Tag: Photography

dead space by finbarr fallon documents the hyperdense vertical graveyards of hong kong

british architectural photographer and designer, finbarr fallon, has turned his attention to hong kong for his latest photo series titled ‘dead space’, which depicts the hyperdense graveyards of the city. as a response to extreme urban density, combined with chinese feng shui tradition, the graveyards occupy the city’s steep mountainsides overlooking the coastal shorelines. rippling […]

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Two Photographers Explain How To Capture The Instagram Travel Aesthetic In The Wild

Brandon Woelfel/Dixie Dixon/Uproxx The days of looking at your friend’s Instagram travel photos with envy are gone. Why shouldn’t you be the person who gets comments like “OMG SO GOOD,” or “#goals,” or “Do you accept money for prints because I would totally hang this on my wall!” (to which I have to say, Kevin, […]

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The New American Homeless

Last August, Cokethia Goodman returned home from work to discover a typed letter from her landlord in the mailbox. She felt a familiar panic as she began to read it. For nearly a year, Goodman and her six children—two of them adopted after being abandoned at birth—had been living in a derelict but functional three-bedroom […]

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Commuting Has Always Been Soul-Crushing, but There Are Inspiring Options

As a matter of principle, it shouldn’t be such misery to get somewhere you don’t even want to go. That’s why commuting to work can awaken elemental feelings of dread, powerlessness and rage. You strategize. You wake early. You wedge your body into an obscenely packed subway or inch your car along a planet-killing freeway. […]

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Barbara Crane, 91, Dies; Photographer Found Abstract in the Ordinary

Barbara Crane, an abstract photographer whose camera transformed mundane objects into provocative, playful and sometimes frightening fantasies, died on Aug. 7 at her home in Chicago. She was 91. Her death was confirmed by her son, Bruce. In contrast to the work of many of her colleagues, what she viewed from behind the lens was […]

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wedged wonders celebrates italy’s era-defining concept cars from the late 1960s

photographer, retoucher and visual historian, docubyte — the pseudonym of james ball — celebrates the futuristic italian wedge concept car in a masterfully colorful, digital restoration series titled ‘wedged wonders’. the photo series brings together a multitude of era-defining concept cars made between 1968-79 by the famous carrozzeria — the italian, avant-garde vehicle styling houses. […]

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Could Your House Be an Instagram Star?

Erin Vogelpohl has tried mixing darker blues and greens into the décor of her five-bedroom house in Dallas, but they don’t play well with her 447,000 Instagram followers. So she sticks with a soft blush palette, the millennial pink that is ubiquitous on Instagram, and in her living room. For home-décor Instagram influencers like Ms. […]

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Toni Morrison Dancing: Photos of the Author at Work and Play

There’s an image that will stay with me forever: Toni Morrison, Bill T. Jones and Max Roach were all onstage together. Toni Morrison read her beautiful text, Max Roach was at the drums and Bill T. Jones was dancing. And at the end of the evening, Jones took Morrison in his arms and waltzed across […]

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Vogue Beyoncé Portrait Heading to Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

A striking portrait of Beyoncé, shot by the rising photographer Tyler Mitchell for Vogue’s all-important September issue last year, is on its way to the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington. Mr. Mitchell, who is the first African-American photographer and one of the youngest to shoot a cover for Vogue, announced the news online on […]

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human vs city by kris provoost portrays humanity amid the density of chongqing, china

for his latest photo-series, titled ‘human vs city’, architect and photographer kris provoost has captured the sprawling and immensely populated megalopolis of chongqing in china. if the surrounding areas are taken into account, chongqing’s population reaches more than 30 million. upon viewing this landscape of densely packed high-rise residential complexes from afar, provoost was compelled […]

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The Bride, the Groom and the Greek Sunset: A Perfect Wedding Picture

ImageFu Cihang, left, and Yao Kai posing for their pre-wedding pictures on the Greek island of Santorini.CreditLaura Boushnak for The New York Times SANTORINI, Greece — The bride wore a sparkling tiara and a flowing red wedding gown, her fifth matrimonial ensemble of the day. The groom wore a silver tuxedo and the fatigued look of […]

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In Chicago, Overlooked Achievements by L.G.B.T.Q. Artists

CHICAGO — Because photographs record a moment that has passed, they are by nature poignant. But a particularly bittersweet mood infuses an ambitious exhibition here of photographs, paintings and videos of L.G.B.T.Q. art. The show, titled “About Face: Stonewall, Revolt and New Queer Art,” through Aug. 10 at the Wrightwood 659 art exhibition space, is […]

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naomi watanabe serves body positivity as a platform for shu uemura cosmetics

tokyo-based makeup brand shu uemura has tapped the talents of naomi watanabe for its second collaboration with the plus-size model, otherwise known as the ‘beyoncé of japan’. the ad campaign, titled ‘now me’, sees the model sandwiching products between her body and a sheet of transparent plexiglass to create a series of striking images where […]

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