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Nick Meyer: The Local - LENSCRATCH. ©Nick Meyer, image from The Local (MACK, 2021).

Nick Meyer: The Local - LENSCRATCH

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Please copy the text in the edit box below and insert it manually by editing this page. Upon submitting the note will be published multi-licensed under the terms of the CC-BY-SA-3.0 license and of the GFDL, versions 1.2, 1.3, or any later version. See our terms of use for more details. Add a noteDraw a rectangle onto the image above (press the left mouse button, then drag and release).This file has annotations.

Save To modify annotations, your browser needs to have the XMLHttpRequest object. [[MediaWiki talk:Gadget-ImageAnnotator.js|Adding image note]]$1[[MediaWiki talk:Gadget-ImageAnnotator.js|Changing image note]]$1[[MediaWiki talk:Gadget-ImageAnnotator.js|Removing image note]]$1. Photos: An Ice-Covered Russian Ghost Town. Earlier this week, the photographer Maria Passer visited some of the ice-covered abandoned buildings of Vorkuta, a dwindling coal-mining city north of the Arctic Circle, in Russia’s Komi Republic.

Photos: An Ice-Covered Russian Ghost Town

Temperatures in Vorkuta can drop as low as -58 degrees Fahrenheit in the coldest winter months. Fewer than half of the city’s once-active coal mines still operate today, and the ongoing unemployment crisis has driven residents to leave by the thousands, abandoning huge Soviet-era housing blocks to the elements. Every winter, the snow and ice move in, encrusting what used to be people’s living rooms, offices, and bedrooms. Earlier this week, the photographer Maria Passer visited some of the ice-covered abandoned buildings of Vorkuta, a dwindling coal-mining city north of the Arctic Circle, in Russia’s Komi Republic. Temperatures in Vorkuta can drop as low as -58 degrees Fahrenheit in the coldest winter months. Photographer Captures the Timeless Neo-Noir Side of New York City. New York City has always been known for both its glamour and grit.

Photographer Captures the Timeless Neo-Noir Side of New York City

It's this duality that inspires photographer Nicolas Miller; his neo-noir images capture the cinematic nature of everyday life among the overpasses, high-rises, and neon signs. Miller's pursuit of imperfect light and lonely urban corners produce images that invoke the magic of film noir in the modern age. To achieve this, he looks for weather and light conditions that most photographers would consider far from ideal.

“I love shooting in heavy rain conditions or deep fog,” Miller tells My Modern Met. In signature monochromatic style, Patricia Voulgaris’ photographs are impactful and empowering. Within The Hunter, Patricia’s photographs are chronicling a story that’s just as dark as their monochromatic tones.

In signature monochromatic style, Patricia Voulgaris’ photographs are impactful and empowering

Focusing on violence and how perception can influence a person’s actions, the photographer chose to shoot the images in locations where violence typically occurs: the home, in schools and in the workplace. Salt Water New England: First Snowflakes. Paolo Zerbini photographs Mexico City quite unlike you’ve ever seen it before. Struck immediately, not only by the beauty of the place but also its people, in time, Paolo found his favourite spots for snapping his shutter.

Paolo Zerbini photographs Mexico City quite unlike you’ve ever seen it before

Away from the main tourist areas, away from anywhere remotely recognisable, Paolo comfortably found himself in a setting where the light, architecture and subjects could work their magic all on their own. He met a young bullfighter practising in the park, remembering, “I had to let go of judgement for such a tradition. It’s never easy to leave out your take on a certain thing when feeling so strongly about it. This Facebook Group Is Dedicated To Crappy Wildlife Photos That Are So Bad They're Good (40 New Pics) No matter how good our intentions, no matter how steady our hands, eventually we’ll take a bad nature photo.

This Facebook Group Is Dedicated To Crappy Wildlife Photos That Are So Bad They're Good (40 New Pics)

Professional wildlife photographers aren’t immune to making mistakes, so neither are we. Fortunately, crappy wildlife photos shouldn’t be something that we ought to be embarrassed about—they ought to be celebrated! And the perfect place for that is the Crap Wildlife Photography Facebook community. Lana Z Caplan: History Based Landscapes. ©Lana Z.

Lana Z Caplan: History Based Landscapes

Caplan, Site of Public Execution by Burning at the Stake of Giordano Bruno, February 17, 1600 (Campo de’Fiori, Rome) Henning Rogge: History Based Landscapes. ©Henning Rogge, #41 (Rotterbach und Hacksiefen) I must admit, I do not know a lot about Henning Rogge, nor do I know much about his work beyond what I can see in the images.

Henning Rogge: History Based Landscapes

But what I see I absolutely love, and so, I reached out to Henning, who is based in Hamburg and asked if I could include his work here, to which he graciously agreed. I first came across this series, titled Bombenkrater (Bomb Craters), some years ago in the New York Times Lens Blog. The images are serene color photographs of wooded areas that each contain a similar round depression in the ground made by bombs in the Second World War. This artist handed out cameras across America – here’s what pictures came back. Last year, New York artist Neil Hamamoto embarked on a road trip across the USA in an Airstream-turned-darkroom.

