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Photojournalist Lana Slezic spent an entire year following a community of street children in India. She wanted to get to know these children, document their daily lives and listen to their harrowing tales. Although it was difficult to see what they endure day in and day out, she said, it was "an education in humanity."

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India • Lana Slezic • Portraits • World
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Photographer Wolfgang Bellwinkel grew up in West Germany, and he said he was not particularly interested in life on the other side of the Iron Curtain when he was younger. But as Germany came together, he developed a growing interest in his secluded neighbors to the East.

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Germany • Laif • Wolfgang Bellwinkel • World
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Deborah Feingold’s new book, “Music,” collects more than three decades of her work. Her pictures show leading lights from across the musical landscape, including Madonna, B.B. King, Billy Joel, James Brown, Keith Richards and Pharrell Williams.

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Deborah Feingold • Photo Book • Portraits
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French photographer Denis Rouvre was in Japan documenting the survivors of the March 2011 tsunami when he discovered the colorful community that would inspire his “Cosplay” project. He wanted to capture the characters on camera and get to know the people behind the elaborate costumes.

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Denis Rouvre • Japan • Portraits • World
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An academic team from Fordham University is on a quest to see whether rats have genetic differences across New York’s five boroughs. Photographer Johnny Milano is there to document its work, which began in the summer of 2013 and will continue for at least two years.

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Black-and-white • Johnny Milano • New York • U.S.

In each photo of “Mangini Studio,” Gordon Stettinius rocks a painstaking hairstyle that often was months in the making. He teamed with another photographer, Terry Brown, to create humorous portraits that capture “a little bit of performance art” while highlighting the role of self-identity in society.

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Candela Books • Gordon Stettinius • Photo Book • Portraits • Terry Brown

As a rock star and global icon, Debbie Harry has been photographed thousands of times. But never quite like she is in these photos taken by fellow Blondie bandmate and former lover Chris Stein. “Chris Stein/Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk” publishes this week to coincide with the band’s 40th anniversary.

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Black-and-white • Chris Stein • Music • Photo Book • Portraits
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The year 2001 is now 13 years behind us. And yet the film “2001: A Space Odyssey,” which director Stanley Kubrick started working on 50 years ago this year, still looks like a vision from a time yet to come. A new book, by Piers Bizony, collects dozens of the film’s images in sharp, arresting detail.

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Photo Book • Stanley Kubrick • Taschen
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