Five years ago, a pregnant friend of photographer Lexia Frank’s asked her to photograph the delivery of her baby. Enthralled by the experience, Frank has documented dozens of births since then for clients, in addition to her work as a portrait and wedding photographer. PDN: What makes birth photography so appealing to you? Lexia Frank: In terms of life-changing events...
June 21, 2017
Cig Harvey didn’t know that her new series was about the serious car crash she survived in August 2015 until she showed the photographs to a friend. “He said, ‘The accident is literally all over these,” she recalls. Harvey was psychologically scarred, but rarely ever talked about it. “We’re often the last ones to know what our work is about,”... More »
June 16, 2017
London-based photographer Mahtab Hussain’s project “You Get Me?” is a portrait series depicting young, Muslim, British men. A Briton of Pakistani heritage, Hussain knows community well. His generation of young men has come of age in a post-9/11 world in which thorny ideas of identity come with far more barbs. For Hussain, these young men represent a “voice of hybridity”... More »