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Three years ago, Roger Hayhurst was a 19-year-old who took on a superhero identity – the “Knight Warrior” – to discourage wrongdoing in his crime-ridden neighborhood. Since then he has met a girl, gotten engaged and hung up his cape. Photographer Jacob Russell got to know Hayhurst in and out of costume.
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The Olympics are a time for countries to come together and compete for glory, and the host cities use the event as a moment to shine. But what happens when the eternal flame moves on? Jon Pack and Gary Hustwit visited 13 Olympic hosts to document the legacy of the Games.
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While traveling in Greece, Dutch photographer Patrick van Dam noticed unfinished buildings and homes spotting the countryside. He had seen the photographs of people in despair due to the financial crisis in Greece, but he hadn’t seen this kind of structural beauty that had been born in the country’s troubles.
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Located in the southwest corner of Spain's Canary Islands is an environmentalist utopia called El Hierro. The island is now completely renewable energy self-sufficient. Benjamin Bechet traveled to El Hierro to document the breathtaking landscape of the island, the people and the technology that helps keep the island green.
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After covering Libya’s civil war in 2011, French photographer Mathias Depardon decided he was not cut out for conflict photography. He then thought about what is left behind after a conflict, and began researching the coastline of the Black Sea "to trace the visual scars of past Eastern European conflicts."
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With all eyes on the small country that borders the Caspian Sea in the Caucasus region, Andreas Bro was able to enter Azerbaijan and document another side of the country. Though democratic in appearance, Bro says it has a dark side that limits basic rights and creates “a toxic environment of paranoia and fear of the leaders.”
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When friends living in Eastern European nations began complaining of noisy, drunken tourists in their historical towns, American photojournalist Amanda Rivkin wanted to dig deeper. She tagged along for two “stag,” or bachelor, weekends in Prague, Czech Republic.
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In 1994, photographers Alessandro Albert and Paolo Verzone set up a 4×5-inch folding camera on the beaches of Brighton, England, and Rimini, Italy. Hoping to reveal the different cultures of the two beaches, they captured portraits of people on holiday. Years later, they picked the project back up.