I can hardly imagine a place more versatile than my bedroom. It’s a place of rest, sleep, mental recharge; a place for reading, writing, lazy mornings, cuddles, and so much more. Photographer Barbara Peacock recognizes the intimacy and meaning of one’s bedroom, so she started a project that’s all about it. For the past six years, she has traveled all over the US capturing the essence of people and their bedrooms in a stunning series of photos she named American Bedroom.
Jason Lee is one of those actors who’s equally good behind the camera as he is in front of it. Aside from being a talented actor and skillful skater, he’s also into photography and he’s darn good at it. In this video, Tatiana Hopper introduces you to the work of this multi-talented man.
If you plan to apply for a U.S. visa, here comes an unpleasant surprise. The State Department is now requiring almost all visa applicants to submit their social media usernames, including your Flickr and Instagram accounts.
The stories behind our work, especially personal projects about which we’re passionate, can be very powerful. This is often true of documentary photographers. They’re capturing a record of our global history. One day, perhaps sooner than we think, they’ll show future generations about the world we live in today.
That’s the driving force behind photographer Danny Wilcox Frazier’s project. He’s been travelling the American Midwest to document the small towns that are rapidly disappearing. He documents the real life of their residents, and this short film from Adobe follows him on this journey.
Photography at it’s core is an art form.
As photographers, we sometimes get so caught up with the aesthetic or technical challenges of creating pretty pictures that we forget that art is supposed to challenge us intellectually, to help us see things in different ways, to inspire debate.
“Nothing To See” is an artistic statement on the current state of politics in America – a protest of sorts, but also an invitation to action…
This effective photo series by American photographer, Sage Sohier, provides a remarkably beautiful storyline to her latest book, At Home With Themselves. The 122 page book documents the lives of same sex couples living in America in the 1980’s, a time shrouded by fear as a frenzied public struggled to better understand the AIDS epidemic that had just began sweeping through the gay community. It was the pain of the AIDS crisis that inspired Sohier to embark on the project in 1986. After watching more and more gay men fall victim to the disease, Sohier began seeking out same sex couples that would allow her to visit their homes and take candid photos of them where they are most at ease.[Read More…]