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A matador poses in full regalia with an embroidered cape in Colombia, 1939.
Photograph by Luis Marden, National Geographic
The Gurung tribespeople of Nepal have been collecting honey from Himalayan cliffs for centuries, but now their lifestyle is under threat from commercialisation and tours offering visitors a chance to ‘join a honey hunt’. Photographer Andrew Newey spent two weeks living with the Gurung in central Nepal, documenting the risks and skill involved in this dying tradition. See more
Cambodia is one of the fifteen countries of the world with the greatest economic growth in recent years, but one third of Cambodia’s population lives on less than a dollar a day. On the shores of the Tonle Sap - Cambodia’s “Great Lake” - a small settlement of fishermen who can no longer fish hides under posters of international aid projects, and provides a clear example of the complicated system of the humanitarian business in Southeast Asia.
People are forced to move kilometers away every year as the water rises from the Great Lake to flood surrounding villages. Unable to fish anymore since a law passed in 2006 outlawed fishing with small nets, a community of 200 people lives under makeshift shelters in extreme poverty; their only income comes from hunting crickets at night.
Situated only a few kilometers away from the city of Siem Reap, home to the famous Angkor temples, Chong Kneas is visited by hundreds of thousands of tourists every year, who rent boats to tour the Great Lake, while often ignoring the dire situation of the people residing on its shores.
Residents say they face widespread malnutrition, a lack of potable water and few employment opportunities. In the afternoon, the sky darkens and rain drops begin to fall. ”Drinking water,” says one resident, as he fills buckets with rain water. They collect rain water to survive.
Photos by Omar Havana/Al Jazeera
I’m psyched to be honored for PDN 30 with all these picture slayers — Bryan Schutmaat, Bobby Doherty, Charlie Engman, Kyle Johnson, Jeff Brown, Fabio Bucciarelli, Ilona Szwarc, Camilla de Maffei, Carla Richmond, and Marcus Smith among twenty others. Class of 2014!
Photo: Frédéric Lagrange
Evocative Photos Capture the Mysterious Beauty of the Wakhi People Living in a Remote Part of Eastern Afghanistan http://ow.ly/u1reh
Kafana. Serbia/Hungary borderlands.
Documentary footage of Garry Winogrand in the 1982 film “CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIE IN THE USA”.
Entirely new footage for me. Interesting scenes with him openly discussing his often-quoted ideas on photography. And to get caught reloading film while possible pictures happen around him.