photo essay

The Signs of Life: Daniel Zakharov

Late last year, we featured the work of Daniel Zakharov in an installment of Five For Friday for his series Modern Wilderness. Recently, Daniel completed a new series of 200 photographs called The Signs of Life, in which he explores everyday objects (and some not so everyday) in the windows of houses around his neighborhood. “It all […]

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A City Of Characters: One in 8 Million

“New York is a city of characters. The Green Thumb whose community garden in a Brooklyn housing project shows children that eggs don’t come from eggplant. The Dictaphone Doctor, last of a dying breed. The Jury Clerk, who says ‘Good morning’ 200 times a day, and means it. The Teenage Mother. The Tabloid Photographer. The […]

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Damir Sagolj

In The Wake of Fukushima

On March 11, 2011, a magnitude 9.0 earthquake occurred off the coast of Japan, triggering tsunami waves that reached an estimated 41 feet in height and travelled more than 6 miles inland in the Iwate Prefecture and the Sendai area of the country. The earthquake was so powerful that it actually moved the island of Japan approximately 8 feet to the east. […]

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Athletes Among Us - Jordan Matter

Athletes Among Us: Jordan Matter

Last year, photographer Jordan Matter produced a wonderful series of images, called Dancers Among Us. The series was wildly popular and yielded a best-selling book that was praised by everyone from The Washington Post to Diane Sawyer. Matter is back with a brand new project which draws, at least in part, in his own experiences growing up. […]

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Eugene Richards

The Ripening: Artists In Their 80s

There’s a fantastic article up on LightBox right now that begins: “Time is rough on a lot of life pursuits. Athletes dwindle. Dancers pull tendons. Politicians? It varies. But artists, if they work it right, they ripen.” The photo essay, which was commissioned by TIME, allowed photographer Eugene Richards to spend seven months photographing a number […]

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