Photographer Chris Fitzgerald has created a series of striking portraits of discarded mattresses on the streets of Los Angeles. I asked him about his inspiration behind the series: ‘I began photographing mattresses after seeing an abundance of old, used mattresses lining the curbs. On our dog-walking route alone I must have seen eight over a […]
Humans of New York is an archive of beautiful photos and touching stories from the Big Apple. The stories range from a sweet old couple arguing about whether today is their 61st or 62nd anniversary, to a young man who never went to college because he was convicted of a murder he didn’t commit at the […]
Particular moments in everyday life are often overlooked, with our consistent need to be somewhere as quickly as possible. I’m guilty of this and once I recognised it and slowed down, I soon began to notice them. Through many months of wandering the streets of Bath, I learnt two valuable things very quickly: these moments […]
Yuchen Chiu is one of my favorite New York City street photographers. She shoots most of her photos with black and white 135 film. Her photos are not only poetically beautiful but also carry the weight of history and fact and reflect the versatile facets of place, such as New York City, Havana, and Rome, […]
We sometimes take our mobile phones for granted, but we all know that this little device can actually do more. I recently discovered Misho Baranovic, a Melbourne-based mobile photographer who is utilizing his mobile phone to its full potential.
Life is full of these magical moments with unique characters which can often can be lost because it belonged to a space in time which is quicker than an eye but luckily isn’t quicker than a camera. It’s fascinating to be able to capture these moments and bare witness to them, especially when the world around you talks so grey, as if there is no magic or uniqueness.
Photography is not just about taking random pictures, it’s about making images come to life and showing everyone how to appreciate even the simplest of things in life. Allister Esguerra is a Filipino events photographer based in Ho Chi Minh City.
Photographer Brandon Stanton has collected nearly 1,700 street portraits on the streets of New York City for his website Humans of New York in an effort to create a photographic census of the city. He eventually plans to collect 10,000 images.