Poignant photographs by Sara Lopes that document Portugal's ageing population

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Photographer Sara Lopes was inspired by her grandparents for this poignant series that documents the ageing population of Portugal. According to the Portuguese National Institute of Statistics, one in five was aged 65 or older in 2016.

Photographer Ryan Koopmans spent 10 years documenting the world's megacities from above

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Finding the geometry, repetition and patterns – the chaos and the symmetry – his aerial shots are not only beautiful compositions; they document the buildings and structures that have sprung up to accommodate a growing population.

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Perfect Imperfection: Photographer Documents The Beauty Of Animals With Disabilities

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Beau Was Taken In As A Stray And Had The Tips Of His Ears Resected When He Developed Skin Cancer From dogs with three legs to cats without eyes, the Perfect Imperfection photo series celebrates the intrinsic beauty of animals who have overcome adversity and adapted to a physical impairment.

Whereabouts: Alice Pasquini's line drawings on the back of postcards document her travels

Creative Boom

Over the last three years, Italian artist Alice Pasquini has travelled the world, sketching street scenes or landscapes on the back of postcards which she then posts to herself back home.

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Techniques for Documenting Your Web Projects

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That’s why writing some basic project documentation can prove to be beneficial. Whether you’re working on a new project or looking through some past ones , here are some tips for documenting what you’ve done. In this case, we’re talking about a document that serves as a future resource.

Documenting the now

Creative Review

The post Documenting the now appeared first on Creative Review. A lack of commissioners and outlets for documentary photography has meant that our habit of recording everyday life has diminished.

Spectacular Mushrooms and Fungi Documented by Photographer Alison Pollack

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Cookeina sulcipes, Tropical Goblet. Location: Colombia. Photographer Alison Pollack ’s subject of choice is usually hiding in plain sight. To find the minuscule but magnificent fungi and Myxomycetes that she shares on @marin_mushrooms , Pollack drops down to hands and knees with a magnifying glass.

Documenting the Migrant Crisis in Bangladesh in Photos

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Photographer Brad Zerivitz shares his experiences documenting the migrant crisis in this distant corner of the world. My first international deployment as a still photographer with the Red Cross was to Nepal to document communities’ recovery from the 2015 earthquake.

Journalist Rachel Lopez Documents the Delightfully Diverse Patterns on the Ceilings of Mumbai Taxis

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Lopez documents the vast array of eccentric plastic patterns covering the ceilings of her hailed rides, many of them taken in her frequent trips around the city as a journalist with the Hindustan Times. Rachel Lopez has a thing with… taxi ceilings.

Photographer Matthew Abbott Documents Australia’s Bushfire Crisis In Terrifying Pictures

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Matthew documents Australia’s devastating fires. Terrifying pictures of Australia’s bushfires by Matthew Abbott, a gifted documentary photographer, and photojournalist from Sydney. Australia’s deadly wildfires fueled by record-breaking temperatures, drought, and wind.

Through Monochromatic Photographs, Aleksey Myakishev Documents Rural Life in Russia

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All images © Aleksey Myakishev, shared with permission. Born in Kirov and now based in Moscow, photographer Aleksey Myakishev is adept at capturing the simple moments of life and transforming them into alluring black-and-white images.

Dutch Photographer Documents Eccentric Costumed Motorbike Taxi Drivers In Nairobi

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Ghost Rider Imagine calling for a ride on a busy day and a furious bike emerges leaving a veil of dust behind as if you are in a real-life scene from Mad Max. Sounds like a dream? Well, not if you order an African-style uber boda boda.

The Ever-Present Glow of LED Greenhouses Documented by Aerial Photographer Tom Hegen

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German photographer Tom Hegen , who specializes in aerial photography, recently traveled to the Netherlands to document the country’s LED greenhouses.

Nan Goldin’s Extraordinary Document of Life on “The Other Side”

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Her photographs are not simply documents of fact, but poetry of written by the spirit upon the flesh. The post Nan Goldin’s Extraordinary Document of Life on “The Other Side” appeared first on Feature Shoot.

Wonderful Vintage Photos Documented Everyday Life In London In The 1930s

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Londoners in bathing suits taking advantage of a heat wave at Hyde Park lido, 3rd June 1933. Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images) Children playing cricket in a street in Millwall, east London, UK 15th August 1938. A liner on the Thames is in the background.

Documenting the Gorillaz

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The post Documenting the Gorillaz appeared first on Creative Review. Directed by Denholm Hewlett (son of Gorillaz's Jamie Hewlett), a new documentary about the world’s most famous ‘virtual band’ is a brilliant mishmash of the real and the imagined.

The Plague Of Overweight: Photographer Martha Holmes Documented The Struggle Of Obesity People In 1950s America

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Bulging at beach in 1949, 197-pound Dorothy Bradley self-consciously leaves locker room for swim. She covered up embarrassment by being jolly and gregarious”. Martha Holmes/Time & Life Pictures “The most serious health problem in the U.S. today is obesity.” Sounds familiar, doesn’t it?

Amazing Vintage Photographs Documented Inca Culture And Life In Peruvian Andes, Captured By Martin Chambi In The Early 20th Century

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But, being a native Quechua, he considered it his duty to document the lives of Indians and the legacy of the Inca culture, traveled through the Andes, shooting landscapes, the ruins of Machu Picchu and traditions of the local inhabitants.

