The winners of LensCulture’s 2018 Street Photography Awards have been announced and the photos are just incredible. Here are the six winners who, along with seven juror’s picks and 26 finalists, will be exhibited at Cosmos Book Fair in Arles, France July 2-7.
Beautiful and Raw Portraits of Real Cuba Over 10 Years by Susan S. Bank
Susan S. Bank traveled to Cuba 25 times over 10 years to photograph the daily life of tobacco farmers and Havana residents. Here, Susan talks about her work in Cuba and the powerful, raw portraits she took of the people she met, lived with, and thought of as family.
Leo Rosas Explains How He Got This Amazing Skateboarder Shot
Urban sports photographer Leo Rosas uses his love of skateboarding as a focus for his work. He has shot in some unique locations in cities around the world and today, Leo explains how he captured one risky shot of a skateboarder on a busy Budapest bridge.
How Lindsay Adler Became One of the World’s Top Fashion Photographers
Lindsay Adler’s work has been featured in dozens of popular international fashion and photography magazines. In our interview, Lindsay shares some seriously useful marketing advice to help others start their own successful photography business.
How Wes Eisenhauer Captured This Cool Reflection Jumping Pic
Armed with only a camera and a sense of adventure, Wes Eisenhauer finds beauty and inspiration in the unlikeliest places. Here, Wes explains how he took this ninja-like reflection shot of himself jumping over a puddle, with a steel factory as the backdrop.
Samuka Marinho’s Pirates Wage War Against the World
Samuka Marinho is the creator behind “The Corsairs Project”, a tribute to the Golden Age of Piracy that blends historical facts, imagined events, and detailed reimaginings of pirates during the era. Samuka talks more about the project and his process.
Ben Von Wong Creates Powerful Images to Help the Environment
Conceptual photographer Ben Von Wong uses powerful marketing strategies to raise awareness of global issues and effect positive social change. We talk to Ben about creating art for a purpose and how he’s making a positive impact.
What Gear Does Fine Art Photographer Marek Wurfl Use to Make Painting-Like Photos?
Using lighting and posing techniques employed by traditional painters, Marek Wurfl turns portraits into works of art. Marek tells us what gear he uses to create photos that look like oil paintings.
Self-Portraits That Blur Reality and Fantasy with Laura Williams
Fine art photographer Laura Williams became an internet sensation with her “Invisible” self-portrait. In our interview, she talks about the unexpected success of and the secret behind the image. We also talk inspiration, influences, and Photoshop.
What Does Surrealist Photographer Ronen Goldman Carry in His Bag?
Ronen Goldman’s “Surrealistic Pillow Project” employs abstract concepts that convey meaningful, funny, and magical stories. Today, Ronen gives us a sneak peek inside his camera bag to see what gear he uses to pull off these dream-like images.