Since his teen years, Hoshi has been obsessed by the nightlife of the urban entertainment districts of Tokyo; the vulgar neon signs, the dark trash-filled alleys, and the backdrop of human drama taking place both inside and outside the clubs and bars. Haruto Hoshi was born 1970 in Kanagawa and educated at Contemporary Photography Research Institute.
Her photos of gay people in Vietnam won Maika Elan (b.1986) the 1st Place prize for contemporary issues stories at World Press Photo 2013, making her the first Vietnamese woman to win at World Press Photo. During the Award Days, she made time to talk to GUPabout happy gays, photographing crowds and being wary of beautiful photos.
On toilet walls, on subway trains - both inside and out - on apartment doors, along alleyways and in children’s playgrounds - nowadays every major city in the world is plastered with hundreds of thousands of pieces of graffiti and street art.
Stephen Shore: Actually, I started to use color a year before, in 1971, with two projects: the Mick-O-Matics, which were color snapshots, and the Amarillo postcards. I think it was simply the time was right for color photography.
We are on the footsteps of a new photography landscape that is or will be affecting everyone who intends to draw substantial revenue operating a camera. While we can see and feel the changes, how to adapt is not evident.
To some fans of his not-exactly-a-sitcom Louie, Louis C.K. simply appeared a few years ago, fully formed and acclaimed by his peers as perhaps the most skilled, dedicated comedic craftsmen working today.
Nearly two years ago, photographers Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros were killed in Misrata, Libya. A new documentary on Hetherington's life, produced by friend Sebastian Junger, premieres on HBO April 18, 2013.