SPOTLIGHTGolden ScarsIn 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.Read More
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.”
Locked-In: Mind/Body Disconnection
The trapped feeling that follows a migraine can be terrifying—this series explores the sensation of being “locked-in” at those moments when one’s mind and body are no longer communicating.
Post-Tsunami Photos of Loss and Mourning
Using long time exposures, painting with light, and appropriating the faded and cracked colors of old water-damaged snapshots, a new series of photographs conveys complex feelings of loss in profound new ways.
Exhibition Spotlight: The Sun Room
Editors’ Exhibition Pick: Saturated colors, optical aberrations, and visual noise are tools for reinterpreting landscapes in this intimate, inventive exhibition showing in New York City.
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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 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?”
Though a longtime Tokyo resident, nature continues to call out to this Japanese photographer. Taking inspiration from yusurika, tiny midges, he transforms his surroundings into something fantastical.
The Hereditary Estate
Created as an antidote to the idealized family pictures gathered by his relatives, a striking series that considers the role of the photo album in defining “the American Dream.”
Welcome to Camp America
A startling new book about human rights atrocities at the U.S. detention center at Guantánamo Bay—and an interview with the photographer who brought these stories to light.