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

Creative Boom

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.

Photographs by Samar Baiomy that document the impact of rising seas on Alexandria's 'Little Venice'

Creative Boom

Visual artist Samar Baiomy has spent the last two years documenting the demolishment of houses in Alexandria's 'Little Venice' in Egypt, picking out details of internal walls and discarded items to pay homage to the people who once lived there.

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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.

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

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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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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.

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.

Café Royal Books: 15 years of documenting the UK

Creative Review

This box set contains Janine’s important work documenting the jewellery quarter, the Black Country chainmaking, potteries, coal mining, iron and steel works and the drop forge. The post Café Royal Books: 15 years of documenting the UK appeared first on Creative Review

No Photos on the Dance Floor! documents the history of Berlin's club scene since the fall of the Wall

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That's the question posed by an exhibition in Berlin this month that documents and brings to life the history of the city's club scene since the fall of the Wall. Is the party finally coming to an end?

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.

Powerful Photos Document Poor Housing Conditions And The Lives Of People Living In Slums In Glasgow In The Early 1970s

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Nick Hedges/Shelter In 1968, Shelter employed photographer Nick Hedges to document the oppressive and abject living conditions being experienced in poor quality housing in the UK over a period of three years.

Documenting Life Now

Communication Arts

Photojournalist Yalonda M. James discusses the challenges of covering stories during the COVID-19 pandemic. Article

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.

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.

Charlie Clift documents how vital food banks have been during the pandemic

Creative Review

The post Charlie Clift documents how vital food banks have been during the pandemic appeared first on Creative Review. When coronavirus hit the UK, and we finally went into lockdown, photographer Charlie Clift found his regular work stalled to a halt.

Documenting the Migrant Crisis in Bangladesh in Photos

Feature Shoot

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.

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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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.

Sade Mia’s work documents the hours filled with perfect nothingness as a teenager

Its Nice That

The recent graduate’s portfolio is a reflective look at teenage years, largely through a focus on her cousin, doubly forming a documentation of south Asian identity.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

For two years, 13 photographers have been documenting London, unknowingly creating a record of pre-lockdown life

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Each photographer was given an area at the end of a tube line to document. Little did they know London – and the world – was about to change forever. Features

Gary Green’s new photo book documents the prolific music scene of late-70s New York

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When the photographer moved to New York in the late 1970s, soon enough he started to document his surroundings – which includes the decade’s most iconic music figures.

10 Effortless User Interface Design Tools

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There was a time when you would have to hire a designer to create your website, and that could get quite costly.

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.

Eliza Hatch returns with a powerful series documenting youth activists

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Having found her own community through activism, Eliza is now shining a light on others, amplifying their important causes.

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?

Wonderful Sunny Pics Document A Spring Break In United States In The 1980s

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These pictures show what was acceptable in the 1980s at Spring Break. Mostly from Daytona beach and Fort Lauderdale, these show a party scene that seems alien, the kind of en masse binge-drinking you could have before the intervention of social media.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.