Photography Stories

Samuel Fosso – the African selfie artist shot by Vogue

Vince Aletti's book Issues unveils a fine-art photographer who found a new home in the 90s fashion press Samuel Fosso – the African selfie artist shot by Vogue

Martin Parr's pictures come to life in London!

Dover Street Market stages an installation to launch Parr’s new book Only Human Martin Parr's pictures come to life in London!

When Martin Parr’s luck came in at the Kentucky Derby

The British photographer loves horse racing, and got lucky in Louisville when this shot lined-up in his viewfinder When Martin Parr’s luck came in at the Kentucky Derby

Meet Toni Frissell - the woman who made sport fashionable

Vince Aletti credits the photographer with adding a winning streak to fashion magazines in new book, Issues Meet Toni Frissell - the woman who made sport fashionable

The fall of Baron de Meyer, fashion’s first big photographer

Photo historian Vince Aletti on the life of one of the most influential men in early 20th century fashion magazines The fall of Baron de Meyer, fashion’s first big photographer

Paul Smith threw a party for Martin Parr this week!

'Martin was one of the first photographers who really got my attention for his love of the kitsch and odd,' he said Paul Smith threw a party for Martin Parr this week!

The late photographer who made it into Art & Queer Culture

Ren Hang may have died two years ago aged just 29, but the audience for his photographs only seems to grow The late photographer who made it into Art & Queer Culture

The one thing that makes Martin Parr put down his camera

The Magnum photographer discusses what does, and what doesn’t, make him click The one thing that makes Martin Parr put down his camera

The fossils that fought for Darwin

On Darwin Day we look at how a 19th century fascination with fossils spurred on The Origin of Species The fossils that fought for Darwin

Did you catch Mario Sorrenti’s birthday message to Kate Moss?

The photographer dipped back into his 1990s archive when wishing the supermodel a happy birthday Did you catch Mario Sorrenti’s birthday message to Kate Moss?

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