Dulce y Salada
A unique way of life in Colombia’s village of “New Venice” is threatened by increasing water pollution. A photographer and anthropologist investigates before it disappears forever.
Rolling Stone to Christopher Street: 30 Years of Portraits
Rolling Stone’s former chief photographer Mark Seliger discusses his current series, “On Christopher Street,” while offering invaluable advice for aspiring portrait photographers.
This intense, deeply personal series looks at the highs and lows of bipolar disorder from the photographer’s own experience—while connecting his internal turmoil with feelings of uncertainty we all...
Taking to Heart
Time slows, flexes, expands, and dwindles in Thailand after the death of the country’s monarch—a historic moment revealed through wide-ranging portraits of Bangkok’s citizens.
Mayah: Contemplative Ways of Seeing
The visions created by our minds through our five senses are completely real to us, but how do others perceive them? A meditative series on the beauty and frailty of perception.
An American Family
A shocking act of violence, an incredible act of forgiveness—the brutal actions by this photographer’s brother brought the artist in close contact with the Amish community that surrounds his hometown.
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Fire of Hatred
In Iran, some vengeful lovers, spurned suitors or aggrieved family members turn to the awful, violent act of acid-throwing to exact revenge. This portrait series gives a platform for the victims to speak out.
In My Backyard: Iceland
Set against the grand, wild majesty of the eastern Icelandic landscape, these searching self-portraits are one woman’s attempts to connect with herself and forge a basic understanding with her environment.
A new, larger-than-life book of less-than-glamorous street portraits proves to be challenging. How would you describe these portraits by Gilden? Are these mean-spirited, or simply just real?
Embedded on board a migrant rescue vessel, a photographer takes us to the front lines of the refugee crisis, where people are desperately risking their lives in search of something better.
Inked: Why I Love Tattoos
“I got my first tattoo at home. Just like that, on the sofa. I keep on going because there are so many good tattooists out there. It’s like collecting art. It’s an honor to wear their work.” Shifting from trashy to trendy, tattoos make the...
2017 World Press Photo Award Winners
Heroic act of photojournalism or sensationalizing an act of terror? Discover this year’s controversial winner alongside dozens of the most important news stories from the past 12 months.