New York City-based photojournalist Steve Simon made several quiet portraits of individuals witnessing history within a large crowd watching election-night coverage in Harlem. Check it out here.
Photo by Scott M. Bort As many of his classmates prepared for starting college or new jobs, 2008 Portage High School graduate Jason Follow was preparing for the U.S. Marine Corps. I met Jason in May and followed him on and off through the final days of school and through his summer before departing for […]
Utah Democrats celebrate at the Radisson Hotel as Barack Obama is announced as our 44th President Check it out here.
A journey to Africa’s most remote tribes, whose way of life remains untouched since ancient times Check it out here.
Mark Power/Magnum Photos In late September I made my latest visit to Poland, to finally bring some closure to ‘The Sound of Two Songs’, which began way back in 2004. These are some of those recent pictures.
Guardian photographer Denis Thorpe and northern editor Martin Wainwright discuss an exhibition of pictures taken by the paper’s Manchester photographers. The exhibition, curated by Thorpe, includes striking work taken since the paper appointed its first staff photographer, Walter Doughty, in 1908. A Long Exposure: 100 Years of Guardian Photography runs until March 1 2009 at […]
Ashley Franscell worked the past couple of months following a woman who is dying of breast cancer. Here is her story
Photos by Matt Mallams Check it out here.
by Mike Terry PLEASE CHECK THE MULTIMEDIA ON THIS ONE, IT IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE MULTIMEDIA PIECES I HAVE MADE. Check it out here.
Photos by SOL NEELMAN An annual Roller Race, part of the Oregon Manifest Handmade Bike Show this past weekend. Race a stationary bike, dismount, grab a kiddie bike, run around the bar and be the first to touch the cow bell. Check it out here.
At the beginning of last year I decided to start fresh on my nightlife project. Here’s the latest update. It’s loosely edited and contains some redundancy, so please indulge me a bit on the edit. I’m still thinking about it. I’m welcome to any feedback with regard to the edit and also where I should […]
Photographer Jim Shaughnessy first turned his lens on trains in 1946 at age 13. Over the following 20 years, he chased trains around New England and Canada, documenting the fall of steam engines and the rise of diesel locomotives — all in gorgeous black and white. Check it out here.
After arriving in Israel I began to hear rumors about two young boys who had been shot to death in the West Bank village of Ni’ilin. I traveled to the village with a translator to meet their families. Check it out here.
Five years ago Time photographer Callie Shell met Barack Obama backstage when she was covering presidential candidate John Kerry. She sent her editor more photographs of Obama than Kerry. When asked why, she said, “I do not know. I just have a feeling about him. I think he will be important down the road.” Her […]
Click Note: You have to click on the “Feature Gallery” tab to see the photographs in the portfolio. It’s very easy to miss, so don’t. Most days a campaign will put out the same bowl of fruit for us to interpret—accuracy, of course, is paramount—and some will paint it, sculpt it, or wax poetic in […]
Get ready for international inspiration, visual stimulation, new photographic insights, and — quite possibly — image overload! Lens Culture is pleased to be a partner with Paris Photo again this year. We are delighted to present our preview selection of more than 200 photographers from the show. And believe it or not, this is just […]
Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand will bring his work back to the United States – to New York City for the first time in 2009. Check it out here.
By Andrea Bruce Flipping back a canvas tarp, 12 men squint at the dusty sun and jump, one by one, off the bed of a U.S. military transport truck, dropping to their knees in prayer. They are free. Check it out here.
Jim Lavrakas has been a staff photographer at the Anchorage Daily News for 27 years. Friday, October 3, was his last day. He volunteered to depart, a result of McClatchy staff reduction. He put together a retrospective video of his career here Check it out here.
An old friend of mine has an airplane in Afghanistan, and I’ve hitched a few rides with him. On one trip, I took aerial photos of compounds in Helmand Province, between Camp Bastion and Lashkar Gah. Check it out here. Via BoingBoing.