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Understanding the Israel-Palestine Conflict through Photographic Activism - Photographs and text by ActiveStills Collective | LensCulture

The ActiveStills collective was established in 2005 by a group of Israeli and international documentary photographers, out of a strong conviction that photography is a vehicle for social and political change. We believe in the power of images to shape public attitudes and to raise awareness on …

Mother of Ten and Talented Photographer Captures Wonderful Natural Light Portraits

Lisa Holloway might be a super-human. Until we get her near some kryptonite, we can’t be sure, but the self-taught photographer somehow manages to …

Out of Sight, Out of Time - Photographs and text by Fabrizio Quagliuso | LensCulture

These photographs are fragments from an ongoing, long-term project that documents life in a small, rural village in central Japan.<p>While the village is in the middle of a variety of challenging social, economic and environmental changes, there are many habits, values and aspects of the everyday life …

All Info, Press Pictures and Price of the Canon 100-400mm II Lens Leaked

Holy product leaks Batman! Info and photo leaks don’t get much more comprehensive than this. In what they’re actually titling the official …

Pulitzer Winning Photographer David Turnley’s Advice to a Class of Photojournalism Students

I had a wonderful opportunity today in that I got to enjoy the company of Pulitzer Prize-winner photojournalist David Turnley in the setting of my …

Point of View: Japanese Street Photography - Photographs and text by Yusuke Sakai | LensCulture

These photographs were taken on the street.<p>In this series, I regard an impending spectacle as an aggregate of figures.<p>When I have found my place, I wait for the moment when each figure will harmonize beautifully.<p>—Yusuke Sakai

Street Photography

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

Advocate for 'death with dignity' dies at 29

Brittany Maynard, the 29-year-old who said she had terminal brain cancer, took medication to end her life under Oregon's "Death with Dignity Act," advocacy group Compassion & Choices said Sunday.<p>"Brittany chose to make a well thought out and informed choice to Die With Dignity in the face of such a …

30 Pieces Of The Berlin Wall Spread Out All Over The World

This Sunday, Germany will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. To mark the event, Reuters photographers around the world captured images of segments of the wall, which are kept as monuments in countries from Taiwan to South Africa and Guatemala. People walk by these every …

Cyclist Performs a Wheelie Against the Colorful Backdrops of Tokyo

Mamoru Kanai‘s continuing series called <i>Riding Pop</i>, shows the Tokyo resident as he rides his bike throughout the bustling metropolis. Kanai performs a …

The 20 photographs of the week

The crisis in Ukraine, the funeral of Michael Brown, the US Open in New York – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week

Powerful Photo Series Documents the Final Generation of Foot Binding in China

For <i>Living History</i>, photographer Jo Farrell paints a stark yet complex portrait of China’s now-illegal practice of foot binding. Fueled by her desire …

Fan Ho’s Fantastic Black-and-White Street Photographs of 1950s Hong Kong

Photographer Ho Fan has been shooting black and white street photography since the 1950s. At the time, he was living in the poor, rundown Central …

Photographer Photographs Two Mimes in 1974, Only Realizes 35 Years Later that One Was Robin Williams

Robin Williams tragic death has left the entire world in shock, grieving for a man whose entire professional life was dedicated to bringing joy to …

The Benefits of Constraints in Street Photography

I always thought to myself: the day I had unlimited money, unlimited time, and unlimited cameras was the day I could truly be creative.<p>Funny enough, …

Fireworks in Japan

Project info<p>In Japan, many fireworks' festival are held in August. This is because Japanese August has a special period called O-bon, when dead ancestors come back to this world to meet us. In case they are lost on their way to us, fireworks become a milestone for them. Fireworks are launched for …

5 Quick Camera Checks Before You Release The Shutter to Produce Amazing Shots Consistently

Experience has the ability to make us wiser with our actions and choices. As a photographer, I have made mistakes in the past because of which I …

Gazans come to terms with the scars of war – in pictures

Photograph: Sean Smith<p>A relative outside the morgue where Rahed Taysir al-Hom and the other victims were taken, after being killed by the explosion. Photograph: Sean Smith for the …

Fighting for Freedom: Compelling Photos Document Prison Fights in Bangkok

© Aaron Joel Santos / Offset<p>© Aaron Joel Santos / Offset<p>Poised at the edge of a boxing ring located in the courtyard of Bangkok’s Klong Prem prison, …

Fireworks Photography Tips and Techniques

When you are going to photograph fireworks, be prepared. Make sure you have enough memory cards and extra batteries. You will need to take a tripod, …

Aerial Photo Company Gets Cops Called on Them After Drone Startles Naked Woman

Portland-based aerial photography company Skyris Imaging found themselves in an awkward situation earlier this week when a not-fully-clothed woman …

How to Control Depth of Field

Have you ever snapped a portrait then realized the background is too busy? What if you really like the colors, but just need it to be a bit blurrier …

Urban Photographer of the Year award - in pictures

This year's search to find the world’s best city photographs is underway. The 2014 edition has the theme “cities at work”, and is open to both professional and amateur photographers. So get shooting – first prize is a luxury photographic safari courtesy of competition organisers CBRE. As a taster, …

Video: DigitalRev Shows You that DSLRs Under $100 Can Still Get the Job Done

Photography can be an expensive hobby to get into. With most DSLRs nowadays coming in at around $400 for even the lowest of consumer level cameras. …

Photo highlights of the day: D-day anniversary, Normandy, France

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world

Tony Vaccaro Shares His Story and Images from D-Day and the Weeks that Followed

On this, the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion of Normandy, it seemed appropriate that we cap off the day and the week with the story and images …

Haunting Photographs of Nagasaki Taken One Day After the Atomic Bomb Dropped

This week, 24 incredible, powerful, haunting photographs will be going up on the auction block at Bonhams in New York. These are photographs that are …

70 Inspirational Quotes for Photographers

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But I wonder, what else do “they” say? In order to find out I’ve culled together the best quotes on the …

Street Photography with the Fuji X100 | Cardiff Street Photography

I've been out recently on the streets of Cardiff with the aim to get some more street photography done with the Fuji X100, as I've mentioned before …