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Philippe Halsman: Astonish Me!

Philippe Halsman: Astonish Me!

Philippe Halsman (Riga, Latvia, 1906 – New York, 1979) had an exemplary career that lasted over forty years from his beginnings in Paris in the 1930s to the immense success of his studio in New York between 1940 and 1970. This exhibition, which brings together almost 300 works, showcases works from every period. In 1921, Philippe Halsman found his father’s…
Umberto Verdoliva: Ah-MEN

Umberto Verdoliva: Ah-MEN

Ah-MEN is the title of a project born from the idea of focusing on a real and definable starting point (and constant reference) for an entire photographic path – to find those situations and circumstances that keep repeating themselves. A catholic church, the place of choice, is not just seen as a religious building and/or a sacred place, but especially…
ND Awards 2015 – B&W Winners Gallery

ND Awards 2015 – B&W Winners Gallery

ND Awards (Neutral Density Awards) announced the winners of their international photography contest! The judges reviewed thousands of images submitted from 77 countries. Sandro Baebler (Switzerland) has been announced as the overall winner of Professional category with the title: ND Photographer Of The Year 2015 and $2500 prize money. In Non-Professional category Lola Mitchell (United States) won the title ND…
Children of Abraham by Abbas

Children of Abraham by Abbas

Children of Abraham presents 66 photographs of the monotheistic religions: Judaism, Islam, and Christianity, by renowned Magnum photographer Abbas. Since 1970 Abbas has documented through his camera lens the “political and social life of societies in conflict.” This exhibition is the culmination of over 13 years of research and travel by the artist to record religious practices and their manifestations…
Chris Killip: Exhibition

Chris Killip: Exhibition

Galerie f5,6 presents a selection of photographs made by Chris Killip (*1946, Douglas, Isle of Man) over the course of 25 years in Huddersfield, Tyneside, Wallsend and the Isle of Man. What came into being is the portrait of the British northeast and its inhabitants, which now serves as evidence of the areas recent past marked by economic decline and…
Christopher Thomas: New York Sleeps

Christopher Thomas: New York Sleeps

Imagine a New York devoid of people, its empty streets, bridges and waterways as silent and magnificent as an Ansel Adams landscape. This is the New York that Christopher Thomas reveals in duotone photographs that are at once haunting and nostalgic. Employing a large-format Polaroid camera, Thomas shot many of these images in the early hours of the day or…
20 Remarkable Architectural Photos Awarded in Monochrome Awards

20 Remarkable Architectural Photos Awarded in Monochrome Awards

Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Their mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world. The 2014 Monochrome Awards received nearly 7000 submissions from 86 countries around the world. Check our selection of architectural black and white images awarded in 2014 edition of Monochrome Awards. Monochrome Photography…
Davide Palmisano: The Muay boxing

Davide Palmisano: The Muay boxing

The Muay boxing is the national Thai sport, yet it remains a sport that has very few athletes, but not only in Asia. This is not simple or boxing fight, but a real combat, in which it is allowed to use indiscriminately hands, fists, feet, elbows, head or knees. And it is indeed necessary to exercise them all together, if…
Sebastião Salgado: GENESIS

Sebastião Salgado: GENESIS

Archaic volcanic landscapes, arctic ice masses, meandering river canyons, moun­tain chains enveloped in mist, primordial rainforests and endless sand dunes – Genesis is a visual homage to the blue planet. In opulent black-and-white photo­graphs, the photographer Sebastião Salgado documents the stunning beauty and rich diversity of intact flora and fauna, as well as indigene peoples. His aesthetically impressive, large format…
20 Striking Portraits from Monochrome Awards

20 Striking Portraits from Monochrome Awards

Monochrome Photography Awards conducts an annual competition for Professional and Amateur photographers. Their mission is to celebrate monochrome visions and discover most amazing photographers from around the world. The 2014 Monochrome Awards received nearly 7000 submissions from 86 countries around the world. Check our selection of black and white images awarded in Portrait category in 2014 edition of Mono Awards.…
Don McCullin: Retrospective

Don McCullin: Retrospective

First published in 2001, this retrospective survey offers both an examination of Don McCullin’s photographic career as well as a record of half a century of international conflict. Coinciding with the photographer’s eightieth birthday, this expanded edition of Don McCullin serves as fitting homage to a photographer who dedicated his life to the front line in order to deliver compassionate…
Marc Erwin Babej: Mask of Perfection

Marc Erwin Babej: Mask of Perfection

Beauty as product? – What happens when our subjective perceptions of natural beauty are confronted with the plastic surgeon’s scientific, geometry-based standard of beauty? The women portrayed by Marc Erwin Babej are all in their Twenties and conform to perceptions of beauty in our current society. New York Cory plastic surgeon Dr. Maria M. LoTempio was given the assignment to…
Cy DeCosse: Midnight Garden

Cy DeCosse: Midnight Garden

Cy DeCosse’s flower photos have often been described as magical – and never more so than those in his Midnight Garden series. These are flowers few people ever see – blooms that open at dusk and, like the enchanted beings in fairy tales, disappear before morning. Cy has captured the evanescent beauty of eighteen of these little-known flowers and printed…
Christophe Gin: Colonie

Christophe Gin: Colonie

The Fondation Carmignac aims to support and promote works of investigative photojournalism documenting areas often underrepresented in mainstream news coverage. This year’s edition of the Award focuses specifically on parts of France that have become so-called ‘lawless areas’ (zones de non-droit): places where political, judicial and socioeconomic structures divert from those idealised by the French Republic, and where its legal…
Elliott Erwitt: Retrospective

Elliott Erwitt: Retrospective

Elliott Erwitt has been taking pictures since the late forties. This exhibition is a unique and comprehensive survey of his work. Erwitt’s unmistakeable, often witty, style gives us a snapshot of the strange and the mundane over a period of more than half a century, through the lens of one of the era’s finest image-makers. Elliott Erwitt Retrospective Oct 8…
Laurent Baheux: The Family Album of Wild Africa

Laurent Baheux: The Family Album of Wild Africa

Within Laurent Baheux lies a burning desire to preserve nature’s primitive spectacle and take action for the protection of animals, which he does by breathing soul and individuality into his subjects. In The Family Album of Wild Africa, he portrays the intimate bond between the mammals of the Dark Continent and the human race. By emphasising an expression or a posture,…
Wet Plate Collodion Intimate Portraits by Lunar Kostic

Wet Plate Collodion Intimate Portraits by Lunar Kostic

Lunar Kostic has been interested in photography since he was about 6 or 7, and his older brother Bill let me walk around the block with Canon AE-1. He was in the Camera Club in Grade 9, shot 35mm through the 80s, and bought his first ‘point and shoot’ digital in 1997. After 15 years in the field of Medical…