Matt Black visits the Kingdom of Dust

“Rising from the remnants of what was once a vast inland sea, California’s Central Valley is an agricultural empire unparalleled in the history of the world. It’s home to America’s richest farms and generates close to $20 billion dollars’ worth of fresh food each year, nearly half of the US supply. The Central Valley is…

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Schuyler Duffy makes analog visual poetry.

Their necks all crane upwards in the crisp pacific light. The crowd had formed spontaneously on the top of a hill, at exactly 1453H. They look intently together. Suddenly self-conscious, he casts a voyeurish glance around, looking at the people looking, affirming his own place in the crowd, seeing the symmetry of hundreds of faces…

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Natalie Eichengreen's "Woman X"

Israeli born artist and photographer, Natalie Eichengreen spends her time between her home and New York. Eichengreen’s diverse portfolio consists of works documenting her time with the Israeli Defense Force, to fantastical, nostalgic nudes. Eichengreen’s recent project, aptly titled “Woman X” combines elements of performance and street art. Eichengreen collaborated with her close friends and…

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5 X 5: Chang Ming of Nope Fun

5×5 features five photographs from five photographers selected by a guest editor. Chang Ming runs a well followed blog called Nope Fun. On his website Chang Ming features interviews and images from emerging photographers all around the world. In this debut 5×5 post – Chang Ming has selected: Jared Gaustad, Thomas Spieler, Daniel O’Donnell, Justine…

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Interview: Jen Davis

Photography by Alex Thebez Interview by Lisa Gonzalez   Jen Davis is a Brooklyn based photographer who works primarily with self-portraits. Her work not only addresses the larger umbrella of beauty and body, but in a roundabout way, discusses how photography brings us to conclusions of our own appearance and desires. Jen invited us to…

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Adam Leon captures the haunting border between man and nature.

Adam Leon is a young landscape photographer who is interested in the “displacements of modern naturalism” – his works practice a considerable amount of restraint when it comes to revealing much details, despite their personal contexts. Leon photographs contemporary places that retain a significance in his biography in a perspective that feels classical. His images…

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Interview: Anthony Tafuro

Interview by Lisa Gonzalez  Photography by Alex Thebez ANTHONY TAFURO invited me to his massive Astoria apartment (he has a real dining room table!) for a chat about his work and to meet his dog. A Tierney Fellowship recipient, the Long Island born photographer discusses the development of his new project, his approach to documentary, and the dark…

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Andrew Williams gets lost in America.

Andrew Williams is a hard working Brooklyn based photographer. Shooting mostly in analog medium format, Williams has a sensibility that feels like it came from a different generation. While Williams is still considerably young, his interests contrast a lot of other photographers his age coming out of the New York tri-state area. Instead of confining…

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D-Day: Before and After

Sixty-nine years ago today, nearly 160,000 American, Canadian, and British troops rushed the shores of Normandy with attempts to invade German-occupied Western Europe. Nearly 7,000 vessels and 12,000 planes were used in Operation Neptune. While Lint-Roller is a platform for contemporary photography, it’s important to understand how film and television has turned WWII into somewhat…

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Coverage of Istanbul by Guy Martin

The uprising began at the end of last month when a group of environmentalists protested the demolition of Taksim Gezi Park, one of the last pieces of green space in Istanbul. The demolition will make room for the reconstruction of the historic Taksim Military Barracks- with the proposal of a shopping mall as well. Protests…

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A Short Introduction from Lisa

My first job after art school was producing photo shoots for high-end fashion photographers. While fashion photographs sparked my interest in photography, I quickly became less interested in shoes and dresses and wanted to discuss why fashion imagery mattered in the first place. I then somehow became involved in the beauty industry. That has presented…

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Jon Ervin investigates the boundaries of modern masculinity

Jon Ervin is a New York based photographer. Originally from Oklahoma, Ervin is currently pursuing a MFA in Photography at the School of Visual Arts. In his latest body of work, Ervin who grew up in a small town, investigates what he acknowledges as conventional notions of American masculinity. Floating between what Ervin understands to…

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A short introduction from Alex

It’s been a long time coming, but it’s finally here. I have to be honest, writing never really comes naturally to me. I just wanted to a bit of time to briefly introduce myself, and talk about Lintroller and what it is. Hopefully I won’t come across as too much of a douche at the…

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