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Jeff Mermelstein is a F***ing Anthropologist

Jeff Mermelstein’s photographic practice of making presumably private text conversations public by photographing people’s phones while they are …

No, that viral photo is not just like a Renaissance painting

An art historian weighs in.<p>Last Saturday, the German government released an official photograph from the G7 summit depicting German Chancellor Angela …

Nan Goldin: The Other becomes The One

“Instead of seeing Goldin’s re-edit as encompassing the visibility of any specific group, it invites reconsideration in an approach delinking the …

The Story Behind a 1975 Snapshot of an Unknown Meryl Streep

It’s hard to remember a moment when <b>Meryl Streep</b> wasn’t the most celebrated actress in the world. But when photographer Duane Michals shot her in 1975 …

ASX.TV: William Eggleston Making Music in His Home (2017)

Directed and Edited by Rick Alverson William Eggleston – “Untitled Improvisation FD 1.10” from ‘Musik’ out October 20, 2017 on Secretly Canadian. Buy …

China’s Crazy Plan to Keep Sand From Swallowing the World

Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>The view from the top of this windblown hill in Duolun County, in China’s Inner …

Deserts

What a Photobook Curated By a Computer Can Teach Us

Increasingly, researchers and artists are tinkering with machine-learning software to explore how neural networks can express creativity, whether …

William Eggleston’s “Democratic” Images Of America

The pioneer of color photography spoke to Co.Design about his way of seeing the world.<p>Photographer William Eggleston, who turned 77 this year, shoots the same way today as he always has: From the hip.<p>“It happens so fast and I don’t plan any of these images beforehand,” he tells <i>Co.Design</i>. “I’ve …

Photography, Poetry, Music and Philosophy: The Medium from a Critic’s Eye

<i>Sean O’Hagan has been writing about photography for well over a decade, including a long-running column in The Guardian titled “On Photography.” Before that, he primarily focused on music while frequently interviewing other cultural figures. He has been recognized with numerous awards for both his</i> …

Vivian Maier, Through a Clearer Lens

No one would find the prospect of posthumous fame more appalling than the photographer Vivian Maier. In life, she fanatically concealed her traces: She liked strong bolts on her doors, fake names (she had at least three in rotation) and what seemed to be a spurious French accent. She rarely …

Souvid Datta: 'I Foolishly Doctored Images'

Souvid Datta, an award-winning photojournalist, admits it: he doctored images and infringed on the work of other photographers.<p>Until this week, Datta …

Is Marvin Newman the U.S.A.'s Most Overlooked Photographer?

<b>Who?</b> American post-war photographer, <b>Marvin Newman</b>. From fresh perspectives on New York landmarks and intimate portrayals of Nevadan prostitutes, to …

Freelance photographers say these are the best outlets to pitch

<b>Freelance photojournalists</b> have to hustle. Many make it work by balancing longer personal projects, quick day-rate assignments, commercial photo …

MACK follows the making of a photobook with Clare Strand

Richard West from Northern Ireland's SOURCE publication reports that they have just published a film from MACK following the making of Clare Strand's …

Rich, Famous, and Faking it

For twenty-five years, Lauren Greenfield has chronicled the rise and fallout of consumerism and celebrity culture.By Katie BoothLauren Greenfield,</i> …

Culver City

An Interview with Edward Burtynsky

Edward Burtynsky is a legendary Canadian fine art photographer who specializes in chronicling the extraction and destruction of the earth and it’s …

The photography of Trump's presidency is a huge break from Obama's

Donald Trump’s presidency is not normal, and neither is the way it’s being photographed<p>Many of the most iconic photos of Barack Obama’s presidency came from Pete Souza, the official White House photographer. Granted extensive access to Obama, he shot the Osama Bin Laden war room photo, moments the …

Bill Cunningham: Street Smarts

Before the internet and the proliferation of street style bloggers, there was Bill Cunningham. For three decades and counting the photographer, famed …

Ten Photographers Drawing Attention to Climate Change

It’s no secret that climate change poses a singular and ever-worsening threat to our planet, but the science surrounding the topic can be difficult …

Human Geography

Announcing P30

Celebration of Photography 2017: Photographers Talk with Matt Stuart and Joel Meyerowitz

What’s so strange about Trump’s White House portrait? Experts explain.

Trump’s inauguration crowd photo isn’t the only picture he should be worried about.<p>During his inauguration address on Friday, Donald Trump released an image that had nothing to do with crowd size or marchers: his official White House portrait.<p>The picture, which features prominently in the White …

Diese Fotos hat ein 2-Jähriger gemacht

Der Fotograf Carsten Beier drückte seinem Sohn eine Kamera in die Hand. Heraus kam ein einmaliger Einblick in die Welt eines Kleinkinds.<p>Erinnert ihr euch noch? Ihr wart vielleicht vier oder fünf Jahre alt. Ihr seid mit eurer Familie in die Sommerferien gefahren und habt durch das Rückfenster des …

Up to Here

The image of a lonesome tumbleweed rolling across the plain is synonymous with the American West. But in eastern Colorado, tumbleweeds have become …

Christmas Trees

On the Photos of the Russian Ambassador’s Assassination in Ankara: Our Tweet Thread

<i></i>The chilling murder of the Russian Ambassador in Ankara yesterday was a photographic event, as much as it was a serious political event. But the …

Dorothea Lange’s Censored Photographs of FDR’s Japanese Concentration Camps

Airportraits By Mike Kelley

During the two-year process of making it, he traveled to large airports in many countries to depict aircraft within a time span of eight hours. After …

This Week In Photography Books: Michael Lundgren

by Jonathan BlausteinImagine if atoms had consciousness. Electrons and protons would surely be enemies, like the Flash vs the Reverse Flash, or Tomi …

Book Reviews