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Sara Lewkowicz didn't set out to expose the horrors of domestic violence. She was working on a project about the challenges an ex-convict faced after being released from prison. Then one night an argument escalated and everything changed. The resulting photo essay won the 2013 Luceo Student Project Award.

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Alaska • Domestic Abuse • Luceo Images • Ohio • Photo Contest • Sara Naomi Lewkowicz
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Denver-based photographer Matt Slaby has been documenting gun culture in Colorado since just before the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 2008 that gun ownership is an individual right protected under the Second Amendment. Since then, he has photographed the wide variety of gun owners he has come across.

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Gun Control • Luceo Images • Matt Slaby • Portraits • U.S.

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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Alena Zhandarova • Fine Art Photography • Luceo Images • Photo Contest • Portraits • Russia • World
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Through layered photographic images, the “Greater Than The Sum” project explores themes of past and present, personal and professional, and the operational dynamic of an artist collective. Luceo Images - a cooperative of young photographers - opens a one-night exhibit of the work in New York on Friday.

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Fine Art Photography • Luceo Images • Photo Exhibit • U.S.
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