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Over the past few years, photographer Marco Grob has photographed people who have been injured by land mines in war-ravaged countries such as Afghanistan, Cambodia, Mali and South Sudan. He believes his mission is to deliver this message: The world must do more to clear these mines.

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Black-and-white • Marco Grob • Portraits • World
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Over the past seven years, Jane Fulton Alt has photographed controlled prairie burns in Lake Forest, Illinois. She discovered that although these burns are violent and destructive by nature, they are also regenerative. "We all come into the world and we all leave the world,” she said. “That’s just part of nature.”

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Environment • Fine Art Photography • Jane Fulton Alt • U.S.
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From the 19th century’s first snap shooters to today’s smartphone chroniclers, people have compulsively documented the early lives of children and their every move. "Eden and After," the latest book from legendary photographer Nan Goldin, features 300 images of children from over four decades.

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Children • Nan Goldin • Photo Book • Portraits
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Located in Venezuela's capital is the Tower of David, a half-finished skyscraper that has become a slum for thousands of people. Photographer Alejandro Cegarra, who lives near the building, visited last year and documented the lives of those who call the tower home.

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Alejandro Cegarra • Black-and-white • Venezuela • World
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Offering a different perspective on the American West, Lucas Foglia's book "Frontcountry" shines a spotlight on the rise of ranchers, boomtowns and mining companies in the area. The project also speaks to residents in more populated areas that are threatened by suburban sprawl.

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American West • Lucas Foglia • Mining • Photo Book • U.S.
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The band marches on

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As a musician from junior high through college, Walker Pickering was in step with his marching band and a part of the camaraderie the group developed. As a photographer for the last 10 years, he focused his camera on high school and college marching bands and traveling drum corps in Texas.

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Music • Portraits • U.S. • Walker Pickering
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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.

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Portraits • Samsul Alam Helal • World
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Jaimie Warren shoots self-portraits of herself as celebrities crossed with items of food: Lasagna Del Rey. Oreo-prah Winfrey. Pretzel Rod Stewart. The food-celebrity mash-ups, inspired by punning Photoshopped portraits of celebrities she finds on the Internet, are part of a series she calls “Celebrities As Food."

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