Black and White Photography

Photos celebrating community spirit in everyday Ireland
Culture

Photos celebrating community spirit in everyday Ireland

The Light of Day — Photographer Tony O'Shea reflects on four decades spent capturing the reverie, isolation and humanity of Dublin and County Kerry.

Written by: Charlotte Rawlings

A taxi driver's gritty shots of New York in the '70s
Culture

A taxi driver's gritty shots of New York in the '70s

Through the windshield — In the 1970s and '80s, Joseph Rodriguez worked as a cab driver while studying photography in NYC, where he captured an unflinching portrait of the city.

Written by: Zach Sokol

Poignant portraits of the prom that never happened
Culture

Poignant portraits of the prom that never happened

Lost summer — After their school proms were cancelled due to COVID-19, photographer Alys Tomlinson captured north London teens in the outfits they would have worn.

Written by: Miss Rosen

How the 2010 student protests radicalised me
Activism

How the 2010 student protests radicalised me

A decade of fighting — 10 years on from the tuition fee vote, writer Ben Smoke reflects on the violence and chaos of a day that would shape the future politics of a generation.

Written by: Ben Smoke

Tender shots of the '80s East LA gang scene
Culture

Tender shots of the '80s East LA gang scene

City of angels — After visiting Los Angeles' Maravilla Park, photographer Janette Beckman got to know a Mexican-American gang there and set about capturing a different side to their community.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Halcyon days at an '80s Summer Solstice Festival
Culture

Halcyon days at an '80s Summer Solstice Festival

The wild bunch — Photographer Alan Lodge remembers shooting the mini utopia that was the Stonehenge Free Festival, an event held in the fields surrounding the legendary prehistoric monument.

Written by: Miss Rosen

A vibrant ode to Liverpool in the '80s and '90s
Culture

A vibrant ode to Liverpool in the '80s and '90s

Mersey Paradise — Photographer Tom Wood remembers shooting the pubs, club and bus rides in Liverpool through the '70s to the '90s and finding meaning in everyday scenes.

Written by: Miss Rosen

A rare glimpse inside Idaho's Nez Perce tribe
Culture

A rare glimpse inside Idaho's Nez Perce tribe

Meeting the people — As the first photographer welcomed by the Nez Perce in 100 years, Hunter Barnes remembers his time living among the elusive tribe in Lapwai from 2004 to 2008.

Written by: Miss Rosen

An unflinching portrait of 1980s Birmingham
Culture

An unflinching portrait of 1980s Birmingham

Back to Brummie — In the late 1980s, photographer Richard Davis set forth documenting Birmingham's working-class neighbourhoods and spotlighting injustices that were too often ignored.

Written by: Miss Rosen

Vintage portraits of Harlem street style
Culture

Vintage portraits of Harlem street style

Hustle and bustle — Photographer Martine Barrat remembers New York at the height of the crack and AIDS epidemics and the dignity of communities fighting to survive.

Written by: Miss Rosen

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