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Going from Town to Town across the UK, Niall McDiarmid makes a portrait of a place

“The term ‘Britishness’ has changed so much over the last ten years, I don’t really know what it means anymore to say ‘I’m British,’” observes …

Street Photography

"Uncommon Places", An Interview with Stephen Shore

This interview was originally published in <i>SeeSaw Magazine</i>.<p>AS = Aaron Schuman<br>SS = Stephen Shore<p>AS: Hi. It’s nice to meet you. Before getting into the …

The double lives of outsider artists

The street photographer Vivian Maier (1926–2009) took thousands of photos in her lifetime that have since been exhibited around the world. …

Art

A trip around the Mississippi Delta, birthplace of the blues

Formed over thousands of years of river flooding, the Mississippi Delta is an alluvial plain filled with dense, swampy jungles of cane, gum, and …

Tennessee Williams

Martin Parr’s Advice to Documentary Photographers

Martin Parr GB. England. 'I don't think it's anything particularly forced on Deborah. We've just always enjoyed the same sort of things.' From 'Signs …

Street Photography

Stacy Kranitz & Zoe Strauss on their Collaborative Examination of American Economic Decay

A mutual interest in America’s class, race and political divisions propelled “The Great Divide,” a collaboration between documentary photographer …

Atlantic City

Interview: Street Photographer Explores the Loneliness of Contemporary Urban Life

London-based photographer Alan Schaller is known for his incredible street photography. His keen ability to mix high contrast lighting with architectural compositions have won him clients like <i>The Financial Times</i> and <i>The Independent</i>. We recently featured his series of beautiful dog portraits, and …

Street Photography

Instagram is One of the Best Things to Happen to Photography

<i>It’s tranquil, it’s beautiful and it’s what you make of it. Jon Stapley salutes the social network that has galvanised photography</i><p><i>Photograph by Erik</i> …

Social Media

5 Things Stephen Shore Can Teach You About Street Photography

<i>(All images in this article are copyrighted by Stephen Shore)</i><p>While in Amsterdam I checked out the FOAM photography museum and picked up a book on …

Street Photography

What Looking Looks Like: An Interview with Stephen Shore

13 minutes reading<p><i>Few photographers have been as influential on the evolution of the art of photography as American photographer Stephen Shore</i> …

The people and places that make up modern Britain

Back in 2011, Niall McDiarmid embarked on a six-year journey that would eventually see him visit over 200 towns across Britain. Somewhat perplexed by …

Europe

1990s Dublin: bleak, bare, cold, mean – and caught on camera

Danish photographer Krass Clement took the pictures in 1991 but he insists not much has changed<p>Thu, Nov 30, 2017, 05:00<p>Lightly built, with a relaxed …

Photos of the Vending Machines That Illuminate Japan at Night

If one of Eiji Ohashi’s friends spots a vending machine is some obscure, out-of-the-way spot in Japan, they tell him about it. The Hokkaido …

Japan

A peek inside the world’s most unusual nomadic homes

“Where architecture has often sought stability and thus the lack of movement, modernity has brought a sense of the nite, and a good deal of modesty …

Design

American Folk Historian • Danny Lyon

Danny Lyon Crossing the Ohio River, Louisville, Kentucky. USA. 1966. © Danny Lyon | Magnum Photos<p><i>As Danny Lyon’s films are released on Vimeo, Magnum</i> …

Sean O’Hagan’s best photography books of 2017

Studies of social tensions in the UK and US, rural Sweden by night and mafia countryside in Sicily were among the most striking collections of the year<p>If America increasingly seems like a nation riven beyond repair politically, Peter van Agtmael’s<b>Buzzing at the Sill</b> (Kehrer Verlag £32) evokes that …

Martin Parr: ‘Brexit infects every other story in Britain’

The pioneering photographer has been documenting Britain for 40 years. In a cemetery cafe, he talks about his gallery … and his collection of space dog ephemera<p>I arrive at Martin Parr’s new gallery in Bristol soaked through having tramped, in sheeting rain, around the former industrial site in …

Britain on the verge: Life along the A1

<b>Winding across the United Kingdom, the A1 is the longest numbered road in Britain, providing a route between the capitals of England and Scotland.</b><p>Embarking on a visual road trip, Peter Dench photographed the characters and locations he encountered as he drove the length of this road. This project …

1990s Dublin: bleak, bare, cold, mean – and caught on camera

Danish photographer Krass Clement took the pictures in 1991 but he insists not much has changed<p>Most Read

Wandering through the Irish capital in Krass Clement’s Dublin

Famously elusive, and unwilling to to discuss his work, the only way to get to an insight into Krass Clement’s photography is through the images …

Ireland

Binge-Worthy: Over 1,800 Garry Winogrand Street Photos, Now Online - ALC

With street photography growing in popularity, famed street photographer Garry Winogrand is finally starting to get the exposure he deserves. A …

These vintage photos of New York show the heyday of the ‘Mean Streets’ look

Edward Grazda’s fresh images of tired times<p>Things tend to look grittier in hindsight. Maybe it’s the patina of age, or the strangeness of a distant …

Soul: The Hidden Ingredient in Great Street Photography

I was talking to my friend about photography and he mentioned how he absolutely loves his new camera. The resolution, sharpness, dynamic range are …

Todd Hido’s voyeuristic lens captures suburbia’s secretive side

I first started taking pictures while racing BMX bikes back in the 1980s. Like any kid doing tricks, surrounded by friends in the neighbourhood and …

Street Photography

In pictures: A brief history of street photography

<b>(CNN) —</b> Since its birth in the first half of the 19th century, street photography has transformed into an art form in its own right. Simple and spontaneous, pictures by the genre's greats -- from Henri Cartier-Bresson to Robert Frank -- have served as historical documents, while speaking to …

Street Photography

10 Things Garry Winogrand Can Teach You About Street Photography

Garry Winogrand is one of my favorite street photographers that I have gained much photographic insight and wisdom from. He was in-arguably one of …

New dedicated photography gallery to launch in 89,000 sq ft space.

Fotografiska London, London’s largest permanent dedicated photography gallery set across 89,000 sq ft of space in London’s Whitechapel, will open to …