Photos

An Unreal Photo of a Brazilian Soldier During a Pre–World Cup Favela Operation
May 04, 2014

Sometimes a picture looks too good to be true. This is so good I wondered if it might be one of those scenes lit and staged by David Levinthal, using little model soldiers.

Wet Dogs, Tired Lions, and Drag Queens
The best of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards
May 01, 2014

The best of the 2014 World Photography Awards

Life and Death in the Central African Republic
Horrifying images from Africa's most dangerous conflict
April 30, 2014

Life, and a lot of death, in the Central African Republic.

Those Pro-Russian Militants in Ukraine Sure Like to Show Guns to Kids
April 29, 2014

What good is an armed intervention by unknown gunmen if the kids can't play with their weaponry?

The Haunting Beauty of Farm Technology
Flyover country has never looked this good
April 23, 2014

The hidden beauty in everyday farm objects.

Rwanda's Open Wounds
Tens of thousands of amputees serve as living reminders of the 1994 genocide
April 17, 2014

Reminders of Rwanda's genocide are everywhere today, in the form of tens of thousands who survived the mass slaughter but were left permanently maimed.

Balloons and Bodybuilders: A Fresh Look at Modern Afghanistan
April 16, 2014

Afghan Tales, a traveling photo exhibition, aims to counter the stereotypical vision of Afghanistan with images of daily life in the war-torn country.

Photos: Blood and Prayer on the Streets of Ukraine
April 14, 2014

A discomfiting photo gallery

The Falling Dutchman: You're Looking at the Future of Photography
April 02, 2014

This is—or should that be “These are”?—how the future of photography might look. The history of the medium, in common with most technologies, is largely about ever-increasing speed.

This Is What a Gun Looks Like When It's Pointing Straight At You
April 01, 2014

The strange, stunning photographs of the Point Blank Project present a new view of handguns.

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