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Minimalism In Street Photography

We at the APF magazine street photography group ran a week long contest on the theme “Minimalism”. Members were asked to post Street photographs …

Street Photography

Haunting Photos Show Chinese Villages on the Edge of Extinction

It was in 1998 that photographer Cui Maoyuan first visited Yuxian in Hebei Province, and it was during that first visit that he became enamored by …

Mega Cities

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I can feel Japan calling me back

ON A FORESTED hilltop in Japan, I once observed an old man deep in prayer at a Shinto shrine. Clap, clap, went his hands, followed by a moment of …

Japan

Never Ending Love with Ricoh GR by Lorenzo Moscia

Never Ending Love with Ricoh GR by Lorenzo Moscia When I first purchase the Ricoh GR I never thought a camara of that size will catch me for so long …

Bill Cunningham: A Life of Pictures

These Stray Cats Remind Us of the Simple Joy of Being Alive

In the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, Japanese photographer Masaaki Ito found warmth and comfort in some unlikely friends: the stray cats …

Eyes of the Afghan Girl: A Critical Take on the ‘Steve McCurry Scandal’

I will begin by saying that my intention is not to attack Steve McCurry or defame him in any manner. It is only an attempt to clear certain facts …

Storytelling

60 Magnum Photographers Reveal Their Most ‘Decisive Moment’

<i>“The day I took this photo, I climbed the stairs to the top floor of a building, which was riddled with bullet holes. When I was leaving one</i> …

Street Photography

Capturing the Diversity of Swimming Pools From the Air

Dans les airs, tout prend une perspective différente et offre à nos yeux des nuances imperceptibles au niveau du sol. Dans sa série <i>Pools</i>, le …

Joining the dots: Shigeo Anzaï's stars of modern art – in pictures

Art and design,Art,Photography,Culture,Damien Hirst,Anish Kapoor,Andy Warhol,Bridget Riley,Joseph Beuys,Laurie Anderson,Cindy Sherman,David Lynch,Gilbert & George<p>From Damien Hirst in his boxers to Yayoi Kusama in a polkadot wonderland, Shigeo Anzaï tracks art’s biggest names to their natural …

Retracing a 1,300 Mile Escape from a Prisoner-Of-War Camp in Russia

In 1945, Cardiff-based photographer Michal Iwanowski’s grandfather and his brother escaped from a prisoner-of-war camp in Kaluga, Russia. Their …

Heroism

8 Easy Ways to Become a Better Photographer

The mindful photographer should be concerned not only with acquiring skills but, more importantly, mastering those skills. Skill mastery is better …

Germany’s Drab Buildings Get a Makeover

Bored of the “monotonous, colorless architecture” of the city where he was born and raised, Berlin-based photographer Paul Eis started to apply new …

Architecture

‘Aggressive’ Street Photographer Captures Angry People in Beijing

“No Photos!<br>What are you doing?<br>You have no rights!<br>You scared me!<br>Do you know how to respect others!?<br>You are crazy!<br>NO!!!<br>Fuck you!!!”<p>The statements above …

Question: Do You Know The 6 Stages Of A Photographer's Life?

We all have to <b>start</b> somewhere. I believe the modern, slightly derogatory term is Noob, but I prefer beginner or newcomer, bucking the current trend …

10 Things to See at Photo London

Hakodate, Japan Northern Ireland, 1970s<br>Akihiko Okamura—Courtesy of the Estate of Artist<p>1 of 17<p>For the second year running, the British capital is …

Great Britain

43 Amateurish Tips for Shooting Better Images

Get to know people, forget the rules, don’t read books on composition, embrace imperfection, print your photos, and more… Here are 43 amateurish tips …

7 Things You Really Don't Need For Street Photography

The photography world is full of <b>great ideas</b>, <b>innovations</b>, and <b>tricks</b> to make things happen when your <b>budget is low</b>. Even though I preach differently …

Confessions of a 4-Year-Old Astronaut

Harrison is an astronaut, but there are two things about him that make him a bit different from his space-traveling colleagues. Firstly, Harrison …

Heroism

A Dreamy, Photographic Pilgrimage Along the Ganges River

Picture Stories<p>Photographer Caleb Cain Marcus began his 1,500-mile pilgrimage along the the Ganges River amid the snow-capped peaks of Gangotri, India, a Hindu pilgrim town where the massive river originates as an aquamarine stream “so narrow that you could almost hop across.”<p>He’s not particularly …

India

Exploring the Inspired: Ansel Adams

<b>“You don't take a photograph, you make it.”</b><p>Today in our series of exploring the inspired we are going to take a look at an iconic quote by a truly …

7 Lessons Sergio Larrain Has Taught Me About Street Photography

CHILE. 1963. Valparaiso / © Sergio Larrain / Magnum PhotosSergio Larrain is a figure in photographic history who isn’t well-known, and is a bit of a …

Truths and Fictions in Everyday Japan

From the series Two Kinds of Memory and Memory Itself<br>Max Pinckers—Magnum Photos<p>1 of 18<p>Don’t be fooled by the overly stylistic photos here: these are …

Street Photography

Fascinating Portraits Give us a Window into Native American Life on a Reservation in Montana

For <i>The Buffalo that could not dream</i>, German photographer Felix von der Osten chronicles life on Montana’s the Fort Belknap Reservation, where since …

Domestic Violence

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Iconic Filmmakers’ Birthdays Celebrated in Offbeat Photos

The table is set, and the candles are lit, but the guest of honor has yet to arrive. It’s the birthday party of an iconic filmmaker, as imagined by …

3 Extremely Useful Photoshop Techniques you Should Know

We all know how immensely powerful Photoshop is. From a simple contrast tweak to advance photo composites, we can do it all within the confines of …