Feature: “Recent Works” by Ian Lewandowski

Ian Lewandowski has been photographing people since he picked up his first camera. In his ongoing body of work, Lewandowski creates laborious portraits using a large-format view camera. A process that is generally uncommon today, Lewandowski refers to an archive of images that he collects — then translate into his portraiture work. Through a process of collaboration…

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Journal: Juco Photo

Beach Babe. 2017 Big Sean. 2016 https://tagtagtagmag.com/media/56be0dbb2a7cf81690ce815a031e4257?postId=7bdad685c275 Coats. 2017 Elizabeth Moss. 2017 Jello. 2015 — Kaleb. 2016 Maria Kochetkova. 2017 Vander. 2017 Darling. 2017 JUCO is a photographic duo that represents Julia Galdo and Cody Cloud. Known for their striking, colourful and often elaborate worlds in their images, JUCO creates sophisticated photographs without losing a sense of playfulness. To see more…

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Dan Baird-Miller tears up a scene

Fine Art Photographer, Dan Baird-Miller is based in Malden, Massachusetts. His project, Collodion Autoportrait twists the typically conservative images associated with the format into a series of images that feel almost feral. Through various manipulations – whether it is chemical, or a simple but calculated tearing of the negative – Baird-Miller avoids conventional, seductive rendering…

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Paul Batt: Service Station Portraits

“This series is part of an ongoing project documenting the self-reflective moments on the faces of individuals, at the service station below my apartment. The transitory nature of a service station means that patrons don’t arrive there as such. The customer’s intention is their immanent departure and the purpose of their arrival. This nature of…

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Lauren Margit Jones: "; a desire"

    Lauren Margit Jones graduated from Parsons the New School for Design with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography.  Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Lauren now resides in Queens, New York continuing her work about adolescence, sexuality and idealism.  Her work was recently exhibited at Milk Gallery in Manhattan. One of…

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Delaney Allen's quiet contemplation.

Delaney Allen is a photographer based in Portland, OR. Allen balances a sense of emotional skepticism with his heady, abstracted landscapes. His work is sensitive, personal and vast in its visual breadth. In his work Allen blends landscapes, textures, self portraits and often,  personal notes. A narrative of self-discovery and loneliness accompany most of Allen’s…

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Zachariah Szabo roleplays his childhood self.

Zachariah Szabo is an artist currently based in Alexandria, VA. As a former competitive figure skater and dancer, his work explores personal identity, reference and subculture through photography, video and textile. His work has been collected privately across the US and Europe. He holds a MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, MI…

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Darin Mickey: Human Resources

In his series “Human Resources” Darin Mickey captures the world of corporate labor. Cold and still, the figures in Mickey’s photographs pose stoically as they engage in work that is neither glamorous or unconventional. In a premise that is ripe with the possibility for irony, Mickey maintains compassion and dignity in his photographs without censoring…

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Dennis Baburov: Bolshaia Volga

“Bolshaia Volga“ — is a study of a great Russian river. Once praised in bylinas and fairy tales, in paintings of Levitan and Repin, in Gorky and Ostrovsky plays this river nourished Russian people generation after generation. What is Volga today? In what way people living along Volga are differ? What is going to happen…

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Julie Grace Immink's bright, stark and empty spaces.

Julie Grace Immink is a social documentary photographer living in Los Angeles. She was born in the wagon of a traveling show. Exploring the streets with her camera is how she connects to the surrounding world. She gains inspiration from anything old and broken but believes in healing and restoration. Her photographs of human settlement…

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Christiana Rifaat: So it goes

Christiana Rifaat is a photographer from Florida. Her series “So it goes” depicts quiet domestic scenes that carry complex emotional tensions. The recurring cast of Rifaat’s family members occupy spaces within the home that look familiar, but feel foreign. The beautiful light Rifaat captured on film often conflicts the lingering, deep shadows that bring out feelings of…

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Lavender Chang: Portraits

In her personal work, Singaporean based photographer, Lavender Chang maintains an interest in conceptually driven images. Through her photographs, Chang taps into the subtle nuances of her surroundings. Her images are sensitive. Chang treats her photographs like a canvas: images are collaged, overlaid, painted over. Featured in this article, Chang’s editorial portraits demonstrate her interest…

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