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When South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord released the music video for their single “I Fink U Freeky,” the world watched. The visually stunning black-and-white video went viral because the man behind the camera had been perfecting his aesthetic for the past 10 years.
- 08 - 28 - 13
When he visited Syria in 2007, Nicolas Righetti kept seeing the same person everywhere he went. In the living room of a house, in a public square and in the back of a bus, he couldn't get away from the unblinking stare of Bashar al-Assad.
- 08 - 20 - 13
The Kara tribe lives on the banks of the Omo River in an extremely remote area of southern Ethiopia. Photographer Rick Egan visited the village for the first time in 2011 and returned this year with a new project in mind. “I wanted to see what they would do if they had a chance to take their own pictures,” he said.
- 08 - 19 - 13
Photographer Eugenia Maximova pursued “Of Time and Memory” to capture the distinct style of homes from the era before the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Compensating for hard times, the homes became more kitsch, she said.
- 08 - 13 - 13
Photographers Jean-Marc Caimi and Valentina Piccinni rode with 600 pilgrims and volunteers as they took the “white train” from Reggio Calabria in southern Italy to the French town of Lourdes. Disabled believers make the journey annually in hopes of a miracle.
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While this month marks the 36th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, his legacy is alive and well. Legions of fans will make the pilgrimage to Memphis this weekend to mark the start of Elvis Week. And Magnum photographers continue to capture the King's likeness around the world.
- 08 - 06 - 13
British photographer John Hinde was a pioneer of color photography and the founder of a picture postcard empire. “He wanted very much to make people feel happy,” journalist David Lee said. Although Hinde died in 1997, his idealistic images continue to incite feelings of nostalgia.
- 08 - 05 - 13
Photojournalist Lianne Milton recently witnessed the swift demolition of homes in one of Rio de Janeiro's favelas. Largo do Tanque is one of many neighborhoods being torn down to build a highway ahead of the 2016 Summer Olympics.