Cool Hunting Video Presents: Photobooth

In our latest video we visited the world's only tintype portrait studio to learn about the process and beauty behind tintype photography

In the first of four videos we premiered at the 99% Conference last week we took a trip to the Mission District in San Francisco, California to talk to Michael Shindler, co-founder of Photobooth. Photobooth serves as both a retail space for classic camera gear, a gallery and most interesting a tintype portrait studio. We talked to Michael about the ins and outs of the …

Rewilding

Portraits of women in the wild offer a striking exploration of femininity and nature

In her new book Rewilding, Cass Bird exuberantly dances around the defining lines of femininity, sexuality and the human connection to nature. Shedding gender definitions, and, at times, their clothes in the hilly countryside of Tennessee, Bird’s models are perfectly atypical. Without commentary, the photos themselves vigorously pose questions of androgyny, leaving the answers up to the viewer. With the typical charm of Bird’s photos—energetic, …

Kim Dong Yoo

The process behind the artist's large-scale portraits pairing cultural icons

Already a household name in Asia, Korean painter Kim Dong Yoo‘s inaugural U.S. exhibit at NYC’s Hasted Kraeutler gallery aims to introduce the artist to a new, American audience. The self-titled show features a series of large-scale paintings that, from afar, depict a single grand portrait of notables from John F. Kennedy to Michael Jackson. Upon closer inspection, however, one realizes that the work is …