Travel with Luis Maria Barrio

Travel with Luis Maria Barrio

This project is based on a miscellany of photos that I have been collecting during my travels to India, Morocco, China, Vietnam, Laos, Thailand, Burma and Romania. A selection of individual images that are not interconnected and in which I show characters, moments and everyday situations that I have run into along the way. I was born in Logroño (Spain). I began to feel attracted by photography since I was very young, but it was…

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Cinematic Late-Night Tokyo in Masashi Wakui’s Photos

Cinematic Late-Night Tokyo in Masashi Wakui’s Photos

These photos by Masashi Wakui capture the color and mood of late-night Tokyo. As the “witching hour” approaches around 11 or 12 pm, the Tokyo begins to transform. The city sorts itself between those who plan to stay in the city all night and those who must go home. The last train leaves at 12:30 pm, after which Tokyo becomes a lonely island of neon lights and cinematic moments. See more photos of Masashi on…

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Amazing Photographs of the New York Underground from 1977-1984

Amazing Photographs of the New York Underground from 1977-1984

Hell On Wheels – Amazing Photographs of the New York Underground from 1977-1984 In 1979, there were 250 serious crimes reported in the New York subway system – per week. There were six murders in the first two months alone. No other subway in the world was more crime-ridden and infamous. “Hell On Wheels” is a joyous and soulful trip in the bygone era of the New York subway system in the years between 1977-1984….

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Photography Masterpieces from Living Legend Elliott Erwitt

Photography Masterpieces from Living Legend Elliott Erwitt

Elliott Erwitt, really Elio Romano Erwitt, (born 26 July 1928) is an American advertising and documentary photographer known for his black and white candid shots of ironic and absurd situations within everyday settings— a master of Henri Cartier-Bresson’s “decisive moment”. Erwitt was born in Paris, France, to Jewish-Russian immigrant parents, who soon moved to Italy. In 1939, when he was ten, his family immigrated to the United States. He studied photography and filmmaking at Los…

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Arthur Rothstein – one of America’s Greatest Photojournalists

Arthur Rothstein – one of America’s Greatest Photojournalists

Arthur Rothstein (July 17, 1915 – November 11, 1985) was an American photographer. Rothstein is recognized as one of America’s premier photojournalists. During a career that spanned five decades, he provoked, entertained and informed the American people. His photographs ranged from a hometown baseball game to the drama of war, from struggling rural farmers to US Presidents. Rothstein was born in Manhattan, New York City, and he grew up in the Bronx. He was a…

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The Best Reuters Photographs Of The Year 2016

The Best Reuters Photographs Of The Year 2016

Reuters, as all of you probably know, is a huge international news agency and their photographers are based all around the world, capturing some of the biggest moments in history. Although we have March now and Reuters announced it’s best photos on December, but if it is a photo, it can be on Alafoto and if it is the best photo, it must be on Alafoto. So check out this list of the most iconic Reuters photos…

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Tom Hoops – a Photographer of People, Good, Bad, Beautiful and Ugly

Tom Hoops – a Photographer of People, Good, Bad, Beautiful and Ugly

Tom Hoops is a self taught photographer specializing in portraiture and fashion. He shoots both digital and film and splits his time between London and Bangkok. Former smoker, lover of black and white. Photographer of people, good, bad, beautiful and ugly.  Tom is well known for his striking emotive work and has been featured and published in many international magazines and publications. Schön magazine, Var magazine, Lavazza, Vogue, Reader’s Digest, Tocco Toscano, Porter magazine, Hunger…

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London Faces, Emotions and Tattoos in Max Gor’s Street Photography

London Faces, Emotions and Tattoos in Max Gor’s Street Photography

I am Max and I am not a professional photographer who makes living out out of it – photography for me is a passion, it is something that I really love and I can not image myself without it. I am so glad ending up living in London which is fantastic city for street photography and meeting extraordinary people. Max Gor has been a Londoner for the past 15 years, but it was only a couple…

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Walker Evans. Annalist of Great Depression

Walker Evans. Annalist of Great Depression

Walker Evans (November 3, 1903 – April 10, 1975) was an American photographer and photojournalist best known for his work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA) documenting the effects of the Great Depression. Much of Evans’s work from the FSA period uses the large-format, 8×10-inch camera. He said that his goal as a photographer was to make pictures that are “literate, authoritative, transcendent”. Many of his works are in the permanent collections of museums and…

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Unknown and unpublished, famous Vivian Maier

Unknown and unpublished, famous Vivian Maier

Vivian Dorothy Maier (February 1, 1926 – April 21, 2009) was an American street photographer. Maier worked for about forty years as a nanny, mostly in Chicago’s North Shore, pursuing photography during her spare time. She took more than 150,000 photographs during her lifetime, primarily of the people and architecture of New York City, Chicago, and Los Angeles, although she also traveled and photographed worldwide. During her lifetime, Maier’s photographs were unknown and unpublished; many…

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