Christopher Nolan has officially begun production on his World War II drama Dunkirk, on location in the title historical town in France. Warner Bros. just announced the commencement of principal photography on the film that featuresShow More Summary
The last of the Napoleonic Wars was fought in 1815. Napoleon died in 1821. The first photograph was taken in 1826, but portrait photography was developed in 1839. So photographs of the veterans of the Napoleonic Wars are a real treasure. Show More Summary
A major photography show opened in London Thursday featuring a special exhibition on leading war photographer Don McCullin, plus works by established figures like Henri Cartier-Bresson. Photo London at Somerset House runs until Sunday and offers collectors the chance to snap up major works by photographers from around the world. Show More Summary
French photographer Jules Gervais-Courtellemont (1863–1931) was one of the first masters of Autochrome, an early color photography process during World War I. In January 1923, he photographed landmarks and scenes throughout Paris, a city experiencing a period of economic growth and optimism following the end of World War I. See more »
We just posted about Felix’s Sandtroopers project yesterday, but is it too soon to post another Star Wars miniature related project? We don’t think so, so here’s a behind the scenes look into photographer Matthew Callahan’s essay, Galactic Warfighters. As a US Marine, Matthew serves as a combat correspondent, giving him special insight into war photography that many of us [...]Show More Summary
Last fall, we came across Matthew Callahan’s fantastic series of images, Galactic Warfighters, in which he inserts Star Wars figures into realistic combat photography. Now, a short film delves into his process. Read more...
Director Rian Johnson (LOOPER) is hard at work on STAR WARS: EPISODE VIII- the sequel to last year's smash hit relaunch of the franchise, STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. The other day, we received word that principal photography was halfway done, and now- thanks to the Star Wars Direct twitter account- we've got 11 new images from the film's set. Show More Summary
Rian Johnson shares new photos from the set of Star Wars: Episode VIII, revealing he's halfway through principal photography.
At an event this evening in New York City, The Overseas Press Club of America (OPC) will award the 2015 Robert Capa Gold Medal for photography to Reuters photographer Bassam Khabieh for his coverage of the Syrian civil war, the organization has announced. Show More Summary
If you don’t know who Berdu is, I recommend googling him right now. He does incredible things with in-game photography — most recently with Star Wars Battlefront — but for the last year he’s been taking photographs with Grand Theft Auto. This is the end result and it’s amazing. More »
There’s a lot of history living in these streets. Atlanta is no stranger to being the main set or backdrop for some major societal happenings, from the Civil War to RoboCop 3.…
With influences ranging from The Avengers and X-Men to Star Wars and The Martian, French photographer Sofiane Samial (AKA Samsofy) spends his days making amazing Lego photography in a project titled Legography. Intriqued by Samsofy’s work, DIYP reached out to get some more insight into this project, discussing his inspirations, and how he creates them. [...]Show More Summary
I remember the good ol’ days when Rian Johnson would post an image almost every day on his Tumblr, but now that the filmmaker is working on Star Wars Episode VIII we definitely have seen less of his personal photography. He has posted...Show More Summary
Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952) was born during the American Civil War. In the 1880s, Johnston studied art in Paris and then returned home to Washington, DC, where she learned photography. She quickly established a national reputation...Show More Summary
They were not only soldiers, but also good photographers. These interesting vintage photos show the love of soldiers for photography at war. See more »
This week, the failure of OWS, Instagram's impact on photography, the dominant aesthetic of the last decade, populist art from the Syrian civil war, Emily Dickinson as radical, and more.
In the spring of 2014, I started a long-term photography project focused on Syrian refugee children. I traveled through Turkey, Iraq, Jordan, and Lebanon and photographed children who fled Syria since the war started. I interviewed them in the presence of their parents or guardians and then photographed them both digitally and with Impossible Project [...]Show More Summary
There was a time in America when two men pictured with their arms wrapped around each other, or perhaps holding hands, weren’t necessarily seen as sexually involved—a time when such gestures could be seen simply as those of intimateShow More Summary
Each week, Roads & Kingdoms and Slate publish a new dispatch from around the globe. For more foreign correspondence mixed with food, war, travel, and photography, visit their online magazine or follow @roadskingdoms on Twitter.
Brooklyn has changed dramatically over the past 70 years, save for one insular community, as photographer William Castellana documents. When photographer William Castellana decided to try his hand at street photography in early 2014, he knew he wouldn't need to travel far from home. Show More Summary