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Featured Article:

Charles Mintz: Lustron Homes and Hardware Stores
I first met Charles "Chuck" Mintz at the portfolio review at PhotoNola. (Registration for the 2016 reviews opens on September 8th. If you’re interested in going, have your finger on the button because the year I reviewed (2014), it sold out in less than five minutes. I think this explains why the work I viewed in New Orleans was so fantastic. All on the artists that participated were not just ready, but they were organized and had complete and potent bodies of work to share.

Selected Exhibition:

Simen Johan
Yossi Milo Gallery
Start Date: 2016-05-26 | End Date: 2016-08-10
Yossi Milo Gallery is pleased to announce an exhibition of new photographic works and sculptures by Simen Johan, on view from May 26 through August 10, 2016. Known for his psychologically charged depictions of the natural world, the artist has expanded his creative universe to include ceramic sculptures, celestial bodies and detailed compositions that oscillate between bright light and dark shadows. This will be the artist’s ninth exhibition at the gallery. Simen Johan originally drew attention in the early 90s by merging digital manipulation with traditional darkroom techniques. Since then, he has been developing a hybrid form of image- making that integrates candidly photographed animals (…)

Best Of All About Photo:

Photo Focus:

Nick Brandt
Nick Brandt is a photographer who photographs exclusively in Africa, one of his goals being to record a last testament to the wild animals and places there before they are destroyed by the hands of man. Born in 1966 and raised in London, England, Brandt studied Painting, and then Film at Saint Martin's School of Art. He moved to the United States in 1992 and directed many award-winning music videos for the likes of Michael Jackson (Earth Song, Stranger in Moscow, Cry), Moby, Jewel (singer), XTC, Badly Drawn Boy). It was while directing "Earth Song", a music video for Jackson in Tanzania, in 1995 that Brandt fell in love with the animals and land of East Africa. Over the next few years, frustrated that he could not capture on film his feelings about and love for animals, he realized there (…)

Selected Photographers:

Jay Maisel
Alexander Gronsky
Mo Kwang

Featured Photography Book:

The Archive
By Robert Mapplethorpe
Throughout his career, Mapplethorpe preserved studio files and art from every period and vein of his production, including student work, jewelry, sculptures, and commercial assignments. The resulting archive is fascinating and astonishing. With over 400 illustrations, this volume surveys a virtually unknown resource that sheds new light on the artist’s motivations, connections, business acumen, (…)

Selected Photo Contests:

The Perfect Pet 2016
Dates: Close on September 2, 2016
Category: All
Hosted by: PictureCompete
Territory: Worldwide
Entry Fee: $15.00 for up to 4 images
Prize: Cash Prize
Pets are our pride and joy. They often define our lives and sometimes even rule our lives. Humans can be entirely devoted to their animal companions. PictureCompete is searching for photos that poignantly display that special relationship between people and pets. We invite you to submit your most touching and heartfelt or your most humorous images of all animals that are pets. Image credit: Mary Katherine Powers
Gomma Photography Grant
Dates: Close on October 31, 2016
Category: All
Hosted by: Gomma
Territory: Worldwide - Theme: Open
Entry Fee: No - FREE
Prize: Cash Prize
Now in its third year, Gomma Grant is a grant contest tailored to fund photographers, both emerging and established, working among various genre.
With a finely selected jury and renowned personalities such as
Diane Smyth - Executive Editor of The British Journal of Photography;
Matt Shonfeld - Executive Director of Institute; and Yumi Goto -
Founder of Reminders Project - this year's grant is delivering a bold and rich grant contest.

Prizes include cash grants, publications and memberships
LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2016
Dates: Close on August 16, 2016
Category: All
Hosted by: LensCulture
Territory: Worldwide - Theme: Open
Entry Fee: $20 USD for single image, $60 for series
Prize: Cash Prize
The 2nd annual LensCulture Street Photography Awards invite you to show us how you see the world! We want to discover today's finest street photographers who capture exceptional moments of life in all of its vibrant forms. Our global reach has never been larger, as our audience has grown to more than 2 million. Thus, your entry into our Street Photography Awards comes with many opportunities for international exposure and recognition: whether it's having your work seen by photography industry insiders or projected at international festivals, as well as appearing in the new Best of LensCulture 2016: 150 Award Winning Photographers photobook to be distributed and sold worldwide. You're invited to participate, engage and show us your streets!

Prizes: $22,000 in Cash Awards
San Francisco Exhibition
International Festival Projections
‘Best of LensCulture 2016: 150 Award Winning Photographers' Printed Annual
Live, Online Review with Expert
Featured Article on LensCulture.com
International Press Exposure
Visibility with LensCulture Insiders
Immediate Exposure in Competition Gallery
Invitation-Only LensCulture Portfolio Account
Submission Review by Photo Industry Expert
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