Michael Itkoff has traveled the world since 2002 taking portraits of everyday people in the street. In Itkoff’s photographs a makeshift backdrop is held behind each of his subjects in London, Sydney, Hanoi, Bangkok, and New York. This technique, normally reserved for celebrity and commercial portraiture, creates a striking aesthetic isolating the subjects from their [...]
The Middle of Somewhere is the next chapter in my on-going family diary. It follows on from Postcards from Home (2008-2011) and revolves around my two daughters Uma & Yali growing up. We live in a remote part of the world, the south west corner of Western Australia. Read the full essay on Burn Magazine See more [...]
During the summer months in Boulder, Colorado, locals and visitors migrate to Boulder Creek to play, relive tradition, and escape the heat. In this Rocky Mountain town of 100,000, a flowing creek provides the ideal environment to create and channel summertime experiences into lasting memories. Due to the nature of seasonality in the northern hemisphere, [...]
Commemorating the five year anniversary of the Iraq war, the March 2008 podcast features the work of photographer Peter van Agtmael and the music of Six Degrees Records artist, Niyaz. View Five Years in Iraq at Daylight Magazine.
“In wildness is the preservation of the world.” — Thoreau For me there is no better place to stretch myself as a photographer than in the natural world. Just minutes outside of Washington, DC is the dramatic wildness of the Potomac River Gorge. It is a spectacular bit of nature that beckons to the adventurer, the [...]
Photojournalist Charlie Mahoney’s work on Catalonia’s only remaining active bullfighting ring in Northeastern Spain is exceptional. The ring held its last bullfight on September 25, 2011. Charlie is a member of Prime Collective. See his essay here at: www.primecollective.com. Please feel free to return to this page and comment on the work we have featured. [...]
A Photo Editor, run by former director of photography, Rob Haggart, is featuring a movie about Contact Press Images’ David Burnett and his story The Last Cattle Drive. An interesting look back at the glory days of shooting film. The photos are great. David’s hair is another matter! (Sorry David, I will buy you a [...]