While in Paris, photography became Brassai’s main language as he wandered through bars, ballrooms and occasionally brothels, sometimes giving direction to his subjects.
This year’s FotoFest International, the first and longest-running worldwide photography biennial, focuses on work by artists of Indian origin.
More than just providing of shade, fruit or wood, trees are nature’s documentarians, witnessing – and sometimes playing a role in.
A recently republished book sorts out the life of Tina Modotti as an artist and activist — and the long shadow of Edward Weston.
Igor Posner returned to St. Petersburg looking for the “half-seen, half-recollected” moments that had stayed in his mind since he left Russia in the early 1990s.
Anna Ivantsova’s images pair traditional photographic portraits of her subjects with computerized depictions of their ideal partners.
Ioana Moldovan photographed the daily life of a family doctor, who sees medicine as more of a “calling than a career,” in rural southwestern Romania.
“West of Life” looks at the troubled history of a region in Tunisia where protests by miners preceded the uprising that led to the Arab Spring.
The Korean tradition of the funerary portrait inspired Juliana Sohn to offer her services to Korean-Americans wishing to be remembered as they saw themselves.
The flood of Kurdish refugees into Turkey compelled a young photographer to ditch school and travel to the border with Syria, where he documented Kurdish fighters clashing with the Islamic State.
A new exhibit on refugees features several photographers from different genres whose compelling images challenge and change how refugees have been portrayed.
A new book revisits and expands upon Leonard Freed’s early documentation of Amsterdam’s Jewish residents rebuilding their lives after the Holocaust.
Lesbos is a popular vacation destination, but when migrants began streaming there, Marieke van der Velden and her partner, Philip Brink, paired them with tourists for conversations about their journeys.
Joan Liftin’s images are guided not by storytelling, but by freedom and movement, a driving force from her early years as a dancer.
A chance encounter with several Chinese girls being raised in Montana led Meng Han to explore the world of Chinese adoptees in the United States.
Dimitri Mellos’s guide to his native land aims to take viewers past the pretty postcard images of sun-drenched beaches.
Syrian refugees seeking safe haven in Europe have taken to the Arctic Circle, where they cycle the final stretch across the border from Russia into Norway.
Some Muslim women in northern Nigeria have found opportunity — and popularity — writing romance novels that show how their young heroines come of age.
An ancient harvest festival in India in which men wrestle bulls for prizes has brought bans, as well as calls for preserving a cultural tradition.
A series of zines produced by photographers in Singapore offer insider’s views of the country, ranging from transformations in its urban landscape to its social ills to the hidden history of one participant’s grandfather.
In Afghanistan, a woman who has premarital sex or cheats on her husband can be charged with moral crimes and imprisoned. Many of these women serve their time with their children by their side.
Zanele Muholi has spent her Saturdays photographing two sides of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender life in South Africa — joyous same-sex weddings, and the funerals of those murdered in hate.
From his window perch, Andre Kertesz captured candid moments where his subjects were unaware the master photographer was watching them.