Photo Stories

Late last year, the poet Arch Hades joined forces with the digital artist Andrés Reisinger and the musician RAC to create Arcadia. The nine-minute video sold as an NFT for $525,000 at Christie’s, and it also revealed the ways in which NFTs (non-fungible tokens) could foster a new way of consuming poetry beyond the page.
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If you’ve ever dreamed of owning a piece of prehistoric wildlife, look no further because we’re giving twenty lucky people a rare and exclusive NFT of the first feathered dinosaur uncovered in the world. Interested? All you need to do is enter your VAULT profile link for a chance to win. If you’re not registered
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In 2006, Edward Steichen’s 1904 picture of a pond in Westchester County, New York, bathed in moonlight, fetched a whopping $2.9 million at Sotheby’s. In 2011, Andreas Gursky’s photograph of the Rhine river sold for $4,338,500 at Christie’s. And in 2020, even at the height of the pandemic, an Ansel Adams print, created at Grand
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According to research recently released by Oxford University, vegan, vegetarian, and flexitarian diets aren’t only healthier, but in countries like the US, UK, Australia, and parts of Western Europe, they’re also cheaper. What’s more, researchers found that it would be possible to make sustainable and healthy eating affordable everywhere within the next ten years, as
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$20 for a stack of 50 business cards. $9.99 per month for graphic design tools for social media, plus $13 for a social media planning tool. $39 for client management software, and $79 for search engine optimization (SEO) tools. The costs of freelance life and marketing your photography business are real—and they can add up
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Landscape, travel and streetlife photographers have an opportunity you won’t want to miss out on in Around the World in 7 Quests. These seven Quests were launched in honor of World Photography and submissions will be open until September 17. Do you have photos that were taken in Asia, Oceania, Europe, North America, South America,
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In June, the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) in Boston minted pastel pieces by Impressionist masters such as Degas, Pissarro, and Monet as NFTs. The funds will go toward the conservation of two (physical) Degas paintings. With that sale, the MFA joined a handful of major arts institutions to have experimented with NFTs, among them
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In 2002, Nike won an Emmy for Move, a campaign featuring gymnasts, joggers, basketballers, hockey players, footballers, and more in constant motion: skating, dribbling, sprinting, vaulting, and dunking. In 2003, Apple’s iPod Silhouettes campaign highlighted people mid-dance, capturing the energy of movement. And in 2012, Red Bull financed the skydiver Felix Baumgartner, as he broke
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The word “juxtaposition” has long dominated exhibition catalogs and artist statements, used by everyone from architects to painters, but some of today’s biggest mainstream photography trends also revolve around the theme of juxtaposition. From forced perspectives of people “holding up” the sun or moon to landscape photos of “tiny people in big places” to double-take
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Late last year, a survey from Upwork revealed that 59 million Americans performed freelance work in 2021, with more than half (56%) of non-freelancers saying that they’re likely to do so in the future. For creative professionals like photographers, freelancing offers its fair share of perks: you get to be your own boss, set your
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VAULT is an NFT space created by creators for creators, your go-to place for high-quality, curated, digital art from top creators around the globe. The VAULT highlight series focuses on the creators that are part of our NFT Community. This week we are excited to introduce you to Sam Brockway. A travel photographer based out
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