While trekking through Tajikistan’s mountains in Central Asia, Russian photographer Oleg Grigoryev decided to document his spectacular morning view each day in a series he has aptly titled “Morning Views from a Tent.” Gazing over a range of mountaintops, taking in the reflection of an adjacent lake, or staring down a seemingly-endless valley, Grigoryev not only captures the beauty of his excursion, but also what makes exploring the great outdoors so extraordinary. To see more of Oleg Grigoryev’s photography, click here.
Everybody was kung fu fighting
An illuminated snow tunnel in Russia
Kids Traveling To A Boarding School Through The Himalayas, Zanskar, Indian Himalayas
Pupils Canoeing To School, Riau, Indonesia
Rio de Janeiro
Man Buys 10.000 Undeveloped Negatives At a Local Auction and Discovers One of The Most Important Street Photographers of the Mid 20th Century
Imagine this : perhaps the most important street photographer of the twentieth century was a nanny who kept everything to herself. Nobody had ever seen her work and she was a complete unknown until the time of her death. For decades Vivian’s work hid in the shadows until decades later (in 2007), historical hobbyist John Maloof bought a box full of never developed negatives at a local auction for $380.
John began to develop the negatives and it didn’t take long before he realised that these were no ordinary street snapshots from the 50′s and 60′s — these pictures were a lot more then that. Maier’s work is particularly evocative for those who grew up in the 50′s and 60′s because she seemed to stare deep into the soul of the time and preserve the everyday experience of the people. She ventured outside the comfortable homes and picturesque residential neighborhoods of her employers to document all segments of life in and around the big city. Below we’ve rounded up some of our favorites.
Image credits: Csilla Zelko
Image credits: Chan Kwok Hung