Many Vietnamese women wear specially designed fashionable motorbike jackets that almost completely cover their faces and hands as they ride — take a look!
Crossed Look: Ya Kala Ben
This controversial work animates traditional cosmological rituals and symbolic statuettes from the culture of Guinea — by recreating them as living creatures in handmade costumes.
International fashion subcultures via documentary and staged photos — heavy metal rockers in Botswana, hipsters in Johannesburg, dandies in the Congo, female wrestlers in Bolivia, “bling bling” youth in Cuba, punks in Burma, and...
The Backstage Diaries
Backstage at the world’s greatest fashion shows—a place devoid of pretense, wholly transitory, without past or future: it only exists here and now.
New Dutch Photography Talent: Aisha Zeijpveld
“Have confidence in your peculiar self and establish your own signature”—inside the studio of one of the Netherland’s emerging photographic figures.
In and Out of Fashion
Award-winning Dutch artist and fashion photographer, Viviane Sassen, has injected new energy and a sense of everyday celebration into the field. Listen to an exclusive 5-minute interview on...
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Boys & Men: Portraits of London’s Male Escorts
The sex industry is one of the world’s oldest, yet continues to be kept largely out of society’s view—these portraits, focusing on male escorts, offer a sensitive look at a group of deeply overlooked individuals.
The Price of Vanity
1st place, Documentary, LensCulture Earth Awards: A worldwide obsession with high fashion sustains an entire industry built on animal sacrifice. The beautiful end-product is remorseless—it obscures the violent killing of countless animals,...
Love We Leave Behind
A reflection on the ephemeral nature of our passions and sorrows—do the emotions we experience mark or alter the spaces we occupy?
Celebrating International Women’s Day — 21 Great Female Photographers
LensCulture highlights 35 female photographers who inspire us with their remarkable dedication, creativity and vision. Cheers!
Weekend Warriors and Beyond
A wide-ranging discussion about the idea of the “invisible” photographer: “Sometimes you have to choose: is this situation aesthetically more interesting to me? Or it is a situation I want to experience?”
Addictions, Photographic and Otherwise
Two brothers—one addicted to photography, the other to harder and harder drugs. But the latter loved being photographed, making the image the medium of exchange for this pair of kindred souls.