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- 03 - 18 - 14
Samsul Alam Helal found a run-down photo studio in Dhaka, Bangladesh, where many of his neighbors are poor. He rebuilt the colorful sets and asked his subjects to pose in front of their favorites, imagining what their ideal life would be.
- 03 - 13 - 14
Photographer Vittoria Mentasti traveled to Iqaluit, the remote capital of Canada’s Nunavut territory in the Arctic North. The only way in and out of Iqaluit is by plane, and one of the only roads that lead away from the city is called Road to Nowhere.
- 03 - 11 - 14
Much of Iran’s youth are living a double life today, caught in the middle of a culture clash between the East and the West. Iranian-German photojournalist Kaveh Rostamkhani spent time with some of them behind closed doors and saw what their private lives are really like.
- 03 - 09 - 14
Each fall in Kulasekarapattinam, a metamorphosis from human to divine takes hold. Millions converge on the coastal town in South India to celebrate the 10-day Hindu festival of Navratri – a vibrant embodiment of the triumph of good over evil.
- 03 - 06 - 14
Inspired by an old photograph of the back of a young woman's head, Tara Bogart took similar portraits for her project called “A Modern Hair Study.” These photos highlight the subtle differences of women in a new way - not by their face, for example, or their clothes.
- 03 - 02 - 14
In refugee camps around the world, the group Payasos Sin Fronteras — or Clowns Without Borders — gives children something to smile about. Photographer Samuel Rodriguez has traveled to troubled areas of Africa, Haiti and the Middle East and witnessed the joy these performers bring to their audiences.
- 02 - 25 - 14
People from all over the world visit Norway every year to compete in an annual bicycle race 540 kilometers (336 miles) long. It is punishing on the body. Especially the feet, which Espen Rasmussen took photos of minutes after people crossed the finish line.
- 02 - 23 - 14
To juxtapose South Korea’s past with its present, Julia Fullerton-Batten put Korean girls in hanbok — a centuries-old dress typically worn only at ceremonies and special occasions — and set them against the modern backdrop of Seoul, the country's capital.