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.
The Unseen: Seeing the World Anew, in Infrared
This lovely photobook is filled with discovery, taking us on an eye-opening journey from England’s most haunted village to the flooded fields of Assam, passing by dazzling blue glaciers and a crimson-drenched apiary—all through the inverted...
War Memoranda: Chlorophyll Leaf Prints
Using a unique chlorophyll printing process, these appropriated civil war portraits offer a lyrical reflection on the grave costs of war.
Memories of Past, Insights Towards the Future
Mixing nostalgia and beauty with a dash of uneasiness—and cross-fertilizing photographic techniques from the analog to the digital—these dreamy landscapes are one man’s expression of his way...
Shot: Contemporary Tintypes Comment on American Gun Culture
Utilizing darkroom techniques that date back to the Civil War, these tintype portraits offer an unusual, fresh perspective on the overheated debate surrounding gun control.
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Fire of Hatred
In Iran, some vengeful lovers, spurned suitors or aggrieved family members turn to the awful, violent act of acid-throwing to exact revenge. This portrait series gives a platform for the victims to speak out.
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.
A new, larger-than-life book of less-than-glamorous street portraits proves to be challenging. How would you describe these portraits by Gilden? Are these mean-spirited, or simply just real?
Embedded on board a migrant rescue vessel, a photographer takes us to the front lines of the refugee crisis, where people are desperately risking their lives in search of something better.
2017 World Press Photo Award Winners
Heroic act of photojournalism or sensationalizing an act of terror? Discover this year’s controversial winner alongside dozens of the most important news stories from the past 12 months.
Fairy Tale from Russia
Cinematic, dream-like shots of Russia—none of them staged—speak to the cardinal importance of composition and the subtle art of “becoming part of the interior.”