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As a child in Japan, Hiroko Tanaka saw a television report on Vietnamese twins who were attached at the head at birth. The deformity was blamed on their parents’ exposure to the herbicide known as Agent Orange. As an adult she sought to explore the lasting effects of Agent Orange through photojournalism.

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Agent Orange • Hiroko Tanaka • Vietnam • Vietnam War • World
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After realizing he was part of the last generation who could talk to Holocaust survivors, Maciek Nabrdalik embarked on a project to document their stories. His subjects, forgetting their pictures were being taken, would recall their time in Nazi concentration camps during World War II.

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Black-and-white • Holocaust • Maciek Nabrdalik • Portraits • VII Photo Agency • World • World War II
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American photographer Darcy Holdorf says aspiring actors in China’s booming film industry spend a majority of their time waiting for work. Based in Shanghai, she recently visited nearby Zhejiang province to look at the lives of extras working in one of the world’s largest film studios.

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China • Darcy Holdorf • Entertainment • World
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For the past several years, Spanish photographer Javier Arcenillas has worked in Latin America, documenting endemic violence there. In his latest work, he explores Honduras, which holds the ignominious title of having the world’s highest homicide rate.

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Black-and-white • Crime • Gea Photowords • Honduras • Javier Arcenillas • World
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Photographer Shiho Fukada has been covering the effects of Japan's economic crisis since 2009. She found that companies looking to cut costs have replaced full-time jobs with low-paid temp positions. As a result, people without enough money to pay rent in Tokyo are sleeping in Internet cafes.

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Economy • Japan • Panos Pictures • Shiho Fukada • World
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Photojournalist David "Chim" Seymour studied chemistry and physics in Paris in the 1930s before becoming a freelance photographer. After covering the Spanish Civil War and serving in the U.S. Army, he founded Magnum Photos with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, George Rodger and William Vandivert in 1947.

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Black-and-white • David Seymour • Magnum Photos • Photo Exhibit • World
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In Sydney’s “Wild West” suburbs live immigrants from all over the world. George Voulgaropoulos didn’t have a goal when he began photographing the western outer edges of Australia’s largest city. It’s a personal story of getting to know the immigrants and learning about their cultures.

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Australia • George Voulgaropoulos • Immigration • Portraits • World
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Photojournalist Alain Le Bacquer spent seven years exploring the underground artist scene in Beijing before publishing a book on the subject in 2008. He returned to China's capital city two years later to follow up on upcoming artists. His newist project looks at the emerging second generation of talent.

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Alain Le Bacquer • Asia • China • Picturetank • World
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