Some shy kids pick up a book, others a pen or a musical instrument. Vincent Bourilhon picked up the family’s one camera at the age of 18 and finally started to find his voice.
Detroit has a reputation for financial hardship, urban decay and slow emotional recovery following the recession. Take a look at Brian Day’s photography and you’ll see expected elements – worn buildings and tired infrastructure – but you’ll also notice a strong and subtle resilience in the cracks and shadows of Motown.
Oleg Oprisco is one of the most unique and excited photographers we’ve seen on Flickr. His fairy tale scenes and images are hand-crafted, shot on film, and rarely post-processed, reflecting the incredible craft that buttresses his art.
In her series “Dancing with Costică,” Australian artist Jane Long transforms vintage photographs into fresh and modern stories. Learn more about her work in today’s Photographer Spotlight.
Marijana Klasan is a 21-year-old photographer based in Vienna, Austria. After documenting quite a few weddings, she says the most important thing she has learned is to “listen and watch very carefully.”
Check out The Photographic Journal’s wonderful interview with Oliver Charles, one of the winners of Flickr’s 20under20. Be sure to follow Oliver as his photography continues to evolve.
Alberto Monteraz is a Spanish photographer known on Flickr for his subtle and beautiful work. His followers say he is a “true talent” in portrait photography, an artist able to capture expressions like few others.
Grant Kaye takes long-exposure photos of landscapes and the night sky. He pushes the limits of imagination to come up with some unique captures.
This week we’re proud to feature an interview from The Photographic Journal with Alexandra Benetel, one of the winners of the inaugural Flickr 20under20.
“If you’re so worried about the final image, you’re not going to get it. If you’re in the moment, for the sake of being in the moment, you’re going to get the image you really want.” Read more about Jarrod Renaud in today’s excerpt from The Photographic Journal interview.
Check out this week’s excerpt from The Photographic Journal’s interview with Eduardo Torres, whose photographs are at once both intimate and sensuous.
Éric Lafforgue is a professional photographer who travels for well-known magazines, documenting people in situations that most of the world doesn’t get to see. Many of the places he goes, such as Somalia and North Korea, are considered off-limits to most foreigners.