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05.15.14 Andy Cush

For her Centenarians series, photographer Anastasia Pottinger her takes closeup photos of people 100 years old or more. Shot in dramatic black-and-white, they capture the beautiful contours of the human body as it ages. The series began when an 101-year-old woman offered to pose nude for Pottinger. The photographer explains on her site: It was merely an […]

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05.14.14 Sophie Weiner

French photographer Frederic Nauczyciel spent the last several years capturing a vogueing community in Baltimore and began to photograph them both in the studio and outdoors. When he returned to France, he managed to connect with similar scenes in Paris, producing a series of photos pairing the beauty of these underground cultures with the harsh surroundings where […]

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05.13.14 Sophie Weiner

Artist Jonathan Keats is distributing long-exposure pinhole cameras, to be installed throughout Berlin and developed 100 years from now. On May 16th, Keats, along with Team Titanic, will let the public place a camera in a hidden location anywhere in the city for 10 euro (about $14). The camera will make objects which are exposed for shorter […]

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05.12.14 Eugene Reznik

Over the last five weeks, Bejing-based Canadian photojournalist Kevin Frayer has been covering India’s parliamentary election for Getty Images, which ended today with epic turnouts in its ninth and final phase. It is considered “the world’s largest democratic exercise,” and the numbers are staggering. Every five years, upwards of 814 million eligible voters, majority rural […]

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05.08.14 Sophie Weiner

The UK police is beefing up its “riot control” maneuvers in some bizarre ways. They have erected an entire fake town. It looks like a dystopian Potemkin village or a movie studio set, where police trainees go to play out a variety of riot scenarios and strategize controlling violent crowds in complex city environments. After […]

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05.07.14 Andy Cush

Photographing a police officer is perfectly legal, and yet somehow Shawn Thomas keeps getting arrested for it. Yesterday, Thomas went to trial for an incident in which he was arrested for recording video of a police officer in a Crown Heights subway station. Officer Rojas, the arresting officer — who can be seen manhandling Thomas […]

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05.05.14 Sophie Weiner

The winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards have been announced. Alongside serious photos of kids growing up without parents in Moldova, protests in Istanbul and abstract light experiences, the winning photograph in the Portraiture category went to Sophie Gamand, a New York-based French photographer, for a photo entitled Wet Dog… of a wet dog. […]

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Eugene Reznik

“Luckily, we got out of the city while the getting was good,” photographer Brendan Hoffman posted on his Instagram this morning from Downtown Slovyansk, “before things heated up.” The Moscow-based American photojournalist and co-founder of the Prime collective had been filing work last week from Ukraine’s eastern cities as pro-Russian militants continued seizing government buildings […]

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05.02.14 Marina Galperina

Julinek was once the Juilliard of the circus. For more than 40 years, 1500 teachers, artists, technicians, clowns, gymnasts, and jugglers lived in a “circus city” in the middle of Kampinoski National Park, 18 miles from Warsaw, Poland. Julinek closed over a decade ago and the circus city started to dwindle and die. Photographer Rafal Milach took […]

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Marina Galperina

“The ideal world would be you didn’t know what gender people where till they took their clothes off,” iconic photographer Nan Goldin says in a recent video interview about her new book Eden And After. Decades of photographs of her friends’ children are compiled here and they are distinctly Nan Goldin, filled with secret knowledge, free in androgyny. The […]

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