This artist handed out cameras across America – here’s what pictures came back

Though he wasn’t ‘inspired’, per se, by the documentary photographer Robert Frank’s The Americans, the seminal photo series does provide a sort of framework to understand his ambitions. “Road trip, black-and-white photography, America, book,” Neil says. The key difference, however, is that Neil handed the cameras over to the people he met along the way and FREE FILM: USA, the resulting story, offers a unique sort of visual diary of the country. With a background in sculpture and design for the tech industry, this was something of a gear change for Neil. “I’m a conceptual artist making work in a variety of mediums,” he says, “but focus most of my time on sculpture -- using wood, metal and other prefabricated materials. INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'The current moment recontextualises the photos in American Surfaces' In June 1972 the 24-year-old photographer and native New Yorker Stephen Shore set off on a road trip, driving south, through Maryland, Virginia and the Carolinas, into the deep South and Southwest.

Up until this point Shore had shot his work mainly in black and white, though for this road trip he loaded his 35mm Rollei with Kodacolor film, more popular with holidaymakers than fine artists. Shore, like thousands of other amateur photographers, sent his film rolls back to Kodak for processing, and exhibited the small snapshots pasted up on the wall in grid formation in an upmarket New York gallery later that year. Thus, American Surfaces was born. Then as now, the photographer was clearly toying with non-professional modes of picture making; yet no one would ever mistake his 1970s road trip pictures, which are published in our newly updated edition of American Surfaces as a simple vacation record.

Photos of the Week: Social Distancing, Hurdle Race, Masked Tango. Coronavirus close-up, faded star and orchestral operation — February’s best science images. Down to Earth. NASA astronaut Christina Koch emerges from the Soyuz spacecraft, which landed in Kazakhstan on 6 February. Koch returned to Earth after spending 328 days on board the International Space Station (ISS), setting the record for the longest single spaceflight by a woman. Last October, Koch and NASA colleague Jessica Meir performed history’s first all-female spacewalk, to repair a faulty battery unit on the ISS. Cutting cancer. Legendary photographer Stephen Shore kept these photos unseen for decades, until now.

Matt Oswalt's Photos of Seedy LA Liquor Stores. How Yves Klein’s “Leap into the Void” Changed Photography. On a brisk morning in November 1960, Parisians were greeted with a special four-page newspaper placed alongside the weekly Le Journal du Dimanche. It was not a paper known to anyone, and its front page featured a smartly dressed man frozen in curvilinear form, having just flung himself from a second-story roof onto the cement sidewalk below. “A man in space!” The headline proclaimed, announcing the newcomer’s victory over the heated international space race. “The painter of space leaps into the void!” The man was avant-garde artist , and it was his own satirical publication featuring his now-famous image Leap into the Void (1960). Stefanie Schneider’s Photographs Capture the Fragile Beauty of Expired Instant Film. California called to her, as she came of age in the overcast winters of northern Germany.

The desert’s distinctive quality of light and complex visual history resonated with her. “Since childhood I was fascinated by America, primarily through the Hollywood films I saw that portrayed characters pursuing lofty goals, starring in rags-to-riches stories, often set in the vast expansiveness of the land,” Schneider said. She left for San Francisco just after she graduated high school, with no money or resources to her name, working three jobs and saving up for a motorcycle.

After a hit-and-run that left her leg shattered and required 30 surgeries, she moved back to Germany to heal. The year's best photojournalism. A panda bear gets a CT scan at a zoo in Lebniz, Germany. | (Berlin Zoo/Handout via REUTERS) A worker comes through a Tunnel Boring Machine breakthrough point in Ahmedabad, India. | (REUTERS/Amit Dave) The week's best photojournalism.

The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Finalists Are Stunning. 60 Top Sandia Mountains New Mexico Pictures, Photos, & Images. An Uncompromising Look at Photography and Gender. Frozen Lake Michigan Shatters Into Millions Of Pieces And Results In Surreal Imagery. 30 Of The Most Memorable Pics From The 2018 International Landscape Photographer Of The Year Contest.

Documenting the ‘peculiar paradise’ that was Florida. Copyright © 2019 Albuquerque Journal Reflecting on his photography career, Nathan Benn says his best body of work was done in Florida circa 1981. Duchamp Playing Chess with a Nude (Eve Babitz), Duchamp Retrospective, Pasadena Art Museum, A Photo Essay on the Great Depression. 50 Amazing Photos That Won The 2018 Travel Photographer Of The Year Awards. Finnish Photographer Proves Fairy Forests Are Real In Finland (41 Pics) Many people think of Finland as the land of cold weather, darkness, and many forest trees. Award-Winning Photojournalist Disappears In China, And Here Are 21 Of His Pics China Don’t Want You To See. A photographer spent 18 years exploring Mexico and returned with stark photos documenting how different the country is from what Americans think. New York-based photographer Harvey Stein first became fascinated with Mexico as a teenager.

