With the same ruthless skill that it keeps its population in check and its enemies at bay, North Korea also keeps journalists in the dark. But another sketch of the country can be made from the outside, by tracing the contours of its borders.
Pokrovka is a remote village in Novosibirsk, Russia. It is lost amidst the huge and mostly uninhabited territories of Siberia. I came to know of its existence many years ago because one of my friends grew up there, only to leave it forever at the age of seventeen.
Tuberculosis is one of the most life threatening diseases infecting millions of people globally. A disease that has been an issue since pre-war and up to the present time.
“Omni Polis” by Shogo Yamada and “Manila” by Jun Abe are the latest offerings by Osaka-based publishing company Vacuum Press. From what I gather, Vacuum Press is owned and run by a collective of 4 photographers (Shunji Dodo, Jun Abe, Shogo Yamada, and Yasuko Noguchi) who set up the company to publish their own work.
Spurred by the recent ‘100 Most influential photographers of all time’ list, we were curious as to who our fans and audience thought were the most influential Asian photographers.
At The Metro is a collection of images that I gathered from almost three years of photographing the streets. These are fragments, bits and pieces, things that i believe represent me as an individual and the very society I live in.
1. Understand that a photographer is known for what he shows, not what he shoots. Learn to edit, learn to appreciate appropriate sequencing of your images. 2. Build your portfolio. It’s your calling card and medal of honor. 3. Criticize your own work more so than others. Good photographers learn and get better from criticism so why benefit others? 4. It is okay to love your gear, if it gives you fantastic photographs. 5. Asia is where it’s at. We repeat – ASIA is and will be the place for photography next year and many more to come. 6. Photography …
Measuring at a modest 8.5 X 7 inches, Ed Panar’s Animals That Saw Me: Volume One is not a big photo book. However, it would be an injustice to judge this work by its physical dimensions.
The Idea of Kashmir in an average Indian’s mind is that of a paradise laid waste by the ill intentions and actions of unscrupulous individuals backed by a foreign power and supported by a section of the local population.
Indonesian sharia police are “morally rehabilitating” more than 60 young punk rock fans in Aceh province on Sumatra island, saying the youths are tarnishing the province’s image.
Last month, I went to Yokohama, Japan for a wedding shoot after which I extended my trip by an extra 2 nights in Tokyo. One of the things I try to do when I travel is to find out if there are any noteworthy photography exhibitions taking place during the time of my visit.
Taken during Thailand’s worst flooding in six decades, these following photographs are a visual exploration of the encounter between land and water. As these two worlds collide, I wanted to show the adaptation of those caught in the middle to maintain and continue their daily lives.
Shanghai, head of the Chinese Dragon, is in a frantic run towards fierce capitalism, especially noticeable in the boom in Shanghai’s building industry. Tons of buildings are raised – similar in height, colour and design – repetitive in their poor and simplistic design.
The civil war in Burma has a long history of 60 years. Hundreds and thousands of Burmese have been flooding the 7 refugee camps in Mae Sot since 25 years ago.
Young Libyans holding kalashnikovs are on guard duty and the only light illuminating the night’s complete darkness are headlights. Checkpoints start from Tunisia – Libya border to Tripoli city.