Photography

Swimming Pools By Franck Bohbot

Swimming Pools By Franck Bohbot

The French born, New York based artist Franck Bohbot focuses mainly on places and people. In his series Swimming Pools Bohbot’s images capture the souls and architecture of pools in his homeland’s capital. The pool is a place of longing for coolness, refreshment, vacations or even luxury. Looking at the images you can smell the scent of …

With Marilyn: An Evening/1961

With Marilyn: An Evening/1961

Marilyn Monroe was the quintessential American sex symbol and, to this day, still personifies the glitz and glamour of the American Hollywood industry. In With Marilyn: An Evening/1961 (Glitterati Incorporated, ISBN 978-0983270201, $60), photographer Douglas Kirkland presents an extraordinary collection of photographs that allows us to pry into the mysterious woman, unveiling an intimate night …


Targets By Herlinde Koelbl

Targets By Herlinde Koelbl

With her new, international art project Targets (Prestel, ISBN 978-3-7913-4848-0, roughly $75) one of Germany’s most widely discussed photographers Herlinde Koelbl deals with military training and the cultural differences that are reflected in the targets used for shooting practice in the different countries. The photographs, which were taken over a period of six years in …

An American Odyssey

An American Odyssey

An American Odyssey (Taschen, ISBN 978-3836542104, $200) is rediscovering the first color photographs of The New World. Majestic color photochroms of American life and landscapes around the turn of the 20th century from the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Rockies to the Tropic of Cancer, the North American landscape is as diverse as it is …

A Ruined Set Of Film From India

A Ruined Set Of Film From India

Currently residing in Chicago, Nicole Lane is a pop singing, horror reading, analog photographer who finds solace in the depths of the darkroom as well as other disciplines. Her work involves issues relating to identity and the loss of it through various processes and techniques. Nicole Lane is a recent graduate from Guilford College where she …


Underground Skateparks Documentary

Underground Skateparks Documentary

This book DIY/Underground Skateparks (Prestel, ISBN 978-3-7913-4943-5, $50) by Irish photographer and skateboarder Richard Gilligan is the re-edition of the first publication by 19/80 Editions. Gilligan spent four years travelling through Europe and the US to photograph DIY skateparks. DIY can be described as a movement within skateboarding which operates outside civic and societal norms. …

Photo Film Screenprint Series

Photo Film Screenprint Series

Jerome Daksiewicz created a series of (mostly vintage) prints for Nomo to celebrate the history of analog film photography. Since the first official photograph in 1827 by Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, it has been estimated that over one trillion photographs have been printed. Since the advent of the digital camera, photo film production has been on …

Tap And Dye’s Legacy Porter Shoulder Camera Strap

Tap And Dye’s Legacy Porter Shoulder Camera Strap

Tap & Dye camera straps are for style conscious individuals who are passionate about photography and gear. The company specializes in gorgious handcrafted leather goods with a focus on camera straps. The new addition to the Legacy line of camera straps is being called Porter (can be cut from 34" [86 cm] up to 52" [132 …


Luxi Light Meter Attachement For iPhone 5/5s

Luxi Light Meter Attachement For iPhone 5/5s

Luxi Light Meter ($35) is a diffusion dome for accurate light and color metering that clips over your smartphone's front-facing camera. When used with the App, Luxi enables the iPhone to serve as a professional-quality light meter and gets you get in the game for less than a tenth the cost of a traditional one. …

Photo Book Features 55 Of The Most Important Women Photographers

Photo Book Features 55 Of The Most Important Women Photographers

"In a profession like this it is both an advantage and a disadvantage to be a woman ... From time to time, I have been able to take photos where my male colleagues had failed ... Not many women work as photo reporters, a profession that requires absolute health, patience, and curiosity, as well as …

Alone By Rebecca Toh

Alone By Rebecca Toh

Singapore based commercial and editorial photographer Rebecca Toh is hugely influenced by the ability of a film to tell moving, layered stories, and thus works to inject this sense of the cinematic - the emotion, the life, the warmth - into the images of her short series Alone. Toh explains, that "when I think back …


