Street Photography

March 19, 2018

Interview: Woman Discovers Over 30,000 Secret Photos Left Behind by Her Mother

Asya Ivashintsova-Melkumyan always knew her mother was taking photographs, but never fully understood just how deep this passion ran until recently. When Masha Ivashintsova passed in 2000, she left behind boxes of belongings and memories, which remained untouched until late 2017. It was only then that Asya discovered over 30,000 negatives and undeveloped film—as well as personal diaries—in an attic, all of which detailed the turbulent details of her mother's life.

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February 26, 2018

Interview: Photojournalist Martha Cooper Shares 40 Years of Work for New Exhibition

Photographer Martha Cooper is primarily known for her incredible catalog of imagery that captured the birth of New York's hip-hop and graffiti scenes, but the reality is that she has documented a wide variety of underground traditions and embarked on numerous street photography projects. Now, Atlanta's The Gallery by Wish brings into focus the full breadth of her work with a new exhibition, Then & Now.

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January 2, 2018

Photographer Captures Ordinary People Surrounded by Overlooked Beauty of the World

Photographer Helena Georgiou captures subjects that are often overlooked as we go about our daily lives. Her impressive portfolio features many portraits of people that we'd probably pass by on the street without a second glance. Georgiou gives them the proverbial spotlight in her compositions, with one facet of these portraits set against bold outdoor landscapes. Using vibrant colors and repeating patterns, these people—some front and center, other obscured—are framed by their surroundings.

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December 28, 2017

Interview: Street Photographer Explores the Loneliness of Contemporary Urban Life

London-based photographer Alan Schaller is known for his incredible street photography. His keen ability to mix high contrast lighting with architectural compositions have won him clients like The Financial Times and The Independent. We recently featured his series of beautiful dog portraits, and followed him to Morocco last year with a set of haunting portraits, but it's his ongoing series Metropolis that we just can't look away from.

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