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(Photo by Michael S. Williamson/The Washington Post)

A photographer’s 7,200-mile journey following the mighty Mississippi

Washington Post photojournalist Michael Williamson captures the state of America's infrastructure from Lake Itasca to New Orleans.

Max Kandhola has been using photography to map the heritage of his family, Sikh Punjabis who immigrated to England in the 1950s, exploring what it means to have the identity of British-Asian.

(Max Kandhola)

Photographers Tommy Trenchard and Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville show us the sulfur miners of Java, Indonesia.

(Tommy Trenchard and Aurelie Marrier d'Unienville)

In the early 1990s, when the Soviet Union was about to collapse and Moldova proclaimed its independence, one of the regions of the Moldavian Soviet Socialist Republic decided to stray, becoming the self-proclaimed republic of Transnistria.

(Anton Polyakov and Anya Galatonova)

AP photographer Jae C. Hong documents the down and out in Los Angeles's Skid Row area.

(Jae C. Hong/AP)

Photojournalist Lena Mucha photographs the environmental and health impact of cobalt mining in the Congo.

(Lena Mucha)

For three years, Nicola Okin Frioli has followed the last of the Zaparas.

A group of Shuar territory volunteers pose for a portrait in 2016. (Nicola Okin Frioli)

Don McCullin speaks about his photos from the Battle of Hue.

(Don McCullin/Contact Press Images)

Photographs and text for this story were produced by TerraProject Photographers, a collective of documentary photographers founded in Italy in 2006. Its members are Michele Borzoni, Simone Donati, Pietro Paolini and Rocco Rorandelli.On Feb. 17, Kosovo celebrates the 10th anniversary of its independence from Serbia. Still not recognized by about 100 nations (including Russia, Spain, […]


Forty-two photographers are sharing the limelight at the World Press Photo awards.

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