environmental photography

Prix Pictet Shortlist Reveals 11 Artists’ Visions of Consumption

Prix Pictet Shortlist Reveals 11 Artists’ Visions of Consumption

Motoyuki Daifu - Project Family #10 It’s no secret that living space is at a premium in Japanese households, and in this playful series called Project Family, Motoyuki Daifu tackles the cramped living

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Project Pressure’s Breathtaking Photos Document the Decline of the World’s Glaciers

Project Pressure’s Breathtaking Photos Document the Decline of the World’s Glaciers

A professional photographer by trade, Klaus states that it is important that Project Pressure does not make any predictions. Instead, they base their work on scientific evidence about how fast the

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Palindromo Meszaros’ Haunting Photographs Capture the Aftermath of Hungary’s Worst Toxic Spill

Palindromo Meszaros’ Haunting Photographs Capture the Aftermath of Hungary’s Worst Toxic Spill

"The Line" exposes the irreparable damage the toxic sludge left on the small town. A thick line of red swallows up trees, dyes the town's dirt and grass, and brands the bottom half of homes and buildings

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Photographs by Michael Danner Offer a Rare View Into Germany’s Nuclear Plants

Photographs by Michael Danner Offer a Rare View Into Germany’s Nuclear Plants

We've been covering the news on Germany's nuclear phase-out for months, but this unique series of photographs provides a fascinating view into the power plants themselves. ‘Critical Mass/Kritische

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Lee Eunyeol’s Stunning LED Landscapes Light Up the Night

Lee Eunyeol’s Stunning LED Landscapes Light Up the Night

Lee's beautiful light installations makes the dark sky appear as if it's hiding something undefined. Although the installations are painstakingly fabricated by the artist, they somehow appear organic and

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Mandy Barker’s SOUP Photographs Bring Awareness to Ocean Trash

Mandy Barker’s SOUP Photographs Bring Awareness to Ocean Trash

Barker sorts and categorizes her collected trash, before assembling it into collages against a flat black background. In 'Birds Nest' she gathers fishing line and the debris caught in its path, while in

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BOOK REVIEW: The National Parks: Our American Landscape

BOOK REVIEW: The National Parks: Our American Landscape

Education is the key to conservation, and Ian Shive's photographs in The National Parks: Our American Landscape enlighten viewers with a rare, adrenaline-filled look at the phenomenal beauty of the

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Edward Burtynsky Exposes the Life-Cycle of Oil in a Stunning Exhibition

Edward Burtynsky Exposes the Life-Cycle of Oil in a Stunning Exhibition

Through these striking images Burtynsky unveils the seldom seen side of oil production, and documents the existing effects of oil on our lives. His depictions of landscapes shaped by its extraction are

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Kevin Van Aelst Photographs Ordinary Objects in an Extraordinary Way

Kevin Van Aelst Photographs Ordinary Objects in an Extraordinary Way

Van Aelst has the keen ability to change the way we look at things in our everyday lives, from masking tape, to apples, chewed gum or old newspapers. With the aid of a sharp object, he turns a discarded

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Sea Change Environmental Photography at Wassaic Project

Sea Change Environmental Photography at Wassaic Project

photograph by Mark Mahaney In the wake of the BP oil spill tragedy, it seems urgent to open up the doors of every community space in small town America in order to get to the bottom of what ails and

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The Prix Pictet: World’s First Environmental Photography Award

The Prix Pictet: World’s First Environmental Photography Award

Alberta Oil Sands #6, Tailings, by Edward Burtynsky Last month 18 of the world's leading photographers were shortlisted for the Prix Pictet, the first photography award dedicated to sustainability. Can

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Sound The Alarm: Landscapes in Distress Enviro-Exhibit

Sound The Alarm: Landscapes in Distress Enviro-Exhibit

An exhibition title like ‘Sound the Alarm’ might very well elicit viewer fatigue these days, as both the art and the media landscape has, of recent, been somewhat saturated with global warming imagery

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