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The Majestic Power Of Ocean Waves By Luke Shadbolt (10 Pics)

Australian photographer Luke Shadbolt has captured the ominous power of waves in his latest series, “Maelstrom.” Partially inspired by the volatile …

Photo London 2016: Black and White Focus

<i>Looking at a black and white photograph, you are already looking at a strange world...</i><p>—Joel Sternfeld<p>After a smashingly successful inaugural edition, the international fair Photo London is back for more. Beautifully situated at the Somerset House on the Thames river, Photo London will offer the …

Steve McCurry on Portrait Photography | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

Steve McCurry has travelled the world, seeking the most important places from which to report picture stories. He has reported on a vast number of …

'Offering' by Wang Qingsong | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

In addition to their technical and visual allure, Wang Qingsong’s images convey pressing social narratives and display his sardonic and critical …

Art

Steve McCurry in Afghanistan | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

Disguised in local garb and travelling with the mujahideen, in May 1979 Steve McCurry crossed the border from Pakistan to Afghanistan. The rebel …

Afghanistan

Pollution and Poetry: Zhang Kechun's 'Sky River' | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

The ancient Chinese thought that the Yellow River flowed directly out of the Milky Way. The ‘Sky River’, as they called the starry swathe across the …

Cameras

One photographer is documenting the surprisingly beautiful doors of the world

Travelling can often present us with surprising beauty in unexpected places. One photographer turned that surprise into a stunning collection of beautiful ‘Doors of the World’.<p>Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves is already known for his ongoing Windows of the World project, documenting …

Abelardo Morell and his Camera Obscura | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

Whilst teaching an introductory photography course at Massachusetts College of Art Morell was inspired to make his classroom into a life-size camera …

Zhang Kechun, The Yellow River | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

Zhang Kechun was born in 1980 in Sichuan, China, and started painting when he was a child. He studied art and design and worked as a designer in …

Cameras

Salgado at the Serra Pelada Mine, Brazil | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

This photograph is taken from Salgado’s most famous early series photographed at the Serra Pelada gold mine in Brazil – a famously controversial mine …

Brazil

Tatsuo Suzuki, Street Photographer | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

Tatsuo Suzuki is a Japanese street photographer, living and working in Ota, Tokyo. Born in 1965, Suzuki came to photography later than most. Having …

Japan

Photo of the Day: Best of March

Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from March.<p>One of the most important attributes a good photograph can have is mood. Mood can mean a lot of different things, but when you see it for yourself, it’s undeniable. This month’s …

This week's best art

Fancy checking out some art in London but don't know where to start? Have a flick through our selection of the best shows on at the moment and take …

Martin Parr: Sign of the Times | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

In 1992 the BBC aired a documentary called <i>Signs of the Times</i>. Conceived and directed by Nick Barker, it was an early version of reality television. …

Martin Parr

Datebook: The art of Robert Mapplethorpe, photographs in Play-Doh, and zipper paintings

A photographer's legendary erotic portfolios. A Los Angeles painter's early works -- crafted from zippers. And an artist who uses lingerie to reflect contemporary attitudes in pop culture. Plus, the painted works of a noted poet, a group show that explores form and abstraction and famous …

Away from tourist crowds, an older section of Tokyo beckons: Charming museums, garden among highlights

TOKYO — Explore Tokyo beyond the crowded tourist highlights and you’ll find many older parts of the city with a different look and slower pace. One …

This award-winning underwater photographer makes stunning images on a point-and-shoot camera

Anuar Patjane Floriuk<p>Anuar Patjane Floriuk won a prestigious World Press Photo award for the stunning image above, and he made it on a …

The Photo of the Century | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

Named ‘The Photo of the Century’ by <i>Time</i> magazine, <i>Behind the Gare St Lazare</i> combines both Cartier-Bresson’s desire for compositional perfection and …

The Top 20 Street Photographs on 500px So Far this Year

At the end of each year we do a “Best of *inset year here*” series, in which we count down the top 10 most popular photos in every single category. …

Richard Avedon: Master of the Portrait | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

Richard Avedon’s contribution to photography, particularly fashion and portraiture, was amongst the most far-reaching and influential of any of his …

Photography

Brassai in Paris | Huxley-Parlour Gallery

Brassai was born Gyula Halasz in Brosso, Transylvania, now Brasov in Romania, in 1899. In 1929, he had moved to work in Paris – the place which he is …

Transylvania

London Deconstruction by Carsten Witte

Carsten Witte’s experimental photographs of London’s architecture.<p>It’s been a while since my last feature of Carsten Witte’s photographic work. The …

This Photographer is Capturing the Most Beautiful Flooring in Paris

Sebastian Erras points his camera at the floor beneath his feet.<p>Though most of us go to a museum or gallery when we’re looking for an art fix, there’s actually art almost everywhere. Photographer Sebastian Erras noticed that we often spend our days quite literally walking all over some beautiful …

Femininity and Modern Morocco: Four Emerging Photographers - Curation by Hicham Khalidi for Dubai Photo Exhibition | LensCulture

<i>Dubai Photo Exhibition is the latest—and perhaps most ambitious—international photography showcase to step onto the world stage. Bringing together 18 curators from 23 countries and regions around the world, the exhibition will offer a “museum-style” presentation of more than 800 works by 129</i> …

10 travelers reveal the incredible stories behind their most jaw-dropping photos

Some of the world's most daring travelers have scaled great heights, survived intense weather, and explored remote destinations, all to capture stunning images.<p>We teamed up with @BeautifulDestinations, which is currently one of the most-followed travel Instagram accounts, to pull together 10 …

Times Square