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292 Flips | 8 Magazines | 47 Likes | 9 Following | 14 Followers | @alinejunko | A half-French, half-Japanese, 100% still Parisian in her heart portrait photographer and graphic designer living in beautiful Prague, Czech Republic

Roland Barthes and the Opposite of Photogenic: Photography’s Uncomfortable Intimacy

Roland Barthes didn’t say “cheese” for the camera. The eminent theorist wrote brilliantly about the images of others but felt uneasy in front of the lens himself. On the back of my copy of <i>Camera Lucida</i> (1980), there’s a picture of Barthes, debonair, as always, but looking down, grimacing, …

Impossible Portraits: Empty Reflections

This project shows what mirrors reflect when we are not in front of them. The series consists of a set of photographs taken facing a mirror, a vantage point where we would ordinarily see ourselves reflected in the glass—but here, we don’t. It’s as if we are invisible.<p>MeError #01 © Leonardo …

Fragments of Machismo: Confronting Latin American Masculinity

“Fragments of the Masculine” utilizes photography and photographic collage to create conceptually focused works that tackle themes of cultural and sexual identity, memory, and displacement. The series is deeply informed by my connections to both my Colombian heritage and the Latino narrative in …

The Importance of Being More Than a Fashion Photographer

<i>Peter Lindbergh is famous around the world for advancing the genre of fashion photography. For example, he is one of the photographers credited with launching the era of the “top model,” as he shot the first covers of American</i> Vogue <i>edited by the renowned Anna Wintour.</i><p><i>Created by the Kunsthal Museum</i> …

Fashion Photography

35 Photographers to Watch: Celebrating International Women’s Day 2018

<i>In honor of International Women’s Day, we reached out to an impressive network of female curators, photo editors, program directors, and photographers to compile a list of women who are making remarkable photographic work today. Our associate editor, Coralie Kraft, shares her thoughts on the</i> …

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Infinite Tenderness

For the majority of my life, I was unsure where I belonged in the world. I grew up in a religious household in a small Southern town. My mother was raised in the Sanctified Holy Church and my father was raised Southern Baptist. As a result of the strict beliefs I had been taught since birth, I did …

Michael Flomen’s All-Natural Photograms

<i>For over 40 years, Michael Flomen has been exhibiting his “photoworks,” many of which are produced using camera-less photo techniques that recall the earliest decades of photography, when pioneers like William Henry Fox Talbot were making the first photogenic drawings.</i><p><i>Today, Michael Flomen’s</i> …

Les Pêcheurs de Rêves (Chapter 2)

“Les Pêcheurs de Rêves” (The Fishermen of Dreams) is a small, family circus based in France. The company consists of a husband and wife duo, Vincent and Florence, who play the roles of Za and Krapotte, two married clowns. In the performance, they make a parody of their own life and of marriage …

65 Amazing Photo Series Inspired by the Earth

The wonders and calamities of nature and life on Earth seem as endless as the cosmos themselves. Here are 65 amazing photo series that draw their inspiration from the beauty of nature, the cycles of life, changing weather and environments, and much more. The editors of LensCulture hope you find …

Tokyo Blur

“I'm in Tokyo. It's dark and raining. Everything blurs around me. The faces, lights, the times I’ve gone through. I feel myself fading away, losing control. I’m not worried, far from it: a sense of stillness, recognition and renewal flows through me. Beyond the first mists that hampered my sight, …

Shocking Images Document the Disturbing Living Conditions of Indonesia’s Mentally Ill

“Walking in the door has been easy,” says NY-based photographer Andrea Star Reese, whose ongoing documentary inside Indonesia’s mental facilities has …

Indonesia

A Rescue Dog Becomes a Brave Lion in These Magical Photos

German photographer Julia Marie Werner first met the scruffy golden dog when she discovered him in her garbage, hunting for small scraps of food. She …

Minimalist Scenes from Pastel-Hued Swimming Pools

Before Mária Švarbová became a photographer, she studied conservation, restoration and archeology, which shines through in her ongoing minimalist …

Swimming Pools

Seeing Through Concrete

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In the wake of #HurricaneSandy, The Jet Star #RollerCoaster at #CasinoPier in #SeasideHeights, #NJ, is swallowed by the #Atlantic. Photo by Joseph Romeo @josephromeophotographer. This image was submitted via Instagram by one of our followers. To submit photos for consideration for our feed, please follow @featureshoot and tag your photos with the hashtag #myfeatureshoot

Nan Goldin’s New Book Documents 30 Years of a Softer Subject: Childhood

When we think of Nan Goldin, we think of her raw and deeply personal work that continues to have an effect on contemporary photography; we think of …

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Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>In this series, Sebastian …

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Amazing London Street Photography

Nicholas Goodden is a french and english photographer based in London, and micro video content (cinemagraph) creator. He’s specialized in urban …

Photograph Of Arctic Polar Bear Starved By Retreating Sea Ice Shows Impact Of Climate Change

Arctic photographer Sebastian Copeland captured this remarkable image showing the savage impact of climate change one of the region's most iconic …

Here Are the Best Wildlife Photos of the Year

Nature, 1st prize storiesA Bornean orangutan climbs over 30 meters up a tree in the rain forest of Gunung Palung Nationa<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Tim Laman<p>1 of …

Here Are the Best Portrait Photos of the Year

People, 1st prize singles. A child is covered with a raincoat while she waits in line to register at a refugee camp in P<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Matic Zorman<p>1 of …

Photo of Refugee Family Wins World Press Photo of the Year

Sergey Ponomarev for <i>The New York Times</i><p>Sergey Ponomarev for <i>The New York Times</i><p>Sergey Ponomarev for <i>The New York Times</i><p>Sergey Ponomarev for <i>The New York</i> …

Behind the Story: Washington Post Explores New Wave Feminism

<i>Feminism has come to mean many different things to many different people. At first, it was straightforward enough. From the late 19th century to the early 20th, western feminism meant equal economic, voting and marriage rights.</i><p><i>But that was hardly enough: more women rallied to the cause. The</i> …

I Shot Polaroid-style Celebrity Portraits at This Year’s Sundance Film Festival

As a staff photographer at the <i>Los Angles Times</i>, the majority of my assignments are celebrity portraits, often taken in non-descript hotel rooms …

A curious doe romps around in the snow in Pocantico Hills, New York, playing with the two sweet shelter dogs of photographer Todd Shapera @toddshapera, who says, "They seemed remarkably accepting of each other in the most beautiful way." This image was submitted via Instagram by one of our followers. To submit photos for consideration for our feed, please follow @featureshoot and tag your photos with the hashtag #myfeatureshoot.

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 …

Farm Animals

Sweet Family-Style Portraits of Farm Animals

With his touching series <i>The Farm Family</i>, Brooklyn-based photographer Rob MacInnis shoots barn animals in the style of fashion magazine spreads. …

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