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Who will save the Rohingyas?
The Rohingya Muslim minority of Myanmar, who are subjected to discrimination and human rights violations and have been stripped of all rights including citizenship, are now living in IDP or internally displaced person camps.
Tango in the Big Mango by Peter Nitsch
Tango in the Big Mango photo book is a mixture of documentary/street and conceptual images. The series consists of four parts: documentary/street photography, and conceptual themes of greed, growth, and angst. Tango in the Big Mango captures the intensity of urban life and barrage of consumption, culture and eccentricity in Bangkok.
Award-winning Canon photographers capture Ramadan in the time of a pandemic
To capture this religious practice taking place under lockdown, Canon has partnered with Jordanian Canon Ambassador and two time Pulitzer prize winner, Muhammed Muheisen and Dubai-based photographer Reem Falaknaz
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Join us online June 27th - 28th for our first-ever virtual photo fair. We've reimagined the traditional fair space to digitally connect galleries and private dealers, collectors, photographers and enthusiasts from around the globe.
Upside Down by Lorenzo Biffoli
This photographic project has been inspired by the events that followed the rapid spreading of the COVID-19 among the Italian population, which started at the end of February 2020.
Six Degrees South by Gilles Nicolet
Swahili is Gilles Nicolet's first book, a personal, melancholic, sometimes contemplative vision of a world which is dear to him but slowly disappearing.
Best Modern Photographers of May 2020
What better way to improve your own work than to be inspired by others? I am absolutely convinced that discovering new portfolios on a regular basis helps educate your eye and have a better understanding of the possibilities that photography offer. Contemplating amazing images, in addition to being a pleasure, is a very good way to develop your "photographic eye", that little extra thing that will make your photos stand out. Here is a selection of some incredible images of modern photographers for this month of May 2020 you can get some creative inspiration from.
A world without latitude and longitude
In a place called White Sands, New Mexico, you can get lost in no time on a cloudy, windy summer day as your footsteps are erased nearly as quickly as your bare feet make them. With no sun to guide you, it's like being on another planet. The pull of places like that might be the same as the emotional grip that the tip of Mt. Everest has on champion climbers, or in the photographs of Ivan Murzin, the magnetic pull of a national park in Siberia where multitudes flock in winter to tempt gravity off the surface of an infinite tabletop of ice.
On The Front Line
I remember the first time I looked at the works of street photographers like as Bruce Gilden, Martin Parr and Nick Turpin and strangely remembered how images under this documentary style of photography drew me further into this artform, making me appreciate a photograph as something more than an object in a frame, but rather an expression of an individual in that moment of time. In the coming years I focused solely on documentary photography and gradually became more fascinated about the relationships between the photographer and his subjects. To this day Bruce Gilden's work is central to my photographic practice, not so much in viewing his images as final pieces but rather in the process of capturing them. I'd like to believe that he himself is far more concerned with staying in those moments of pure photographic expression, with the images being only an intervention in time.
Albumen Gallery Online Exhibitions Archive
When in 2012 Albumen Gallery was set up in London, reaching out to an international community of photography lovers and collectors was a fundamental aspect of the gallery's strategy. Creating an online presence was key. We recognised at the outset that in order to be successful Albumen Gallery would have to present itself through the gallery website with the same degree of welcoming immediacy, content, presentation and client service and collection advise as a brick and mortar gallery welcoming photography lovers through its door.
11 Photography Influencers to Follow on Instagram
As a photographer, you should be using Instagram to watch emerging trends in your niche and find creative ideas for your future projects. You should follow talented photographers from all over the world to get inspired and motivated.
Exclusive interview with Stéphane Lavoué
Stéphane Lavoué, is a French portrait photographer born in Mulhouse in 1976. He lives and works between Brittany and Paris. He is the winner of the Niépce Prize 2018. We asked him a few questions about his life and work.
Carmignac Photojournalism Award Presents Congo in Conversation
The 11th Carmignac Photojournalism Award on the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)-was granted to Canadian-British photographer Finbarr O'Reilly.
Fascinating movies about photography
Discovering photography documentaries about the great masters can open totally new horizons. Watching fictions connected to the profession or loosely related to it can be relaxing and entertaining.
Discover The Amazing Winners of AAP Magazine 10 Portrait
We’re delighted to reveal the names of the 24 talented photographers who won “AAP Magazine #10: Portrait”. These amazing photographers come from 14 different countries, their work reflects their personal aesthetic and unique approach to portrait photography. After spending a lot of time looking at hundreds of submissions, Sandrine Hermand-Grisel, Editor of All About Photo, considered multiple unique and timely work. Many projects were worthy of winning, but in the end she chose to showcase innovative approaches to portraiture alongside striking traditional work. She was amazed by the quality and the wide range of work submitted.
What impact has the Coronavirus Pandemic on Photographers?
As the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic continues to cause major disruptions to our daily lives with more than two billion people worldwide isolated in their homes, we asked renowned photographers what impact the current situation has on their life and work.

Here are their personal and heartfelt answers as well as a sample of their work.
20 Ideas for Photos During Quarantine Period
Since the Covid-19 virus became a global pandemic, most governments have declared a lockdown to ensure people's safety. This lockdown means a lot of people are restricted from going to public places, thereby leaving them with no option than to stay at home. The chances are high that you're stuck at home with nowhere to go, talk less of having fun and taking pictures.
Unusual festivals from around Japan: Fire Festivals
Since ancient times, fire festivals were believed to ensure abundant harvests, ward off disease, remove ritual impurity (kegare) and expel evil spirits. Such festivals, with their roots deep in local culture and preserving their own traditions, have been passed down over the centuries without interruption and are still performed today as annual events.
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