michael northrup


This Photographer’s Images Make Up the Best Family Photo Album We’ve Ever Seen

Michael Northrup has been documenting his life—and that of his friends and family—through funny snapshots for nearly four decades. For this year’s photo issue he shared some images from his extensive archive.


These Photos Find Humour In the Banality of Everyday Life

Photographer Michael Northrup says he's motivated by boredom and the fact that he could run out of ideas at any moment.


A Career-Long Love Affair with Strobes and the Perfect Shot

Michael Northrup's unique perspective on the snapshot aesthetic.


The Story Behind the Cover of VICE Magazine's April Issue

"I grew up with this mirror, and there was always a mystique about it."


​The April Issue of VICE Magazine Is Now Online

We spend 72 hours at Hasidic Burning Man, sit down with poet Patricia Lockwood, and more.


MATTE Magazine Presents: Photos That Don't Fit Anywhere

For the latest edition of MATTE, 20 photographers submitted work that they loved but for whatever reason, have never found a home.


Family First

Micheal Northrup has been documenting his life thourgh funny, chaotic snapshots since the early '70s.