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Pork, Salt, Air, and Time: The Long Road to Prosciutto di Parma

The curing cellar at Pio Tosini unfolds in more directions than the eye can see. Salted hams hang on floor-to-ceiling racks in long corridors, each a mirror image of the next. It's vast and eerily still, but undeniably alive; I feel as though I've been swept into a current of silent, invisible …

5 Common Mistakes When Roasting Huge Cuts of Meat

Don't be intimidated by big cuts of meat, like pork shoulder or crown roasts. Just avoid these common mistakes and learn to cook them to perfection.<p>When it comes to show-stopping centerpieces, nothing gets jaws on the floor quite like a massive hunk of roasted meat. However, cuts like pork …

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The most intoxicating photo stories of the month

<b>THESE PHOTOS GO INSIDE AN EAST BERLIN, ALL-FEMALE FIGHT CLUB</b><p>In an all-female fight club located in east Berlin, bodybuilders take on black belts in jiu-jitsu, and beginners ‘catfight’. Captured by photographer Katarzyna Mazur, this is one place where fights fall into categories based on …

​21st Century Street Photography: 250 New Examples - Selection and text by Jim Casper | LensCulture

“All the world’s a stage”<i><br>—William Shakespeare, As You Like It</i><p><b><br>The Possibilities of Street Photography</b><p>Photographers have played with and explored street photography since the beginning of photography itself — capturing anonymous moments of beauty, grace, absurdity, sorrow, delight, outrage, and …

Street Photography

如何用简单几步打造很赞的客厅?

01 首先请铺一块地毯<b>一块吸引眼球的地毯。</b>对,客厅首先需要一块地毯,不仅是舒适,更是客厅的点睛之笔。无论你的客厅地面是冰冷的地砖,还是选色失败的木地板,地毯给了你第二次机会。不过请谨记,地毯不要太大。▲椭圆形地毯,营造客厅温馨氛围。<b>举个身边的例子:</b>下面是饭饭家没有铺地毯的时候:下面是 Gavenc …

Tim Kemple-雄壮雪山 翻越巅峰

摄影师Tim Kemple不但爱好拍摄户外运动,同时也是一名狂热的山峰爱好者,拍摄与攀登都是他的兴趣所在。这位充满冒险精神的摄影师拍摄了一系列阿拉斯加山脉的作品,皑皑白雪覆盖着的雄伟山峰在我们眼前展开,壮丽的景色令人肃然起敬。<br>内容合作请联系:gao@imgii.com<br>阅读完整文章: Tim Kemp …

Apple's Secrecy Is Becoming A Real Problem

In a recent <i>Businessweek</i> article Jack Clark explains how Apple’s famously secret culture is inhibiting its ability to compete in artificial intelligence. Simply put, top scientists want to be able to publish openly and be recognized by their peers. At Apple though, they can’t even disclose their …

Michelle Ellis-美少女摄影师梦一般的情怀

生活往往是不尽如人意的,突如其来的悲伤成为沉重的枷锁,捆绑住心灵与肉体,每个人都要找到自己卸下重担的方式,而对于女摄影师Michelle Ellis来说,超现实主义的拍摄便是最好的解药。这位想象力丰富的年轻摄影师通过将脑海中的那些色彩鲜艳的画面与轮廓重新组合,将观者从一个奇幻的世界走入另一个梦境中。 …

Land of Nothingness - Photographs and text by Maroesjka Lavigne | LensCulture

<i>This starkly beautiful landscape series was selected as a finalist in the Magnum Photography Awards 2016.</i> <i>Discover more inspiring work from all 44 of the winners, finalists, jurors’ picks and student spotlight award winners.</i><p>Namibia: a country named after a desert. One of the least densely populated …

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Born and Raised - Interview with Aaron Blum | LensCulture

<b>Artist’s Statement</b><p>Outsiders have long fictionalized the narrative surrounding Appalachia. As a resident of West Virginia I have always been aware of the views others hold of my home, and they have guided me to create my own version of life in the hills. My Appalachia is a granulated depiction based …

Days of Night/Nights of Day - Photographs and text by Elena Chernyshova | LensCulture

“Days of Night/Nights of Day” is about the daily life of the inhabitants of Norilsk. Norilsk is a mining city, with a population of more than 170,000. It is the northernmost city (100,000+ people) in the world. The average temperature is -10° C and reaches lows of -55° C in the winter. For two …

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Letter from the Quiet Town - Photographs and text by Kate Smuraga | LensCulture

Hello my dear unknown friend!<p>Oh, it is so hard to be honest with yourself. To tell my story I need to start from the beginning.<p>I was born in a quiet soviet town with green alleys, sandboxes and lingering rebuilding. We lived on the outskirts in a new lofty apartment house. The yard was lively and …

LensCulture - Contemporary Photography

Just Released!<p>The Best of LensCulture, Vol 2<p>Here are 162 award-winning photographers you should know. These exciting contemporary photographers come from 38 countries on five continents, and they are making remarkable work right now in diverse cultures around the world. It’s fresh, inspiring, …

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ScrapYard Portraits by John Hicks

Urbanistan - Photographs and text by Matjaz Krivic | LensCulture

As soon as you hear the word “Urbanistan,” your imagination is whisked off into the traffic mayhem of Calcutta; the tawdriness of the neon-sex nightlife in Bangkok; the unbelievablely structured—yet simultaneously frenzied—Tokyo; the suffocating and dusty streets of the (hardly) living body of …

Khrystyna’s World - Photographs by Todd Hido | LensCulture

Todd Hido’s new book conjures up a fictional zone populated by multiple versions of the same model. Like Cindy Sherman, Khrystyna plays different roles, a succession of female archetypes. She’s innocent, then dangerous. A victim, then a threat. A beehived blonde bombshell. Vulnerable, damaged, her …