The Photo Issue

Live laugh look at these photographs. Every winner from all the categories from the 2021 Whalebone Photo Contest…a photo of an octopus and a lot of other really nice things to look at.

A Not Really Brief History of the World of Photography

A Not Really Brief History of the World of Photography

Taking Pictures from Past to Present .
How to Make a Cyanotype with Amy Saville

How to Make a Cyanotype with Amy Saville

The color cyan might ring a bell or two if you think of it in terms of some of the earliest settlers of the…
Whalebone Photo Contest 2022: Judge’s Interview with Ben Thouard

Whalebone Photo Contest 2022: Judge’s Interview with Ben Thouard

Under The Surface Ben Thouard couldn’t win in 2022 because Ben was a judge. But Ben has in fact been a previous finalist of…
Whalebone Photo Issue 2022: Judge’s Interview with Atiba Jefferson

Whalebone Photo Issue 2022: Judge’s Interview with Atiba Jefferson

On Deck With Atiba Jefferson It’s more than likely that you’ve seen photographer Atiba Jefferson’s work— portraits of impactful humans, every inch of skate…
Accidentally Wes Anderson Photo Hunt

Accidentally Wes Anderson Photo Hunt

Detail Detective If you hadn’t heard, the gang at AWA is all about the details. We won’t bore you with the basics of what…
A Photo Says A Thousand Words

A Photo Says A Thousand Words

Nakyung Han, Photo Editor at The New York Times  This year, the Whalebone team wanted to add a slightly different perspective to the judging…
Road Trips 2020: A year in the rearview

Road Trips 2020: A year in the rearview

Look at this photograph.
Strange-But-True Tales from the 1 Hour Photo

Strange-But-True Tales from the 1 Hour Photo

Featuring tiny lizards in tiny cowboy hats.
Now Presenting The 2021 Photo Contest Winners

Now Presenting The 2021 Photo Contest Winners

$35,000 is a lot of bananas.
Summer in 35mm: The Photo Issue Edition

Summer in 35mm: The Photo Issue Edition

Long August days somehow look a bit better in analog.
Accidentally Wes Anderson Adventures from The Photo Issue

Accidentally Wes Anderson Adventures from The Photo Issue

Red hats on.
And now, the winners of The Photo Issue Photography Contest For Photographers

And now, the winners of The Photo Issue Photography Contest For Photographers

A long, long time ago Whalebone had just produced a print magazine and created some hand-crafted clothing in Montauk, NY. Then we bought a van and things went from there.
Whalebone Photo Contest: Human

Whalebone Photo Contest: Human

Humans are pretty great. Apparently, there are others that feel the same and that brings us joy. But this is the HUMAN category, not…
Whalebone Photo Contest: Water

Whalebone Photo Contest: Water

Cannonballs, waterfalls, scuba adventures, frozen tundras, and underneath waves.
Whalebone Photo Contest: Motion

Whalebone Photo Contest: Motion

The MOTION category created all types of emotions.

(Proceeds go directly to the photographers and a portion also goes to support No Kid Hungry.)