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Leica Presents ‘Let Us Roam’ featuring Atiba Jefferson, Greg Hunt, Arto Saari & Ray Barbee

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 14, 2014
Buying photography equipment is no joke, especially when following a daredevil man-child careening down a hill, the possibility of your yearly savings vanishing at the whim of a wayward pebble. Alas, such is the story for the great videographers and...

VSCO Launches its Artist Initiative

TechComments ⋅ Mar 14, 2014
VSCO has announced the launch of its Artist Initiative to help artists and photographers further their creative pursuits. The VSCO Artist Initiative is a $100,000 USD scholarship and will go towards discovering, funding and advising creatives from ac...

Element ‘A Life In Transition’ Book by Brian Gaberman

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 11, 2014
American photographer Brian Gaberman has released a photo book showcasing work from his tenure as a staff photographer for Element skateboards from 2006 to present day. Titled A Life In Transition, the book is a well documented mix of black and white...

Daniel Arnold Makes $15,000 from Instagram Prints

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 10, 2014
With about $90 to his name and nearly no means of paying rent, Daniel Arnold offered prints of his own photos to an eager audience. What’s more though, the New York City-based photographer added fuel to Instagram’s development as a viable...

35mm Film Photography Feature by Red Bull Skateboading

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 7, 2014
The art of skateboarding and photography have long complemented one another, as seen here in this latest feature from Red Bull Skateboarding. Shot by Gaston Francis using 35mm film, the selection of photos show Francis’s escapades around the wo...

Boogie Talks Street Photography with HUCK Magazine

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 5, 2014
One of the main goals in photography is to tell a story. If Boogie had picked up the pen, he’d be something like Bukowski or Thompson – unearthing the gritty and depraved (and sometimes repulsive), yet finding a kind of raw beauty in undergroun...

Mario Testino’s “Perfect Ten” Editorial featuring Jourdan Dunn, Karlie Kloss and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 2, 2014
Continuing his run of high-profile shoots this year, Mario Testino has assembled a super-team of today’s top models for a new editorial in W Magazine. Aptly titled “Perfect Ten,” here Testino highlights the refined shapes of Jourdan...

Legography by Andrew Whyte

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 27, 2014
If you haven’t quite gotten your fix of building brick-inspired eye candy with The Lego Movie, Andrew Whyte’s ’Legography’ series just might do the trick. The long exposure photographer offers a lighter take on some of his usu...

World Press Photo of the Year 2014

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 27, 2014
With 90,000 entries from 132 countries, the 57th World Press Photo Contest concluded with winning imagery from nine themed categories such as Sports News, Nature, General News and Observed Portraits. The winner of the Contemporary Issues genre and Wo...

THROUGH THE LENS: POW! WOW! Hawai’i 2014

EditorialComments ⋅ Feb 21, 2014
While POW WOW Hawai’i 2014 brought together a huge number of visual artists from various disciplines in street culture, its engagement also encompassed a larger community of journalists, photographers and curators. Our latest THROUGH THE LENS feature...

LeBron James Visits Terry Richardson’s Studio

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 20, 2014
After photographing the star for the cover story of the latest GQ, Terry Richardson was able to get LeBron James into his studios for his latest shoot. It’s been a busy few weeks for LeBron with the NBA All-Star break and its surrounding festiv...

What Happens Outside the Frame at a Playboy Shoot?

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 15, 2014
While we often gush over the final product when it comes to Playboy’s often cult offerings, little is known about the background and creation behind what ultimately graces the magazines of the cultural icon. Dutch photographer and art director ...

Annie Leibovitz SUMO-Sized TASCHEN Book

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 14, 2014
Celebrated photographer Annie Leibovitz is the latest artist to be immortalized in TASCHEN’s massive “SUMO” series with a brand new release from the German publisher. Measuring 19.7″ x 27.2″ and weighing a whopping 57 lb...

Gogy Esparza ‘BIKELIFE’ Book

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 6, 2014
A multidisciplinary artist that often draws from technology and anthropology in his work, Gogy Esparza’s latest project BIKELIFE looks to the fledgling subculture of dirt bike riding in New York. A photo documentary shot entirely on 35mm film,...

Vintage Photos from London’s Punk Scenes from the ’70s

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 3, 2014
In the mid ’70s, two photography students at London’s Polytechnic Institute — Karen Knorr and Olivier Richon — documented London’s punk scene in its budding years, a revolutionary time for music and fashion. A youth cult...