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Since the 1980s, one of the most-discussed interpreters of fashion internationally. Photographs in black-and-white using a pictorial language that takes its lead from early German cinema and from the free dance of the 1920s. Childhood in Duisburg (North Rhine-Westphalia). Employed as a window dresser for the Karstadt and Horten department stores in Duisburg. At 18, […]

Winston Link (American, December 16, 1914–January 30, 2001)  was a commercial photographer that helped establish rail photography as a hobby and push the limits of night photography. Today we celebrate him and his amazing work. Link’s introduction to photography came at a young age from his father. He soon grew to love the art, and went […]

Born in Paris to Polish parents Jeanloup Sieff (1933 – 2000) began shooting fashion photography in 1956 and joined the Magnum Agency in 1958, which enabled him to travel extensively. Settling in New York for much of the sixties he worked for Esquire, Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue and Elle, photographing celebrities such as Jane Birkin, Yves […]

Every year, some extraordinary photographs and moments happen at The Sundance Film Festival. Photographer Victoria Will is no stranger to them, having covered the Festival for the past four years. In the past, Will has created straightforward (and stunning) photographs of celebrities in attendance, but this year, she decided to try something new—and also incredibly challenging. Check out […]

Remembering Saul Leiter 1923-2013 A self-taught photographer, Leiter undertook his artistic education by spending every summer in the library of the University of Pittsburgh and visiting exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He devoted himself primarily to painting and it is thanks to the abstract expressionist painter Richard Poussette-Dart that he […]

About A Photograph – Acey Harper “Private Acts” aceyharper.com/ This photograph comes from the book Private Acts, photographed by California based photographer, Acey Harper. These stunning photographs by Acey Harper expose the art of the acrobat, where nerve, muscle and fierce concentration conspire to defy mortal limits. Photo : Morgaine Rosenthal hangs by her mouth […]

One of the most renowned photographers of the interwar period, Brassaï’s reputation rests on contributions to both commercial and avant-garde photography. His long-time friend, the author Henry Miller, nicknamed him “The Eye of Paris” for his devotion to the city, and he was close to many of its artists. His enduring relationship with Picasso in […]

Chances are if you walked past a National Geographic photographer on the street, you wouldn’t know it—and that’s how they like it. As photographer and Editor at Large Michael “Nick” Nichols puts it, “I want people to remember the pictures, not my name or what I look like.” But as part of our 125th anniversary […]

The shorts were… well… short, the pads were shit, the hair was long, the deck was thin, the socks were high, the kick was invisible, the ollie was but a dream and the skating was pure. Free from a multi-billion dollar industry and free from fame seeking egos, the mid seventies represent the adolesence of […]

This short profile film on Marty Knapp is a personal project. Marty has been photographing the landscapes of Northern California and the surrounding areas near Point Reyes for over 25 years. His work portrays the coastal wilderness area in the classic manner of the great American landscape photographer. martyknapp.com Director: Logan Kelsey verticalonline.com Camera: RED […]