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From the 19th century’s first snap shooters to today’s smartphone chroniclers, people have compulsively documented the early lives of children and their every move. "Eden and After," the latest book from legendary photographer Nan Goldin, features 300 images of children from over four decades.

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Children • Nan Goldin • Photo Book • Portraits
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Offering a different perspective on the American West, Lucas Foglia's book "Frontcountry" shines a spotlight on the rise of ranchers, boomtowns and mining companies in the area. The project also speaks to residents in more populated areas that are threatened by suburban sprawl.

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American West • Lucas Foglia • Mining • Photo Book • U.S.
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Fifty years ago, the man we now know as Muhammad Ali knocked out Sonny Liston to become, at 22, one of the youngest heavyweight boxing champions of all time. Photographer Danny Lyon spent three days with Ali in 1970 and shares some of his best photos and what he remembers about the champ.

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Danny Lyon • Magnum Photos • Muhammad Ali • Photo Book • Portraits • Sports
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Photographer Hana Knizova took pictures of Los Angeles youth: The aspiring models, actors, singers and fashion designers who dream of fame and fortune. Each shoot was a collaboration. Knizova would let her subjects come up with ideas for their portraits, as well as where they wanted to be photographed.

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Hana Knizova • Hollywood • Los Angeles • Photo Book • U.S.

For nearly eight years, photographer Txema Salvans traveled the roads of Spain’s Mediterranean coast to document the lives of alleged prostitutes. Salvans witnessed the trials of these “sirens of the highway,” standing by traffic signs and abandoned furniture as they lured travelers into their web of seduction.

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Photo Book • Spain • Txema Salvans • World
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Even though it was closed down in 2010, Bar25 is burned into the collective memory of Berlin’s party culture. The legendary nightspot, which helped cement the German capital’s reputation as an after-hours destination, is the subject of a new photography book by Carolin Saage called “25/7.”

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Berlin • Carolin Saage • Germany • Photo Book • World
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Robert Capa in color

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Robert Capa is recognized for his extensive coverage of war and conflict during his relatively short photographic life. Through his friendships with many actors, Capa photographed Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Orson Welles, and John Huston, among others, in intimate moments on European film sets.

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Photo Book • Photo Exhibit • Robert Capa • World
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Earlier this year, photographers Alessandro Cosmelli and Gaia Light joined actors in Bedford, Pennsylvania, where a nearby abandoned village served as the backdrop for an Elbe Day re-enactment. Elba Day took place on April 25, 1945, shortly before the fall of Berlin and the end of World War II.

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Alessandro Cosmelli • Gaia Light • Photo Book • World • World War II
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