Overgrowth – A Collaborative Artistic Project

Overgrowth – A Collaborative Artistic Project

Overgrowth is a ongoing collaborative artistic project created by Parker Fitzgerald, the photographer that takes most of the images for Kinfolk magazine and floral designer Riley Messina. Inspired by a pursuit of beauty, Messina combines classically thoughtful botanical designs with Fitzgerald's carefully considered film images in an expression of the multifaceted relationship between humankind and …

Annie Leibovitz's Sumo-Sized Book

Annie Leibovitz’s Sumo-Sized Book

Annie Leibovitz has been a working photographer for 40 years. She was the chief photographer for Rolling Stone and then the first contributing photographer for the revived Vanity Fair. In addition to her editorial work at Vanity Fair, and later at Vogue, she has created several award-winning advertising campaigns. She has been designated a Living …


Fashion Up Your Gear

Fashion Up Your Gear

A simple way to customize your photo gear to reflect your own style is to use a custom camera strap. Brown is probably one of the most popular colors when it comes to dyeing leather hides and Istanbul-based commercial photographer F. Aydin Yunusoglu and Funda Yunusoglu from Redier just had to use this classic look …

Nikon Df Experience User's Guide

Nikon Df Experience User’s Guide

The introduction of the Nikon Df brings forth a unique camera in the Nikon DSLR line-up. With its retro-inspired design and manually controlled dials for exposure settings, it recalls the appearance and operation of classic Nikon film SLRs such as the F2S, F3, and FM models. Take control of your Nikon Df with Douglas J. …

The Story Of A Photographer And His New York City

The Story Of A Photographer And His New York City

At the close the of film noir classic The Naked City, the narrator famously proclaims: 'There are eight million stories in the Naked City. This has been one of them.' The film took its title from Weegee's seminal book of New York photographs published in 1945. In our time, an equally compelling presence roams the …


Animalia By Kevin Lee

Animalia By Kevin Lee

The word "animal" comes from the Latin word animalis, meaning "having breath". In everyday colloquial usage the word incorrectly excludes humans. Kevin WY Lee’s street photography Animalia is a unique piece of visual documentary, a short poem. In Animalia (disambiguation) the founder of The Invisible Photographer Asia (IPA) gives a imaginative view on the taxonomic …

Water Changes Everything

Water Changes Everything

Sherry Ott and Charlie Grosso hit the road with an auto rickshaw (tuk tuk), across the length of India (3500km), as a part of the Rickshaw Run by charity:water to raise $15,000 to bring 750 people clean water. Many of us have no idea what it's like to be thirsty. We have plenty of water to …

Muhammadiyah Welfare Home By Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz

Muhammadiyah Welfare Home By Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz

The photographs and documentary of the Muhammadiyah Welfare Home by Megat Ibrahim Mahfuz serve as a reminder of what visual storytelling can do for the storyteller, not just by way of telling a story but to use it as a means of coming to terms with existing conditions and recognising the similarities, the hopes and …


Lomography Super Photo Spray

Lomography Super Photo Spray

Lomography invented the Lomography Super Photo Spray; it’s a brand new spray which allows you to take photos on any kind of 35mm film, without having to use a camera! This new technology will completely change the way we take photos – no longer do you need to carry a bulky camera around to shoot …

A Printer That Polaroids Your Instagram Pics

A Printer That Polaroids Your Instagram Pics

More photographs are being taken today than at any point in human history, and yet something is missing. The sheer amount of digital photos have in some way marginalized and degraded the value of those very special moments we want to capture. Hold those special photos in your hands again! Free your images from behind …

Fictions By Filip Dujardin

Fictions By Filip Dujardin

Fiction (Hajte Cantz, ISBN 978-3-7757-3802-6, $60) is the first monograph on the sophisticated architectural photography by the young architectural Belgian photographer Filip Dujardin. Dujardin has been working on a series since 2007 whose humor and entertainment value is accompanied by references to art history: Fictions presents wonderful objects in conceptional subjectivity and is full of …