2018 Photomicrography Competition. Dr. Nikon's 2018 Photomicrography Competition: Eye of a Metapocyrtus subquadrulifer beetle. The Grainy and Grisly History of Crime Photography. Nan Wood Graham — Joan Liffring-Zug Bourre. The Secret Photographs of Stanley Kubrick. Stanley Kubrick’s Gritty NYC Photography to Exhibit at Museum of the City of New York.

The Last Photos Of A 14-Year-Old Polish Girl In Auschwitz Get Colorized, And They’ll Break Your Heart. Gallery: Superb imagery from the Sony World Photography Awards. The mind-bending microscopic crystalline photography of Justin Zoll. The fractured fairy tales of photographer Miwa Yanagi. Best Aerial Photos Of 2017 Get Announced By SkyPixel. Eddie Adams' iconic Vietnam War photo: What happened next. Berenice Abbott, the woman who shot ‘the greatest collection of photographs of New York City’ Photographer Finds Locations Of 1960s Postcards To See How They Look Today, And The Difference Is Unbelievable. Future - The hidden signs that can reveal a fake photo. Artist Secretly Photographs His Neighbors In This Controversial Series. 10+ Reasons Not To Trust Photos You See On Social Media.

Earth - Eerie underwater scenes of lost ship and aircraft wrecks. 'Mike Mandel: Good 70s' at San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Pilot Takes Amazing Photos From His Cockpit, And They Will Take Your Breath Away. Todd Webb's photos of New York. Manuel alvarez diestro's photos featuring container landscapes. The disturbing and creepy portrait collages of Phillip Kremer. Drinking Straw Photography. They Live by Night: Photos of gangsters, prostitutes & drag queens from Tokyo’s red light district. This Artist Used A 110-Year-Old Technique To Create Surreal Indoor Landscape Photomontages. I Bring Russian Fairy Tales To Life. How Diane Arbus’s Photographs Capture The Heart of NYC. I Turn Abandoned Spaces Into Fantasy Worlds (NSFW) Man Photoshops Himself Into Pictures Of Kendall Jenner, Makes Them 10 Times Better (NSFW)

Halt Action Group (@dear_ivanka) The Onion’s Best Photojournalism Of 2016. 7 Controversial Photographers. I Gave My 19-Month-Old Son My Old Canon G12: Here’s His POV. Pilot snaps ominous photo of a thunderstorm over the Pacific. Artist Cindy Sherman Embodies 1920s Film Beauties In New Photos. Amazing Worlds – These macro pictures of everyday objects are fascinating. ‘Faking It’ at the Met, a Photography Exhibition. Jay Mark Johnson’s very unusual camera emphasizes time over space.

‘Surveillance Camera Man’ Trolls Seattle. ‘Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher’ - Slide Show. Nikon Small World Photography Competition: Using Photomicrography. Lori Nix diorama photography: Creating post-apocalyptic, tiny dioramas. Marilyn Monroe, Elizabeth Taylor, Josephine Baker: Eve Arnold's Portraits of Hollywood Stars. Boris Savelev / Борис Савельев. Chernobyl Journal: Day One. Leon Borensztein: Awkward family portraits (PHOTOS).

Dina Litovsky: Documenting bachelorette parties (PHOTOS). Mark Klett and Byron Wolfe: Grand Canyon Images Then and Now (PHOTOS). Anne Hardy creates intricate sets that blur the lines between fiction and reality (PHOTOS). Marian Drew: Photographing still lifes of dead animals in Australia (PHOTOS). Jon Crispin: Suitcases from the Willard Asylum for the Insane (PHOTOS). Photos: Everyday objects that look like solar system planets. Weapons of Mass Destruction. Your beautiful eyes. Main : ARTHUR BONDAR. Found at Auction: The Unseen Photographs of a Legend that Never Was. Crazy Russians Illegally Climb Egypt's Great Pyramid And Take A Bunch Of Sick Photographs. Sergey Chilikov: A photographer’s work from during Soviet-era Russia through modern times (PHOTOS).

Drone Over Washington - Rebecca J. Rosen. Scanwiches Book Is Food Porn At Its Finest (PHOTOS) Jon Feinstein's Scanned Fast Food Images Are Both Seductive And Repulsive (PHOTOS) War Photography: Images Of Armed Conflict And Its Aftermath [PHOTOS] These Cookbook Photos Redefine What Fresh Seafood Looks Like : The Salt.

David Lynch’s abandoned factory photographs will unnerve you. 20 Rare Historical Photos (history, rare, photos, war, past. Haunting Photographs Of Decaying Portraits On Forgotten Tombstones. Pilot Captures Crazy-Surreal Photo Series By Basically Just Sticking His Camera Out The Cockpit.