Tag: documentary

Sea Shanties

Natalija Gormalova Born in Latvia, Natalija Gormalova moved to London at only eighteen years old. She completed a degree in photography at the London College of Communication, and…

Kolkata Blue

David Lurvey “They didn’t talk about cameras, they talked about ideas. They created a space of real critique and that drove me to make better pictures, to be…

Don’t make me look like the kids on TV

Dawit N. M. “Weaving new photographs together with the old made it seem as if time was never linear. Without knowing it, this project became a personal journey…

Kuçedra: Life on Europe’s last wild river

Nick St. Oegger ‘It’s so easy to pass by a river, see it flowing and think ‘oh, how beautiful’. Most people don’t realise that rivers are complex living…

Les Sommets Inhabitables

Teo Becher What is it about the landscape that captivates us so? What is it about being in solitude and wandering amongst the great mountain giants, the serene…

Coalville Photographed

Chris Mear Born, raised and currently living Leicestershire (UK), Chris Mear has been making photographs over the last decade about the industrial history of the English landscape and…

GIB50

Iggy Smalls Born and raised in Norway, young photographer Iggy Smalls is now based in Spain, having studied for her degree in photography in Florida, USA. This week,…

Borderlands: The Edges of Europe

Paola Leonardi Borders: sometimes invisible lines only depicted on paper, sometimes a towering built wall or a threatening and unkind sharp wire fence. We think of borders as…

Decoy

Peter Spurgeon It is a difficult task to combine certain genres within photography. For example, historical documentary and constructed fine art is not often a pairing that goes…

Q&A

Alexander Missen For many, America has always been an epic icon of freedom and discovery — and the road trip an “enduring symbol”, as David Campany put it in his…

Tanera

Kevin Percival When we think of off-the-grid communities, we often forget about the places which are “off-the-grid” simply because of their natural placements in the world, like the…

Oil Sands

Alan Gignoux On of the land & us today, we are featuring the work of photographer Alan Gignoux — Oil Sands, an on-going long term photojournalistic and documentary project on…

East of Jesus

by Rhombie Sandoval Our feature today is on promising young photographer Rhombie Sandoval. She is a photographer we have been following for some time, and as such we…

The Moor

by Robert Darch Our feature today focuses on Exeter-based photographer Robert Darch, who also runs Macula collective and, along with Jessica Lennan, the exhibition space Dodo Photo. Darch…

Between Spaces

by Garry Loughlin   Inspired by Ernest Hemingway, Irish but Belgium-based photographer Garry Loughlin took to bicycle to travel on his very own version of the well-worn American…

An Empty Valley

by Ettore Moni Featured today on of the land & us is Italian documentary photographer Ettore Moni and his project An Empty Valley. Ettore’s work immediately hooked us…

The Last Stand

by Marc Wilson Today we’re looking at The Last Stand, a long-term project on a combination of topics including landscape, memory and history, from photographer Marc Wilson. The…

Ekaterina Vasilyeva

Ekaterina Vasilyeva is a freelance photographer working in a mixed genre of documentary and fine-art photography and is based in St. Petersburg, Russia. Ekaterina recently sent us her…

Forcados

Eduardo Leal This week we are bringing work by documentary photographer Eduardo Leal. His project Forcados caught our eye a while ago. We chose this image to publish….

On the benefit life

Manuela Henao Restrepo The United Kingdom was one of the first countries to establish a social security system. The years following the Second World War saw the emergence…