The Best Photographs Of 2017 – By The People Who Shot Them

A seahorse grabs on to rubbish in Indonesia

Justin Hofman

From Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, to the disaster at Grenfell Tower and a seahorse clinging to a cotton bud: photographers describe how they took some of the defining images of 2017. Selection by Sarah Gilbert of The Guardian. Continue reading »

Symmetric Top-Down Photographs Inspired By Nintendo Games Of The 80’s

Always curious to know what was hiding behind big buildings or beyond a thick forest, Martin Reisch started to photograph landscapes from above with his drone. Continue reading »

Russian Photographer Makes Astonishing Photographs That Reveal The Beauty Of Russian Cities

Russian photographer Aygul Vishnya captured these beautiful photos in Moscow, Sochi, Kazan And St. Petersburg. Aygul capture the cities as if it were an autumn wonderland. Let’s enjoy and discover the magical beauty! Continue reading »

Vintage Photographs Document the Defiant Street Styles Of Swiss Rebel Youth From The Late 1950s Through The ’60s

Karlheinz Weinberger (1921-2006). Living in Zurich, Switzerland, Weinberger was a self-taught “amateur” photographer whose day job working in a factory warehouse allowed him to pursue photography seriously in his free time. In the late 1940s Weinberger began to publish his pictures for a gay magazine using the pseudonym of Jim, and later was a freelance photographer for a Swiss sports magazine. Working in relative obscurity, Weinberger produced all the prints featured in this exhibition in his home darkroom, and these have remained inaccessible until recent years. Continue reading »

Breathtaking Aerial Ocean Photographs By Seth Willingham

Equipped with his drone, the photographer Seth Willingham overflies the heavenliest beaches of the planet. From Capri ton Honolulu and Laguna Beach, the scenery puts the viewer into deep dreams. We just need to find a way of teleporting ourselves, and that’s it. Continue reading »

Stunning Photographs Reveal The Realities Of New Brighton, A Working Class Seaside Resort In Northern England, During The 1980s


Martin Parr/Magnum Photos

Martin Parr is one of the world’s most iconic photographers, his ability to capture the essence of Britishness unparallelled within contemporary image-making. Continue reading »

Fascinating Vintage Photographs That Capture Kids Finding Fun On The Streets In Postwar London Rubble


Thurston Hopkins/Picture Post/Getty Images

In the summer of 1954, the streets of London were overrun with rambunctious kids enjoying their time off from school. Continue reading »

Maggie Out: Striking And Depressive Photographs Captured Everyday Life In Glasgow In 1980


Raymond Depardon/Magnum Photos

In 1980, French photojournalist Raymond Depardon was commissioned by the Sunday Times to travel to Glasgow for a feature on Europe’s overlooked tourist destinations. He knew nothing about the city and couldn’t speak English either. Continue reading »

Evocative Photographs Of London In 1969

On the way to Liverpool to visit friends Bernd Loos, feeling unwell, stopped for one afternoon and a saturday night in London. It ‘rained cats and dogs’ and he clicked away. His wonderful photos can be seen at his Flickr. Continue reading »

Shocking Photographs Show Japanese Drinkers Using Pavements, Doorways And A Plant Pot As Impromptu Pillows After Succumbing To The Effects Of Alcohol

Japan has a relatively tolerant approach to public drunkenness and people are often just left to sleep it off. However, in this case an official is seen attempting to rouse someone who has passed out. Continue reading »

Stunning Photographs Taken By Stanley Kubrick That Capture Street Scenes of New York City In The 1940s

Stanley Kubrick (1928-1999) was an American film director, writer, producer, and photographer who lived in England during most of the last four decades of his career. Continue reading »

When Photos Looked Like Paintings: Dreamy Landscape Photographs Taken By Leonard Misonne

Belgian photographer Leonard Misonne (1870-1943) trained as an engineer before discovering photography. Raised in Gilly, Belgium, the photographer traveled throughout his homeland and beyond to capture the landscape and people of Europe in the Pictorialist style. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Color Photographs Of Frida Kahlo Taken By Nickolas Muray

In May 1931, Nickolas Muray traveled to Mexico where he met Frida Kahlo, a woman he would never forget. The two were at the height of their on-again, off-again, ten-year relationship when these pictures were taken. Continue reading »

