Photography Visionaries

The new book profiling histories most prolific and influential figures behind the lens

There’s no shortage of beautiful, high-quality photography books on offer, but it’s always a pleasure to leaf through a tome and be transported to the time and place each photo represents. It’s rare for a photography book to consider the larger place of the work in terms of both the medium and culture as a whole. The focus is on the work and rightly so. …

Photographer Cole Barash Presents “Talk Story”

An intimate look at the culture behind the waves and white sand of Hawaii's famed North Shore

The North Shore of Oahu—quite likely the most photographed surfing destination in the world—is the go-to reference point for big wave-riding for both surfers and non-surfers. It is home to world-class breaks, sees some of the cleanest swells and hosts top international contests. Behind the corporate sponsors, product tosses, glossy magazine shots and tourist brochures lies a local culture with a deep respect for nature, …