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After the Chicago Sun-Times laid off its entire photography department, CNN commissioned former staffer Brian Powers to shoot this series of portraits of his colleagues holding something meaningful from their careers. Several of the photographers said they feel like they lost more than just a job.
- 06 - 20 - 13
Since Colorado voters approved a law to legalize recreational marijuana in November 2012, Denver-based photographer Ben Rasmussen has had a bagful of assignments to photograph it for various publications. Here’s a look at some of the unpublished photos he took on assignments.
- 06 - 13 - 13
After spending four years abroad, Shannon Davis returned home and started noticing the American flag in odd places, like on storefronts or stuck up with tape. She saw people who flew the stars and stripes every day, not just on patriotic holidays, and photographing the flags she came across became a personal project.
- 05 - 11 - 13
In New York City exist places where nature has not been rearranged by man, places where the freshest air is under a shady maple. Not ostensibly visible, but these untouched oases exist – giving Earth its air, in all five boroughs, sought out and photographed by Mitch Epstein in his new book, “New York Arbor.”
- 05 - 10 - 13
Matthew Mills McKnight, 33, was living in northern Idaho when he first decided to ask Shaun Winkler if he’d let him take photos at the Ku Klux Klansman’s compound. Then he followed the Klansman during his run for sheriff. When the primary ballots were cast in May 2012, Winkler was trounced.
- 05 - 04 - 13
The Olympics are a time for countries to come together and compete for glory, and the host cities use the event as a moment to shine. But what happens when the eternal flame moves on? Jon Pack and Gary Hustwit visited 13 Olympic hosts to document the legacy of the Games.
- 05 - 03 - 13
On May 3, 1963, escalating racial tensions came to a violent head when black activists clashed with city authorities in Birmingham, Alabama. Bruce Davidson of Magnum Photos was among the photographers on the scene. The demonstrations produced some of the most iconic images of the civil rights movement.
- 04 - 24 - 13
In the desert surrounding a mercury mining ghost town, an ambitious band of misfits have built homes and cultivated a modern wild west. It’s a group brothers Noah and Tim Hussin felt drawn to during their two-year bicycle journey across America.