© Alex Crétey-Systermans
Close Distance

Armenians in love with their vans, coming of age in Ohio, many portrait-based works and much more in our new #fotoweb.

Every week, we select ten of our favorite links to photographic series published on the web over the previous seven days. We call it #fotoweb.

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive #fotoweb in your email inbox, or see the previous episodes in the #fotoweb series here.



Wonderfully delicate and lyrical work by Alex Crétey-Systermans (we featured Alex in 10 photographers you should follow on Tumblr Vol. #4). Via Thisispaper.

alex-cretey-systermans© Alex Crétey-Systermans

Coming of Age in Skatopia, Ohio’s 88 Acre Skatepark

This strong photo essay by photographer Stacy Kranitz captures the adolescence of some pretty wild teeange boys in Ohio, USA. Via Time’s Lightbox.

stacy-kranitz© Stacy Kranitz

Contemporaries: Reflections on Portraiture

Intriguing series of black&white portraits by photographer Lawrence Sumulong. Via LensCulture.

lawrence-sumulong© Lawrence Sumulong

Zonians by Matìa Costa

The Zonians are a community of American citizens that has formed in the Republic of Panama during the constructions of the canal. Beautiful photographs by Matìas Costa. Via Juxtapoz.

matias-costa© Matìas Costa

Close Distance

Photographer Jannatul Mawa has asked Bengali middle-class housewives and their housemaids to sit together for a portrait. Via L’Oeil de la Photographie.

Close Distance© Jannatul Mawa

Armenian Dream

Ah, the stories photographers can unearth! Turkmen photographer Lilia Li-Mi-Yan, for example, has discovered that in Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, many men will not give up a specific (and old) type of van that has been long out of production. Via The Calvert Journal.

lilia-li-mi-yan© Lilia Li-Mi-Yan

Emotions a Nu

Emotions à nu is a series of female portraits, each without a face. These photos are an attempt to convey the naked truth: human, beautifully unadorned, without makeup”. Photographs by Joana Choumali. Via LensCulture.

joana-choumali© Joana Choumali

No Safe Distance

Sheri Lynn Behr photographed strangers through glass store windows, intentionally using a big lens to be noticed by her subjects and capture their reactions. Via the Shpilman Institute for Photography blog.

sheri-lynn-behr© Sheri Lynn Behr

1000 Words – Issue 18

Take a look at the latest issue of photography magazine 1000 Words on their bright-new website.

daniel-shea© Daniel Shea

Amanda Tinker

Fascinating fine art photography by American artist Amanda Tinker, from a series called Small Animal. Via Muybridge’s Horses.

amanda-tinker© Amanda Tinker

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