Shanghai : Marc Riboud’s « Windows of Liulichang » 1965-2015 to complete this tribute to Marc Riboud, we have discovered a never-published before image that delivers the context and the perspective of this Liulichang Street. The photo shows dilapidated storefronts lining up on one side, in the middle of the road a “chauffeur” riding a […]
Dialogues: 36 Photographs & 20 Poems Dialogues: 36 Photographs & 20 Poems is a new publication from 205-A and the first book in a series that explores the intersection between photography and poetry. The publishers, Aaron Stern and Jordan Sullivan worked in collaboration with poets Tom Sleigh and Will Schutt to bring together these unique pairings. […]
Past and Present Collide in Pittsburgh Sometimes it takes a connection to the past to better understand the present. For essayists exploring African-American life in Pittsburgh, a trove of 80,000 photos taken by Charles (Teenie) Harris allowed them to immerse themselves in everyday life from the 1930s through the 1970s.
Sam Harris – The Middle of Somewhere “The Middle of Somewhere” is from my ongoing visual family diary, which revolves around my two daughters growing up. After leaving behind my photographic career (and life) in London in 2002, we passed several nomadic years before settling down in a remote part of Australia where this series […]
Tanzania Burundi Refugee Crisis As a teenager Joseph Nakaha fled with his parents to neighboring Tanzania when ethnic-based fighting erupted in Burundi after independence in 1962. In 1972, he was a refugee again and then in 1993 when civil war broke out, he and his wife and grandchildren again fled the country. Now 67, Nakaha […]
Sean Gallagher – Desertification in China By traveling on China’s “desertification train” that bisects China’s major northern deserts (The Gobi, Taklamakan and Badain Jaran), photojournalist Sean Gallagher reports on the various implications of desertification on people’s lives across the breadth of China.
A New York Dive Bar’s Last Call Timothy Fadek, who used to go to the bar, on East 60th Street and Lexington Avenue, felt a twinge of melancholy when he learned it was to close last December and be replaced by — what else? — condos. He set about to chronicle the last days of […]
‘The Corridor of Death’: Along America’s Second Border Since 2006, when she became a staff photographer at The Monitor in the border town of McAllen, Tex., Kirsten Luce has been documenting immigration issues on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border
A Nuclear Plant In My Backyard What can rural Indian villagers do to counter the development of a massive government-backed nuclear industry? Amirtharaj Stephen shows us.
Santa Fe: Margaret Bourke-White, Pioneering Photojournalist Margaret Bourke-White was a pioneering figure in 20th century documentary photography. As a founding mother of LIFE, she became a world-famous symbol of globe-trotting photojournalism. And that she did it in a male world made her success even more spectacular
The work of Noel Camardo Noel Camardo is watching American culture closely, analyzing and documenting its bizarre behavior with a sharp eye and his camera. Whether it’s our strange fascination with staring at phones in public while being unaware of our surrounding to income inequality or our government’s food regulation, Camardo’s photographs reveal the cracks […]
Photographer Hatnim Lee Captures All Walks of Life Inside Her Parents’ Liquor Store When Korean-born photographer Hatnim Lee was a child, her parents’ Washington, D.C. liquor store was a home away from home. She was an infant when her parents moved to the United States to open up shop, and she spent much of her […]
Zsófia Pályi – Balaton, the Hungarian Sea During the 1960s and 70s, Lake Balaton, the biggest lake in Central Europe, was a major tourist destination for working-class Hungarians and people from the Eastern Bloc. It also served as a meeting point for Eastern and Western Germans, who were separated by the Berlin Wall until 1989, […]
Grete Stern’s Interpretation of Dreams The photographers Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola met at the Bauhaus in 1932. The next year, they emigrated to London, where they married, and then to Coppola’s native Argentina, where they mounted the country’s first exhibition of modernist photography
Sally Mann Chases Ghosts and Buries the Hatchet in New Memoir, Hold Still Sally Mann doesn’t believe in talent. She believes in hard work. The kind of work it takes to ride unruly horses, to hoist an 8×10 camera, to constantly fend off controversy, and to write an honest book about a complicated existence.
Jill Freedman: For Life These here are some real New York ladies.” Nobody had ever come to my defense like this. It was a snowy January afternoon. The weather was cold but the mood was cheerful. Jill and I had just left her apartment in Harlem, near West 100th street, Morningside Park and the majestic […]
Eight Norwegian Photographers You Need to Follow The publishers — photographers and photo editors Rune Eraker, Laara Matsen and Espen Rasmussen — combed through close to 100 applications and submissions to arrive at its final list of eight photographers, using funding from the Fritt Ord Foundation, a non-profit devoted to freedom of expression, to produce […]
See the Hidden Images Lurking Within LED Billboards Incredible split-second patterns in New York advertisements captured on large-format film
Looking at Appalachia Anew Just ask Roger May. He is a photographer who proudly calls himself an “Appalachian American.” Born in Kentucky and raised in West Virginia, he jokes that he enjoys “dual citizenship,” but he is serious about changing how his beloved region is portrayed. For too long, images that defined it were dominated […]
Jeffrey Milstein photographs cruise ships in his series, “Cruise Ships.” From water level, cruise ships can look like confounding, imposing towers—but in Jeffrey Milstein’s series of aerial photographs, “Cruise Ships,” the amazing designs of the floating behemoths seem clear and even beautiful. “Most of them have pools. They almost all have a putting green, a […]