Yvonne Bon

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Land of Nothingness - Photographs and text by Maroesjka Lavigne | LensCulture

<i>This starkly beautiful landscape series was selected as a finalist in the Magnum Photography Awards 2016.</i> <i>Discover more inspiring work from all 44 of the winners, finalists, jurors’ picks and student spotlight award winners.</i><p>Namibia: a country named after a desert. One of the least densely populated …

The Backstage Diaries - Photographs and text by Filippo Mutani | LensCulture

Every story must be “accomplished and perfect”, i.e. it has to have unity of action: beginning, execution and an end.<p>At least that’s what Aristotle said in his <i>Poetics</i>. More than the nice clothes and models, what strikes me in the fashion shows is this odd theatrical dimension: all the action is …

Surfaces - Photographs by Joseph Podlesnik | LensCulture

<i>The history of photography as a radical picture making system can be defined as the history of the definition of new subjects. Sometimes these new subjects are extensions of ideas that exist in latent form in the work of exceptional photographers of an earlier generation. Sometimes they are</i> …

These Beautiful Black and White Photos of Waves Breaking Look Like Impressionist Paintings

<b>Tim Chadwick</b>‘s series “Fluidity” looks, for all the world, like it was painted… not photographed. Abstract long-exposures of waves breaking, captured …

Comment on Urban Photography by Matthieu Venot by Leslie Hoerwinkle

That one shot is pretty good.

Artist Christoph Niemann Transforms Everyday Items into Whimsical Sketches

Christoph Niemann incorporates everyday items into clever sketches that offer a dizzying sense of depth and whimsical perspective. The New York native can take an avocado and make it look like a catcher's mitt; he can transform a comb into a fancy Rolls Royce; he can even turn a poppy-seed bagel …

Black Faces - Photographs and text by Marta Azevedo | LensCulture

I was born and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where nearly half of the population is Afro-descendent. During my childhood, I spent my summer vacation in the black neighborhood where my father grew up. His mother and siblings still lived there but my father’s family were the only white people …

Bittersweet On Bostwick Lane - Photographs and text by Susan Worsham | LensCulture

In this body of work I am coming to terms with loss. I have lost both my father and my mother, yet it’s the suicide of my brother that seeps into my work like a slow forming stain—and has slowly become the stand-in for the others.<p>My brother took his own life on his first visit home after severing …

Unspoken Conversations: Mothers and Daughters - Photographs and text by Rania Matar | LensCulture

<i>Brushing out our daughter’s brown<br>silken hair before the mirror<br>I see the grey gleaming on my head,<br>the silver-haired servant behind her.</i> <i>Why is it<br>just as we begin to go</i> <i><br>they begin to arrive, the fold in my neck</i> <i><br>clarifying as the fine bones of her</i> <i><br>hips sharpen? As my skin shows</i> <i><br>its dry pitting, she opens</i> …

How to Create an On-Demand Photo Book in Adobe Lightroom

Creating your own photo book has never been more convenient thanks to the rise of on-demand book printers. Now anyone can create, share, and even …

Windows

Project info<p>Windows are like living being’s eyes, breaks into the building’s texture that recount the story of those who lives there or has hung out at. They sway in between the open invitation to share intimacy and the fastened banishment of a separating screen. They are like our country’s …

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Portrait Recreations of Vandalized Subway Ads

“Makeup Transit Authority” is an ongoing portrait series by Brooklyn-based artist Lydia Cambron, who finds defaced advertisements in the New York …

Josephine Cardin's Comfort in Chaos is Inspired By Music

<i>All images by Josephine Cardin. Used with permission.</i><p>Music is usually an inspiration to lots of artists and folks who are busy working. But Josephine …

Poolscapes - Photographs by Karine Laval | LensCulture

<i>While visiting Photo London 2015, the otherworldly “poolscapes” of photographer Karine Laval caught our eye. Her vibrant but enigmatic work prompted managing editor Alexander Strecker to reach out by email. Here is an edited transcript of their exchange.</i><p><b><br>LC: How did you begin making the pictures in</b> …

