Tag: Photography

Gérald Bloncourt, Haitian Photographer and Activist, Dies at 91

Gérald Bloncourt, who after being expelled from Haiti for his role in antigovernment protests in 1946 went to Paris and turned his zeal for social justice into photography that captured the humanity of immigrants and factory workers, died on Oct. 29 in Paris. He was 91. His wife, Isabelle Bloncourt-Repiton, […]

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“Balance” by Photographer Valentin Fougeray

A selection of images from “Balance” by Paris-based photographer Valentin Fougeray. “The aesthetic presence of this work tends to create a substantial tension casting doubt on the reality of images. Yet, everything here is real. The experimental constructions made in and outside of the studio, use different materials. The objects photographed are formed through a meticulous […]

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California Hasn’t Seen Fires Like This: Pictures of a State in Flames

ImageCreditDavid Mcnew/Getty Images California is burning — along the palm-fringed shoreline near Los Angeles and the evergreen forests of the Sierra Nevada foothills. An entire town in the Sierra was nearly erased this week by the most destructive fire in California history. At least nine people were killed there, and […]

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“Shores of Heaven” by Photographer Liam MacCormack

Boston-based photographer Liam MacCormack interrogates the so-called majesty of the natural world and questions whether the idea of a “majestic landscape” ended with that very attempt to define it: “The landscape has long been mythologized as a space of spiritual reverence. A place where one can become overwhelmed by the beauty and perfection of the natural […]

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“See Naples and Die” by Photographer Sam Gregg

A fantastic series by London-based photographer Sam Gregg. Taking particular interest in marginalized communities, Gregg’s work offers both an immersion into the complexities of foreign environments as well as a reflection on the narrative similarities to one’s own culture. In “See Naples and Die,” the saying once made in reverence to the beauty and opulence […]

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Advice for Emerging Photographers: Elizabeth Weinberg AMA Recap

Jeff Hamada: How important are awards? And which ones do you think carry the most weight? Elizabeth Weinberg: I don’t think anyone should freak out about getting awards, though they are great to aspire to. The PDN 30 was a HUGE goal for me. I was nominated a few times before I finally won. I […]

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JR x Time Magazine – “Guns In America” Cover

After working over the course of five months, JR (interviewed) has finally revealed to the world his latest pojrect –  a new TIME cover. Dealing with the complex and often controversial issue of Guns In America, the French artist photographed 245 people from three cities – St. Louis, Washington, D.C., and Dallas – to construct a mural for […]

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Artist Spotlight: Abhishek Joshi

Trippy portraits created using a combination of photography and 3D rendering by artist Abhishek Joshi. Having worn glasses since the age of 4, Joshi’s psychedelic manipulations are part of an introspective exploration of refraction, specifically as it relates to his own vision. See more from “Optical Delusions” below. Each week our members share their work […]

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This is how Super Res Zoom on the Google Pixel 3 works

Google’s latest flagships are here, and as with the previous two generations, the headline feature is the camera. Yet more computational magic has made its way into the camera on the Pixel 3 and 3 XL, including something called Super Res Zoom. It’s practically the ‘enhance’ feature we’ve all been waiting for, but how does […]

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The Mesmerizing Microscopy of Trees: Otherworldly Images Revealing the Cellular Structure of Wood Specimens

After a recent march in D.C., where I walked Walt Whitman’s love of democracy and his conviction that “America, if eligible at all to downfall and ruin, is eligible within herself, not without,” I set out to temper the tumult of the human world with an immersion in Whitman’s other great love — the natural […]

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