Peter Forsland

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Family life: A visit to Oban, She Loves You by the Beatles, chocolate splosh

Readers’ favourite photographs, songs and recipes<p>Snapshot: A visit from Germany to Oban in 1948<p>This photo shows me, aged seven, my mother on the right and my new aunt behind me. The year is 1948, we are in Oban, Scotland, and we have come from Germany. My aunt, my mother’s sister, had married a …

Family

Did the Devil kill Jayne Mansfield?

It was an unlikely match. Jayne Mansfield was the platinum blonde, pneumatically chested star of films like Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? and The Girl Can’t Help It. Anton LaVey was the founder and head priest of the Church Of Satan, a goateed poser prone to wearing capes and horns.<p>About the only …

Documentaries

Iceland Road Trip Landscape Photographs

Breathtaking landscape photographs taken by Andreas Levers during an Iceland road trip.<p>Always when I see such beautiful pictures of Iceland’s surreal …

Driving Route 66

RVs

Packing a Punch: Things I've Learned From Living Out of a Suitcase

You might not know this, but I live out of a suitcase. Really. Like a carry-on. Your average orchid colored, two zipper compartment, Samsonite roller. And it goes where I go. Even in my own home I rarely unpack it. Partially because I rent out my home to visiting parties and partially because I …

Envy-Inducing! The Best Interiors Books

There’s nothing quite like a nosy at how the other half live and, luckily for you, we’ve managed to bag insider access to some of the most stylish …

Pictures: Canada's Rocky Mountaineer Train

Canada's Rocky Mountaineer train cuts through the heart of the Rockies and explores how a country came to be.

Trains

Eye-Opening Portraits of People Living in Cramped Capsule Hotels Hidden in Tokyo

Photographer Won Kim took up residence in a tiny, hidden Tokyo hotel to capture portraits of the backpackers living there for his <i>Enclosed: Living Small</i> series. “This diminutive, bare-bones hotel takes up one floor of an office building,” Kim wrote on his website. “It is composed of a few hallways, …

Your 10 Favorite Vintage Photos of 2015

Vintage

20 Award-Winning Wedding Photographs of 2014

Four times a year, the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographer (or ISPWP) holds a members-only contest to pick out the best wedding photographs of the year. The ISPWP is an organization, created by professional photographers, that brings together the top wedding photographers in …

Yellowstone National Park Photos

Yellowstone National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

National Parks

It's Not You, It's Me: The Real Reasons Why I Travel Solo

Aside from "How do you make money to travel so much?" and, "If you're traveling solo, who's taking the picture?", the next most common question I get asked is, "Why do you choose to travel solo?"<p>My immediate logical response is usually something along the lines of, "Because if I want to go …

Live a Life of Leisure

East Lansing, 2013 #cindyprojectDear friend, life is brutally short; live a life of leisure.I don’t mean to say suddenly quit your job, but to enjoy …

Los Angeles Photographer Discovers Skid Row’s Most Fashionable Residents

For <i>The Swagabonds</i>, Los Angeles-based photographer Géraldine Freyeisen chronicles the diverse and ingenious street fashions sported by Skid Row …

Coco Chanel

Powerful Portraits of Interracial Couples Paired with the Hateful Comments They’ve Received from Others

Interracial couples have been free to marry—and to have their love recognized in the eyes of United States law—for nearly half a century, but as a …

Love Stories

Idyllic Photos of a Shepherd’s Everyday Life

When I first contacted Marco Sgarbi, he let me know that he is not a photographer, but a shepherd. An Italian trained as an architect, Sgarbi left …

NYC RIP - Interview with Miron Zownir | LensCulture

<i>“The world contain within these pages speaks volumes to a time and place which no longer exist. Miron Zownir has captured New York City at the zenith of its mania.”</i><p><i>—Lydia Lunch, introduction to NYC RIP</i><p><i><br>Miron Zownir took up photography in the late 70s during the heyday of punk in West Berlin and</i> …

An Intimate Glimpse Inside the Lives of Brooklyn’s Latin King Gang Members

When photographer Nicolas Enriquez moved from his hometown in Colombia to study photojournalism in New York, he was inspired to start a documentary …

Paul Theroux’s journey through America’s Deep South

For the travel writer this is the ‘real America’, revealing itself not only in its friendly small towns, soul food diners and gun shows, but also in neglect and poverty<p><b>“Road Candy” is how I describe driving in the Deep South</b>. You’re not driving fast, you’re meandering around back roads, stopping …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Loving Dad Helps Son with Down Syndrome Continue to Fly in Uplifting Photos

Art director Alan Lawrence is paying tribute to Down Syndrome Awareness Month by giving his son Wil more opportunities to fly. The dedicated dad first began the uplifting <i>Wil Can Fly</i> series by photoshopping his son in a variety of scenes, so that it looks as though he's soaring above the earth. “As …

Grotesque Portraits of People Wearing a Junk Food Face Mask

Welcome to the sugar-coated nightmare. James Ostrer creates alluringly grotesque portraits of individuals suffocating in sweets for his series <i>Wosit</i> …

Why hitchhiking is even better in your seventies

Bradt guidebooks founder and life-long hitcher Hilary Bradt shares her high points from the road – and considers why hitchhiking has got better as …

Artist Removes Smartphones from Photos to Reveal our Obsession with Technology

The question of whether we are too obsessed with our technology is a topic that everyone seems to have an opinion on. Photographer Eric Pickersgill chimes in on the debate with <i>Removed</i>, a collection of photographs depicting how bizarre life would look if one simply removed all electronic devices …

20 Inspiring Photos of Life ‘Off the Grid’

For our newest group show, “Off The Grid,” we partnered with ImageBrief and put out a call for images that depict what living life “off the grid” …

Portraits Taken Inside Brooklyn’s Prospect Park Perfectly Capture Life’s Little Moments

Irina Rozovsky is a fine art photographer living in Brooklyn. Her series <i>In Plain Air</i> captures everyday people in moments of leisure in Prospect Park. …

In this extract from punk poet Patti Smith’s memoir M Train, a letter arrives leading to a bizarre speaking engagement in Berlin – and a night binge-watching Inspector Morse in a Covent Garden hotel…<p>Snow. Just enough snow to scrape off my boots. Donning my black coat and watch cap, I trudge across …

Literature

Compassionate Portraits Capture the Dignity and Grace of Farm Animals

As the global farming industry expands, mankind, suggests New Zealand-based photographer Cally Whitham, has in many ways failed to recognize the …

New Zealand

Why are we all so lonely? Even when surrounded by people we love

As studies report that mid-life loneliness is on the rise, mother-of-two Maria Lally describes how she ended up feeling completely isolated - despite her seemingly perfect life<p>No one would consider me an obvious candidate for <b>loneliness</b>. I’ve been with my husband Dan for 10 years (married for …

Relationships

Fascinating Portraits Reveal How New Yorkers Eat Dinner

A single mom eats alone while watching TV; a teenage girl has a bowl of pasta on her bed with eyes fixed to her computer screen; a mother feeds her …