Photography

The Photography of Felice Beato

It’s hard for me to imagine, in the age of instant information, what it would be like to see one of Felice Beato’s photographs in 1850s and 60s. The images he captured in the Mediterranean, Japan, China (where he was

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The Freak Photography of Chas Eisenmann

Charles “Chas” Eisenmann was the most notable and prolific producer of cabinet cards in Victorian-era New York City. From his Bowery studio, he produced some of the most well-known images of sideshow freaks, as he capitalized on the Victorian fascination

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NSFW: Benita Marcussen’s Portraits of Men and their Sex Dolls

Benita Marcussen’s series Men & Dolls captures images of real men and their Real Dolls – the “anatomically correct” synthetic women they are in relationships with. They are portraits of a one-sided relationship; while many of the men feel there

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You’re Not Human Captures Dragged Into Sunlight, 11 Paranoias, Necro Death Mort and GHOLD

Photos: Rebecca Cleal // Poster art: Simon Erl Our Bristol homies You’re Not Human recently put on an awesomely heavy event featuring Dragged Into Sunlight, 11 Paranoias, Necro Death Mort and GHOLD, and today we’ve got a set of rad

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Outlaw Bikers… The Photography Of Danny Lyon

I’m fascinated with 1% motorcycle gangs and old school photos of them. Danny Lyon is a photographer that has taken pictures of many different subcultures that exist on the fringe of society….He wanted to glorify biker culture, and that is

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Amazing + Passionate!
LOST TRIBE Photo Essay By Angela Owens

If you don’t know, now you know: CVLT Nation are huge fans of LOST TRIBE and of Angela’s Owens photography. So when we found out that they were playing Boston on their tour that is effect right now, we asked

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Reality Stretched To The Limit…
Frederic Fontenoy Métamorphose
Photo Essay

The French photographer Frederic Fontenoy’s new project Métamorphose is mind-melting to say the least! He used a special technique called slit-scan photography to create these otherworldly images. When I gaze at his work, all I can think about is the

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Portraits of Insanity
The Photos of Dr. Hugh Welch Diamond

Dr. Hugh Welch Diamond was one of the first British photographers, beginning to work with the medium three months after its invention. As the Superintendent of the Female Department at the Surrey County Asylum, he took a series of portraits

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Striking Portraits Of From 1980s Italian Goth Clubs

I love looking at epic photos from the past…So today I wanted to share with you these spot on photos of 80’s Goths – all of these flicks were taken by Dino Ignani.…ALL HAIL ALL BLACK!

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Portraits Of Criminals Covered In Russian Prison Tattoos!

 Russian prison tattoos are a portal into a dark world, one that is really only understood by the people that exist within it. From an outsider’s perspective, the aesthetic of these tattoos have always intrigued me. The symbolism that this

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