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Daniel Garay Arango: GRVTY2

Daniel Garay Arango: GRVTY2

GRVTY2 is a series of deconstructed architecture that tries to show us what would happen if suddenly there wasn’t gravity anymore, what would the world look those first seconds when nothing is capturing us. Daniel Garay Arango is a colombian photographer, specialized in black and white, fine art architectural and street photography. Website: www.garayarango.com ‘GRVTY2’ was the Black & White…
Clive Arrowsmith: Amazement and Amusement

Clive Arrowsmith: Amazement and Amusement

For decades, Clive Arrowsmith’s fashion studies and portraiture have been celebrated for their creative vision and jubilant, expressive style; emphatic photographs of Bowie, McCartney, Sammy Davis Jr. or Jagger are created from a mixture of the photographer’s alluring brand and his traditional art school training. The Welsh photographer from Mancot gained recognition as one of the leading photographers of his…
Nathalie Daoust: Korean Dreams

Nathalie Daoust: Korean Dreams

Photographer Nathalie Daoust’s newest project, Korean Dreams, is a complex series that probes the unsettling vacuity of North Korea. Piercing its veil with her lens, these images reveal a country that seems to exist outside of time, as a carefully choreographed mirage. Daoust has spent much of her career exploring the chimeric world of fantasy: the hidden desires and urges…
Vintage: Street Scenes of the Munster Region, Ireland (late 19th Century)

Vintage: Street Scenes of the Munster Region, Ireland (late 19th Century)

Munster is one of the provinces of Ireland situated in the south of Ireland. In early Ireland, the Kingdom of Munster was one of the kingdoms of Gaelic Ireland ruled by a “king of over-kings”. Following the Norman invasion of Ireland, the ancient kingdoms were shired into counties for administrative and judicial purposes. In later centuries, local government legislation has…
Sevil Alkan: Stray with me

Sevil Alkan: Stray with me

Taking photography by mobile phones created a new trend by changing the border and direction of the photography, mobile photography turns out to be a global movement which develops quickly and is fed by continuous impressive production. It achieves to be one of the photographic movements which creates the means for new approaches and experimental works. By using my mobile…
Zhou HanShun: Frenetic City

Zhou HanShun: Frenetic City

With a population of over 7 million but less than 25% of its land developed, it is one of the most densely populated cities in the world. When I first landed, I was immediately confronted by a society that is in fierce competition for physical and mental space. I decided to capture and re-create the tension and chaos that I…
Biography: 19th Century photographer John Carbutt

Biography: 19th Century photographer John Carbutt

John Carbutt (1832-1905) was the first person to use celluloid for photographic film. Carbutt founded the Keystone Dry Plate Works in 1879 and was the first to develop sheets of celluloid coated with photographic emulsion for making celluloid film in 1888. Carbutt sliced thin plates from a rigid celluloid block, and then coated them with a silver gelatin emulsion to…
Hironori Nakamura: Rhythm

Hironori Nakamura: Rhythm

Six images of parking lots selected from my on going project “.Rhythm” which is focused on the visual minimalistic rhythm brought by both of sequential pattern of white line and elegant contrast between asphalt and white line. ‘Rhythm’ was the Black & White Abstract Series of the Year 2018 Winner in the MonoVisions Photography Awards. ‘Rhythm’ was the Black &…
Interview with Leanne Surfleet

Interview with Leanne Surfleet

– How and when did you become interested in photography? When I was around 18 I was gifted a little digital camera and started to shoot anything and everything. After some time I received a 35mm SLR and encouraged to experiment with different films & processes, my obsession and passion grew from there. I studied photography at college and was…
Through: Windows and Mirrors in Twentieth-Century Photography

Through: Windows and Mirrors in Twentieth-Century Photography

See Through: Windows and Mirrors in Twentieth-Century Photography brings together a group of images that are doubly framed—once by the camera lens and again by the border of a mirror or window. By refracting and distorting, revealing and concealing, these reflective and transparent surfaces both draw attention to the photographer’s efforts to frame the world and expose the contingent nature…
Vintage: Views of San Francisco by G. R. Fardon (1856)

Vintage: Views of San Francisco by G. R. Fardon (1856)

Originally published in 1856, George Robinson Fardon’s San Francisco Album is the earliest existing photographic record of an American city. An unmatched historical document of San Francisco during its years of rapid growth and burgeoning prosperity in the wake of the Gold Rush, the album is aesthetically compelling as well. Fardon (1806-1886), arrived in San Francisco at age 43. He…
Sasha Gusov: Bolshoi Ballet

Sasha Gusov: Bolshoi Ballet

The Lumiere Brothers Center for Photography presents an exhibition from photographer Sasha Gusov, which will display a cycle of photographs of the Bolshoi Ballet Company. The exposition will include about 50 unique shots made during the period between 1992 to 2016, from behind the scenes of the “big ballet”, the brand that emerged during the first and incredibly successful tour…
Biography: 19th Century Pioneer of Underwater photography – Louis Boutan

Biography: 19th Century Pioneer of Underwater photography – Louis Boutan

Louis Boutan (1859 – 1934) was a French pioneer in the field of underwater photography. In 1880, he was named deputy head assigned to organize the French exhibit at the Melbourne International Exhibition (1880). He stayed in Australia for 18 months, travelling the continent and identifying new animal species. In 1886, Boutan was named maître de conférences at the University…
Vintage: Montparnasse Train Derailment in Paris (1895)

Vintage: Montparnasse Train Derailment in Paris (1895)

At first glance, the photos look like stills from an old disaster movie or a spectacular example of theme park scenery welcoming visitors to some wild new ride. However, these extraordinary images are actually testament to a real-life tragedy, the derailment of the Granville-Paris Express that on October 22, 1895 tore through the façade of the Gare Montparnasse, injuring a…
Arbus Friedlander Winogrand: New Documents, 1967

Arbus Friedlander Winogrand: New Documents, 1967

n the past decade a new generation of photographers has directed the documentary approach toward more personal ends. Their aim has been not to reform life, but to know it. ―John Szarkowski In 1967, The Museum of Modern Art presented New Documents, a landmark exhibition organized by John Szarkowski that brought together a selection of works by three photographers whose…
Vintage: First Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914)

Vintage: First Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914)

In 1911 a group of scientists and adventurers left Hobart under the leadership of Dr Douglas Mawson. They were bound for Macquarie Island and the then unknown parts of Antarctica. The scientists of the expedition produced information that later made an major contribution to knowledge of the region. The exploration of new lands established precedence to claims, formalised in 1936…
Amy Arbus: Self – Exposures

Amy Arbus: Self – Exposures

We are pleased to present Tub Pictures, a series of previously unknown, nude self-portraits from acclaimed photographer AMY ARBUS created during a 1992 master class with Richard Avedon. This riveting and important photographic document consists of eight black and white photographs of the artist in stark light without clothing, undefended as she confronts and considers the death of her mother,…
The Fashion Show

The Fashion Show

Fashion, by definition, is the predominant style of a particular time and place, an entity that provides posterity with a window into cultural values both past and present. Thanks to the pioneering works of fashion photographers such as George Hoyningen-Huene, Lillian Bassman, and William Klein, fashion has been preserved through the ages and continues to in uence the world around…