Laundromats of New York City by Snorri

As one half of the directing duo the Snorri Brothers, Snorri directed numerous high profile spots and campaigns for a variety of blue chip clients as well as smaller independent projects. After the dissolution of the Snorri Brothers Snorri signed with Bob Industries for commercial representation. “For all its squalor and despair, the laundromat has…

A Trip to South Korea

“While neighboring North Korea makes worldwide headlines with threats and demands, South Koreans have adjusted slightly to possible dangers, but largely carry on with their everyday lives. The war that halted in 1953 reverberates strongly today, including the continued strong presence of U.S. military forces near the demilitarized zone that separates the two Koreas. South…

Lincoln Clarkes: Cyclists

   Lincoln Clarkes wants this to be about the photographs. And it’s easy to get entirely caught up in the gaze of his celebrity portraits, or the brute force of police in his protest shots. You ride a wave of psychedelia at the Burning Man Festival, or get lost in a haze of heroin addiction.…

The Patrick Demarchelier exhibit at A. Galerie

Located in the heart of Paris’ 16th arrondissement, A. Galerie, has become the first gallery in the Alma area of the city to dedicate itself to photography and contemporary art. Opting to exhibit most notably the works of Martin Schoeller, Albert Watson and Rankin, gallery director Arnaud Adida has now opted to collaborate with photographer Patrick Demarchelier for this new summer exhibit. Titled quite…

Julija Goyd: Couples and Nudes

Julija Goyd is born 1979 in Vilnius (Lithuania). Lives and works in Berlin. “I began my journey with education in economics and work in the field of financial management. After a few years of professional work in finance, I gravitated to a new world of acting, advertising and fashion design. My decision to work in…

Maurizio Galimberti: The Polaroid’s Master

“Maurizio Galimberti, celebrated master of the Polaroid camera, lands in Venice until May 12th 2013 with retrospective “Paesaggio Italia” (Landscape of Italy). 150 images, accompanied by a book, that retrace his personal Grand Tour of the peninsula. From the early 90s to today, this project joins for the first time all the creative forms he…

Lu Cong

  Lu Cong was born in Shanghai, in February 1978.  He immigrated to the United States in 1989 at the age of 11.  After graduating from the University of Iowa with degrees in Biology and Art in 2000, Lu chose to pursue portrait art over medicine.  His early works were large and sensational, though they…

Celebrity Home by Douglas Friedman

Douglas Friedman was born and raised in New York City in 1972. He studied Anthropology and Documentary Film Making at Occidental College in Los Angeles. Post graduation, Douglas worked for a few years making movies in the film industry. After working on SE7EN, The Game, and Fight Club as assistant to director David Fincher; Douglas…

KL Photoawards 2013 Winners

The Winners of Kuala Lumpur Photographic Awards 2013: 1ST PRIZE SUPRANAV DASH, USA Master Band-Party Boys, $6, On Assignment, India 2ND PRIZE DAVID CHANCELLOR, SOUTH AFRICA Hunter with giraffe, Ladysmith, South Africa (from the series ‘Hunters’) 3RD PRIZE LIM LI-LING, MALAYSIA Lui De Hwa, Hokkien wayang extra actor HIGHLY COMMENDED CHONG WEILUN, SINGAPORE Please Mind…

I Survived Skatopia by Adam Amengual

“Skatopia is a small skateboard/anarchist commune in southern Ohio. Every June around 500 people gather from all around the US to participate in Bowl Bash; four days of music, skating, and debauchery. In these portraits I have tried to catch the participants in moments away from the chaos.” Adam Amengual was born in Queens, NY…

Profoto Silver & Light, Part II

(part I here, via Profoto) Our objective with the Silver & Light project is to travel through America and photograph the people and land. As I was searching for subjects and locations to shoot, I almost overlooked what was right in front of me. One of my childhood friends has a daughter named Madison. Most…

Soldiers Face by Suzanne Opton

Contemplative Portraits of American soldiers between tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. Suzanne Opton has been photographing soldiers since 2004. Opton is the recipient of a 2009 Guggenheim Fellowship. Her photographs of soldiers are included in the permanent collections of the Brooklyn Museum, The Cleveland Museum of Art, the Library of Congress and The…

A Master of Fashion Photography: Ruven Afanador

  “Ruven Afanador is an internationally renowned photographer of limitless imagination, powerful vision and profound sense of self. His work is distinguished by an opulent classicism nuanced by an irreverent point of view. His idiosyncratic visual language is informed by the fierce emotion and lavish style of his Latin American heritage, filtered by an exquisitely…

Mother and Daughter by Ugne Henriko

This project explores a relationship between my mother and me. Through genetic and characteristic similarities I am trying to look into the general idea of being a copy of somebody else. To achieve this I have recreated my mother’s old photographs with myself in them, as a reflection of her. My aim is not only…

Natasja Maria Fourie

NATASJA MARIA FOURIE is an image maker, a story teller and artist based in Cape Town, South Africa. She studied visual communication and furthered her studies in art and advertising. But decided to pursue a career in fashion photography and directing. At the age of 20 she left for London where she did a work placement at…

Inverted Landscapes Projected by Camera Obscura

Cuban-born artist Abelardo Morell takes photos of impressionistic, inverted cityscapes and landscapes projected onto walls via an unusual camera obscura. He converts full-size rooms into a giant camera obscura through a tiny pinhole and unites the outside world with a variety of interiors. The results are incredible. He’s since switched to color and now frequently…