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Satisfactory Glitches: Tracing the Inspiration Behind Feng Li’s “White Night”

In an endless stream of absurd moments frozen by the flash of his camera, this photographer has a knack for capturing the darker, peculiar side of the mundane events that surround him.
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Satisfactory Glitches: Tracing the Inspiration Behind Feng Li’s “White Night”

In an endless stream of absurd moments frozen by the flash of his camera, this photographer has a knack for capturing the darker, peculiar side of the mundane events that surround him.

Tribes

These unique in-situ photographs—taken on a beach in Spain—use traditional portrait techniques and theatrical elements to present a study of humanity in repose.
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Tribes

These unique in-situ photographs—taken on a beach in Spain—use traditional portrait techniques and theatrical elements to present a study of humanity in repose.

The Interpretation of Images: Retaining Our Humanity in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

AI can now interpret photographs with amazing accuracy while also generating fake images that look believably real — so what can humans do to retain an advantage in the world of imagery?
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The Interpretation of Images: Retaining Our Humanity in the Age of Artificial Intelligence

AI can now interpret photographs with amazing accuracy while also generating fake images that look believably real — so what can humans do to retain an advantage in the world of imagery?

In Brutal Presence:  Documenting the Impact of the Grenfell Tower Tragedy

Turning a critical eye to the impact of gentrification on London’s North Kensington district, photographer Nicola Muirhead uses her camera to record how residents have been affected by the tragic Grenfell fire. 
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In Brutal Presence:  Documenting the Impact of the Grenfell Tower Tragedy

Turning a critical eye to the impact of gentrification on London’s North Kensington district, photographer Nicola Muirhead uses her camera to record how residents have been affected by the tragic Grenfell fire. 

Chasing Light Through Color: A Conversation with Liz Nielsen

This artist’s lifelong fascination with luminous color sparked her resolve to put the camera aside, instead using her photographic materials to capture pure representations of light and synaesthesia.
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Chasing Light Through Color: A Conversation with Liz Nielsen

This artist’s lifelong fascination with luminous color sparked her resolve to put the camera aside, instead using her photographic materials to capture pure representations of light and synaesthesia.

Chasing Light Through Colour: A Conversation with Liz Nielsen

This artist’s lifelong fascination with luminous colour sparked her resolve to put the camera aside, instead using her photographic materials to capture pure representations of light and synaesthesia.
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Chasing Light Through Colour: A Conversation with Liz Nielsen

This artist’s lifelong fascination with luminous colour sparked her resolve to put the camera aside, instead using her photographic materials to capture pure representations of light and synaesthesia.

Fragmented Bodies and Disjointed Space

Documenting her exploration of the body in relation to memory and space, artist Patricia Voulgaris creates magnetic photographs that invite her viewer to contemplate their own physical presence in relation to their surroundings.
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Fragmented Bodies and Disjointed Space

Documenting her exploration of the body in relation to memory and space, artist Patricia Voulgaris creates magnetic photographs that invite her viewer to contemplate their own physical presence in relation to their surroundings.

Deep Park

Strolling around Prospect Park in Brooklyn with a cart full of photographic gear in tow, Bruce Polin creates revealing, compelling portraits of New York City’s diverse inhabitants.
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Deep Park

Strolling around Prospect Park in Brooklyn with a cart full of photographic gear in tow, Bruce Polin creates revealing, compelling portraits of New York City’s diverse inhabitants.

Virtually Invisible

“These portraits present the diversity of gender: there are as many ways to live as there are people, and each one deserves a closer look.” This photographer uses her camera to offer agency to her non-binary subjects, allowing them to frame their own potr
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Virtually Invisible

“These portraits present the diversity of gender: there are as many ways to live as there are people, and each one deserves a closer look.” This photographer uses her camera to offer agency to her non-binary subjects, allowing them to frame their own potrayals.

Who’s Driving Tokyo?

In Japan, drivers rated “y ūryō untensh”—excellent driver—have their own stands at major stations and special markings on their cabs. Highly-rated drivers offer their passengers solitude and privacy. Here, a series of street portraits that pay homa
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Who’s Driving Tokyo?

