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PHOTOS: The Vanishing Body Art Of A Tribe Of Onetime Headhunters

When Phejin Konyak was a girl, she'd sit on her grandfather's lap in front of a roaring fireplace, with a pot of black tea simmering. He'd tell her folk tales. She was entranced by the stories — but even more by the jet black tattoos that curved over his eyes, nose, upper lip and chin. His neck, …

Body Art

The Tet Offensive: 50 years later, photographs and memories still haunt Vietnam War photographer Don McCullin

<i>Don McCullin, a British conflict photographer for nearly six decades, was knighted in 2016 in recognition of his work. He wrote the following essay for The Washington Post’s Outlook section in conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive.</i><p>It was 50 years ago this month, and yet, almost …

War

PRESS RELEASE: Roza Vulf's "Floating World" exhibition

From the 1<b>0th of April until the 10th of May, Monday 14.30 – 19.30, Tuesday – Saturday 10.30 – 19.30</b> Roza Vulf’s <i>“Floating World”</i> exhibition will be …

Street Photography

Interview with Joel Meyerowitz: Where I Find Myself

“Joel Meyerowitz: Where I Find Myself, published by Laurence King in March 2018 is the first major single book retrospective of one of the world’s …

Street Photography

Photo Essay: Unrest Intensifies in Darjeeling as Protesters Burn GTA Accord

<b>Darjeeling:</b> Nearly three decades after the birth of the Gorkha Hill Council, which put a lid on the Shubhas Ghising-led demand by the people of the …

India

50 Candid Photographs Capture the London Rockin’ Scene of the Mid-1980s

A pair of books of 1980s photography of the London rockabilly and indie & pop music scenes.<br>In the mid 1980s photographer Adrian Sensicle took many …

Photography

"Yes, and..." with Photographer Katie Jett Walls - StreetPX - Photography Podcast

At the age of 25, Katie Jett Walls was given an old Minolta SRT201 film camera by her father. It was well used and the light meter was broken, but …

San Francisco

Portraits of Suffering and Resilience in Puerto Rico Six Months After Hurricane Maria

Today marks six months since Hurricane Maria made landfall and ripped through Puerto Rico, lashing the island with winds well above 155 miles per …

Caribbean

They Came Here Seeking Freedom and Were Imprisoned Instead. Look at Their Faces.

When asylum seekers arrive in the United States they face a harsh reality. The ones who aren’t illegally turned away at the border are often<b></b> …

Immigration

California’s Housing Crisis Is So Bad, Families Are Squatting Abandoned Homes Just to Survive

When I ask Christine Hernandez, a mother of four, slender in stature and bold in manner, how best to scout for abandoned homes—the bleak dwellings …

Dining Rooms

Meet the disrupted: A photo essay of 2 American towns

I grew up in the kind of American small town that wraps its kids in kindness and surrounds the grownups in neighborly congeniality, a town where everyone knew everybody and everybody’s business. Mine was a town built on coke, the coal by-product used in the blast furnaces of the steel mills down …

North Carolina

Abandoned: a photo essay on a vacant St. John’s school

"Taking the bus from Mount Pearl had to go to Booth because that’s where my mom went. But what fun we had. Graduated in 1975." — Sharon Skinner The …

High School

These Colorful Photographs Provide a Stunning Portrait of Daily Life in Sub-Saharan Africa

Photographer Jessica Antola’s fashion-focused, slice-of-life work has graced the pages of AFAR magazine a number of times, including a much-loved …

Africa

Maldives Photo Essay

By on March 30, 2018 • ( 2 Comments )<p>The Maldives, a tropical paradise to say the least. Picturesque magazine advertisements come to life. The kind …

Photo Essays

6 Good Ways To Learn About Russia

From a photo essay in INRUSSIA on skateboarding around the provinces. Photo by Kirill Korobkov.<i>A collection of newsletters, websites, and feeds that</i> …

Russia

Photo Essay: Rose Namajunas Training Before UFC 223

After stunning Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 217 last November, Namajunas looks to defend her strawweight title in Brooklyn at UFC 223 on Saturday.<p>On November 4, 2017, Rose Namajunas shocked the MMA world when she dropped Joanna Jedrzejczyk in the first round of their strawweight title bout at UFC 217. …

Photo Essays

American wins top photojournalism award | World| Breakings news and perspectives from around the globe | DW | 14.04.2018

Photojournalist Andrea Bruce has captured intimate moments of ordinary life in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere. Now, she is being honored for her work with …

Photojournalism

Photo Essay Explores Future of Food in Climate Change

<i>The second half of the future-oriented photo essay project on food and climate change needs your support on Kickstarter.</i><p>Works of art that tackle some …

Climate Change

'Garry Winogrand: All Things Are Photographable': Film Review

Sasha Waters Freyer assesses the artist and the man in her documentary about photographer Garry Winogrand.<p>One of the rare art-world bio-docs that …

Street Photography

Capturing the Extensive Damage at a Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia with a Drone

When Philadelphia based photojournalist Charles Mostoller heard news that a Jewish Cemetery close to home had been vandalized he knew that he had to …

Drones

Thomas Struth on Documenting Invisible Systems

Though many artists seek to draw parallels among humans, the natural environment, and technology, few get quite the insider’s view or present it in …

Computer Science

Meet the 'fearless' drag queens of Beirut

<b>Elias's hands tremble as he lights another cigarette. He's never done this before. He's worn the dress, the heels. He's practised the lip syncs. Tonight is his first real outing as Melanie Coxxx - the drag alter ego whom he likes to describe as a "fierce, fearless, fun, and sexy" queen.</b><p>Those are …

Middle East

Photo Essay: Backcountry Yurt Life in Big Sky Country

The sound of snow ripping off the yurt’s roof would wake me periodically as the storm continued to refill what slid off. Steamy breath wafted towards …

Photo Essays

Smoke clears and photographer captures moment of protest

GAZA BORDER (Reuters) - Sometimes photographers know they have something special in the fraction of a second between seeing it happen and capturing it through their lens.<p>Mid-afternoon on a scorching hot Friday near the Gaza-Israel border east of Gaza City was one such moment for Reuters …

Israel

Photo essay: Otis, banished to the basement, keeps his head in the game

A table full of sliced meats, cheeses, breads and barbecue would be of immense interest to any dog worth his weight in kibbles. Otis was no different.<p>…

Photo Essays

Photo Essay: #Vanlife Chaos in Northern Africa

*words and photography by Dane Faurschou<p>Western Sahara was a mix of pure chaos and perfect, uncrowded waves. There was six of us in three vans just …

Photo Essays

International Street Photography Awards

Streetography’s San Francisco Photography Contest!<p>Submit your favorite San Francisco street photo(s) taken during the week of the festival (between …

Street Photographer Captures Moments of Magic in Perfectly Timed Photos

Photographer Pau Buscató excels at being in the right place at the right time. For the last four years, he has focused his lens on the city streets, looking for illusions. His style of illusion photography highlights two (or more) otherwise everyday occurrences and makes them seem magical because …