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08.18.14 Eugene Reznik

This morning, Getty Images’ senior staff photographer John Moore gave a chilling first-hand account to NPR of locals in Liberia attacking an Ebola virus isolation ward over the weekend. The epidemic, which the attackers believed to be a government-orchestrated hoax, Moore says, has claimed over 1000 lives across four countries in West Africa this year, […]

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07.14.14 Eugene Reznik

Anadolu, a nearly 100-year-old news agency operated by the Turkish government, has a team of photographers and regional stringers in Gaza documenting the aftermath of Israeli airstrikes. The airstrikes are now in their seventh day, with Palestinian casualties numbering over 174 killed and 1,100 wounded as of this morning. This most recent outbreak of violence follows […]

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06.12.14 Eugene Reznik

Mario Tama, a staff photographer for Getty Images, first caught my eye a few months ago with this disturbing photo above taken in what the caption calls Rio de Janeiro’s “Cracolandia” (Read: “Crackland” or “Dope City”). In addition to the complexity of his layered compositions, the ‘daily life’ photos he’s been filing from Brazil ever […]

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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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05.05.14 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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04.24.14 Eugene Reznik

Earlier this week the Ukrainian government released photographic evidence linking the organized, suspiciously well-armed “pro-Russian” _________ leading insurgencies in the country’s eastern industrial cities to Russian military forces and “sabotage-reconnaissance” groups. The photos have been heavily scrutinized, and not for nothing — one of the misattributed images appears to be lifted right off of Maxim […]

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04.21.14 Marina Galperina

81 Bowery is one of New York’s last lodging houses. Chinese immigrants, most of them working in construction and restaurant service industry, live communally in 64-square-foot spaces on the fourth floor, partitioned by makeshift walls and roofed with wire cages. Photographer Annie Ling on 81 Bowery: “You’re the same age as my daughter… I have not […]

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04.14.14 Eugene Reznik

Alternatively euphemized in the press as “separatists,” “activists,” “armed men,” “militants,” and “commandos,” Russian paramilitary forces with heavy assault rifles and armor bearing no insignia stormed municipal buildings in Eastern Ukraine this weekend. At least one Ukrainian officer was killed on Sunday and several were injured, according to the Times. This morning, paramilitaries defied the […]

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03.24.14 Eugene Reznik

Tomas Van Houtryve, a photojournalist with the VII Photo agency, mounted his camera to a small drone he bought on Amazon and traveled the country photographing “the very sorts of gatherings that have become habitual targets for foreign air strikes—weddings, funerals, groups of people praying or exercising.” He also photographed prisons, oil fields and industrial […]

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02.27.14 Eugene Reznik

With north Brooklyn rents soon set to surpass those in many Manhattan neighborhoods and more city tenants making the move back over the East River, one can’t help but wonder what will become of those fabled bohemian districts long laid waste by chain falafel and finance bros. The last decade alone saw the shutter of […]

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