Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz

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‘Russian Vivian Maier’ Discovered After 30,000 Photos Found in Attic

She was Leningrad’s lost photographer. Russian photographer Masha Ivashintsova (1942-2000) photographed constantly but never showed her work to …

A Rare and Intimate Look at the Lives of Irish Traveller Children

The Los Angeles photographer Jamie Johnson first gained access to the Irish Travellers through the children of the community. They were intrigued by …

Travelers

Magical Photos of Japan’s ‘Decorated Truck’ Subculture

Junichi Tajima runs a waste disposal company in Japan, but he’s not a regular semi-truck driver. He’s one of an estimated six hundred remaining</i> …

Louis Vuitton

This Short Documentary Tells Why Film Photography is Still Alive

<i>There has never been a more fitting time to say that film photography is still alive.</i><p>Compared to the current fast-pace of digital photography, film …

Film Photography

20 Stunningly Intimate Birth, Postpartum And Maternity Photos

“We believe that these images are worth seeing and celebrating.”<p>Birth photographers capture deeply emotional and personal moments for parents.<p>To celebrate this work, Birth Becomes Her, a birth photography blog and community, held a contest featuring real images focusing on aspects of early …

Pregnancy

Discreet Portraits of People on The New York City Subway in the 70’s

Helen Levitt was an extremely private person and preferred to let her photographs speak for her – and if you listen very carefully, you might just …

Street Photography

Great Photographers on How They Make Work That Matters

At <i>PDN</i>, we’ve been fortunate to interview and learn from some of the most accomplished and thoughtful photographers of our time. The ways they have …

Teens

A century of cities at war – in pictures

From the Blitz to Beirut to Baghdad, some of the world’s best photographers have strived to capture the scale and human cost of urban conflict<p>The bureaucracy of evil: how Islamic State ran a city Cities and terror: an indivisible and brutal relationship Tell us your experiences of cities at war

Middle East

Felix Renaud Uses Cinematic Colors to Tell a Smoking Photo Story

<b>All images by Felix Renaud. Used with Creative Commons permission.</b><p>As with all creative pursuits, photography encourages us to imagine and represent …

Directing the Viewers Eye: It's More Than Railroad Tracks

Composition is a complicated topic. It's easy to throw out the Rule of Thirds because talking about things like balance, rhythm, and focus can get …

Landscape Photography

Five Color Grading Mistakes to Avoid in Your Video Work

The color grade is one of the most essential aspects of any bit of video work. Not only does it help provide the finishing touch that makes your work …

Color Management

Victoria Will: Borne Back

“So we beat on, boats against the current,borne back ceaselessly into the past.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby New York photographer, …

Sundance

New Zealand House Organized Around A Spiraling Core

There’s a house in New Zealand which is structured like a tiny village. It has a large double-height space at its center and several single-story …

Gordon Parks’ Choice of Weapons goes on show in Newcastle

“Everyone talks about 1968 as the year of revolution, but America was burning in 1967,” says Mark Sealy. “There were many riots and disturbances that …

Black History

Media Headquarters

Occupying two floors of the 120-year-old Union Square Building, the Media Headquarters brings the past into the present. The structure's original …

Antony Gibbon's Lucent House is a serene minimalist retreat made of glass and stone

UK-based designer Antony Gibbon never ceases to amaze with his spectacular designs inspired by nature. His latest work, the Lucent House, combines …

Architecture

How Celebrity Portrait Photographers Beat the Clock

Time is the enemy on the set of a celebrity portrait shoot. Celebrities are pressed for time, and in a hurry to leave. Photographers compete for time …

Photography, Poetry, Music and Philosophy: The Medium from a Critic’s Eye

<i>Sean O’Hagan has been writing about photography for well over a decade, including a long-running column in The Guardian titled “On Photography.” Before that, he primarily focused on music while frequently interviewing other cultural figures. He has been recognized with numerous awards for both his</i> …

A Peaceful Bavarian Retreat With Expansive Outdoor Terraces

Tucked in the village of Oberaudorf in Bavaria, Germany, Gut Feeling is a modern rental home that offers comfort and serenity at the foot of the Alps.<p>The narrow, wooden structure is divided across three levels with the kitchen, dining, and living areas occupying the first floor; the bedroom and …

Food & Dining

Martin Beddall: Tips From a Wedding Photojournalist

Hats at the ready as we are half way through our favourite time of year – wedding season! Beautiful dresses, flowers and memories that will last a …

Sculptor House

Overlooking Lake Trousers, the Sculptor House is a surrealist art piece in the middle of an evergreen forest. The design of the home was a …

Architecture

Matthew James Kelly Photography

Emotional and authentic portraits through the lens of Matthew James Kelly.Matthew James Kelly is a young photographer based out of Philadelphia, …

Photography

Photographer Born Without Hands and Legs Takes Incredible Photos

What’s stopping you? We all have at least one imperfection that we wish wasn't part of us so that it would be easier to achieve our dreams. I often …

Pine Forest Home

Surrounded by a natural Mediterranean garden, the Pine Forest Home uses a horizontal layout to capture the best views. The house sits on a small …

Architecture

An Austin Couple Turn a Ranch Home Into a Refreshing Live/Work Space

Architects Frank and Megan Lin revitalize an uninspiring 1960s ranch home, forging a connection to the outdoors and creating a space for their design practice.<p>When the husband-and-wife team behind Austin-based Co(X)ist Studio set out to remodel their 1962 ranch-style house, they wanted to update it …

Architecture

An Intimate Interview With Street Photographer Ilan Burla By Arek Rataj

Ilan Burla is a 46 years old Israeli who works as a motion designer. He is a father to 3 beautiful boys who goes out to the street in order to take …

The House of Sculptor Jarnuszkiewicz / yh2

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house of sculptor Jarnuszkiewicz is a collaborative work between client, sculptor Jacek …

Architecture

This Desert Outpost House Is the Best Part of Idaho

No offence to Idaho but it seems like a random place to live. That is, unless your house looks like this. I mean, in that case, sign me up.The …

Architecture

Kevin Lee

BY THE TIME Kevin Lee first picked up a camera to start shooting seriously, he was in his 30s. Now, the 44-year-old runs Invisible Photography Asia …

Breeze House

Valencian Community, Spain<p>Breeze House is a minimalist architecture project located in Castellón, Spain, designed by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos. After a life in the center of Europe, a couple returns to the Mediterranean. Among their mere desires is the power to enjoy a place where they spent the …

Architecture