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Photographer Francoise Huguier was shooting in Malaysia two years ago when she met some young students who shared an affinity for Korean pop music – as well as an outrageous fashion sense. A year later, when she returned, she decided to immortalize them.

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Agence Vu • Francoise Huguier • Malaysia • Portraits • World
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Photographer Aujin Rew's series of elegant bathrooms around the world began as a sort of accident as she took photos of things she found interesting while traveling. Rew typically photographs people, but she studied architecture and is interested in how people use space.

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Aujin Rew • World
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There’s nothing staged, nothing planned about the photos in Chad Moore’s book “Anyone In Love With You (Already Knows).” They’re just capturing life and youth in the purest form. Moore refers to the photo collection as “my New York.” It’s a compilation of his seven years living and working in New York City.

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Chad Moore • Dienacht Magazine • Photo Book

Luke Duggleby's photos take viewers inside Southeast Asia’s illegal dog-meat trade. Duggleby, who traveled to Thailand, Laos and Vietnam for the story, documents a business that is estimated to include hundreds of thousands of dogs per year.

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Animals • Asia • Luke Duggleby • Thailand • Vietnam • World
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Girls. Many of them, backs turned, matching attire, seemingly identical by physical appearance. They are seen as a cohesive unit, like a pack of crayons. Normally, Osamu Yokonami’s photography focuses on close-up portraiture detailing one subject. But over the past two years, he has traded the singular for the plural.

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Fine Art Photography • Osamu Yokonami • World
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Kendrick Brinson and David Walter Banks' project #brinsonbanksing started out as a whimsical and romantic snapshot captured by a friend. With the help of social media people around the world started taking their own #Brinsonbanksing pictures, modeling the same pose and using the hashtag.

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U.S.
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Longing for his homeland, Dylan Davies returned to South Africa and staged a series of portraits to reflect his feelings about the country and illustrate its cultural diversity. With made-up names, kingdoms and costumes, Davies sculpted each “princess” with adornments that represented his experiences.

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Africa • Dylan Davies • Portraits • World
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At first, Moroccan artist Lalla Essaydi’s latest project looks like a fashion spread in Vogue magazine: Beautiful women with long, flowing black hair. Shimmering dresses melting into shiny backgrounds. But darkness emanates from the sparkle. Bullets.

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Lalla Essaydi • Portraits • World
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