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Mike Belleme has been skateboarding since he was 12 years old. He was so caught up in the daily grind of skating that pursuing a long-term documentary project on it didn’t occur to him until it a friend suggested it years later. Since then, he has been trying to capture the essence of street skating.
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“What happens to lovers while they are sleeping?” photographer Paul Schneggenburger asked as he began his project “The sleep of the beloved.” Using the second room of his two-bedroom Vienna apartment as a studio, he exposed the film of his 4×5 camera for six hours.
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After realizing he was part of the last generation who could talk to Holocaust survivors, Maciek Nabrdalik embarked on a project to document their stories. His subjects, forgetting their pictures were being taken, would recall their time in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.
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For the past several years, Spanish photographer Javier Arcenillas has worked in Latin America, documenting endemic violence there. In his latest work, he explores Honduras, which holds the ignominious title of having the world’s highest homicide rate.
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Even in the seemingly most mundane of the visual world, Ray Metzker could create stark, abstract images and present a rich new view. With a career spanning half a century, it’s difficult to say that there is one theme to his work, but he has been consistent about capturing reality and the formal qualities that make it art.
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Photojournalist David "Chim" Seymour studied chemistry and physics in Paris in the 1930s before becoming a freelance photographer. After covering the Spanish Civil War and serving in the U.S. Army, he founded Magnum Photos with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, George Rodger and William Vandivert in 1947.
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Nick Oza wanted to look at another side of Mexico's war on drugs. For the past six months, he has been documenting people struggling to overcome addiction and manage mental illness at a rehabilitation center near the border. By volunteering as caregivers, some of the recovering addicts find a new sense of purpose.
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Giovani Cocco first visited Kosovo in December 2009. Since that time he says he has been to nearly all of the active Orthodox monasteries in the country, with Decani being the largest and best-known. At one point he stayed with the monks for two months, photographing their daily lives.