SPOTLIGHTCaliforniaUsing 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.Read More
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.
Photography, Then and Now: Treasures from the Getty Museum
Waxed paper negatives, hand-colored daguerrotypes—what do the origins of photography have to tell us about our practice of the medium today? A great deal, according to this curator.
“It’s a Bit Like a Marriage”—Navigating the Artist-Gallery Relationship
Art advisor and gallery owner Dina Mitrani speaks about the process of selling to collectors, creating an eye-catching CV, and the unique bond that ties photographers with their representatives.
In a society where broken things are discarded almost instantaneously, an artist takes inspiration from Kintsukuroi, the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold, which highlights the beauty of imperfection.
One of Latin America’s most respected photographers speaks with LensCulture about his personal history and its effect on his work—as well as making images that “come alive inside the viewer’s being.”
Tin Tribes in the Garden of Ether
The 19th-century technique of wet-plate collodion is used to great effect in this series that exposes contemporary “tribes” which express their political, social, personal causes through distinctive fashions.
The Photographer’s Touch: Photograms and Alchemy
“It felt like a discovery that I could make an image that was photographic but made through touch rather than through the sight of a camera.”
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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.
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.
The Importance of Being More Than a Fashion Photographer
Legendary photographer Peter Lindbergh—credited with revamping the standards of fashion photography in the 1990s—offers his seasoned point of view in this exclusive conversation covering his early years, authenticity as an artist, and more.
The Liquid Mountains of Lake Erie
On the shores of the Great Lakes, when the wicked November wind is blowing, we find truly amazing displays of Mother Nature’s power—and one photographer’s courageous dream to immortalize these glorious yet fleeting moments.
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.
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.