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A Look Back at Saul Leiter’s Pioneering Color Work

Color is the provenance of the painter, who must select the palette before setting brush to canvas. Color is sensation that shapes mood, as the light …

In France, One Village Sets an Example by Helping Refugees

In the yard of the stone elementary school with the tile roof in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, a town of just 2,700 people on a high plateau in …

South Sudan

Otherworldly Photos from the World’s Largest Salt Flat

Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni, the planet’s largest salt flat, will literally take your breath away. “The air is crystal clear but very thin, which makes …

South America

Alex Prager’s Sunny Scenes of Los Angeles Noir

Hailing from Los Angeles, Alex Prager is a true photograph-auter. Her cinematic sensibilities are perfectly at home in the single image, expertly …

Los Angeles

One Photographer Reflects on the Mysteries of the Human Body

When the gallerist Giles Huxley-Parlour discusses the work of Jocelyn Lee, he doesn’t talk about seeing the work “in person.” Instead, he uses the …

Maine

Form Follows Function in These Pipe Dreams

Some folks smoke joints or vape on street corners and be done with it; but not all cannabis connoisseurs are nearly so informal. There are a …

Art

Inside the Southside Nightclubs of Chicago in the 1970s

Between 1975 and ’77, Michael Abramson (1948-2011) created an extraordinary body of work documenting Chicago’s Southside nightclubs as the subject of …

One Photographer’s Love Letter to Appalachia

The Ohio photographer Rich-Joseph Facun remembers the exact day he started work on <i>Black Diamonds</i>: January 5th, 2018. He saw a stranger while leaving …

Photojournalism

Enter the ‘It’s Amazing Out There’ Photo Contest Now for a Chance at $15,000

In the winter of last year, the San Francisco-based photographer and visual anthropologist Aya Okawa took a flight over Andalusia. She’s traveled to …

Nature Photography

Stanley Kubrick’s Early Years as a Photographer at Look Magazine

At the tender age of 17, Stanley Kubrick sold his first photograph to <i>Look Magazine</i>. The year was 1945, and the war was coming to an end. For the next …

Stanley Kubrick

The Eerie Magic of Small-Town Alabama, in Photos

The town of Nauvoo, Alabama, has a population of barely over 200 people. “If you blink, you would drive straight through it,” the photographer Devin …

Faceted Classification

Announcing the Winners of The Print Swap Exhibition at Photoville!

The Print Swap is coming to Photoville! We received an overwhelming number of submissions from around the world, and Alison Zavos, the Founder of …

New York City

Mysterious Photos from the Stunning Landscapes of Norway

“I have always been drawn to a darker, mysterious, and melancholic side,” the Norwegian photographer Sebastian Dijkstra Nilander tells me. “In music, …

Cows

The Stories of Marginalized People Around the World, in Photos

Syria’s civil war was hurtling into its third brutal year in the spring of 2014. Rakan Alzahab was 17. One day, when he was stopped at an army …

War

Intimate Portraits and Stories of Trans Women

“Anybody who knows anything of history knows that great social changes are impossible without the feminine ferment. Social progress can be measured …

Transwomen

One Young Photographer on Reshaping the World Through Powerful Images (Sponsored)

Born and raised in Harlem, New York, Flo Ngala has always had creativity running through her veins. She found her voice early on by staging …

Squarespace

Brassai, the Eye of Paris, Returns

Born Gyula Halász (1899 – 1984), Brassaï took his famed French pseudonym in honor of his hometown of in Brassó, Transylvania. The young artist moved …

Photographers

Photography Exhibition Opportunity: The Print Swap in London

In the last year, our worldwide project The Print Swap has traveled the globe, with exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Sydney, Berlin, and …

Los Angeles

A Joyful, Fearless Exhibition About Women Photographing Women

In 1865, The <i>Photographic Journal</i> published a review of the work of Julia Margaret Cameron. It ended with the line, “We are sorry to have to speak …

Art

‘Photography on the Margins’ Offers a View of Another Kind of Life

The fringe photographs well. The drama, passion, and intrigue of lives pushing past boundaries, past definitions and social coded respectability …

Transwomen

The Photographer Creating Posed Snapshots as a Reflection of Self

While attending the Yale School of Art for her MFA in photography, American photographer Danna Singer would spend her weekends photographing friends …

Jersey Shore

These Photos of Plants in Greenhouses Look Like Paintings

Plants have historically had a significant presence in visual arts, from the vibrant flowers in Monet’s paintings to the still and colder photographs …

Plants

Announcing the 4th Annual Feature Shoot Emerging Photography Awards!

It’s that time again! It’s been ten years since the launch of Feature Shoot, and we’re thrilled to announce our 4th Annual Emerging Photography …

Photography

The Elegant Vulnerability of Rineke Dijkstra’s Portraits

Dutch photographer Rineke Dijkstra is a relentless formalist, always cool to the touch, bringing a taste of August Sander’s skillful psychology to …

Photographers

Honoring Radical Latin American Women Behind the Camera

<i>Paz Errazuriz (Chilean, b. 1944), La Palmera (The palm tree), 1987,<br>from the series La manzana de A</i><i>dan (Adam’s Apple), 1982-90.<br>Gelatin silver print.</i> …

Latin America

Magical, Moody Photos from Daily Life in a Norwegian Neighborhood

The photographer Stein Jarle Nilsen drives up and down the same road in Nesodden, Norway nearly every day on his way to and from work. For almost two …

Photography

A Moment of Contemplation & Serenity During Arles

On the banks of the Rhône River, the rapidly developing district of Trinquetaille, Colombian architects Simón Vélez and Stefana Simic have designed a …

Meditation

Dark and Mysterious Photos Inspired by Dreams

“Over the course of the last few months, I’ve started having more and more dreams,” the Illinois photographer Thomas Jordan tells us. “I’ve been …

Edward Hopper

One Photographer’s Commitment to the Vulnerable Wild Horses of the United States

Horses helped ease Tori Gagne‘s homesickness when she was a young girl away at summer camp. As an adult and a photographer, Gagne now sees the equine …

Wild Horses

Intimate Portraits of Just-Released Inmates Leaving Prison

Huntsville, Texas, is a prison town, home to 11 different units of varying degrees of security. The Department of Criminal Justice has been the …

Huntsville