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Sakura: The Humble Leaf - Photographs and text by Mitsuo Suzuki | LensCulture

There is an old cherry tree in my garden. It has been left abandoned in adverse conditions for some time, and has been home to countless caterpillars and bugs.<p>The cherry blossom is one of flowers that symbolizes the beginning of spring in Japan. When cherry trees are fully blossomed, they look …

Plants
Albums

In My Backyard: Iceland - Photographs and text by Agnieszka Sosnowska | LensCulture

For a long time I thought that photographs showed the viewer what the world looked like. It wasn’t until college that I learned that a photograph could tell a story. While studying photography at Massachusetts College of Art I began a series of self portraits that now span 25 years. I was 18 years …

Time I

Fragile Minds: Inside an Iranian Mental Hospital

The following images were taken in a central Tehran mental hospital between June and December 2012: Many patients in the<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Abbas …

Psychiatric Hospitals
Guns

The Lost Souls of Kabul: Photographs by James Nachtwey

Inside the bomb-blasted ruins of Kabul’s old town, the morning crowd of heroin addicts huddle under woolen blankets to k<p>... VIEW MORE<p>James Nachtwey …

Garum - Photographs and text by Antonio Gonzalez Caro | LensCulture

"Almadraba" is the name given to a type of ancient fishing art that has existed since Phoenician times. Off the southern Spanish coast, in the springtime, the arrival of the migrating bluefin tuna is eagerly awaited. The bluefin tuna is the wildest, fiercest variety, with the largest specimens …

Fish

Inside - Photographs and text by Maria Pleshkova | LensCulture

“Inside” is a series of surrealistic self-portraits.<p>A woman’s body is supposed to be beautiful. For this series, I use my own body as a clay. I don’t aim to depict my physical appearance but I express the inner side of myself in a graphic manner. It’s a story about fighting fears, finding one’s …

Photography

The Rohingya, Burma's Forgotten Muslims by James Nachtwey

More than 140,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have been forced to live in camps, where disease and despair have taken root<p>... VIEW MORE<p>James Nachtwey …