Alec Soth’s New Book Captures the 'Beautiful Mystery of Other Human Beings'
A spiritual experience in Helsinki inspired the artist to take a year off from photography and rethink his method.
Seven Photographers Bring New Energy to Self-Portraiture
They offer fresh directions to one of the oldest photographic genres.
The Power and Privilege Issue
Out of despair, students of color seek meaningful ways to reflect on national politics and social injustice on their own terms.
These Powerful Images Celebrate Artists of Color Amid Lush, Green Backdrops
Naima Green uses photography to honor black creatives in New York and beyond.
Photos of Superheroes Acting Just Like Us
For a third year, the photographer Michael Marcelle captures Comic Con fandom in all its mundane glory.
Jill Freedman Tells Us How She Got to Photograph Warhol and Muhammad Ali
From Studio 54 to the South of France, Jill Freedman found unconventional ways to photograph the world's most famous faces.
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Radically Intimate Photos of Parenthood
In spite of the world’s cruelties, the Israeli-born photographer Elinor Carucci chooses love.
A Photographer Recreates His Family's Lost History
Chad Hilliard's photos build narratives for his African-American ancestors, filling in the blanks left by enslavement and migration.
Kaleidoscopic Mirror Portraits Examine the Vanity of Selfie Culture
By photographing his friends, Matthew Morrocco reflects on the ways social media has changed IRL relationships.
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Peyton Fulford's Intimate and Vulnerable Photos of Queer Southern Youth
With her series “Infinite Tenderness,” the photographer develops a new narrative for LGBTQ kids in the South.
These Surreal Lip Makeovers Are Designed to Make You Uncomfortable
Marius Sperlich's eye-grabbing portraits can take six hours to pose and perfect.
David Lynch Took a Bunch of Nude Photos and They're Really Something Else
A new book crosses his dark gaze with the human body.