Street Photography

November 15, 2019

Artist Draws Monsters Bursting Out of Phones of People Staring at Their Screens

Cellphone use is a staple of modern living; but, around the world, it's becoming all too apparent that people are consumed by their mobile devices, even while taking a stroll outside. Some cities in China and Europe have designed “texter sidewalks” just to clear pedestrian traffic jams. If you're not in one of those uniquely designed spaces, though, seeing groups of people with their heads down is an all-too-familiar sight.

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September 16, 2019

Photographer Captures Portraits of Strangers He Met on the Streets 25 Years Later

Self-described “documentarist” Daniel Meadows has made countless contributions to contemporary photography. In addition to influencing the creative field, however, his work has also played a pivotal role in a much larger realm: British society as a whole. Daniel Meadows: Now and Then, an eye-opening exhibition at Oxford's Bodleian Libraries, explores how the Gloucestershire-born figure has captured “the extraordinary aspects of ordinary life.” Now and Then gives viewers a comprehensive glimpse into Meadows' practice.

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July 5, 2019

The Stunning Beauty of Chefchaouen, a Moroccan Mountain Town Known as the “Blue Pearl”

In their captivating portfolio, Tiago Marques and Tania De Pascalis—a duo known collectively as Tiago & Tania—offer a treasure trove of spectacular photography. Aiming to open up a “dialogue between architecture and landscape, human and nature, fantasy and reality,” they seek out sites and subjects that are both authentic and awe-inspiring, like the spellbinding city of Chefchaouen. Known as the “Blue Pearl,” Chefchaouen is truly an architectural gem.

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May 9, 2019

Interview: Street Portraits of the Incredible Cargo People Carry on Motorbikes in Hanoi

If you’ve ever been to Southeast Asia, you know that motorcycles (or scooters) are the transport of choice for many locals. In dense cities such as Hanoi, the narrow streets are usually clogged with them, and there’s always the low hum of engines in the air. The 2-wheelers are perfect for zipping around from one spot to the next, but they’re also surprisingly useful for transporting cargo.

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