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Tomas van Houtryve has been photographing communism around the world for the past seven years. His interest was piqued while studying in Nepal. He also traveled to China, Cuba, Laos, Moldova, North Korea and Vietnam. The images he took in those countries are now published in his book, “Behind the Curtains.”

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China • Cuba • Laos • Moldolva • Nepal • North Korea • Photo Book • Tomas van Houtryve • Vietnam • VII Photo Agency
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In a war zone like Syria, photojournalist Seamus Murphy knows that a helicopter hovering over a hospital is a bad sign. The Russian-made MI8 launched two rockets into the building. Working with a fixer in Turkey, Murphy spent three days in Syria last week.

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Conflict Photography • Seamus Murphy • Syria • VII Photo Agency • World
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In his newly published book, “A British Entertainment,” photographer Jocelyn Bain Hogg examines his heritage and the class system. His modern take on the “Season,” or Britain’s social elite, reveals a culture largely unchanged since writer Jane Austen’s time, he said.

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Jocelyn Bain Hogg • Photo Book • Thomas Pink • United Kingdom • VII Photo Agency • World
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A decade ago, seven of the world’s leading photojournalists banded together to form VII Photo Agency. Their book, “Questions without Answers: The World in Pictures by the Photographers of VII,” will be released by Phaidon on May 1. It is one of eight books to be released by the agency this year.

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Conflict Photography • Photo Book • VII Photo Agency • World
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Ron Haviv was one of the first photographers to land in Haiti after a massive earthquake devastated the region on January 12, 2010. He returned last month to document the situation two years later, using his iPhone to capture images of children living in shelters and on the streets.

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Haiti • iPhone • Natural Disasters • Photo Exhibit • Ron Haviv • VII Photo Agency
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Hundreds of families are living off the grid just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The community represents a fraction of the 1.4 billion people worldwide living without access to electricity. Photojournalist Peter DiCampo documented the area as part of his ongoing "Life Without Lights" project.

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Crowd-Funding • In America • Night Photography • Peter DiCampo • U.S. • VII Photo Agency
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