Zima: The Powerful Beauty of Russian Winter
“Truth, in reality, is white, sparkling, frosty cold, silent and endless: something like the boundless Siberian tundra landscape…”
Best of January: Deadlines for Competitions, Grants, Festivals and More
Our editors have put together a curated list of worthwhile (and imminent) opportunities for photographers—good luck!
Changing the Way We See: 15 Years of Daylight
Publisher, teacher and artist Michael Itkoff draws on his diverse experiences to offer invaluable insights on the power of narrative photography.
The Backpackers: Los Mochileros
An affecting project tells the stories of people caught in limbo on both sides of the US-Mexico border in the trans-boundary city of Nogales.
In Fourth Person: Calabria’s Forgetfulness
The political, economic, and human sides of Italy’s history collide in this multimedia project about the southern region of Calabria—in the authors’ words, this ancient “country often finds itself united in the name of forgetfulness.”
An American Family
A shocking act of violence, an incredible act of forgiveness—the brutal actions by this photographer’s brother brought the artist in close contact with the Amish community that surrounds his hometown.
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Boys & Men: Portraits of London’s Male Escorts
The sex industry is one of the world’s oldest, yet continues to be kept largely out of society’s view—these portraits, focusing on male escorts, offer a sensitive look at a group of deeply overlooked individuals.
The Price of Vanity
1st place, Documentary, LensCulture Earth Awards: A worldwide obsession with high fashion sustains an entire industry built on animal sacrifice. The beautiful end-product is remorseless—it obscures the violent killing of countless animals,...
Celebrating International Women’s Day — 21 Great Female Photographers
LensCulture highlights 35 female photographers who inspire us with their remarkable dedication, creativity and vision. Cheers!
Love We Leave Behind
A reflection on the ephemeral nature of our passions and sorrows—do the emotions we experience mark or alter the spaces we occupy?
Weekend Warriors and Beyond
A wide-ranging discussion about the idea of the “invisible” photographer: “Sometimes you have to choose: is this situation aesthetically more interesting to me? Or it is a situation I want to experience?”
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.