SPOTLIGHTTraceTaking its inspiration from our everyday habits, many of which we enact without a second thought, a delicate series that creates new visual stories rich with emotion and feeling.Read More
Taking its inspiration from our everyday habits, many of which we enact without a second thought, a delicate series that creates new visual stories rich with emotion and feeling.
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.
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“Life Looks Better Through a Viewfinder”—Mentoring and Wisdom from David Alan Harvey
The Magnum photographer speaks about why every emerging photographer needs a mentor, his years shooting for National Geographic, and how he maintains his vision across personal and assigned work.
Announcing the Winners & Finalists—LensCulture Portrait Awards 2018!
Portraits have a unique and captivating power to spark our curiosity and connections with other people—discover outstanding work by 39 talented photographers who offer us a fresh and inspiring array of the best of contemporary portraiture from...
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.
Hovering on the border between the land and the sea, the past and present—a video interview with the photographer behind an award-winning series of diptychs about that passing, pernicious mood: nostalgia.
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.
Walking in the Invisible City
Explore the mysteries and magic of the “Russian Atlantis”—the fabled city that sunk below the surface of Lake Svetloyar in the 12th century. Even today, locals swear the lake contributes to the area’s inexplicable, intangible power…