I first picked up a camera at about the age of 14 or 15. It was a Nikon Coolpix 885 camera. I hauled it around everywhere. Along the way, I have continually been inspired by others' work in the visual arts and mainly from Henri Cartier Bresson back in the late '60s and the '70s.
My photos reflect the people's lifestyle And show the difference in cultures.
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THE FORM OF LIGHT - SASHA SOBOL
Nudity can be many things. For me, it is vulnerability, strength, gracefulness, and freedom. Most of all, it is human.
THE OTHER SIDE OF SAN DIEGO MIGUEL 'CHROMATIC' VALENCIA
"THIS PROJECT WAS PHOTOGRAPHED TO PRESERVE THE CULTURE AND COMMUNITY. IT COULD ONLY BE CREATED WITH FULL COLLABORATION WITH THESE PEOPLE, AND I THANK THEM FOR TRUSTING ME. THE PROJECT WAS CREATED WITH THE JOINED MISSION OF NOT LETTING THE COMMUNITY BE FORGOTTEN AND PRESENTING THESE NEIGHBORHOODS' REAL, AUTHENTIC LIVES." - MIGUEL 'CHROMATIC' VALENCIA
The Memory Floor - GEOFFREY ANSEL AGRONS
After over four years in the San Francisco Bay area, I returned to the east coast in 2015 to assist in the care of my aging parents. Unfortunately, their physical and cognitive decline proceeded to advance inexorably. Separately, each spent the end of their lives in facilities dedicated to caring for residents with dementia, most commonly the Alzheimer's type. They received excellent support from a dedicated and compassionate staff, and each, in turn, entered hospice until their death.
THE DISAPPEARING SOUL: SELF PORTRAITS IN THE TIME OF COVID
I was fifty years old when I first exhibited a self-portrait. The image was part of a black and white portrait series of breast cancer survivors inspired by my own battle with the disease and the resulting mastectomy.
MOTHER The Wind Is Blowing
Mother is a documentary that chronicles the final six years of my mother's life, her struggle with hoarding, and my grieving process. " - Leon Syfrit
GHAZAL ABBASI: DANCE OF SORROW
I'm an enthusiastic fine art and conceptual photographer. All images were taken in Shiraz, Iran.
BARBARA PEACOCK: AMERICAN BEDROOM Reflections on the Nature of Life
Cai and Claire - Ages 28 & 29. Bliss, Idaho 'Dismantle and rebuild (the urge to destroy is a creative urge, a natural reset) build a home in you, a home in me. Together home is always growing, always being redefined-dismantled, and rebuilt. We see each other; we make space for each other. And here, we are always safe inside.'
NILANGANA BANERJEE: 2 series The 'Selves' | The Lullaby
The series Selves aims to artistically represent the psychological conflicts we face when we weigh ourselves based on socially determined of what is ideal and where we stand with the distorted and one-size that fits all defined.
An Exclusive Interview With Jennifer Carlos
2SERIES: DAUGHTERS OF GOD, REFUGEES CAMP IN THE PARIS AREA
DONNA BASSIN MY OWN WITNESS: RUPTURE AND REPAIR
"We can't control what events happen to us, but we can control how we choose to meet them. More than twenty years ago, I was diagnosed with Scleroderma, a rare autoimmune disease, and given five years to live. Instead of letting the darkness of that diagnosis and its possible outcome rule me, I chose to focus on the present moment.
It can often feel like beauty is in short supply. But for FOUR MODELS who've helped RESHAPE FASHION, it's in a childhood MEMORY, a loved one's SCENT, a movie star's GLAMOUR, and a GLIMPSE of HOME.
This Camera Was the Best of Both Worlds
For decades, the professional and prosumer photography market had been dominated by SLR and DSLR cameras.
Cultural Traditions to Celebrate
Each year, UNESCO compiles traditions, knowledge, skills and art from communities across the globe, in a list of “Intangible Cultural Heritage.” The chosen items are not historical monuments or artifacts, but rather “living expressions inherited from our ancestors.” In a time of rapid globalization, the list serves to recognize and celebrate cultural diversity and highlights how traditional ways of life interact with the contemporary world. From the navigation skills of Micronesian wayfarers to a thousand-year pottery tradition carried by women in northern Peru, here’s a snapshot of this year’s list.
Nikon Z fc
Retro looks and handling, with the best in modern kicks
THE GEAR WE’RE LUSTING AFTER
Food & Drink
Taste of the Holidays
Sony a9 II: A Full-Frame Mirrorless Camera
With the second iteration of its high speed, full-frame mirrorless camera, Sony has concentrated on subtle rather than dramatic improvements.
How to Use Vintage Lenses with Mirrorless Cameras
When you buy a camera that can change lenses, you’re actually limiting your choices when it comes to choosing lenses. For the most part, Canon cameras work with Canon lenses, Nikon lenses with Nikon cameras, Sony lenses work with Sony; you get the idea.
SPYKE AND MIKE
HERE WE ARE MY BTR FRIENDS, the dog days of summer are upon us.
SHUTTER BUG MAGIC
Four readers share their tips for spectacular hummingbird photos.