Breaking in the arts is a tough job, ever for extremely talented artists. Many diamonds are in the rough; such is the same with the photography industry.
New York native and photographer Marvin Newman has been photographing since the 1940's, and is credited to be one of the first people to shoot Big Apple in full color. Only now has he made his own, first monograph, at the age of 89. Famed as well for his sports photography, Newman has always been conscious of motion, movement, rhythm, color and context. His own investigations with color keep him experimental.
Here are some of his early photographic works of his New York home and environment.
The 1940's was mostly identified as a decade of turmoil due to the Second World War, but daily life continues on in America. Here's what they've been up to during those years, photographed by a certain amateur photographer named Charles Weever Cushman.
With the aim to understand the growing urban landscape of the 70's, photographer Gordon Matta-Clark was set on studying architectural trends in New York through photography. The famous Anarchitecture series is now on display in Paris.
Krzystyna Caldarone of Vintage Girl Studios shares with us her love for 1940's and 50's style. From clothing to hair and composition, Vintage Girl Studio is 100% authentic vintage. Working with the Lomo'Instant Wide we got to see a modern twist on vintage photo classics.
LomoAmigo Sophia Ragomo went behind-the-scenes with Nashville-based alternative rock band Halfnoise in New York City to show what a day in the life of the band is really like. From soundcheck to pre-show to performance, Sophia was there to capture all the action. Check out her photos here.
Aurélien Valette has been at the head of communication and events production for the French photography festival Les Rencontres d'Arles for 12 years now. He honored us by accepting to be one of the judges of our TEN AND ONE AWARDS. Today, he tells us about what he likes about photography and tells us a bit more about what inspires him.
Distortion Unplugged hosted a Charity Event in Brooklyn to celebrate International Women's Day! The event included an exhibition of photos of the most famous women in music taken by women photographers. All donations from the event went to My Sister's Place in New York.
What separates Ed van der Elsken from the objective photographer is that he partakes in the scenes he framed. Known for his works in the 1970's and its subcultures, Elsken was the photographer of the bohemians, the ruffians, the artists, the culturally marginalized.
Passionate about cinema, Stan Thuret has been sailing in Bretagne from an early age. In October 2017, after 4 years of preparation, he was one of the 81 competitors at the start of the Mini-Transatlantique race, with his video camera and his Diana Mini.