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Photographer Aitor Lara shot within the ring of bullfighting games in Seville and Ronda, where some of the most important matches take place at spring and summer festivals. Bullfighting is an ancient part of the Spanish culture, and people of all classes and ideologies gather to watch.

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Aitor Lara • Black-and-white • Spain • Sports • World

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

Photographer Susana Girón set out to document Justo Gallego Martinez, an 86-year-old former priest who, about 50 years ago, began building a massive cathedral outside of Madrid with his own hands. With no architecture background he works for 12 hours every day driven by his faith.

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Spain • Susana Giron • World
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A small Sufi Muslim group resides in Villanueva de la Vera, Spain, a village of a little more than 2,000 people in the dry and hot Extremadura region. Jose Antonio De Lamadrid, a Spanish photographer, decided to make this rare community his next subject.

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Islam • José Antonio De Lamadrid • Portraits • Spain • World
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Eight years before Robert Frank’s classic “The Americans” was published in 1958, the photographer made a decision to leave his job as a fashion photographer for Harper’s Bazaar in New York to travel through Europe with his family. He settled in a small fishing village in Valencia, Spain, where he documented daily life.

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Photo Book • Robert Frank • Spain • Steidl • Vicente Todoli
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