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When Justin Cook heard about North Carolina’s Amendment 1, he was “dumbfounded by it.” The measure would define marriage for the state as being between a man and a woman. Hoping to show the impact this would have on the community, he took portraits of same-sex couples in long-term relationships.

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In America • Justin Cook • Portraits • U.S.
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Photojournalist Ariana Lindquist took portraits of 50 immigrants for “Green Card Stories,” a book that reflects the diversity of the people who go through the immigration system in the United States. Across the country, she met people who had found a path to permanent residency or citizenship.

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Ariana Lindquist • Immigration • In America • Photo Book • Portraits • U.S.
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Photographer Bill Owens is best known for his 1972 book “Suburbia,” a collection of images that offer a glimpse of the American Dream from the eastern edge of California’s Bay Area. He looks back at the work nearly 40 years later.

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Bill Owens • Black-and-white • Historic Photos • In America • U.S.
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Hundreds of families are living off the grid just outside of Albuquerque, New Mexico. The community represents a fraction of the 1.4 billion people worldwide living without access to electricity. Photojournalist Peter DiCampo documented the area as part of his ongoing "Life Without Lights" project.

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Crowd-Funding • In America • Night Photography • Peter DiCampo • U.S. • VII Photo Agency