Fascinating Vintage Photographs Documented A “Spirit Of Christmas” In The 1895–1930s

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A woman returns home from the market with a Christmas tree. Photo by Otto Haeckel/Getty Images). 1895 A Christmas tree in an Edwardian parlour. Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1905 At Christmas toy hawkers, like this one on Ludgate Hill and Holborn, thronged the streets of London. Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1913 New York’s Christmas tree for the homeless. Source. Photography christmas retro

How to Launch Your Blog or Portfolio in 2020 (3,500+ Word Start to Finish Guide)

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The graphic design industry is tough. No matter where you go, you’ll see amazing talent through the work of other designers in the field.

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Introducing: Everyday Photography—52 Weeks of Documenting Life!

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We are beyond excited to introduce to you all today our latest e-Course— Everyday Photography: 52 Weeks of Documenting Life. And it’s even more important to make some time to document them so you can preserve and share these memories for years to come.

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Photographs by Vincent Desailly that document the birthplace of 'Trap', a sub-genre of hip hop

Creative Boom

In his first monograph, the documentary and portrait photographer Vincent Desailly captures the world that gave birth to one of the past decade's most successful musical genres, 'Trap'. A 'trap' is a snare, but it is also a slang word for places where dealers sell drugs.

Parsons School of Design wants to document the objects of our collective isolation

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Everyone is invited to share a photo of nine objects whose meaning has changed during lockdown for The Atlas of Everyday Objects.

Guillaume Blot documents food and football across the country in L’Autre Tour de France

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The French photojournalist documents France’s diverse range of regional dishes against a sporting backdrop.

Nicolas Boyer documents an often overlooked side to Iran

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The photographer explores rarely covered regions, dealing with isolation and arrests on his journey.

Cole Barash’s otherworldly series documents the nocturnal snowmaking industry

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Titled Snowgods, Cole’s latest work documents those who work in the manmade snow production world, their nocturnal lives and the extreme conditions they endure.

Deeper Green documents front-line conservation efforts in Belize

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Created in collaboration with the World Land Trust, an international conservation charity, photographer Colin Dodgson shadowed Belize’s rangers and environmental organisations to tell this evocative story.

Cait Oppermann documents the difficult and dynamic sport of takraw

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Travelling back to Bangkok after seeing locals practice the game a few years back, Cait's latest series shines a light on the superhuman quality of its players.

Amazing Photographs Documented Victorian Houses Moving In San Francisco In The 1970s

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Photographer Dave Glass documented the relocation of. There was once a time when San Francisco’s Victorian architecture was not as highly respected and esteemed as it is today.

Wonderful Color Pics Document The Trailer Life Of An American Family During The 1950s

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Picnic by the side of the road, 1953 These wonderful pics from Leon Reed were taken by his father Walter Reed that documented the trailer life of his family around the United States during the 1950s.

Photographer Michael Turek documents the “absurdity, humour and grandeur” of Siberia

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In the winter of 2016, the New York-based creative began photographing the small towns and villages of Siberia. Here, he tells us more about his fascinating project.

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Sophie Barbasch documents the gender presentation of her cousin Adam

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The New York-based photographer has captured her changing family dynamic over an extended period in her series Fault Lines.

Mark Parascandola documents the scenery and sets of China’s booming film industry

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Mainland China already produces more films than Hollywood. This series, Once Upon a Time in Shanghai, goes behind the scenes to discover vast sets, entire replica cities, ancient fortresses, and a group of sailors taking a nap. Read more

Oli Hillyer-Riley documents a close knit, and under-threat, surfing community in Nigeria

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Oli met the young community while in Nigeria working on a job for Vans, and was immediately taken by the love and passion they had for each other and the sport.

With over 500 striking portraits, Children of Nepal documents the resilience of youngsters in the aftermath of an earthquake

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Photographer Documented An Empty Mall In NY During Peak Of Coronavirus Outbrake

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According to Bored Panda user anniesun1316: “I went to the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack, NY during what would have been lunchtime. I knew it wouldn’t be filled with people, but there were certain points where the silence was deafening.

The Trap: documenting the birthplace of a music genre

Creative Review

The photographer was first attracted to the idea of documenting Atlanta’s trap scene after doing a similar project for a French magazine in 2015, when he travelled to Baton Rouge in Louisiana and attempted to capture the effect the small town is having on hip-hop in the US more broadly.

Documenting places and roasting people where necessary: meet photographer Sean Bradley

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On his search for uncomfortable stories, the LA-based photographer has captured the likes of Louisiana Mudfest and the most recent Trump rally.

Giovanni Hänninen documents the people of Tambacounda through 200 portraits

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The project, currently on show at the Also Known As Africa (AKAA) art and design fair, presents 200 individuals – from doctors to bankers, teachers to farmers – in their environments, and is accompanied by Senegal/Sicily, a series of six short documentaries created in collaboration with filmmaker Alberto Amoretti. Read more.

Joshua Kissi documents African American high school marching bands in New Orleans’ Mardi Gras parade

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The Bronx-based photographer captures the musicality of the marching bands while honouring the political importance of the groups, dating back to the American Civil War.

Paul Hiller’s bittersweet photographs document the ultimate form of escapism

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For the past 12 years, the German photographer has been visiting amusement parks around the world, from the famous to the obscure, steadily capturing syrupy scenes in these parks. As “a preservation of an older time,” he tells us about the parks that have closed since and new ones that he finds.

Between 1974-1981, Czes?aw Siegieda documented a polish community in the East Midlands

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Now published for the first time at RRB PhotoBooks, the photographer’s work depicts a small yet important part of history – the life of a Polish community residing in post-war England.

Lexus Vision of the Future with their Moon Vehicles

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Document Journal invited selected creatives to envisioned what Lexus would potentially creates for the future of human life on the Moon. TECH TRENDS concept car Document Journal Ian Cartabiano Lexus lunar moon Prototypes space