SPOTLIGHTMin Turab: Shifting Sands in the Persian GulfOil, tourism and globalization have forever changed the vistas around the Persian Gulf. As the terrain transforms, tradition and modernity collide in surprising (and not always positive) ways.Read More
Min Turab: Shifting Sands in the Persian Gulf
Oil, tourism and globalization have forever changed the vistas around the Persian Gulf. As the terrain transforms, tradition and modernity collide in surprising (and not always positive) ways.
100 Hectares of Understanding
Seeking answers about a large parcel of land that is part of his inheritance, this photographer created a compelling conceptual project that delves into the composition—and therefore the meaning—of a wild wooded area in Finland.
The Disappearance of Joseph Plummer
An enigmatic yet carefully told story that seems to take the form of a whodunnit, but in reality, allows us to ponder much deeper questions of how to live in our increasingly distraction-filled age.
Love, Family, Brotherhood: Ancient Themes in Contemporary India
This photographer’s seven-year-long project takes an ancient Indian epic—The Ramayana—and reimagines it with contemporary photography shot all over the country. Hear from the photographer and...
Poetry of Place: Rooted in the English Landscape
Today, the radical act is not to hit the road and travel—but rather to stay put and lay down roots. An English photographer shares 13 years of careful, deliberate meditations on his surrounding landscapes.
On the Shores of a Melting Ice Country
90% of Greenland is covered in ice. While its southern settlements are adapting to modernity (and modern tourism), in the remote north, life goes on as it has for hundreds of years. But something dark looms on the horizon…
Using huge, hand-built cameras, and printing directly from life onto photo paper, John Chiara creates unique sculptural images that are stunningly beautiful and surprisingly intimate.
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Download this free 60-page PDF from Magnum Photos—filled with excellent tips, advice and words of wisdom from the photographers at Magnum, as well as many of their iconic images. A great resource for anyone who wants to make better pictures.
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.
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.
A series depicting religious adherents in rural Haiti that is defined by its particular intensity and a hushed sense of quiet, ageless, spiritual devotion. Whether or not you believe, there is something here that brings you closer to the light.
Stage of Light
“We all have to walk through the shadow in order to find the light.” One photographer’s search for balance and expression in his personal work made on the streets of an English city.
We have become accustomed to the huge amount of advertising that bombards us from all angles throughout our day—but what would the world look like with these promotions removed? This series investigates.