Laurence Bouchard Finds Magic and Whimsy in City Life

“Fatherhood has shaped my perspective,” the Tokyo-based photographer Laurence Bouchard tells me. “Having a daughter has changed the kind of places I visit, and without a doubt, I’ve found some very cool locations that I would never have been to otherwise. My wife usually works on Sundays, so I make a deal with my daughter: we go somewhere that interests me and somewhere she wants to go.” 

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4 Amazing Images from the 2021 Mobiography Awards

Mobiography recently announced the winners of this year’s smartphone photography awards. The competition intentionally put mirrorless and DSLR cameras on the shelf, shining a light on those who create wonderful imagery with the device in their pocket. The Phoblographer’s EIC Chris Gampat was an official judge for the competition, continuing our commitment to support new and emerging photographers. Submission standards were high, and the winners submitted exceptional work. Let’s take a look.

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6 Amazing Street Photographers We Featured in 2021

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Street photography has been a mainstay here on The Phoblographer. Over the past 11 years, we have featured the work of countless photographers creating the candid frame. It’s been a great ride, and we’ve also done our annual round-up of our favorite street photographers throughout a calendar year. But even though it’s only the halfway point of 2021, we want to share some of the best photographers shooting the candid frame that we’ve published so far.

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The Wonderful and Playful Street Photography of Laurence Bouchard

All images by Laurence Bouchard. Used with permission.

“I like the idea of building up a body of work that’ll exist when I don’t,” says street photographer Laurence Bouchard. And he will certainly be leaving behind a strong body of work. His street photography caught our eye because it’s clean and well-executed. Is it fine art? Is it raw and edgy? Or is it all of the above? Let’s take a look.

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