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Each November from 2002 to 2012, Brian David Stevens set out to the Armistice parade on Remembrance Sunday in London with one camera, one lens, one backdrop, and one goal: To honor veterans with a uniform and democratic approach.

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Black-and-white • Brian David Stevens • Portraits • World
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Photographer Francoise Huguier was shooting in Malaysia two years ago when she met some young students who shared an affinity for Korean pop music – as well as an outrageous fashion sense. A year later, when she returned, she decided to immortalize them.

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Agence Vu • Francoise Huguier • Malaysia • Portraits • World
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Photographer Aujin Rew's series of elegant bathrooms around the world began as a sort of accident as she took photos of things she found interesting while traveling. Rew typically photographs people, but she studied architecture and is interested in how people use space.

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Aujin Rew • World

Luke Duggleby's photos take viewers inside Southeast Asia’s illegal dog-meat trade. Duggleby, who traveled to Thailand, Laos and Vietnam for the story, documents a business that is estimated to include hundreds of thousands of dogs per year.

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Animals • Asia • Luke Duggleby • Thailand • Vietnam • World
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Girls. Many of them, backs turned, matching attire, seemingly identical by physical appearance. They are seen as a cohesive unit, like a pack of crayons. Normally, Osamu Yokonami’s photography focuses on close-up portraiture detailing one subject. But over the past two years, he has traded the singular for the plural.

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Fine Art Photography • Osamu Yokonami • World
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Longing for his homeland, Dylan Davies returned to South Africa and staged a series of portraits to reflect his feelings about the country and illustrate its cultural diversity. With made-up names, kingdoms and costumes, Davies sculpted each “princess” with adornments that represented his experiences.

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Africa • Dylan Davies • Portraits • World
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At first, Moroccan artist Lalla Essaydi’s latest project looks like a fashion spread in Vogue magazine: Beautiful women with long, flowing black hair. Shimmering dresses melting into shiny backgrounds. But darkness emanates from the sparkle. Bullets.

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Lalla Essaydi • Portraits • World
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Amid the spiral of violence and chaos in eastern Ukraine this year, photographer Christopher Nunn set out to document the quieter side of the conflict. He spent a couple of days in late May with conscripted soldiers of the Ukrainian army, observing ordinary people who’d been dragged into an extraordinary situation.

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Chris Nunn • Ukraine • World
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