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German photographer Fred Huning tells the narrative of his family experiencing the delivery of a stillborn child, finding love and ultimately having a healthy baby in his series “One Circle,” a purposely nonlinear book of photographs, poetry and music lyrics.

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Berlin • Family • Fred Huning • World
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Jan Sochor, a 39-year-old photographer from the Czech Republic, discovered that wheelchair rugby is more than sport for players in Colombia. It is a way for disabled men in the South American country to show how strong they are physically and mentally.

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Black-and-white • Colombia • Jan Sochor • Sports • World
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Mikolaj Nowacki is in love with New York City, and he wants to share it with the world. The Polish-born lawyer-turned-photographer travels the world for prestigious publications such as The Sunday Times Magazine, Le Monde and Neue Zurcher Zeitung, but the Big Apple holds a particular place in his heart.

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Black-and-white • Mikolaj Nowacki • New York • U.S.
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Photographer Troi Anderson traveled to Venezuela’s Sorte Mountain to document the rituals of the Maria Lionza cult. The group pays tribute to their venerated saint, Maria Lionza, and remains a mystery to scholars to this day.

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Troi Anderson • Venezuela • World
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Photographer Jessica Antola spent February traveling the Ethiopian countryside, admiring the natural beauty of the land. She was blown away by the valleys and mountains with their breathtaking views, but she was ultimately drawn to the people.

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Africa • Ethiopia • Jessica Antola • Portraits • World
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Every June, people gather in Florence, Italy, to attend a few soccer matches. But this is no ordinary soccer. Florentine soccer, which has been a tradition for hundreds of years, allows players to fight their opponents. German photographer Michael Lowa captured this unique sport in his project “The Last Gladiators.”

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Black-and-white • Italy • Michael Löwa • Sports • World
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Photograher Felipe Jacome set out to explore a Haitian society he had found to be more resilient, resourceful and self-reliant than was typically recognized. The result is a series of elegant and dignified portraits profiling some of the women working for KOFAVIV, a group offering support to survivors of rape and sexual violence.

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Black-and-white • Felipe Jacome • Haiti • Portraits • World
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In the impoverished townships of Johannesburg, South Africa, photographer Frank Trimbos was surprised to find hundreds of young people crowding into community centers every day to study classical ballet. "They have big dreams," Trimbos said.

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Ballet • Frank Trimbos • Redux Pictures • South Africa • World
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