“Les Amies de Place Blanche”: Captivating Portraits Of Paris Transsexuals In The 1950s

Originally published in 1983, Les Amies de Place Blanche (Ladies of the Place Blanche) focuses on the transsexual community living around the Place Blanche district of Paris in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The book established Christer Strömholm’s reputation as one of the leading photographers of the twentieth century. The book includes the original essays by Strömholm and publisher Johan...


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Breathtaking Underwater Photography By André Musgrove

Breathtaking underwater shots by André Musgrove, a multi-talented photographer, filmmaker, freediver, and scuba diving instructor from the little island of Nassau, Bahamas. André focuses mainly on the ocean and underwater photography. His passion for freediving, scuba diving, and spearfishing photography allow him to live a life consumed by the ocean and he wouldn’t have it any other way. More:


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Snow In NYC: Photos Of The Winter Wonderland By Joseph O. Holmes

Joseph O. Holmes’s photographs have hung in solo and group shows around the world. “The Booth” was a featured solo exhibition in Toronto’s CONTACT photography festival, following its four-month run at New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image. Among other awards, Holmes has been honored with a Curator’s Commendation at the Houston Center for Photography, first prize in MPLS Photo...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/snow-in-nyc-photos-of-the-winter-wonderland-by-joseph-o-holmes/

Artist Captures Beautiful Photos Of Flowers In Bloomy Neon

According to Claire Boscher: “These images are part of photographic research I did on the theme of colourful flowers for a collaboration with Huawei for wallpapers design. This project allowed me to continu my artistic research to find new aesthetic designs and colour palettes. Colourful lights are made with coloured filter.” Truly amazing! More: Claire Boscher...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/artist-captures-beautiful-photos-of-flowers-in-bloomy-neon/

The Meditative Beauty Of Nighttime In Dreamy Photographs By Neil Kryszak

Neil Kryszak is a photographer from New York, currently based in Los Angeles, CA working with fine art, commercial & fashion photography. “Art is a seemingly inevitable, meditative process for me that allows me to channel my energy & emotions utilizing color, perspective & light to create surreal, thought-provoking & therapeutic environments. These images are tangible...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/the-meditative-beauty-of-nighttime-in-dreamy-photographs-by-neil-kryszak/

Candid Vintage Photographs That Show German Soldiers Using Latrines During World War I

Soldiers lived in the trenches when fighting during World War I, it was muddy, noisy and pretty basic. They didn’t have toilets so it was probably a bit stinky too. The latrines was the name given to trench toilets. They were usually pits, 4 ft. to 5 ft. deep, dug at the end of a short sap. Each company had two sanitary personnel whose job it was to keep the latrines in good condition.


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/candid-vintage-photographs-that-show-german-soldiers-using-latrines-during-world-war-i/

“Terminal City”: Extraordinary Photos Of Vancouver 1972-1982

Ovaltine Cafe From 1972 to 1982, Greg Girard photographed Vancouver, Canada, his home town. Before Expo 86, when the money moved in, Vancouver was a working-class port city of cheap hotels, greasy diners and neon. “When I started making these photographs, especially the pictures of people in the mid-1970s, I felt like I was photographing a world nobody knew anything about...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/terminal-city-extraordinary-photos-of-vancouver-1972-1982/

That’s How Bored Bookstore Employees Entertain Themselves

If you ever decide to visit Bordeaux, France make sure you visit this Instagram-famous bookstore Librairie Mollat that is well-known for its ongoing photo series called Book Face. Its employees have found an activity that brightens the day for them and their customers. Book Face is based on a technique called trompe l’oeil (deceive the eye) and its main goal is to use realistic images to create an...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/thats-how-bored-bookstore-employees-entertain-themselves/

New York Over 35 Years Ago – 55 Color Snapshots Show The Most Populous City In The United States In 1980

Let’s make a trip to New York City in 1980. More: Flickr h/t: vintag.


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Drug Awareness: Rare And Haunting Photos Show Drug-Addled Men And Women Lying In The Opium Dens Of 19th Century America

Two women and a man smoking in an opium den in Chinatown, San Francisco, circa 1890. Reclining on bunk beds while sucking on opium pipes, these haunting photos provide a rare glimpse into life in America’s 19th century opium dens that prompted the country’s first crackdown on drugs. Established by the Chinese and arriving in the US via ships, the first opium dens sprung up in San...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/03/drug-awareness-rare-and-haunting-photos-show-drug-addled-men-and-women-lying-in-the-opium-dens-of-19th-century-america/