Hard to believe but it's been almost four years since we first wrote about Olivia Bee. We probably could have guessed that the then 15-year-old teenager was just starting her career. At 19-years-old she's not just an adult now, by many standards, Bee's a full-fledged professional. Throughout…
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Taken in New York on June of 2012, this series of Citizens take me there every time I see this project. Captured in a healing and introspective trip, these images symbolize the joy I felt during that specific time and place, a renewed joy felt after some difficult times. Kids will dance, water will splash, people…Continue
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A few weeks ago, 28-year-old photographer Amelia Coffaro and her family were hit with extremely hard hitting news. Amelia was diagnosed with Stage III Breast Cancer. With no health insurance, Coffaro and her family must now must figure out a way to pay for the estimated $150,000 to $200,000 in treatment.
A team has quickly assembled that…Continue
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While most of us can only take so much of the cold winter weather, many of those living in the Netherlands hope for even colder temperatures. Perhaps we would too if we got to enjoy outdoor winter sports like this. Amsterdam-based photographer Ben Visbeek recently took some breathtaking photos of the Dutch ice yachting and skating on the Gouwzee, a bay in North Holland.
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Though Washington DC-based Sam Hurd is a wedding photographer by trade, you wouldn't quite know it by looking at these photos. The way he captures the majestic beauty of New Zealand will make you think that he's actually a landscape or travel photographer. From its snow-capped mountains and its crystal clear lakes to its vast plains and rolling hills, New Zealand is one of those countries you almost…
Mariam Sitchinava is a young photographer based in Tbilisi, Georgia who sees photography as a way to express feelings. It was only a few years ago that she first picked up photography, when she received a film camera as a gift. Since then, this self-taught photographer has created a book called "Deep Moods" and has collaborated with everyone from Urban Outfitters to Vogue…Continue
Talk about blending into the background. Photographer Wilma Hurskainen and her sister wear clothes that perfectly match their natural surroundings. Whereas we've seen this style done before, never have we seen it done so naturally,…Continue
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18-year-old Joeri Bosma just wrote to us to tell us about his 365 project. While we get a lot of submissions from young photographers, Bosma's stood out to us because they felt simple yet powerful. If you're aching to see strong self portraits that are more about interesting concepts than fancy photo manipulations, check this out. Some even feel like you've just pressed pause…
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I came across this mind-blowing photo in Steve McCurry's latest blog entry, Simple Act of Waiting. Taken in 2001 during the Kumbh Mela Festival, it shows millions of people waiting their turn to bathe in the Ganges river.
The Kumbh Mela is a mass Hindu pilgrimage that's…Continue
In all four years that we've been around, there hasn't been a more celebrated, appreciated or loved photographer on My Modern Met than Steve McCurry. Our first post about his work, called 22 Incredible Photos of Faraway…Continue
What an illusion! When I first came across these photos of Japanese rice terraces by photographer Jason Arney , I couldn't help but think they looked like broken mirrors or shards of glass. Rice terraces are rice fields shaped like shelves. They're made on hills and draw water from nearby rivers. In certain parts of Japan, these paddies of various sizes are filled with water and they…
Using just apples, photographer Caleb Charland made the LEDs in this lamp light up! The photo first caught our attention from Michael Mazzeo Gallery in New York who sent it to us yesterday as part of their Christmas card. As the gallery wrote, "This may not be your typical holiday totem, but we find it quite festive nonetheless. In…
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