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Photography: The Mysterious Universe of Juan Marcos

Juan Marcos was 17 when his photography teacher in his native Ecuador planted a seed in him by foretelling his future as a professional photographer. His passion for photography is exclusive, and ten years later, the prophetic words of his childhood teacher are being fulfilled. After having spent his academic years in Madrid at Escuela … read more

Naked Calendar of Artsy Residents in Bushwick

When we think of artists lofts, it’s likely that a similar picture comes to most of our minds. Maybe it involves paint cans, canvases, instruments or half empty coffee mugs and ashtrays. Regardless of what we each imagine, a place like this does exist outside of our dreams at 345 Eldert Street. Located on the east side of Bushwick, Brooklyn, the Eldert Lofts are busting at the walls with artist types. Although these lofts fulfill most our dreams by appearance, it hasn’t always been sunny days and good times for the building’s residents. … read more

Time Travel — Body Art Projection by Davis Ayer

Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Davis Ayer is a fashion photographer now based in California who is best known for his colorful vintage looking photographs. The young photographer, who started taking pictures in 2007, will often add paint strokes, colour filters, transparency and double exposure to create sensual and evocative images. In an interview with Lomography, Ayer explains why he prefers to shoot analogue,"I have no problems with chopping up pictures and manipulating digital images, but I have more respect for film... Film just looks better to me. Film is so much more dynamic. I think that analogue makes you a better photographer. Shooting film forces you to be patient, and really learn what you want in the frame." In this series entitled "Time Travel," vintage landscape photos are projected onto naked female bodies. … read more

Vintage Photos of Gay Couples in Love

On June 26, the U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex marriage a human right throughout the United States. “No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice, and family" Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote in this historic decision. "In forming a marital union, two people become something … read more

Weightlessness – Underwater Photography by Adeline Mai

Adeline Mai is a fashion photographer based in Paris with an extensive line of work for magazines, advertising and video. Her personal work also hovers around these commercial categories while also being more immediately artistic, explorations acting as sketches and references for other works. "Weightlessness" is a personal series of images where models are photographed … read more

Book Review: Sounds of Two Eyes Opening by Spot

Spot’s first book of photography, Sounds of Two Eyes Opening (2014) published by Sinecure Books, offers a glimpse into the life of skate punks in California during the first surge of the punk scene. Punk burst forth in the 70s as a protest against commercialised, mainstream rock music, though it has since grown, hydra-like, by … read more

World Oceans Day: Sylvia Earle and Mission Blue

As we recognize the deep blue that covers more than 70% of our earth’s surface on World Oceans Day, we also praise the heroes who play a major role in the conservation and discovery of the mysteriously vast sea. [metaslider id=3258] June 8th has become a day to honor the ocean in all its wonders, … read more

Beauty Knows No Boundaries: Portraits of Women in North Korea

For three years now, the Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc has been traveling the world taking pictures of women of diverse cultures. Her aim is to show that beauty is not found in expensive clothing or layers of makeup bit is in fact within us. Her project “The Atlas of Beauty” has taken Noroc to over … read more

Carlotta Cardana’s 21st Century “Mod Couples”

Carlotta Cardana's ongoing photographic series "Modern Couples" depicts couples, that she met at Mod events in London, who participate in Mod inspired style in contemporary culture.  Mod—a derivative of modernist— is not just a fashion style, but an identity and way of being that is a culture in itself and a reflection of the individuals. … read more