Alex Ingram

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5 Ways to Change the Color of ANYTHING in Photoshop

They will look at the simple masked Hue/Sat adjustment layer, the Color and Hue blend modes, converting white (or black) to a color, targeting an …

11 Tips on How to Take Street Photos Like a Pro on Your Next Trip Abroad: A Journey through Cuba

After posting a few photos on my social media from a weekend trip to Cuba, friends came to me with questions about how I was able to get such ‘up close and personal’ photographs in this short amount of time. This inspired me to share my process and some personal suggestions as to how you can get …

Nobody Wanted

In the American West, vast areas of remote, arid terrain were historically disregarded by early settlers and described as “the lands nobody wanted.” In the Upper Snake River Valley of Eastern Idaho, parts of these sagebrush desert expanses—now overseen by the Federal Bureau of Land Management—are …

Amazing Landscape Photography by Benjamin Hardman

Benjamin Hardman is a freelance landscape photographer from Perth, Australia who currently based in Reykjavík, Iceland. Benjamin received his …

Landscape Photography

The Man Who Photographed a Forgotten America by Moonlight

Noel Kerns is an American time traveler. His camera has taken him on road trips across Texas, down Route 66, and through the ghost towns of the …

Art

Fleeting Truths: Thoughts on Portrait Photography

<i>Phillip Prodger is one of the leading curators of portrait photography in the world. Since 2014, he has been Head of Photographs at the National Portrait Gallery in London, and in 2016, he put on the blockbuster show ”William Eggleston Portraits.”</i><p><i>LensCulture is delighted that he has agreed to be a</i> …

Learning How to See: Redwood Saw and Beyond

<i>In 2004, Richard Rothman set out to document the redwood trees in Northern California with his large-format camera. The project quickly evolved into an investigation of a nearby town, Crescent City, a logging and fishing community teetering on the edge of economic disaster.</i><p><i>Here, Rothman discusses</i> …

State of Nature

In this age of climate change and rising sea levels, affluent cultures in Europe have employed the best and brightest minds in civil engineering to create defenses against natural catastrophe. At the same time, these societies strive to create “picturesque” landscapes that are, in fact, quite …

Visible Darkness

“Visible Darkness” is a part of my “Blue” trilogy. The title is inspired by the phrase “Blue is Darkness Made Visible,” written by Derek Jarman [a contemporary film director, artist, and advocate for gay rights]. Jarman’s words, composed after a slow decline in health that included the …

A Common Story

In Greece, the commonly asked question, “Where are you from?” reaches into a far deeper and more resonant space than in other cultures. If uninitiated, you might answer in the standard way: by telling the other person where you live currently or maybe where you grew up. But by doing so, you invite …

Fairy Tale from Russia

<i>German photographer Frank Herfort has spent over a decade photographing the insides of various public spaces throughout Russia—spaces that, incidentally, are lacking a public. An architectural photographer by trade, Herfort’s personal work pays homage to the old-fashioned, Stainlist decor that</i> …

Oil and Water: Conflicts Over the Dakota Access Pipeline

The Dakota Access Pipeline, if completed, will run 1,172 miles underground—through North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Illinois—transporting crude Bakken oil to an oil tank farm in Patoka, Illinois. A $3.8 billion endeavor by Energy Transfer Partners, the pipeline has sparked conflict and …

Rolling Stone to Christopher Street: 30 Years of Portraits

Renowned portrait photographer Mark Seliger has shot countless public figures (Barack Obama, the Dalai Lama, Cindy Sherman) and celebrities (Will Ferrell, Mick Jagger, David Bowie, Emma Stone) over his long career, which spans more than three decades. Appointed <i>Rolling Stone</i>’s chief photographer in …

Cuando Estoy Aqui

It’s easy to see how scaling the border fence into Arizona or crossing the Rio Grande into Texas is a gamble well worth the risk—the promise of the unknown often outweighs the inescapable certitude of what resides in a migrant’s country of origin. But from the moment their feet land on American …

The Auburn System

My hometown—Auburn, NY—is host to a maximum-security prison. The prison sits directly in the middle of the city, nestled between busy roads and residential neighborhoods, yet somehow its thirty-five-foot high walls manage to become largely invisible. However, these very same walls are a visual and …

Scarecrows

I noticed some time ago that scarecrows no longer exist in the fields and vegetable gardens in France. This is largely because pesticides and protection nets have completely replaced them.<p>Sensitive to environmental concerns and ecology, I conceived a project to restore these forgotten field …

The Good Earth: Inner Mongolia

I was born in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia in 1976. This autonomous region of China lies on the northern border of the country, running alongside Mongolia proper. It is immense—larger than Texas and California combined, in terms of surface area. Because of its enormous size, it contains rich mineral …

Jin - Jiyan - Azadi: Women, Life, Freedom

They say that death by a woman’s hand blocks the way to paradise for potential martyrs. As more and more Kurdish women take up weapons and join the fight against ISIS, more male jihadists are forced to consider this possibility.<p>This project attempts to trace the collective desires held by these …

Middle East

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The Horsemen of Semonkong

In the mountain kingdom of Lesotho, the region of Semonkong sits some 2,275 meters above sea level amidst the Drakensberg mountains. The area is made up of many small villages, most of which are inaccessible by car and nestled high up on the slopes without electricity or water.<p>Travel time from …

Surveillance Landscapes

In our increasingly intrusive electronic culture, how do we delineate the boundary between public and private? “Surveillance Landscapes” is a body of work that interrogates how surveillance technology has changed our relationship to—and understanding of—landscape and place.<p>To produce this work, I …

Side of the South

Born and raised on the Gulf Coast of Florida, I explore the entwined narratives of my family’s dynamic and its history alongside my conflicted relationship with Southern culture.<p>Approaching these ideas from a first-person perspective illuminates the fundamental connection—and mutual …

One Last Playground

In 2014, I began photographing children in Beribadh, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh. I found them playing in an empty expanse of land. Once filled with water, construction workers had covered the area with sand so that new land could be created where none existed before.<p>As Dhaka—the capital …

111 New Street Photography Discoveries

Flip through these photographs and you will see the world’s city streets through the eyes of more than 100 remarkable street photographers—photographers and images discovered by our editors in 2016.<p>The slideshow provides a bit of a kaleidoscope, jumping from one scene to another, from vibrant neon …

France

Photos Document the Life of Mongolia’s New Urban Population

The market economy is changing Mongolia and people’s lifestyle. A large part of the rural population is now moving to the cities. Transitioning from …

Street Photography

Summer traffic: Photos of frustrated London drivers in the 1980s

Drivers of East London<p>Victims of traffic in Thatcher's capital city<p>On a warm May morning in 1986, Chris Dorley-Brown brought his camera to East …

Rolls-Royce

Stunning photo series celebrates contemporary childhood without technology

Growing up with no smartphones, no Netflix, no Snapchat? To many these were the good ole days.<p>Those childhoods of yesteryear are alive and well today …

Childhood

The contemporary photographers capturing ‘new Africa’

Earlier this year, Edun unveiled its SS16 lookbook, which was South African photographer Kristin-Lee Moolman who captured her models – in her characteristic “off-kilter glossy” style – in and around Orlando, Soweto. If this lookbook and Moolman’s work more broadly is anything to go by, Africa has …

South Africa