Behind Glass refers both to the glass or boundaries of an enclosure and to the glass of the camera lens.
Often I find myself gazing into the eyes of a monkey, his hand touching the glass wall that separates our worlds. The window works not only as a framing device but also to add atmosphere and narrative, left for the viewer to interpret.
Primates especially are able to remind people of the undeniable connection between man and animal, and this feeling evokes a memory of a time when man was part of nature.
— Anne Berry
Long before iPhones and Instagram: 60 years of one Dutch girl's "selfies" firing a gun into the camera! Outrageous lifetime photo concept — watch her age in the same pose — a split second after she pulls the trigger of her rifles — from age 16 to 88.
An old woman leads a cult-like community in the practice of Sufi rituals on a holy mountain in the far reaches of Kazakhstan. Photo-essay by.
Russia's Star City military research facility 50 years after the first manned space flight.
This collection of essays, employing Fontcuberta's signature style and playful tone, offers clever (yet insightful) glimpses into the technological and cultural shifts that photography is undergoing. One of our picks for 2014.