Flower Child

Finding this moody set a nice change of pace from his usual edgy monochromes, Ramon Jamar made the most out of a dream combination for many of us: a familiar and expressive face, soft natural light, a trusty medium format camera, and a beloved color negative film. However, what sealed the deal for the Baltimore-based…

Secret Valentine

Love may be one of the most explored and documented topics when it comes to photography, but self-taught photographer Li Hui found that it’s also often the hardest to get right when she shot her compelling series entitled “Secret Valentine”. For this collection of intimate snapshots for the The Photographic Journal, her goal was to…

Bathed by the Sea

“Every place we visit has its story, but we can picture a story through our vision of that place, too,” said Portuguese photographer and artist Patricia Marques about these photos she took in a small island in the south of Portugal. In order to capture her own vision of this seaside idyll that she found…

Our Top Stories for 2016

Photography by Camille Robiou Du Pont While still excited from our recent milestone with Maasai Magazine, it’s time for us to round up the stories that defined the passing year for us, and our partners, readers, and featured artists. Despite setbacks and our print issue being delayed, we are really grateful to all the talented…

Maria Agustina

Acid Dream may be short, but it’s certainly one of those series that you hope poetic artists like Maria Agustina will pick up again, or at least evolve into another equally intriguing body of work. Kaleidoscopic, mind-boggling, and otherworldly all at once, it’s easy to imagine her trippy technique turning the mundane into something extraordinary.…

Faces

South Africa-based cinematographer Gray Kotze shares our belief that at its simplest form, a portrait should be a mini story that says something about the subject. To add a deeper dimension to his portraits, he set out on a project called “Faces” which documents the people he met and worked with while living in Tokyo…

Structure

How do you make a compelling visual story out of something as common and typically mundane as buildings? The answer seemed to be obvious to Hayden Williams, one of our favorite double/multiple exposure experts. On their own, the structures before him weren’t original, eye-catching, or effective story-tellers, and he knew just how to work around…