The KAGE COLLECTIVE

By Patrick La Roque | An international photography collective. Magazine featuring member essays and anything we find inspiring.

Life Between Trains

Trains

A Change

New Year's Eve

Reclaimed

Photography

Life on Mars

Antarctica

seven suns

Art

Fleeting

T-shirts

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Cameras

Minotaur Island

In 2016, my family and I moved to Crete. The largest of Greece’s islands, it’s an idyllic place—rich in mythology, history, and nature.<p>Yet since I arrived, I’ve also felt a strange, dark energy here. Not from the people, but from the island itself. As if the nature and environment sometimes present …

Humanities

Stuart Franklin retells the Saharan story of Magnum co-founder George Rodger

In 1957, Magnum co-founder George Rodger set out with his wife Jinx on a 4,000 mile Land Rover trek across the Sahara, to photograph the then undocumented landscape. Jinx would later describe it as ‘one of the most punishing trips on earth.’ That July, while the dauntless duo were crossing the …

Photojournalism

On Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

1EYE, ROAMING: Introducing BOOKS II & III

Italy

David Lynch’s Book of Nudes is as Mysterious as You’d Expect

We take a look inside the American artist’s latest publication: an intriguing photographic study of the nude female form<p><b>David Lynch</b> has always been …

Quiz Night

“Using simple equipment and daylight alone is for me a pleasure and a replenishment

<i>“Using simple equipment and daylight alone is for me a pleasure and a replenishment.”–Irving Penn</i><p>Irving Penn was born a hundred years ago in Plainfield, NJ. Marking his centennial, the Metropolitan Museum of Art is exhibiting more than 200 of his photographs in what is “the most comprehensive retrospective to date” of his work. <i>Irving Penn: Centennial,</i> on view through the end of July, will be a landmark exhibition.<p>Seeing the work firsthand, his superlative printing technique on display, and the …

It’s our fifth birthday as a collective, so we’re breaking out the kage

Life at 320 Frames Per Second

Les fantômes du moulin

For the love of Kage

Stuck on my Eyes

We Band Of Brothers

The K-factor

Cinq

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From Stockholm with Love: the Profoto A1 has landed

I’m in a gritty, grainy, black and white kind of mood these days: the X-Pro2 is set to “pushed” Acros—my Moriyama preset—and I don’t give a crap …

Photography

Evening 23

Coffee Table

After Fleeing War, They Made an Abandoned Hospital Their Home

The hospital, a cardiology institute in Abkhazia, shut down when the Soviet Union broke up in 1991. The following year, war made it a refuge. From 1992 to 1993, Russian-backed Abkhaz rebels pushed out Georgian troops in a proxy war, several dozen people squatted there, like countless others who …

Flee

a Boy in Dunkirk

PHOTOGRAPHY AND TEXT BY BERT STEPHANI This boy used to live a completely normal, safe life in a nice house in Iraqi Kurdistan. Now, he lives in a …

Dunkirk

Pushing The Darkness

For every bit of light, there is dark<br>For every bit of white, there is Black.<br>For every bit of colour, there is grey<br>For every bit of hope, there is a …

Photography

Wunderlust

By Kevin Mullins"It's a quarter after one and I need you now" said Lady AntebellumMy fellow Kage colleagues this month have produced some amazingly …

Wedding Photography