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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.

By juxtaposing original portraits of Native Americans with photos of herself dressed in garments from her native India, photographer Annu Palakunnathu Matthew seems to ask viewers to scrutinize reinforced stereotypes about the two cultures.

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Annu Palakunnathu Matthew • Black-and-white • India • Native American • Portraits • U.S. • World
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When the Super Bowl kicks off Sunday in New Jersey, photographer John Biever will be there. Just as he has for all of the 47 other Super Bowls. Biever is one of four photographers who have been on the field for every championship game since 1967.

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John Biever • Sports • Super Bowl • U.S.

It was photographer Daniel Cronin's curiosity that brought him to Orlando, Florida to document the Holy Land Theme Park Experience, a 1200-square-foot replica of biblical Jerusalem a few miles from Disney World and other well-known theme parks.

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Daniel Cronin • Florida • Religion • U.S.
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Mikolaj Nowacki is in love with New York City, and he wants to share it with the world. The Polish-born lawyer-turned-photographer travels the world for prestigious publications such as The Sunday Times Magazine, Le Monde and Neue Zurcher Zeitung, but the Big Apple holds a particular place in his heart.

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Black-and-white • Mikolaj Nowacki • New York • U.S.
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Photographer Szymon Szcześniak journeyed to remote towns in rural parts of California where the cities he explored were nearly deserted, and the people he photographed live a much more simple life than what comes to mind when thinking of the sunny western state.

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Portraits • Szymon Szcześniak • U.S.
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Mexico-based photographer Alejandro Cartagena took a look at the children from middle-class Mexican families that were born in the United States. The children come from families who can afford the hospital bill and have a valid visa to commute into the United States for work, shopping or to visit family.

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Alejandro Cartagena • Mexico • Portraits • U.S. • World
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JT Blatty first visited the coastal Louisiana marshlands to learn about her grandfather, whose body and boat were found in the bayous many years ago. She stayed to take photos and preserve the fishing culture – the hand-built shrimp trawlers, the lingo and how connected the people are to the water.

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Environment • Fishing • JT Blatty • Louisiana • U.S.
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