Being a photographer for more than 50 years, Douglas Kirkland is undoubtedly a living legend. For the first time, Kirkland has assembled a collection of his finest work in a new book called A Life in Pictures. Watch a shot documentary regarding one of the finest photographers alive after the jump!
It’s ridiculous to imagine just how long Douglas Kirkland has been shooting. Over the course of the 50 years he has been shooting, he’s seen the rise and fall of analogue photography, and witnessed revolutions, both figuratively and literally.
In this documentary, he gives great detail on how he first got started with photography, including the first ever camera that he laid his eyes and hands on. Incredibly enlightening and downright inspiring, this video is just a tip of the iceberg in Kirkland’s long and illustrious career. Check it out!
Photographer CJ Clarke had no idea what would conspire years later when he began a simple street-documentary series recording the daily lives of people from Basildon. In ten years, he would find out for himself the growing discontent of the national government, right before Brexit took place.
Photographer Sean is currently based in Taiwan. He focuses on American lifestyle, as well as street and editorial fashion. We can always see the beauty and humor of life in his works. In this interview, he talks about the attractions and highs of taking instant pictures.
Andreas Jakwerth is a Vienna-based photographer who definitely knows how to live life to the fullest. He has a passion for both photography and travelling and somewhere in between he likes the challenge of a good climb.
Who said that Petzval lenses were made exclusively for portraiture ? Certainly not Adlan Mansri ! Equipped with a Petzval 85, the young French photographer now living in Germany shot these mesmerizing monochromes of Berlin with fifty shades of bokeh.
NYC photographer Jeri Lampert has seen a lot of lenses, having been working in the photography industry for almost 15 years, but she's never seen anything like the Daguerreotype Achromat 2.9/64 Art Lens! See her test shots and read her first impressions here.
Ever since photography has been invented in the early 19th century, people had themselves being photographed. However, in times of smartphone cameras, selfies and social media, recording our daily life in pictures has become a Leitmotiv, a metaphor for a restless society. In her latest solo exhibition, Estonian fine art photographer Sohvi Viik questions the necessity of modern photography.
A truth: life is simple, living isn't. Within the grand scale of things, everything seems minuscule; how easy it is for the human to detach from soul and empathy and bury them within. This kept human condition and behavior is given limelight in photographer Brittany Markert's riveting series.
A long-time fan of plastic cameras, Argentinean writer and photographer Lorraine Healy is the author of “Tricks With A Plastic Wonder,” a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera. Here, Healy shares a sample of her analogue images shot in Morocco last fall.
The name Hodachrome is one of the most popular in the Lomography community. It has become synonymous with the acronym EBS, which stands for exposing both sides of the film. These multiple-exposed photos have an unmistakable style in the vein of ecstatic carnivals and exaggerated dreams. The man behind the vivid shots, Hodaka Yamamoto, talks to us about the habits of a good experimental photographer.