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Photographing sisterhood: 5 photo stories about female friendship

Karen Marshall photographs a group of NYC girlfriends for 30 years. Julie Dash’s 1991 Daughters of the Dust, Sheilby Macena celebrates Black sisterhood. Petra Collins takes a thoughtful and provocative look at sisterhood, youth, aging, and nostalgia. Meanwhile, Allison Joyce documents the surfer girls of Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, and Kathy Shorr captures friendship in the streets of New York. We take a look at the nuances of female friendship, as seen through the eyes of five photographers.

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    A Group Of NYC Girlfriends, Photographed Over 30 Years

    A Group Of NYC Girlfriends, Photographed Over 30 Years

    “Each time I photographed Molly, I felt that I was on a special adventure,” Karen Marshall tells me. “She always had so much to share and to say.” …

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