The Lifers Project "Seasons Collection" @ NWBLK Gallery, SF

Photography // Thursday, August 06, 2015
Philladelphia-born, Denver-based photographer Matt Albert will be exhibiting his The LIFERS Project "Seasons Collection" this evening at NWBLK Gallery in San Fracisco. For this particular series Albert partnered with Cadillac and hit the road in two Escalades with his Airstream and mobile darkroom in tow to shoot portraits of Danny Way, Ray Barbee, Steve Berra, Lance Mountain and more.

“The Camera is God” by Trent Parke

Photography // Thursday, August 06, 2015
Australian photographer, Trent Parke photographed the series “The Camera is God” on an Adelaide street corner last year. “The Camera is God” depicts various strangers passing by with a dark and ambiguous aesthetic. The grainy, high contrast images are taken at a speed that captures the movements of the anonymous subjects in a fleeting ephemeral motion. 

video: Alec Soth + Stacey Baker: This is what enduring love looks like

Photography // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Stacey Baker has always been obsessed with how couples meet. When she asked photographer Alec Soth to help her explore this topic, they found themselves at the world’s largest speed-dating event, held in Las Vegas on Valentine’s Day, and at the largest retirement community in Nevada — with Soth taking portraits of pairs in each locale. 

The Photography of Eva O’Leary

Photography // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Full of saturated colors and crisp texture, the photographs of Brooklyn-based artist Eva O’Leary are beautiful and strange. Spanning from 2012 to the present, O’Leary’s works capture a wide range of subjects, each with their own intangible, haunting quality. 

Traveling Photo Exhibit Examines the Lives of the Worlds Wealthiest 1%

Photography // Wednesday, August 05, 2015
Myles Little examines wealth inequality through a traveling documentary photography exhibit and book project. One Percent: Privilege in a Time of Global Inequality attempts to present an unglamorized, realistic view of life for those on the top of the wealth pyramid alongside images of those in the rest of the wealth spectrum. The book and show incorporate the work of 26 photographers.

The work of Carlos Jaramillo

Photography // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Carlos Jaramillo is originally from the city of McAllen, the most southern region of Texas before eventually migrating to New York to get his BFA in photography at the School of Visual Arts. His current focus in photography loosely revolves around skateboarding, American small towns and commercialism in Latin America.

Martin Parr's "Life’s a Beach, Un Anglais à Nice" @ Le Théâtre de la Photographie et de l’Image, France

Photography // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
Bright colors, bizarre motifs and concise narratives are the characteristics of photography of Martin Parr. If several of his images may seem excessive in their way, they are always amazingly inventive and humorous. For over thirty years, Martin Parr conducted an extensive documentary work on Western society, mainly in Britain, his home country. 

Edo Bertoglio: New York Polaroids 1976-1989

Photography // Tuesday, August 04, 2015
New York Polaroids 1976-1989 is the first polaroid book by Swiss photographer and director Edo Bertoglio. A personal diary of the daily life of the New York downtown scene, with pictures of Arto Lindsay, Grace Jones, Maripol, Glenn O'Brien, Debbie Harry, Madonna, Andy Warhol and John Lurie, among others. With an essay by Mariuccia Casadio and an extract from the interview between Stefano Bianchi and Edo Bertoglio.  

The Photography of Vivian Fu

Photography // Monday, August 03, 2015
Vivian Fu is a San Francisco based photographer dealing primarily with the topics of Asian femininity and fetishization. Growing up in the San Fernando Valley, the porn capital of the United States, Fu was surrounded by, in her words, “beachy beautiful valley girls, white skater boys with Asian fetishizes doing skateboard tricks into their swimming pools.” I

Polluting the Film

Photography // Monday, August 03, 2015
When photographer Brandon Seidler began experimenting with chemical manipulations on processed film, he started researching the chemicals he was using to create bold and colorful photographic compositions. He found that the very chemicals that he was using were the focus of a chemical pollutant spill in a nearby area.