Welcome to CNN Photos

We tell powerful, inspiring stories through photography and offer a behind-the-scenes look at emerging and established photographers.

If you'd like your work to be considered, please e-mail us. You can also follow us on Twitter.

CNN Photos

763 0 16

Photographer Jordi Ruiz Cirera first visited Bolivia in 2011 after hearing about a religious community occupying the province of Santa Cruz. Mennonites, whose families fled Germany around the 16th century, separate themselves from other locals to preserve their ancestral lifestyle.

Filed Under:

Bolivia • Laif • Redux Pictures • Religion • South America • World
48 0 2

Mining in Bolivia is a “devil’s bargain,” Theo Stroomer says. It's a “resource curse” where a country rich in assets fails to prosper from those resources. The American photographer spent about six months in Bolivia, a country where some places have been mined for nearly 500 years.

Filed Under:

Bolivia • Mining • South America • Theo Stroomer • World