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For nearly eight years, photographer Txema Salvans traveled the roads of Spain’s Mediterranean coast to document the lives of alleged prostitutes. Salvans witnessed the trials of these “sirens of the highway,” standing by traffic signs and abandoned furniture as they lured travelers into their web of seduction.

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Photo Book • Spain • Txema Salvans • World
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Even though it was closed down in 2010, Bar25 is burned into the collective memory of Berlin’s party culture. The legendary nightspot, which helped cement the German capital’s reputation as an after-hours destination, is the subject of a new photography book by Carolin Saage called “25/7.”

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Berlin • Carolin Saage • Germany • Photo Book • World
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Robert Capa in color

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Robert Capa is recognized for his extensive coverage of war and conflict during his relatively short photographic life. Through his friendships with many actors, Capa photographed Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Orson Welles, and John Huston, among others, in intimate moments on European film sets.

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Photo Book • Photo Exhibit • Robert Capa • World
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Earlier this year, photographers Alessandro Cosmelli and Gaia Light joined actors in Bedford, Pennsylvania, where a nearby abandoned village served as the backdrop for an Elbe Day re-enactment. Elba Day took place on April 25, 1945, shortly before the fall of Berlin and the end of World War II.

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Alessandro Cosmelli • Gaia Light • Photo Book • World • World War II
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Over a 23-year period, from 1907 to 1930, Edward Curtis took more than 2,000 photos of 80 Native American tribes stretching from the Great Plains to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. He then published and sold these photos, along with narrative text, in 20 volumes of work known as “The North American Indian.”

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Edward Curtis • Native American • Photo Book • Portraits • U.S.
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Alisa Resnik has been working in German bars and restaurants for decades. She’s also been shooting photographs since age 10. Late at night, when Resnik’s work is done, those two worlds collide as she captures images focused on Berlin’s quiet hangouts, out-of-the-way cafes and old hotels.

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Alisa Resnik • Berlin • Europe • Photo Book • Prospekt • World
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In 1929, Berenice Abbott returned to New York a young, successful photographer with ambitious ideas. She’d lived in Europe for eight years but found New York undeniable, dynamic, ripe for exploration. The five volumes of “The Unknown Berenice Abbott” chronicle Abbott's travels during this time.

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Berenice Abbott • Black-and-white • Photo Book • Steidl
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Think you know chickens? Ernest Goh wants you to take another look. Many of these chickens are actually pageant contestants, raised as pets and entered into competitions across different villages in Malaysia. Judges inspect each chicken and choose winners based on their physical assets.

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Animals • Ernest Goh • Photo Book • Portraits • World
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