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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Sauna: Requiem from the North
A poetic series on life in one of Sweden’s remote archipelagos—shot against a stark, immobile landscape over a period of 20 years as a family grows, lives, ages, and diminishes.
Announcing the Winners and Finalists—Magnum Photography Awards 2017
We are very pleased to present the 41 award-winning photographers selected by Magnum and LensCulture for the second annual Magnum Photography Awards! Discover a remarkable range of inspiring work from this talented, accomplished group of...
While so much media today concentrates on the beauty and sexuality of youth, this series reveals moments from the still intimate lives of older individuals.
In My Backyard: Iceland
Set against the grand, wild majesty of the eastern Icelandic landscape, these searching self-portraits are one woman’s attempts to connect with herself and forge a basic understanding with her environment.
Street Photography as a Gift from the Universe
“For me, street photography is like poetry to literature; jazz to music. I get high from the freedom. Street images are direct proof of the existence of harmony in our world…”
Instant Mosul: The Conflict Through 5 Photojournalists’ Instagram Feeds
A look at how photographers are using Instagram to convey the day-to-day realities of living in conflict—with a selection of accounts to follow if you want to stay up to date. [Content warning: some violent images of war]