The KAGE COLLECTIVE

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

Walking The Talk

“I was in love with the whole world and all that lived in its rainy arms.” –Louise Erdrich

<i>“I was in love with the whole world and all that lived in its rainy arms.” –Louise Erdrich</i>

Other plans

<i>Day 65 of 100, northern Jutland, Denmark</i><p>Sometimes I forget I’m supposed to be making the most out of living. I’ve been stuck in a holding pattern for …

Photographing the arts: turning a 3D stage into a 2D image

A Bold Romantic’s Vision of Fashion

As the title of Erik Madigan Heck’s new book, <i>Old Future</i>, published by Abrams, suggests, there is a classic sensibility to the photographer’s images …

Fashion Photography

Easter '17

Alexey Titarenko: The City is a Novel

Born in 1962 in Leningrad, now St. Petersburg, Alexey Titarenko has been taking photographs for over thirty years, in four major cities: St. …

Photos of the Last Remaining American Drive-In Theaters

<i>Frontier Drive-In, Center, Colorado. Abandoned</i> <i><br>“The Frontier Drive-In was possibly my favorite location that in hindsight I wish I had given more time</i> …

Ghost Towns

Fluid matter

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The Kukushka Railway.

Photography<p>After the Russian annexation of Georgia in the early 19th Century, the town of Borjomi and its surroundings were placed under the Russian …

Railways

Waiting for the show

Photographing the arts: creating depth in production images

Photography

A Fairytale World Hidden in the Landscapes of Sweden

As a child, Swedish photographer Isabella Stahl spent her days with the horses in the stable. She and the other kids in her village swam in the lakes …

Photography

Balifornia: a project by Dorota Holubová

Photography<p>At the beginning of the 1970s, there were no public skate-parks and young skaters used empty swimming pools for this purpose. Bali is a …

Photography

Metaphor

Photography

Gritty and gripping photos of the NYC subway at its most dangerous

Watch the closing doors, but they may be the least of your worries<p>New York City in the 1980s. Back in the day. The die-hard era. Much about that …

Merzbau

Beauty

Fujifilm X100F & Kodalith Film Emulations

Around this time of the year, two things are pretty constant in my diary; The Photography Show & Ladies Day at Cheltenham Races.<p>This year, the races …

Cameras

Fink on Warhol: New York Photographs of the 1960s

The 1960’s was an era in the United States alive with protest—the crisis of the Vietnam war and the struggle for civil rights provoked the nation to …

Art

50 Years Later, The Courage of Gordon Parks

<i>I Am You</i>, the new book of Gordon Parks photographs published by Steidl, The Gordon Parks Foundation, and C/O Berlin, draws its title from a 1967 <i>Life</i> …

Zaventem & Other Territories - I moved through someone else's everyday.

Photography

Blink at Kings Cross Theatre, Sydney (until 4 March)

The Arts

Photographer Ren Hang Was Magic

Hang, who passed away today at 29, understood metaphor and beauty could be found in the simple surreality of the human body.<p>I don’t usually talk …

Fashion and Architecture Collide in the Work of ‘Modelographer' Josef Adamu (Sponsored)

It’s impossible to put Josef Adamu inside a box. He’s a creative director, but he’s never content staying behind the lens. Most of the time, he’s in …

Squarespace

The Uncertain Future of Photojournalism

<i>Photojournalism was Donald R. Winslow’s sole focus as the editor of the National Press Photographers Association’s News Photographer magazine and website. Recently, he left N.P.P.A. to become managing editor of content creation at the Amarillo Globe-News, a family-owned daily newspaper in Texas.</i> …

The dull, the smeared...

Photography

These Ethereal Photographs Were Taken in Total Darkness

Rafaël Herman’s strange photos of the Judean Mountains and the Mediterranean were taken at night without the aid of a flash or digital manipulation.<p>Despite their bright, almost preternatural illumination, the works that make up Rafaël Herman’s solo exhibition, <i>The Night Illuminates the Night</i>, were …

Spirituality