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So many women have come to work in Ivanovo, Russia, that it has been dubbed the “city of brides.” For a year, student photographer Alena Zhandarova used social media to find women living in her hometown, the country’s once-textile capital.
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Through trial and error, Matthew Brandt found ways to incorporate the subject of his photographs into their development. He submerges his images in lake water, prints on the bark of trees and uses emulsion from honeybees.
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Shane Lavalette’s new series of photographs explores the people, places and environments that have given rise to and continue to inspire traditional Southern music such as blues, gospel, and bluegrass. His work will be part of an exhibit at the High Museum of Art in Atlanta beginning in June.
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At 15, Maria Sardari wanted an iPod for Christmas two years ago. Her mother insisted that she get a camera instead. Although she had never taken photography seriously before, she devoted herself to taking a picture every day for a year and learned as she went along.
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What many accomplish in Photoshop or with hours of cutting and pasting, photographer Mark Hartman found in the streets of Panama: A mishmash of colors, shapes, images and letters. When workers shred expired outdoor advertisements, the vinyl remains left behind provide an artist effect.
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When Julia Kozerski began losing weight in 2009, she started an intimate, “brutally honest” self-portrait project, “Half,” documenting the process and her progress. She photographed her unclothed, changing body and found the process consoled her.
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Eleanor Callahan, the wife and muse of renowned American photographer Harry Callahan, passed away February 28 at the age of 95. They were “attached at the hip,” and Eleanor’s support of Harry enabled him to create some of the most important photographs of the middle 20th century.
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Since the 1970s, fine-art photographer Troy Paiva has been exploring junkyards and ghost towns. After a night photography class in 1989, Paiva knew he wanted to connect the sparsely lit style with abandoned lots. He bought his first “real camera” and went to work.