Category: Photography

  • Lagos, Glimpsed from Seven Vantages | The New Yorker

    Lagos, Glimpsed from Seven Vantages | The New Yorker

    Lagos, Glimpsed from Seven Vantages The latest iteration of “New Photography,” at MOMA, situates contemporary life in the Nigerian capital  as a constant but lively negotiation between the violence of history and the demands of the present. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/lagos-glimpsed-from-seven-vantages The latest iteration of “New Photography,” at moma, situates contemporary life in the…

  • Cortona’s 13th International Photo Festival — Summertime Bliss in Italy – Photographs courtesy of Cortona On The Move | Review by Jim Casper | LensCulture

    Cortona’s 13th International Photo Festival — Summertime Bliss in Italy – Photographs courtesy of Cortona On The Move | Review by Jim Casper | LensCulture

    Cortona’s 13th International Photo Festival — Summertime Bliss in Italy – Photographs courtesy of Cortona On The Move | Review by Jim Casper | LensCulture You’re invited to saunter through the curving streets of this Tuscan hill-top town while you discover 26 remarkable photo exhibitions on the theme of More or Less via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/cortona-on-the-move-cortona-s-13th-international-photo-festival-summertime-bliss-in-italy…

  • Love and Loss Through the Photographer’s Lens – The New York Times

    Love and Loss Through the Photographer’s Lens – The New York Times

    Love and Loss Through the Photographer’s Lens “Love Songs: Photography and Intimacy” at ICP reveals the camera’s limitations as well as strengths when it comes to depicting romance. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/06/29/arts/design/icp-photograpy-and-intimacy-exhibition.html “Love Songs: Photography and Intimacy” at ICP reveals the camera’s limitations as well as strengths when it comes to depicting romance.

  • Taylor Galloway : I Can Feel You Dreaming – LENSCRATCH

    Taylor Galloway : I Can Feel You Dreaming – LENSCRATCH

    Taylor Galloway : I Can Feel You Dreaming – LENSCRATCH Taylor Galloway’s newest publication, I Can Feel You Dreaming from Deadbeat Club invites the viewer along for what seems like an American road trip with the cozy familiars of train crossings and prairie bison. But linger a bit longer and you may feel the via…

  • Jonas Kulikauskas Reimagines the Ghetto

    Jonas Kulikauskas Reimagines the Ghetto The photographer illuminates a chapter of Jewish history that, until recently, has been obscured by scholars. via Hyperallergic: https://hyperallergic.com/830962/jonas-kulikauskas-reimagines-the-ghetto/ In Jonas Kulikauskas’s black and white photographs, the peaceful streets of Vilnius, Lithuania, hide a dark secret. The cobblestones trace the footprint of the Vilna Ghetto, where nearly 40,000 Jews lived…

  • Finding Common Ground In Street Photography – Photographs by Joep Hijwegen, Julie Hrudová, Bart Koetsier and Rolf van Rooij | Essay by Erik Vroons | LensCulture

    Finding Common Ground In Street Photography – Photographs by Joep Hijwegen, Julie Hrudová, Bart Koetsier and Rolf van Rooij | Essay by Erik Vroons | LensCulture

    Finding Common Ground In Street Photography – Photographs by Joep Hijwegen, Julie Hrudová, Bart Koetsier and Rolf van Rooij | Essay by Erik Vroons | LensCulture What makes a great ‘street’ photograph? Erik Vroons explores the infinite possibilities of the genre while reflecting on the diverse work of five Dutch photographers via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/erik-vroons-finding-common-ground-in-street-photography What…

  • On Finances and Accessibility: Drew Leventhal and Alayna Pernell in Conversation – LENSCRATCH

    On Finances and Accessibility: Drew Leventhal and Alayna Pernell in Conversation – LENSCRATCH

    On Finances and Accessibility: Drew Leventhal and Alayna Pernell in Conversation – LENSCRATCH  This conversation with the fabulous Alayna N. Pernell felt like a breath of fresh air. Discussions around money and finances and costs can feel awkward and taboo. We have been taught that it is impolite to compare pay or talk about where…

  • Thomas Wågström’s Pictures of the Living and the Lifeless | The New Yorker

    Thomas Wågström’s Pictures of the Living and the Lifeless | The New Yorker

    Thomas Wågström’s Pictures of the Living and the Lifeless The mysterious photographs in the book “Case Closed” are more interested in the conditions under which human beings exist than in the lives they live. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/thomas-wagstroms-pictures-of-the-living-and-the-lifeless One of Thomas Wågström’s pictures has been hanging on the wall above my desk for many…

  • The Photographer of the Black Is Beautiful Movement | The New Yorker

    The Photographer of the Black Is Beautiful Movement | The New Yorker

    The Photographer of the Black Is Beautiful Movement Kwame Brathwaite’s landmark work, beginning with a show in 1962, had a titanic impact on fashion and identity. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/news/afterword/the-photographer-of-the-black-is-beautiful-movement Kwame Brathwaite’s landmark work, beginning with a show in 1962, had a titanic impact on fashion and identity.

  • Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023 — Photographers from Around the World – Compiled by LensCulture Editors | LensCulture

    Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023 — Photographers from Around the World – Compiled by LensCulture Editors | LensCulture

    Celebrating International Women’s Day 2023 — Photographers from Around the World – Compiled by LensCulture Editors | LensCulture Honoring many of the women who inspire us daily — photographers, artists, writers, designers, researchers, poets, curators, art directors, editors, visionaries via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-celebrating-international-women-s-day-2023-photographers-from-around-the-world In celebration of International Women’s Day 2023, we honor many of the women…

  • Ming Smith’s Poetic Blur Is on Display in MoMA Photographs – The New York Times

    Ming Smith’s Poetic Blur Is on Display in MoMA Photographs – The New York Times

    Ming Smith’s Poetic Blur This streetlight mystic shows her painterly photography at MoMA in an archive that celebrates long exposures and perceptual improvisation. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2023/02/16/arts/design/ming-smith-photographer-museum-of-modern-art.html The stellar photographer Ming Smith remembers walking past the Museum of Modern Art when she was in her early 20s and telling herself, “I’m going to be in that museum…

  • Advice for Portrait Photographers – Interview with Todd Hido | LensCulture

    Advice for Portrait Photographers – Interview with Todd Hido | LensCulture

    Advice for Portrait Photographers – Interview with Todd Hido | LensCulture One of America’s leading photographers offers his insights about making great photographic portraits via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/todd-hido-advice-for-portrait-photographers Todd Hido is one of the most interesting artists using photography today. We asked if he would be willing to share some insights and advice for photographers who…

  • Richard Avedon’s Naked Murals | The New Yorker

    Richard Avedon’s Naked Murals | The New Yorker

    Richard Avedon’s Naked Murals A new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum showcases the terrific physical presence of a trio of the photographer’s large-scale works. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/richard-avedons-overwhelming-murals A new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum showcases the terrific physical presence of a trio of the photographer’s large-scale works.

  • Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part 2 | LensCulture

    Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part 2 | LensCulture

    Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part 2 | LensCulture Former LensCulture Award winners share their best creative advice as well as tips for advancing your career as a portrait-maker and photographer via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-great-portrait-advice-from-award-winning-photographers-part-2 As the deadline approaches for the LensCulture Portrait Awards (closing soon — February 15, 2023), we reached out to dozens…

  • Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part I – From past LensCulture Portrait Award Winners and Finalists | LensCulture

    Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part I – From past LensCulture Portrait Award Winners and Finalists | LensCulture

    Great Portrait Advice from Award-Winning Photographers, Part I – From past LensCulture Portrait Award Winners and Finalists | LensCulture Former LensCulture Award winners share their best creative advice as well as tips for advancing your career as a portrait-maker and photographer via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-great-portrait-advice-from-award-winning-photographers-part-i Former LensCulture Award winners share their best creative advice as well…

  • 14 Most Popular Photo Discoveries from 2022 | LensCulture

    14 Most Popular Photo Discoveries from 2022 | LensCulture

    14 Most Popular Photo Discoveries from 2022 | LensCulture Some of LensCulture’s most popular photo highlights from 2022 — a mix of new discoveries, photobook reviews, interviews, essays, solo exhibitions and visual stories via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-14-most-popular-photo-discoveries-from-2022 Some of LensCulture’s most popular photo highlights from 2022 — a mix of new discoveries, photobook reviews, interviews, essays,…

  • Can We Afford Success, Revisited – LENSCRATCH

    Can We Afford Success, Revisited – LENSCRATCH

    Can We Afford Success, Revisited – LENSCRATCH “Almost all photographers have incurred large expenses in the pursuit of tiny audiences, finding that the wonder they’d hoped to share is something few want to receive.” — Robert Adams It was over a decade ago, that I first wrote about the cost of being a via LENSCRATCH:…

  • What a Discovery of Old Negatives Revealed About Zaharia Cușnir – The New York Times

    What a Discovery of Old Negatives Revealed About Zaharia Cușnir – The New York Times

    How a Chance Discovery of Old Negatives Revealed a Master Photographer For Zaharia Cusnir, photography was an all-consuming passion. Now, nearly 30 years after he died in obscurity, the Moldovan’s fame is rising. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/12/19/world/europe/photographer-moldova-soviet-cusnir.html?action=click&module=Well&pgtype=Homepage&section=World%20News For Zaharia Cusnir, photography was an all-consuming passion. Now, nearly 30 years after he died in obscurity, the Moldovan’s fame…

  • What Bernd and Hilla Becher Saw in the Remnants of Industry | The New Yorker

    What Bernd and Hilla Becher Saw in the Remnants of Industry | The New Yorker

    What Bernd and Hilla Becher Saw in the Remnants of Industry The husband-and-wife photography team spent decades rigorously documenting the postwar architectural landscape—and captivated the art world along the way. via The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/photo-booth/what-bernd-and-hilla-becher-saw-in-the-remnants-of-industry In 1977, the critic Hilton Kramer wrote in the Times that the Bechers’ photographs “look like the sort of pictures…

  • Ami Vitale: From Photographer to Conservationist | PetaPixel

    Ami Vitale: From Photographer to Conservationist | PetaPixel

    Ami Vitale: From Photographer to Conservationist A look at the life and work of Ami Vitale, a photographer and well-known conservationist who champions the cause of endangered wildlife. via PetaPixel: https://petapixel.com/ami-vitale-photographer-biography/ “Today, my motivations are very different from when I began. Photography and storytelling are much more than a tool for my own self-empowerment. In…