Business Insights: The rise of girls skate photographers

Reading Time: 4 minutes From the collection Everybody Skates © Lanna Apisukh. Skateboarding and digital photography have always had an intrinsic connection. Now, as more ladies drop into the scene, a brand new wave of photographers are stepping up behind the zoom…

Karla Hiraldo Voleau turns heartbreak into empowerment as she reclaims her story

Reading through Time: 4 moments Following the shocking discovery that her partner was leading a double life within another relationship, Karla Hiraldo Voleau created a raw, truthful work that delineates closeness and desire, and frees her from her former lover Honesty is…

Gilles Peress’ sprawling document from the Troubles is more pertinent than ever before

Reading Time: 6 minutes As the country gets into an uncertain political and social landscape once more, Peress’ 2, 000-page document of Northern Irish life within the 1970s and 80s takes on a renewed significance Period moves differently in the North of…

Yelena Yemchuk’s Odesa: A floating dreamland

Reading Time: 3 minutes Following the Russian intrusion of Crimea in 2014, Yemchuk spent five yrs travelling to Odesa to document young people volunteering to join the army. Her upcoming photobook is a reminder of the love and lives of the young…

Jo Ractliffe on capturing Southerly Africa’s violent legacies associated with apartheid, and Angola’s city war

Reading Time: 5 minutes Roadside stall on the way to Viana, 2007 in the series Terreno Ocupado © Jo Ractliffe. The particular South African photographer shows on her Deutsche Borse-nominated guide, Photographs 1980s – at this point Jo Ractliffe’s event –  Photographs…

Research of winter grounds Vanessa Winship’s latest exhibition and book

Reading Time: 5 minutes Reflections  on lack, agency, and change  weave through  Winship’s quiet, observational images “I appear to be asked to go to places during winter, ” says Vanessa Winship, reflecting on the works gathered in her new exhibit,   The…

Like Songs: Photographic ballads in the 1950s to today

Reading through Time: 6 moments Through the series Sentimental Journey, 1971 © Nobuyoshi Araki. Courtesy of Taka Ishii Gallery. Offering 14 series, Maison Européenne de la Photographie’s most recent exhibition proposes an alternative history of photography – told with the lens of…

Campbell Addy on his mission to champion Black visibility, creativeness, and the pioneers that came before him

Reading Time: 5 minutes All images © Campbell Addy. From international covers to celebrity portraits, Campbell Addy has become one of the most in-demand professional photographers of his generation. Seeing that his debut monograph is certainly published, the 28-year-old displays on his…

Alba Zari investigates cults in an attempt to understand her family’s past the controversial sect that recruited them

Reading Time: 5 minutes All images © Alba Zari. This article will be printed in the upcoming issue of British Journal of Photography magazine, themed Home, delivered direct to you with an 1854 Subscription. When Alba Zari was four years old, she…

Mimi Plumb unearths the darker side of the Golden City, San Francisco

Reading Time: 5 minutes All images © Mimi Plumb, 2021. Thanks to Stanley/Barker After living in the city because the 80s, Plumb’s new publication gathers snapshots of strolls around the neighbourhood as the girl grappled with the unsettling disillusionment and shortcomings of…