for four years—so what if Jenny is a silicone doll? Before judging, take a look at these beautiful photographs (+ video) and ask yourself, “What is normal, anyways?”
Photography, Poetry, Music and Philosophy: The Medium from a Critic’s Eye
An independent and invaluable voice in the world of photography, The Guardian’s Sean O’Hagan offers his wide-ranging views on words, images and the increasingly overlooked key to creativity.
An intimate family album documents the freedoms of childhood among six siblings “at the edge of the world” in rural France.
How Are Art Galleries Adapting to Our Digital World?
A gallery director takes us behind the scenes and reveals the best way to present your work at a gallery meeting, the digital future of the fine art world, and the biggest impediment to art sales.
Vintage family scenes, long-lost vacation souvenirs, bygone everyday life—suspended somewhere between truth and fiction, this project takes old images and fills them with new, strange vitality.
A fairytale-like series explores the feeling of being an outcast—rootless, alienated, and separate—that is inherent to the city of Berlin.
My Dearest Beatrice
After falling in love at Bletchley Park—home base for code breakers during World War II—in the 1940s, a couple exchanges letters and pictures over the course of four decades. A story of love and devotion reconstructed through found objects.
A photographer works closely with her artist-mother to question the stereotypes and clichés we have towards domestic spaces and femininity more generally.
Question Your Subject: Taking Portraits of Johnny Cash, Obama, and More
“Interactions, conversations…those are the elements that make a photo really resonate.” Celebrated portrait photographer Martin Schoeller reveals the secret behind his best images.
Contemporary “scarecrow” sculptures address how humanity’s relationship with nature has gone beyond scaring pests—these days, the environment itself is an all-too-frequent victim.
Everything We Touch
Video: Making sense of someone’s life by only viewing the objects they touch throughout a day—indirect snapshots, each offering an accumulation of moments and glimpses into others’...
While so much media today concentrates on the beauty and sexuality of youth, this series reveals moments from the still intimate lives of older individuals.
Malaga — Paracosmic Houses
In an imaginary effort of making a real fishing village “great again,” one photographer upgrades the visual appeal of simple fishermen’s homes using PhotoShop.