August 22, 2018

Interview: Photographer Explores the Elusive Beauty of Nomadic Life in Mongolia

Over the past 10 years, Belgian travel photographer Pascal Mannaerts has been sharing his passion for other cultures with the world. His curiosity and openness to portraying humanity has led him to travel throughout Asia, Africa, Latin America, North Africa, and the Middle East. Through his photography, Mannaerts is able to peel back the layers of society, portraying the cultures he visits with honesty and sensitivity.

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July 27, 2018

Interview: Online Directory of Female Photographers Challenges Gender Bias

Tired of the marginalization of female photographers in the commercial world, Jill Greenberg decided to take matters into her own hands. The successful photographer, whose work went viral due to her set of crying toddler photos, has started the directory Alreadymade. The site serves to take away any excuses for clients who feel as though they can’t find talented female photographers for high-end commercial photo shoots by giving these talented women a platform.

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July 13, 2018

Interview: Evocative Portraits of New York’s Punk Scene Explore Meaning of Modern Tribes

Since 2012, Romanian photographer David Burlacu has called New York City home. The European transplant has made a name for himself as a sought-after portrait photographer, with his work published in The New York Times, Huffington Post, and Rolling Stone. His insightful images capture the spirit of his subjects, whether they’re formally posed portraits or candid street shots. Modern Tribes, his new personal project, examines community-based subcultures and their role in modern society.

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July 9, 2018

Interview: Artist Masterfully Transforms Disney Characters Into Real Life People

Many of us have grown up loving Disney animated films. They are classics in our eyes, and we’ve come to know the characters so well that they feel real to us. Since 2011, artist Jirka Väätäinen has made this fantasy a reality by recreating Disney characters so that they actually look like real people. Gone are their stylized features; Väätäinen’s faithful renderings have characteristics like windswept hair, beard stubble, and freckles.

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