75Central Photography Magazine

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The Tall, Tall Tower

Chicago’s third-tallest skyscraper, the 83-story Aon Center, rises into the sky. • <i></i> • <i></i> • <i></i> • <i></i> • <i></i> • <i></i>

A Quick Photography Checklist to Help You Minimize Mistakes

Let's face it...<p>There are plenty of enemies we have to combat to get a shot that looks like the one above.<p>We all have things that require our time, …


Mosul, Mexico and Trump – the 20 photographs of the week

The ongoing battle for Mosul, the eviction of the protesters at the Oceti Sakowin camp, Donald Trump aboard Marine One and Milan fashion week – the news of the week captured by the world’s best photojournalists<p>WARNING: this gallery includes images that some might find distressing


20-year-old's Stunning Drone Photography Captures Unique Perspective on America—and the World

Chase Guttman gives us a visual tour of his travels.<p>The United States is, arguably, one of the most diverse countries in the world—although it can …


Richard Avedon: In the American West – in pictures

Some of the most powerful portraits that Richard Avedon ever shot were those commissioned by the Amon Carter Museum of Art, in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1979. A selection of images from the series In the American West, showing the people he photographed in Texas, will be on show at the museum until 2 …

Fashion Photography

Sign songs: graphic design goes pop – in pictures

In 2010, Swedish graphic designer Viktor Hertz started working on illustrations as a hobby away from his daytime job. “It all started with film posters, where I took movies and tried to depict them with this pictogram language that you see in airports and restaurants.” In his current project, Hertz …

Graphic Design

Carnival Opens in Brazil: Pictures

Linas Vaitonis Photography

Through the lense of Lithuanian photographer Linas Vaitonis.<p>Born and raised in Vilnius, Lithuania, Linas Vaitonis is a self-taught photographer who …


Full Measure – The Key to Impactful Images - Luminous Landscape

<b>Monument Valley: A Special Place</b><p>If you are an outdoor photographer whose passion drives you to:<p>Travel to many locations seeking to capture and create …

Landscape Photography

Street Photography: A License to Observe

Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson is constantly seeking answers. He navigates the world through his camera, and through his viewfinder he …

Street Photography

Aesthetically Stunning Cinematographs by Chloe Aftel

<b>Chloe Aftel</b> is a talented 37-year-old photographer and filmmaker currently lives and works in Los Angeles. Chloe received his MFA in Film Production …


The Ruins in the Rocks

Part of the ruins of San Francisco’s Sutro Baths sit perched above the roiling waves of the Pacific Ocean at Lands End.

Controversial Chinese Photographer Ren Hang Dies at 29

VIEW GALLERY | 3 PHOTOS<p>Ren Hang, 2015, C-print Edition of 10.<br>Ren Hang<p>1 of 3<p>Chinese photographer and poet, Ren Hang, has died at the age of 29. His …


Marvel at a sea of award-winning underwater photos

Scuba Diving

Fading From View: British photographer Paul Coghlin's beautifully detailed portraits of endangered big cats

Award-winning British photographer Paul Coghlin gets up close and personal with endangered big cats such as snow leopards, Sumatran tigers and white …


Street Photography in India Through a Wedding Photographer’s Lens

I miss India. The explosions of bold colour alongside subtle, pastel textures and hues. The juxtaposition lurking on every corner. The …

Street Photography

Pool boys: Tino Razo's backyard skateboarders – in pictures

With a gang of nimble friends, skater and photographer Tino Razo documents the illegal underground skate scene around California’s empty swimming pools


15+ Times Artists Fixed Broken Objects and Made Them Better Than Before

Typically, when we stumble upon a broken object, we feel one of two inclinations: to attempt to restore the piece to its former self, or to simply discard it. Both options possess potential problems, however, as seamlessly repairing damaged items requires great skill and throwing an object away can …


Uncovering the forgotten punks of San Francisco – in pictures

Photographer Jim Jocoy’s Order of Appearance is the latest book to shed light on the punk scene in San Francisco which produced bands like the Dead Kennedys<p>Bay of punks: remembering when punk rock invaded San Francisco

San Francisco

Phoenie Chen's Magnificent Images of the Northern Lights on Kodak Portra 800

<i>All images by Phoenie Chen. Used with permission.</i><p>“Truth to be told, I have never really gotten serious about photography.” says Phoenie Chen in an …


Pictures of the Week 2.23.17

How to Overcome Resistance in Your Photography

I know for myself, making photographs, writing, and doing creative work always requires me to overcome resistance.<p>What is inertia?<p>Before we talk …


Buried Faith and LSD: La Vida Bohème Finds Solace in ‘La Lucha’ - Noisey

For Henry D'Arthenay, frontman of La Vida Bohème, writing music was an exorcism of sorts. While the expulsion of lyrics on <i>La Lucha</i>, their third and most revelatory efforts to date, served as an eye-opening jaunt of self-reflection, it nonetheless left the 28-year-old belter/guitarist with an …


Cut in two: travels along the US-Mexico border – a photo essay

Borderproject2017 aims to document life on both sides of the US/Mexico border. Three AFP photographers, Jim Watson, Yuri Cortez, and Guillermo Arias, spent ten days travelling along the 2,000 mile frontier from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico<p>The total length of the US–Mexican border is …



Bolivia's salt flats – in pictures

The salt flats in Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, are the largest in the world and contain 50-70% of the world’’s lithium reserves

South America

Painting the Hull

Japan’s wild, creative Harajuku street style is dead. Long live Uniqlo

To hear photographer Shoichi Aoki describe it, what killed Tokyo’s famous Harajuku style was basically what happens when a glut of factories set up shop at the head of a river that feeds vital waterways.<p>“In Tokyo there is a kind of flow of energy when it comes to fashion,” Aoki explains. “Harajuku …


Tales From a Street Photographer in St. Petersburg

When I asked Alexander Petrosyan to tell me why St. Petersburg is a great place for street photography, he answered honestly. It isn’t. It’s usually …