Post-Industrial England’s Boarded-Up Houses
There are over 600,000 unoccupied homes in England, a burgeoning epidemic that indicates great upheaval within the urban space. A look inside the changing landscape of post-industrial spaces across the country (and by extension, the Western world).
Exploring Bygone Soviet Grandeur—and Turbulent Regional Identity—in Abkhazia
Once known as a prime holiday destination for the Russian elite, Abkhazia is now filled with frozen, in-between spaces that convey the tension within its past, present and future.
Chroma: Geometry, Mass, Light
LensCulture Emerging Talent 2016: Feeling the holiday blues? These carefully composed, highly saturated images of urban landscapes highlight striking design and architecture around the world. Summer travels beckon, just a frame away.
Three brand-new cities in China have all the signs of bustling metropolises—houses in a neat line, looming skyscrapers, criss-crossing downtown streets. There’s just one problem: nobody lives there yet.
In Praise of Shadows
Were it not for shadows, there would be no beauty—a short but beautiful meditation on the unique aesthetics of Japan.
Street Photography Awards 2016: Finalist Traveling 20,000 miles across Europe’s countless towns and villages, this series captures an unsettling view of the constructed environment. Unassuming at first, these photographs subtly twist our...
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Wear Good Shoes: Inspiring Advice from Magnum Photographers
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.
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...
Winners: Sony World Photography Awards 2017
Awardees were selected from 227,000 entries from more than 180 countries—explore the award-winning imagery.
Simply Paying Attention With Alec Soth
For well over a decade, the distinctive voice and eye of Alec Soth have inspired photographers all over the world—discover his spare, poetic wisdom in this enlightening interview.
Bowie: Portraits of and Behind the Icon
David Bowie was a man of many, many faces—but the power of still photography is its ability to penetrate and capture authentic, singular moments. These vintage portraits immortalize this musical genius in the throes of creative exploration.
Into the Light: Discoveries From Across Instagram
The worldwide popularity of Instagram has transformed it into a fascinating platform for international discovery and cross-genre experimentation—a popular collective offers 20 of their favorite picks.