Leica Gallery Los Angeles unveils “Digital Color” by renowned photographer Ralph Gibson – Leica Rumors LOS ANGELES–Paying tribute to the milestone 80th birthday of renowned photographer Ralph Gibson, Digital Color will be presented by Leica Gallery Los Angeles through an exhibition and vernissage from January 17th, 2019 through February 24th, 2019. The exhibition will feature a series of […]
Creating a Community of Latin American Women Photographers – The New York Times She has been answering that question almost four years now, after she founded Foto Féminas, a digital platform and library that features a different photographer working in Latin America and the Caribbean each month. With her eye focused on their images and […]
The six consumer imaging trends that stood out in 2018 – Kaptur I’m a sucker for year-in-reviews, especially if they’re about soccer or speedskating (yes, really). So, with things slowing down before the holidays and a soon forthcoming CES that will bring us right back to the future, here are the six consumer imaging trends that I […]
Rwanda’s “Camera Kids” Became Professional Photographers and You Can Help – PhotoShelter Blog In 2000, photographer and theater producer David Jiranek created the non-profit Through the Eyes of Children and partnered with the Imbabazi Orphanage in Rwanda to teach photography to 19 children who had been affected by the 1994 genocide that killed an estimated 500,000 […]
What it’s like to spend the night with strangers around the world After taking her camera across Russia, the US and Egypt, Bieke Depoorter has been asking constant questions of herself – navigating what it means to be a photographer with the most intimate access imaginable.
Announcing #shotoftheyear: a Celebration of Our Members’ Favorite Snaps from 2018 – PhotoShelter Blog 2018 has had no shortage of photo-worthy moments. This year we wanted to celebrate our members with something a little different, so we asked them to submit their favorite images from the last 12 months. The results offered a look inside […]
A year in review – Thoughts of a Bohemian The year 2018 is soon coming to a close. It has been a rather quiet year in terms of news worthy items but a few stand out which will have significant impact in the upcoming year. In no specific order, here they are:
Addis Foto Fest: ‘I’m trying to get African photographers into the international market’ – The Washington Post Award-winning photographer Aïda Muluneh left Ethiopia for Yemen as a child, then moving to England, Cyprus, Canada and eventually the United States, where she worked at The Washington Post. The journey taught her many things, including the importance […]
Alamy Cutting Commission from 50% to 40% for Its Stock Photographers Alamy announced in an email to contributors today that the commission rate for stock photo sales is being slashed from 50% to 40% starting in February 2019.
Meet Alexa: inside the mind of a digital native | 1843 She is 24 and Instagram is her life, even though she sometimes wishes it wasn’t. But what happens when she meets a guy who doesn’t feel the same way about social media?
It’s Almost 2019. Do You Know Where Your Photos Are? – The New York Times In the age of image abundance, purges are a way of life.
Examining Arnold Newman’s Environmental Portraits – The New York Times When taking portraits, Arnold Newman was less interested in the details of his subject’s surroundings than with the symbols he could create with them.
The Photos That Lifted Up the Black Is Beautiful Movement – The New York Times For over 50 years, the photographer Kwame Brathwaite captured African-American beauty and fashion, giving visual power to black power.
Documentary photogaphy needs a revolution The seeds of revolution are spreading through documentary photography. A diverse band of image-makers has begun to disrupt narratives that misrepresent and disempower, exposing the flaws of a medium where ‘truth’ is more subjective than it seems.
Magnum’s First Online Photography Course Is Launching Soon | Fstoppers The renowned independent photo agency Magnum is getting ready to launch its first online photography course: “The Art of Street Photography.”
How to make it in photography In the age of Instagram, what does it take to stand out? Photographers Charlie Kwai and José Sarmento Matos give their tips on how to cut through the noise.
The existential guide to street photography In a new film, Charlie Kwai is living proof that you don’t need to be obsessed with craft or top of the range equipment to take great photos. For the Londoner, it’s simply about being curious – and getting really, really close.
How Google Photos Became a Perfect Jukebox for Our Memories – The New York Times Google Photos, introduced in 2015, has become one of the most emotionally resonant pieces of technology today. It is also shaping our narratives along the way.
Applications Open for the 2019 New York Portfolio Review – The New York Times It takes time, passion and obsession to make great work. But you also need the opportunity to have your work seen in the first place. And since we at Lens believe only the quality of work should matter — not your […]
DE|MARCATION: A Survey of Contemporary Photography in Utah | LENSCRATCH DE|MARCATION is a limited edition portfolio curated by Amy Jorgensen and Edward Bateman, and was originally conceived by Amy Jorgensen to support the unique vision of artists in the state of Utah and to build on the rich discourse of imagemaking in the region.