Atlanta photographer Krys Alex is speaking out after a portrait she took and posted to Unsplash was used in a controversial UK ad campaign. The government campaign has been widely criticized for discouraging and devaluing artists, and Alex says she’s “devastated” that her photo was at its core.
Traveling in the aftermath of Covid-19, we will face a number of challenges from measures designed to halt the spread of the virus. Quarantine for returning travelers, restrictions on which nationalities are able to travel to which countries and rigorous testing will all present off-putting barriers to international travel plans this summer.
As coronavirus lockdowns around the world ground economies to a halt, food banks in various countries have seen a huge surge in demand. UK-based photographer Charlie Clift started volunteering at his local food bank and then decided to document the situation with his camera.
Photographers with expensive gear often insure it against accidents and theft. This 1-minute video shows something else it can protect you from: asinine “pranks” when you’re simply minding your own business.
UK-based film and photo paper manufacturer ILFORD Photo has released a new short film titled “Behind the Film” that takes you inside the HARMAN technology factory in the village of Mobberley, England, where all of the ILFORD and Kentmere B&W film, photographic paper and chemicals are made. The site featured in this film was first […]
“. . . with various approaches, in various locations, that's when it can often feel its most interesting and genuine,” says Owen Harvey when speaking about creating his projects. A photographer that gravitates towards subculture and human behaviour, Owen has excellently documented youth and identity in the UK.
I was in London Tube taking pictures of the beautiful Bank Station. I was holding my phone upside down when the photo rotated. First, I thought I was looking at some spaceship but then I realized that it's my photo.
London’s Gatwick Airport, the second-busiest in the UK, has been shut down after two drones were reportedly spotted flying near the airfield. Over 100,000 passengers and over 750 flights may be affected in just 24 hours, and the military has been called in to support local police in handling the chaos that has ensued. BBC […]
London police and authorities are working to prevent selfies from being taken at the charred remains of Grenfell Tower, and barriers were erected last week to block out the estimated two million people who would be passing through the area for the annual Notting Hill Carnival.
An 800-year-old stone coffin in a UK museum was damaged earlier this month when parents decided to lift their child into it to pose for a photo. The Guardian reports that the ancient artifact was on display at the Prittlewell Priory Museum in Southend, Essex, on August 4th when the kid was lifted past the […]
A BBC photographer was arrested and detained for an hour in the UK this past Thursday under the country’s anti-terror. His offense? Shooting photos of a town hall. The Guardian reports that photographer Eddie Mitchell was taking pictures outside Hove Town Hall when a passing civilian police staff member questioned him. After Mitchell declined to […]
As the winds charge through the mountain pass it takes every effort to forge onwards as your feet slip and your ankles twist. Rivulets soak the track ahead and the sodden-peat moulds itself around your boots.
Lots of camera straps these days are typically made of really nice leather, canvas or sailing rope. But a brave new Kickstarter is trying to do things a bit different. Kimi Camera, run by William Roy, is trying to create camera straps made of vintage Kimono silk and leather.