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Photographer Angus Mordant documents a painful week as a family buries a beloved patriarch in Missouri.

(Angus Mordant)

Photographer Sebastian Sardi documents coal mining in Dhanbad, India.

(Sebastian Sardi)

Voices of African Photography is a 10-part series presented in partnership with Everyday Africa and the African Photojournalism Database to highlight the work of 10 African photographers.

A girl rides the carousel at the Sultan Bahu Fete. Johannesburg, South Africa. (Gulshan Khan)

Photographer Mary Turner's years-long documentation of Irish Travellers.

(Mary Turner/Panos Pictures)

For centuries, Russia’s pagans practiced their faith on the fringes. But lately, the community of rodnovers, or neopagans, is growing — and finding a home in the country’s biggest cities.

(Pavel Volkov)

Acclaimed photographer Todd Hido's new book takes you on an atmospheric journey.

(Todd Hido)

The fashion photography of Stephanie Pfriender Stylander

(Stephanie Pfriender Stylander/MW Editions)

Nikon announces the winners of its 2018 Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition, in which images of spider embryos, mold spores, amino acid crystals and a human tear become art.

ONE TIME USE ONLY. FOR USE WITH NIKON SMALL WORLD CONTEST ONLY. NO SALES, NO TRADES, NO NEWS SERVICE, MANDATORY CREDIT. Honorable Mention. Teresa Zgoda Campbell Hall, New York, USA Chameleon embryo Stereomicroscopy, Autofluorescence 5x (objective lens magnification)

Self-taught baker and artist Lauren Ko creates art out of the edible with intricate geometric pies.

Antony Cairns uses experimental darkroom processes that abstract cityscapes to the point of being nearly unrecognizable, reduced to stark shapes in black and white.

(Antony Cairns)

The academic year is off to a grim start in the oil-rich nation of Venezuela, where a hyperinflationary crisis has triggered an exodus of citizens fleeing shortages of food staples and medicines.

(Andrea Hernandez)

The search for Mexico’s disappeared — people who have been killed but not found — is one of the saddest rituals of the country’s decade-long drug war.

(Alejandro Cegarra)

"Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin”: The first and only official illustrated book by the band.

Photo by Neil Preston

Voices of African Photography is a 10-part series presented in partnership with Everyday Africa and the African Photojournalism Database to highlight the work of 10 African photographers.

A peek inside Michael Christopher Brown's new book, “Yo Soy Fidel"

(Michael Christopher Brown)

Mary Frey's new “Real Life Dramas” by Peperoni Books.

(Mary Frey)

Photographer Goncalo Fonseca documents China's “love markets."

  • Goncalo Fonseca
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(Goncalo Fonseca)

Photographer Alvaro Barrientos documents the fading art of making charcoal in northern Spain

(Alvaro Barrientos/AP)

Voices of African Photography is a 10-part series presented in partnership with Everyday Africa and the African Photojournalism Database to highlight the work of 10 African photographers

  • Yasmine Akki
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  • Sep 17
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(Yassine Alaoui Ismaili)

Photographer Simone Francescangeli takes us into the mines of Potosi

(Simone Francescangeli)

Photographer Boris Leist goes inside the world of live action role players.

(Boris Leist)
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