Documentary photography galleries

Ashura

Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims gathered for praying at Hoseni Dalan on the eve and holy day of Ashura. Shiites mark Ashura on the tenth day of the month of Muharram to commemorate the Battle of Karbala when...

Text and photos by Suvra Kanti Das
Jackson Heights gentrification

Silent gentrification in the heart of Queens

The intensely diversified social pattern of Queens starts to quietly add the presence of a class of European ancestry where in the past it was more a rarity. Rezoning of ...

Photos and Text by Riccrado Budini
Kids and beggars in Varanasi river at dawn

Youth in India

Every year more and more children in India become orphans and are found abandoned. This photo essay draws a portrait of kids with their families and of orphans forced to make a living.

Text and photos by Francois Razon

Aftermath of Padma river erosion in Bangladesh

Every year in Bangladesh, millions of people are affected by river erosion that destroys home, farmland, communication infrastructure. In last couple of days river erosion by the Padma River have caused extensive damages to...

Workers in the Bangladesh garments industry

How garments are manufactured in a Bangladesh factory. Workers carry forward all the programmed stages: the conversion of yarn into fabric through knitting, weaving and warping, the computer aided design stage and embroidery...

28 years on Chernobyl’s legacy still poses threat

April 26th, 2014, marks the 28th anniversary of the catastrophic explosion of the 4th reactor at the Chernobyl power plant, the worst nuclear plant accident in history in terms of cost and resulting deaths.

Under the Rubble - The Rana Plaza Collapse

Updated - The Rana Plaza garment-factory disaster, considered as the deadliest accidental structural failure in modern human history. Savra, Bangladesh
burning democracy

Burning Democracy

In Bangladesh politically driven crimes exceeded 150 since last couple of months . Civilians are randomly burnt alive and brutally killed in the name of 'democracy'.
The winter of our discontent

The winter of our discontent

As the Ukrainian government continues arguments about canceling the laws which sparked violent clashes in the streets of Kiev, behind the "enemy lines"...
Last Kushti Wrestlers

Last mud Kushti wrestlers

The ancient tradition of Indian wrestling, known as kushti, thrives in Wrestling gyms, or akhara, scattered around the city are of the few places where Hindu men from different casts...

Photos and text by Suvra Kanti Das
Cambodian Hospitals and Health Centers - Mstyslav Chernov

Cambodian Hospitals and Health Centers

Dr. Chou Channa, pediatrician, waited for 3 years, 8 month and 20 days before the reopening of NPH, the Cambodian National...

Text and photos by Mstyslav Chernov
Lunik IX, a young roma girl whose ambitions is to study.

Lunik IX

Lunik IV is sadly the largest Roma ghetto in Slovakia. Incredibly, there is 99% unemployment allied to alarming numbers of those addicted to drug and alcohol abuse from virtually cradle to grave. The very antithesis

Photos and text Artur Conka