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Andre D. Wagner’s Street Photos of Life in Brooklyn

One of the most popular photographers we’ve featured recently is street photographer Andre D. Wagner. Originally from Omaha, Nebraska, Wagner now …

Uncanny Moments on the Streets of China Photographed by Water Meter Reader Tao Liu | Colossal

<p>The 32-year old Tao Liu knows the city of Hefei like his backyard. Since 2005 he’s traveled up, down and across the city in Eastern China on his …

Photographer Has Identity Stolen, Gets Her Revenge with a Covert Photo Project

In 2011, photographer Jessamyn Lovell was at San Francisco gallery SF Camerawork when her wallet was stolen. Not long after, the unauthorized charges …

Man Rediscovers 1970s Sydney Street Photos in Old Cupboard

Like Vivian Maier's photos, these fascinating street images could have never been found. A few years ago, Leon Gregory reignited his passion for photography when he rediscovered old negatives he had taken of Sydney four decades ago in his old, moldy cupboard. This is what everyday life looked like …

Central Europe

14 Never-Before-Seen Pictures From The World's Best Photographers

But how many of those exposures are ever seen by anyone other than the photographer himself? Not many.<p>"When you're editing you're editing towards a certain end, and when that end is met you forget about the pictures that didn't make it," famed photographer Larry Towell told the New York Times …

New Jersey

The Most Extraordinary Photos You've Never Seen

Until now.<p><b>"Sometimes it's good to revisit old contact sheets,"</b> says photographer Thomas Hoepker, whose photograph of Muhammad Ali (below) is one of a handful of recently unearthed iconic images available (through November 14) in Magnum Photos's Archive Dive sale. Some months back, the agency's …

This is not my hand. There was somebody else with me, another young man. Once...

<i>This is not my hand. There was somebody else with me, another young man. Once I was in Prague, and the phone rang. The man asked if I was Josef and</i> …

Jerry Ghionis On Capturing Striking Images with Any Light Source in Any Environment

Jerry Ghionis is a man who knows how to make the most of almost any environment. Whether he’s in a proper studio setup or is trying to make the most …

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Powerful & Gritty Photographs Of New York City 36 Years Ago

36 Years ago, Matt Weber was driving his iconic yellow cab around the neighbourhoods and boroughs of New York. In between fares, he would take …

Photo Gallery: Clay Liston I

Annie Leibovitz’s Stunningly Stylized Hollywood Portraits

<b>Lady Gaga</b><p>Sure it will cost you $2,500 but this gigantic book that's over two and a half feet tall and weighs an astounding 57 pounds isn't any ordinary book. Portrait photographer Annie Leibovitz draws from over 40 years of work to create this limited edition tome, joining only Helmut Newton and …

Charlie Chaplin

Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

The gap between how foreigners view Russia and how Russians view themselves is wide and as old as the country itself.<p>Russian photographer Valeriy Klamm felt that foreign photojournalists who came to work in his country arrive with the pictures they want to send back home already in their head: …

Former Taxi Driver’s Candid Shots of New York Over Three Decades

New York photographer Matt Weber has been pursuing his fascination with the Big Apple for more than three decades. For six years he worked as a taxi cab driver and witnessed the city from a unique perspective. Eventually, he stepped out of his cab and ventured into the streets to pursue his true …

Revealing Photos Sneak a Peak Into Neighbors’ Windows

In his series, <i>Neighbors</i>, photographer Arne Svenson peers through strangers' windows to reveal very intimate, personal moments. According to his bio, the photographer stepped outside of his typical studio work to explore the relationships between himself and his Manhattan neighbors when he inherited …

Photography

Artist beautifully chronicles the adventures of a Batman action figure

Photographer Rémi Noël has taken to rendering the travels and travails of his Batman action figure in gorgeous black and white shots. Follow him to …

Batman

Japanese Taxi Driver Takes Multiple Exposures While Looking for Passengers

Taxi driver Issui Enomoto captures unique multiple exposure photographs of Yokohama, Japan and its residents as he drives around at night looking for passengers. He always keeps his camera with him in his taxi so that he can shoot various scenes of the town as they strike him. For this series …

Japan

Rare Photos of NYC’s Gritty Subway Conditions in 1981

In the 1980s, the New York City subway was a gritty center for gangs and crime. The trains were covered with graffiti and being a passenger alone late at night was not recommended. But, in 1981, fearless young photographer Christopher Morris wasn't deterred by the frequent violence and harsh …

Stark Black and White Photographs of Waterfalls by Massimo Margagnoni | Colossal

<p>Photographer Massimo Margagnoni explores aspects of nature and climate change through his stark black and white landscape photography. Of my …

Street Photographer Takes His Craft Into the Video Game World of GTA V

Photography student and street photographer Fernando Pereira Gomes is used to practicing his craft on the streets of New York, but recently, he’s …

Strange Fruit, by Jes Aznar

Sticking out like a sore thumb, my birthplace is the only predominantly Roman Catholic country in Asia after more than 500 years of Spanish …

The wonder of life

BTS: Dave Hill Makes a Composite Poster Photo Using an iPhone and VSCO

Photographer Dave Hill has launched the world’s first Instagram TV show, a science fiction series called Desert Friends. Created as “a side project …

Those with a general knowledge of contemporary Tokyo will no doubt be at least slightly aware of the existence of the 50’s era-esque grea…

Those with a general knowledge of contemporary Tokyo will no doubt be at least slightly aware of the existence of the 50’s era-esque greaser rockabilly dancers of Yoyogi Park. Gathering to dance and drink every Sunday for the past few decades, these revelers have long been fodder for photographers, from the grinning causal tourists to the foreign amateur “photojournalists” almost tripping over their 5DMkIIs in delight to have found a subject so totally <i>Tokyo</i> with which to pad a portfolio with. …

Heartbeat Cameras by Kwanghun Hyun

<b>Heartbeat Cameras by Kwanghun Hyun</b><br>A month or so back there was a feature on Petapixel about a Korean artist who was making his own cameras from watch …

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Fan Ho's Street Photography in Dreamy Colour: 1954-2004

Legendary photographer Fan Ho has been capturing Hong Kong on film for many years and is arguably one of China’s most highly acclaimed photographers. …

Daniel Zvereff: Inside Bodegas

<i>Zvereff is a freelance designer, illustrator and photographer. He travels to the far corners of the world documenting his journeys through images and</i> …

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