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Maxime the monk lives on a pillar, a practice that was started in the fifth century by Orthodox monks but has since been abandoned. Photographer Amos Chapple stayed with a group of men learning from Maxime at the base until he earned permission to visit the monk above the clouds.
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Lynsey Addario had visited eastern Congo several times to cover the conflicts and plight of the women who live there. She always came back with the same story – they had been raped and beaten, and it was hard to see anything positive in their lives. But she recently returned to tell another story, a story of redemption.
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Cyclones, floods and monsoons. These cyclical natural disasters had originally drawn photographer Luca Catalano Gonzaga to Bangladesh, where he quickly discovered another native pattern of devastation: sex for sale.
- 07 - 23 - 13
Spanish photographer Juan Manuel Castro Prieto has visited Peru 15 times since his first trip in 1990. His most recent project focuses on shamanism, which centers on the belief that nature – also called Pachamama, or Mother Earth – lives in every man.
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“This series sprung out of a natural lure towards the beauty of laboring women,” said photographer Jenna Shouldice. While she recognizes it’s not traditional for photographers to be involved with their subjects, she says childbirth is one situation where crossing that boundary is warranted.
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Kai Wiedenhöfer photographed the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Over the last seven years, he has documented barriers that continue to divide people around the world. An exhibit of his panoramic images is now on display along a surviving stretch of the Iron Curtain.
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The Chiang Mai Cabaret show is the only drag cabaret in the city of the same name in northern Thailand. Photographer Rachel Dennis captured the "kathoeys," transgenders who are considered the "third gender," prepping backstage and performing onstage.
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Brooklyn native Giacomo Fortunato takes photographs of ordinary people in ordinary situations, but there is nothing conventional about the moments he captures. “I show not only how people inform their surroundings but also how the surroundings define them,” he said.