Professional landscape photographer Dave Morrow had thriving social media accounts with over 1.5 million followers. Last year, he decided to delete those accounts and give up his huge followings there. The decision changed his life and photography. You can hear his story and reflections on this in the 11-minute video
William Eggleston first tried peyote one summer in the early 1960s while visiting a friend in Oxford, Mississippi. You can find the story in a memoir by University of Mississippi football star (and later Dark Shadows actor) Jimmy Hall, who was there at the time. Eggleston had invited Hall to join him and his friend, and the three men puzzled over the green-blue cactus in its cardboard box, purchased via mail-order from a nursery in Laredo, Texas.
Laia Abril, Rena Effendi, Zackary Canepari and Adam Ferguson reflect on the power of subjective narrative
She was Leningrad's lost photographer. Russian photographer Masha Ivashintsova (1942-2000) photographed constantly but never showed her work to anyone. In late 2017, a relative stumbled on boxes of negatives and undeveloped film gathering dust in an attic. Published here, some for the first time, are some of the
Simon Puschmann creates an innovative video diary with the Leica Q
Roger Ballen is one of the most important and original art photographers working today. Best known for his probing, often challenging images that exist in a space between painting, drawing, installation and photography. Based on an extended interview with the enigmatic artist, this blog post delves a little deeper into Roger Ballen’s artistic evolution, the…
500px has been acquired by Visual China Group (VCG), the Beijing, China-based photo and media agency that's known as "the Getty Images of China." VCG announced today that its subsidiary VCG Hong Kong has acquired 100% of 500px shares. VCG previously led a $13 million funding round in 500px back in July 2015, becoming
Editor’s note: This is part of the series of articles by transmedia producer Kamal Sinclair, from her research project on social equality in emerging media, Making a New Reality.
How do we ensure equality in the industries of emerging media?
TL:DR – There’s a massive liability issue with Unsplash and sites like it. Photographers are getting taken advantage of. Conde Nast doesn’t even say “Thank you.” People are just one good lawsuit away from the whole thing taking a nose dive.