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Toy Stories: Photos of Children from Around the World with Their Favorite Things
Toy Stories: Photos of Children from Around the World with Their Favorite Things

A visual catalog of the culturally-conditioned imagination.

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Much Loved: Portraits of Beloved Childhood Teddies
Much Loved: Portraits of Beloved Childhood Teddies

What a forty-something bear might know about the meaning of life.

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Mysterious Street Photographer Vivian Maier’s Self-Portraits
Mysterious Street Photographer Vivian Maier’s Self-Portraits

How a remarkable woman, at once mythical and legendary, saw herself.

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The Love Letters of Pioneering Victorian Photojournalist Fannie Benjamin Johnston
The Love Letters of Pioneering Victorian Photojournalist Fannie Benjamin Johnston

“If I have been proud of you and your work and put you on a pedestal, as you say, please let me keep you there, for you deserve it surely and that is my way of loving.”

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This Is Mars: Mesmerizing Ultra-High-Resolution NASA Photos at the Intersection of Art and Science
This Is Mars: Mesmerizing Ultra-High-Resolution NASA Photos at the Intersection of Art and Science

Unprecedented look at the ever-enchanting Red Planet, at once more palpable and more mysterious than ever.

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Narrowly Selective Transparency: Susan Sontag on Photography vs. the Other Arts
Narrowly Selective Transparency: Susan Sontag on Photography vs. the Other Arts

“While a painting or a prose description can never be other than a narrowly selective interpretation, a photograph can be treated as a narrowly selective transparency.”

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The Best Photography Books of 2013
The Best Photography Books of 2013

From Mongolia to Mars, by way of mesmerizing mines and Manhattan’s characters.

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Stunning Photographs of the World’s Last Indigenous Tribes
Stunning Photographs of the World’s Last Indigenous Tribes

From Siberia to the Sahara, by way of face paint, mud masks, and eagle-hunting.

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The Story Behind the Iconic “Migrant Mother” Photograph and How Dorothea Lange Almost Didn’t Take It
The Story Behind the Iconic “Migrant Mother” Photograph and How Dorothea Lange Almost Didn’t Take It

How a serendipitous hand-lettered sign changed the history of photojournalism.

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Humans of New York: A Vibrant Photographic Census of Diversity and Dignity
Humans of New York: A Vibrant Photographic Census of Diversity and Dignity

There is something especially magical about framing these moments of stillness and of absolute attention to the individual amidst this bustling city of millions, a city that never sleeps and never stops.

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