Photographer and documentary filmmaker Ben Knight knew very little about dams in the United States before Patagonia, Inc., founder Yvon Chouinard approached him to create a film about them. Knight and his co-director, Travis Rummel, were also unfamiliar with the heated debate about dam removal and the future of the more than 80,000 dams that restrict the flow of rivers...
September 10, 2018
Photographer Tania Teschke’s new book, called The Bordeaux Kitchen, celebrates not only the meat and wine at the center of French cuisine, but the saturated fat, too. Released in June by California-based Primal Blueprint Publishing, the 650-page book weaves together food culture and cooking how-to with a “paleo” diet philosophy and the author’s personal journey to culinary enlightenment. Teschke produced... More »
September 7, 2018
Sandy Hook. Columbine, CO. Pulse Night Club. Charlottesville, VA. These are place names that we all know; they are etched into our memories as signifiers of tragedy and suffering and intolerance and terror, and as flash points in conflicts between political ideologies. They are also titles of images in Joshua Lutz’s new book, Mind the Gap (Schilt Publishing), an exploration... More »
September 6, 2018
Belgian photographer Max Pinckers has won the 2018 Leica Oskar Barnack Award for his series “Red Ink,” Leica announced today. Pinckers shot the series in 2017 in North Korea, on assignment for The New Yorker. Working under strict supervision from North Korean authorities, Pinckers chose to shoot the pictures using direct flash, emphasizing the idea that what he was allowed... More »