Vacancy

Project info<p>Since the beginning of the 2011 South London has been through a period of change. After 4 years of economic decline, more young people than ever are unemployed and dependant on the government. 'Vacancy' focuses on the in between periods of unemployment, and documents the daily ‘non- …

The saddest man in the world

Project info<p>The saddest man in the world lives in Bytom. Bytom is probably the saddest city I know. It lies in Upper Silesia, and I know people who believe that Upper Silesia is the saddest region of the saddest country in the world. The saddest man I know thinks it is all nonsense.

Stunning Street Photos of 1960s New York by Takayuki Ogawa

After six years working as a photographer for one of Japan's weekly magazines, Takayuki Ogawa decided to take a trip out to New York. For about a year, from 1967 to 1968, Ogawa walked New York's streets taking photos of everything he saw around him. With a fresh set of eyes, he captured the overall …

These Haunting 1913 Portraits Are From the Beginnings of Colour Photography

Thanks to the folks at The National Media Museum these amazing photographs by Mervyn O’Gorman have been getting a lot of attention lately. Taken at …

Behold: Portraits of Talent - Photographs and text by Peter Van Der Heyden | LensCulture

“Behold” is about with my fascination with the public image, particularly expectations and confirmation.<p>Exceptionally talented people in their twenties are the subject of my series. I photographed them in their home or in a favorite place of their choosing. My goal is to invite the viewer to think …

Nonverbal Space: Conceptual Japanese Street Photography - Photographs and text by Shin Noguchi | LensCulture

<i>Ma</i> is a Japanese word which can be roughly translated as “gap”, “space”, “pause” or “the space between two structural parts.” The spatial concept is experienced progressively through intervals of spatial designation. In Japanese, <i>ma</i>, the word for space, suggests interval. It is best described as a …

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Watch: Audrey Hepburn's Most Stylish Moments on Film

In honor of the icon's birthday, we take a look back at her best sartorial moments on camera.<p>Audrey Hepburn films often deal with a transformation story—a common girl becomes a high fashion magazine model, or a princess runs away and lives an everyday life—which usually leads to an amazing fashion …

Strangelives - Photographs by Strange.rs Collective | LensCulture

<i>…Life is a luminous halo, a semi-transparent envelope surrounding us from the beginning of consciousness to the end. —Virginia Woolf</i><p><i><br>Strangelives</i> is a series of fictional biographies told with images rather than words. It is the recognition that any life, when viewed from the exterior, consists of a …

Drapes // Parts - Photographs by Eva Stenram | LensCulture

<i>Eva Stenram’s work is immediately intriguing but simultaneously deeply enigmatic. After puzzling over her photos for several days, LensCulture managing editor Alexander Strecker reached out to Stenram via e-mail to find out more. This is an edited transcript of their exchange:</i><p><b>How did you begin</b> …

How would have been? Part III

Self-Exposures

New from Polaroid: the Zip Instant Printer

With an instant printer in your pocket, you’re ready to rock insta-prints at all times.<p>Check out the latest from Polaroid … Zip! A printer that …

The best camera is the one you love - INSPIRED EYE

I've always been asked what the best camera is, where here I will answer that question in a more philosophical way instead of singling out certain …

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Self-Taught Chinese Street Photographer Takes China By Storm With His Perfectly Timed Photos

Street photography requires a knack for catching quirky and unexpected details that others might miss, and this is a talent that self-taught Chinese …

Leica Talks to Photographers About How They Use the Leica M

For their 60th anniversary celebration, Leica UK has released 10 different video interviews talking with famous photographers about how they’ve used …

The Poor Mans Leica, FUJI X100S

After months of research and anticipation I finally purchased a Fuji X100S, and in short, it would have to be my best photography purchase to date. I …