What does a late 19th and early 20th centuries photographer such as Alice Austen and a photographer from the new millennium such as Christine Osinski have in common? They share the penchant for the small details often overlooked in life. Austen was deemed as an inspiring “modern woman” during the Victorian age.
Despite time and distance separating the two, both Osinski and Austen shot the streets of the borough of Staten Island with their own 4 × 5 cameras with the same principles and approaches in mind.
Alice Austen was a 19th-century New Yorker and photographer who loved to challenge the Victorian conventions and traditions by embracing her uniqueness and individuality. Now, she is considered a pioneer and icon of the LGBTQ community.
Daniel Arnold may just be one of the most important names in contemporary street photography. Known for his raw takes on New York City life, he leaves no detail glamorized and allows himself to get into their personal space -- a task only for the fearless shooters in the concrete jungle.
Before its war-torn disposition, the country Iraq was at its belle epoque in the mid-20th century, where life was becoming cosmopolitan. This is the work of photographer Latif Al Ani, dubbed as the Father of Iraqi Photography before he ceased his passion in the Saddam Hussein regime.
John Milisenda, a widely published black and white film photographer on the Lower East Side in New York City, sits down with Lomography NYC community member Ranier Turim to discuss the art of photography and one's relationship to a subject.
The mid-20th century was the peak of avant-garde art, where artists and photographers resorted to alternative means to create artworks. The photocopier was one of them, and became a creative tool between the 60's and the 80's
Robert Herman has been a street photographer since his student time at New York University in the late 1970's. Back then, he started to capture New York, the city's beautiful diversity of people, reflections and unique coincidental moments on rolls and rolls of analogue film.
Refusing to be labeled as a war photographer, Bruno Barbey's four-decade career captured most of the 20th-century world history's most arresting moments of humanity in the face of conflict and adversity.
In the heydays of the 20th century, photographers Gérard Ifert, William Klein, and Wojciech Zamecznik invented a new sort and dimension of photography in the 50's and 60's. Taking lessons from abstract art, photography became capable of modernist, graphic surrealism with the camera.