In Japan, drivers rated “y ūryō untensh”—excellent driver—have their own stands at major stations and special markings on their cabs. Highly-rated drivers offer their passengers solitude and privacy. Here, a series of street portraits that pay homage to these respected professionals.

Just Like You, But Different

Drawn to the gestures and forms in old amateur photographs, photographer Fiona Struengmann highlights their compelling subject matter by chemically altering her collected images. The resulting series is a commentary on how photography contributes to memory ac
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Just Like You, But Different

Drawn to the gestures and forms in old amateur photographs, photographer Fiona Struengmann highlights their compelling subject matter by chemically altering her collected images. The resulting series is a commentary on how photography contributes to memory across generations.    

Best of July 2018: Deadlines for Competitions, Grants, Festivals and More

Our editors have put together a curated list of worthwhile (and imminent) deadlines for photographers, as well as some upcoming festivals around the world—have a look and best of luck! 
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Best of July 2018: Deadlines for Competitions, Grants, Festivals and More

Our editors have put together a curated list of worthwhile (and imminent) deadlines for photographers, as well as some upcoming festivals around the world—have a look and best of luck! 

Todd Hido On “Homes at Night” and Illustrating Memories in Photography

A conversation about balancing emotion and concept, finding inspiration in photobooks, and the traits he recognizes in promising aspiring artists.
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Todd Hido On “Homes at Night” and Illustrating Memories in Photography

A conversation about balancing emotion and concept, finding inspiration in photobooks, and the traits he recognizes in promising aspiring artists.

Natural Deceptions: Disorienting and Deceiving Portraits of Womanhood

What does it mean to be a beautiful woman? In this book, photographer Natalie Krick plays with the viewer’s expectations and preconceptions about imagery of sensual women.
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Natural Deceptions: Disorienting and Deceiving Portraits of Womanhood

What does it mean to be a beautiful woman? In this book, photographer Natalie Krick plays with the viewer’s expectations and preconceptions about imagery of sensual women.

Photography and Social Change: Dorothea Lange and the Politics of Seeing

A new exhibition of Dorothea Lange’s work at the Barbican Centre in London offers a more expansive outlook on the photographer’s life as a trailblazing social documentarian.
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Photography and Social Change: Dorothea Lange and the Politics of Seeing

A new exhibition of Dorothea Lange’s work at the Barbican Centre in London offers a more expansive outlook on the photographer’s life as a trailblazing social documentarian.

Behind the Scenes with HuffPost’s Photography Director

Christy Havranek speaks about the “craft” of visual journalism, the indispensability of photo editors, and the importance of knowing your audience when you’re putting together a pitch. 
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Behind the Scenes with HuffPost’s Photography Director

Christy Havranek speaks about the “craft” of visual journalism, the indispensability of photo editors, and the importance of knowing your audience when you’re putting together a pitch. 

Lord of the Mangrove

Amidst the roots of the tallest mangrove trees in the world, young concheros (or shell pickers) hunt for the precious black shells that will support their families. Felipe Jacome has photographed this practice for a decade.
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Lord of the Mangrove

Amidst the roots of the tallest mangrove trees in the world, young concheros (or shell pickers) hunt for the precious black shells that will support their families. Felipe Jacome has photographed this practice for a decade.

The Bombs They Carried

Portraits of resilience and strength—these young women were captured by Boko Haram and forced to carry suicide bombs. But instead of succumbing to their captors’ torments and committing a violent act, they resisted.
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The Bombs They Carried

Portraits of resilience and strength—these young women were captured by Boko Haram and forced to carry suicide bombs. But instead of succumbing to their captors’ torments and committing a violent act, they resisted.

Wilted

Inspired by the subjectivity of storytelling, photographer Dylan Hausthor creates images that question and bring to light the frenetic nature of visual memory.
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Wilted

Inspired by the subjectivity of storytelling, photographer Dylan Hausthor creates images that question and bring to light the frenetic nature of visual memory.

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