Tag Archives: Photography

The most iconic 20th-century fashion photography to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in pictures

With works by Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh and Guy Bourdin, as well as contemporary photographers such as Miles Aldridge and David LaChapelle, these are arguably the images which defined modern fashion photography as we know it Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2016/apr/28/the-most-iconic-20th-century-fashion-photography-to-be-auctioned-at-sothebys-in-pictures

The jewels of the new SFMOMA photography collection in pictures

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is reopening with a 235,000 square foot extension and the Pritzker Center for Photography will display works drawn from its 17,800-strong image archive. See some of the highlights, including breathtaking landscapes of the American west Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/may/09/pritzker-collection-sfmoma-photography

Rising stars of African photography in pictures

The debut exhibition from Red Hook Labs in New York turns the spotlight on six photographers from Africa and its diaspora, both emerging and widely acclaimed Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/may/10/nataal-african-photography-red-hook-labs-new-york

How to take pictures like photography’s underwater wizards

(CNN)Seems like everyone’s a halfway decent photographer these days thanks to better gear, flashy phones and clever digital filters. When it comes to underwater photography, though, few people have what it takes. Perfect sub-aquatic images involve a new level of skills, like framing a shot while maintaining buoyancy and not getting eaten by predators. Now it involves hours each and… Read more »

A new dawn: 19th-century photography awakens in pictures

From majestic Alpine scenes to expressive portraits, a new exhibition shows off the wide-eyed wonder of 19th-century photographers Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/jun/07/a-new-dawn-19th-century-photography-seizing-the-light