With the progression of the ever-changing modern times comes two phenomena regarding man’s connection to nature. One is his very longing for it, and the other being that he uses modern means to reconnect to it — in evermore sophisticated though rugged ways. The book The Outsiders: New Outdoor Activity gloriously captures that very essence, serving [...]


11 Apr
Sixty finalists left in the 11th annual worldwide competition

In what has become an annually awaited photo-op in camera viewfinders and web browsers everywhere, Smithsonian has just announced the finalists in its 11th annual photography contest. In a contest that spanned across 132 countries and well over 50,000 entries, Smithsonian has gotten the finalists down to sixty photos in six categories: The Natural World, Travel, [...]


If you’re like us, you probably live by the Golden Rule. You’re probably also a paranoid schizophrenic who thinks the world is watching you, which explains the stockpile of tin foil, but doesn’t explain the stacks of newspapers or the brazen display of vulgarity you engage in when home alone. We can see you when [...]


LA streetwear powerhouse The Hundreds tap photographer Van Styles’ V/SUAL brand for a collaborative holiday collection for 2013. There’s also t-shirts involved in the collection, but really we’re just interested in Van Styles’ nifty camera work (much like with his “MIA/LA” Skateboard Deck Collection), because nothing says Xmas like a nice pair of sweater pillows boobies. [...]


Sure, some think collage is the refuge of the untalented, your angry ex-girlfriend or those in the depths of a sordid weeklong meth binge. But that would be inaccurate — the medium is rife with creative minds blending the best of contemporary mediums into a multimedia smorgasbord. Painting, illustration and photography are reworked and re-purposed [...]


British photographer Terry O’Neill made a name for himself shooting the most prominent stars of the 1960s, quickly moving up the ranks from his first gig shooting Laurence Olivier to following around the likes of The Rolling Stones, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, The Beatles, and Bridgette Bardot. Later in his career O’Neill landed perhaps his [...]


Benedikt Taschen and Sebastião Salgado talk in this 5-minute long video below about the 32 destinations visited by the latter — most of which had no roads leading to them except the ones made by human footprints. Salgado also discusses the effects the making of his book Migrations had on him — how the subject matter he chose [...]


The world of “erotic photography” can span from the truly tasteful to the baseline pornographic, from the salacious to the elegantly subtle. The masters — as underscored in Ellen von Unwerth’s superb Fräulein Book — can make the art seem dignified and worthy of coffee table tome status. The more sophomoric, on the other hand, can [...]

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