Tag: photography

A certain slant of light / Trish Morrissey

“It was, I think, the first time that I realised I was “trying on” different lives and states of being.” For many photographers, performance is not something that comes…

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…

Lanzarote

Giovanna Petrocchi How often do you challenge yourself within your practice? Are you comfortable with what you do? Are you too comfortable? Featured today is Giovanna Petrocchi, who…

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…

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,…

30th December

Simon Bray “On 30th December 2009, three days before his 52nd birthday, my dad passed away. After over fours years of trying to stop the cancer from altering…

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…

Staten Island

Olga Ginzburg We all know the feeling of returning to a place we used to know well; that strange mix of familiarity and newness when our memory, as…

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…

Views of a Mountain

Declan Connolly Featured today on of the land & us is fine art and documentary photographer Declan Connolly. Connolly. Originally from the North West of England, Connolly was…

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…

Eilean, Burnt Ice, Interventions & The Floating Islands

Mhairi Law Scotland-based Mhairi Law is originally from the Scottish borders, and she moved to Edinburgh where she studied photography and film at university. She now lives between…

They Were My Landscape

Phoebe Kiely Our last feature was a fairly intensive and heavy topic, and so we wanted to share something more about the little moments in life. Today we’re…

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…

The conquest

by Mélanie Desriaux America. The one place that intrigues and compels us all equally; sometimes beguiling, often extraordinary and quite scary. The Wild West, despite the glorification constantly…

The edges of these isles

by Simon Bray & Tom Musgrove We have a firm belief, here at of the land & us, that the practice of other artistic mediums can only improve…

Meerror

by Leonardo Magrelli  When you look into a mirror, do you see your true self? Is the person in the mirror the truer version, compared to a photograph?…

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…

The Northeast Kingdom

by Andrew Frost Today we’re having a look at Andrew Frost’s The Northeast Kingdom. What caught me first of all was the name. The Northeast Kingdom seems like…

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…

Liznojan

by Joanne Coates Today we’re featuring young photographer Joanne Coates and her body of work Liznojan. This project is a wonderful exploration of Englishness and the outskirts of…

Direction of Travel

James Duncan Clark’s Direction of Travel is an immersive and curious series which documents a London landscape in the midst of change; the “urban regeneration” caused by the…

Peripheries

by JM Ramirez-Suassi This project reveals a side of Spain that people rarely see, that some will never see. It’s great to look at a project that focuses…

Kenneth Gray

Today we’re featuring Kenneth Gray who’s based in Edinburgh, Scotland. Kenneth’s shown work revolves around two locations, Foutainbridge and The Lanes, both in Scotland. We liked his work…

History Lessens

Tom Wilkinson History Lessens is a visually beautiful project by photographer Tom Wilkinson. It jumped out at us not just because it’s shot on black and white film,…

Daniel Zenker

Daniel Zenker is a graphic designer and photographer who we interviewed as part of our relaunch week a while ago. Daniel’s work caught our eye because interestingly, we…

Darren Riley

Darren Riley is an amateur photographer who works almost exclusively with Lomography cameras. We admire this unique style and we’re especially drawn in because of Darren’s consistency in…

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…

Ellis O‘Connor

Today we’re talking to Ellis O’Connor, our first interviewee in a series of daily interviews this week for the relaunch of our magazine Of The Land & Us,…

Wonder

Jonathan Charles This fantastic photograph, ‘Wonder’, from photographer Jonathan Charles had us mesmerised immediately. What a wonderful contrast between the cold, white background and the bright, eye-catching colour of the…

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….

Isabella Mariana

We selected this work by Brazil-based photography student Isabella Mariana from her submission to “Autorretrato”, our call for submissions themed around self-portraits. This double exposure was an immediate…

Kathy Foote

After graduating from my degree in photography, I unexpectedly found myself getting into the wedding photography industry. After being asked to do a friend’s wedding, I discovered that…

Zak Dimitrov

Today’s submission comes from Bournemouth Uni student Zdravko Dimitrov. The diptych is an emotive and thoughtful comparison between youth and old age. Read more about it below: This…

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…

Alex Day

Alex Day is a freelance sports photographer who excels in many sports; however he specializes in football and tennis. He graduated from Middlesex University in 2012 and has…

Ben Paterson

I am currently in my third and final year of studying BA (Hons) Photography at the University of the West of England. I am a mature student based…

Holly Osborne

The tale of Alice in Wonderland is a well-respected children’s book, but the speculations involving the real lives behind this iconic tale are less than child-friendly. The few…

Max Letek

A beard is the ultimate milestone of reaching male adulthood. Whilst not every male who can bare one does, those who take the time and dedication required to…

Marco de Vita

I love the idea of capturing a moment using only colours and natural light. I have always traveled a lot and I often find myself remembering different places…

Hivenn

Photography became an outlet for me when I was diagnosed with a long term illness at 12. It was a great escape and now I am living the…