© Maroesjka Lavigne
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Many photographers go to Iceland attracted by the magnificent yet harsh beauty of that land; but only a few return with images so original as those of Maroesjka Lavigne. Via Another Place.
Meet Europe’s Military Cadets
Photographer Paolo Verzone visited over 20 European military schools over five years to take pictures of cadets. Amazing portraits in this one. Via Lightbox.
Landscape Stories – Family
Dig in the 66 photo essays brought together in the latest issue of the excellent photo magazine Landscape Stories. The theme of the new issue is family.
Eight Seconds to Glory
A classic, black&white photo story by Jonno Rattman about a classic American myth, the rodeo. Just this time the riders are young boys and girls aged no more than 10 years old. Via Photobooth.
Announcing the Best 25 Visual Storytellers for 2014
LensCulture announces the 25 winners of its Visual Storytellers Award.
African Diasporas, Playing with the Past
Senegalese photographer Omar Victor Diop takes brilliant self-portraits in which he impersonates a range of notable Africans in Europe’s history from the 15th to the 19th century. Via Lens.
This is a compelling photo series by Thilde Jensen about people affected by EI (Environmental Illness), a modern disease that makes the patent hypersensitive to even minimal amount of chemicals. Via Ain’t Bad Magazine.
Photographer Hemya Moran asked random strangers to sit with her for a staged portrait in which she pretends to be – in turns – the stranger’s sister, daughter, lover, etc. Via Ignant.
The Everyday Lives of Nuns
Ibolya Feher offers a rare glimpse in the daily life of nuns, more precisely the Sisters of the Carmelite order in Sclerder Abbey, England. Seriously, they’re, like, doing puzzles, dusting off and ironing clothes. Via Slate.
Oh my, did you know there are camel races, too? Photographs by Christoph Viseux. Via Burn Magazine.
© Mimmo Jodice
And these were last week’s updates on Fotografia Magazine:
- Super useful list of 80+ international photography awards and competitions
- #fotocal – Photography awards, grants and festivals coming up this December
- Photographer Jessamyn Lovell stalked, spied on and secretly photographed the woman who stole her identity
- Another Cuba – a photo essay beyond the usual commonplaces about the island
- Ancient sculptures and architectures come alive in the photographs of Mimmo Jodice, an Italian master of photography
- Sander Meisner is a hunter of urban geometries
- Laure Ledoux’s series ‘Fight Night’ mixes videogames, iPads and the 1850s ambrotypes