Fascinating Color Photographs That Capture Boston Youth Fashion In The Early 1970s

Fashion in the 1970s began with a continuation of the mini skirts, bell-bottoms, and the androgynous hippie look from the late 1960s and eventually became an iconic decade for fashion. Continue reading »

African Souls: The Amazing Photographs Of Animals By Manuela Kulpa

The “African Souls” series of the German photographer Manuela Kulpa, who captures the African animals with a very particular look and rendering. Some beautiful photographs through which she seeks to express the beauty, the strength, but also the fragility of wildlife and our environment. Continue reading »

More Than 4,000 Photographs From The D-Day Invasion Of Normandy Are Now Available Online

The Flickr account PhotosNormandie has just posted more than 4300 photos of the Normandy Landings of June 6, 1944, this decisive date of the WWII. Continue reading »

Stuttgart Municipal Library In Photographs By Skander Khlif

Skander Khlif is a 34-year-old Tunisian-German engineer and contemporary street and documentary photographer currently based in Munich, Germany. Skander studied High Frequency Technology and human machine interface. Attended the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nurnberg and earned his master’s degree in Engineering. Continue reading »

Sunny Photographs That Show Just How Far Out Beach Life Was In ’70s

A couple shows off their chopper bike near the water’s edge on Daytona Beach, Florida, circa 1970.

Jean-yves Ruszniewski / Getty Images

A look back at summer at the beach during the 1970s, presented by Getty Images. Continue reading »

Rare And Sentimental Photographs Of Homeless Children In Soviet Union In The 1920s

By the early 1920s, millions of orphaned and abandoned children, collectively described in Russian as besprizornye, besprizorniki (literally “unattended”) crowded cities, towns, and villages across the new Soviet state. By 1922, World War I, Russian Revolution, and Civil War had resulted in the loss of at least 16 million lives within the Soviet Union’s borders, and severed contact between millions of children and their parents. At this time, Bolshevik authorities were faced with an estimated seven million homeless youths.

Odessa 1928

The great Volga famine of 1921–1922 accounted for some five million deaths and played a huge role in depriving children of their homes. Vast numbers of children were deserted, many abandoning their families themselves, and many parents actively abandoning their children. Continue reading »

Russian Nerd Party Goes Wild In Photographs By Tanya Zommer

This is how a Russian geek party looks like. Interesting part is they even managed to get chicks for the party. Continue reading »

A Photographer Took Glorious Colour Photographs Of London In Early 1970s

All we know about these fascinating photos of London in 1972 is that they were more than likely taken by an American tourist. Continue reading »

Shocking Photographs Of People Lying In 7 Days Worth Of Their Trash

We are all aware of the global pollution problem, but hardly anyone realizes just how much trash we produce daily. Gregg Segal, a photographer from California, aims to show this problem through powerful imagery, photographing people lying in their weekly load of trash. His ongoing project cleverly called “7 Days of Garbage” tries to portray people from different social backgrounds to reach largest audience possible . Continue reading »

“Hell On Wheels” – Amazing Photographs Of The NYC Underground In The 80s

In 1979, there were 250 serious crimes reported in the New York subway system – per week. There were six murders in the first two months alone. No other subway in the world was more crime-ridden and infamous. Continue reading »

Rare Photographs Of The Beatles On Holiday On Tenerife Island Before They Became World Famous

In April 1963, just a few weeks before Beatlemania, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr took a holiday in Tenerife, Spain. It was the last time they would spend such carefree days without being recognised. They lazed around San Telmo Lido and got themselves a sun tan while John Lennon and manager Brian Epstein choose to holiday in fashionable Torremolinos. Continue reading »

The Best Photographs Taken With ‘Krappy Kameras’ In 2017


Photograph © Kim Kew Shaw (1st Place, 2017 Krappy Kamera Competition), Holga

The main condition one needs to fulfil to participate in the competition is using inexpensive cameras such as Holga, Diana, or Ansco or cheap lenses. Several days ago, Soho Photo Gallery in NYC closed the exhibition of the winning works of the annual Krappy Kamera contest. According to the organizers, their task is to show that using expensive equipment is not the main element in taking valuable and talented photographs. Continue reading »