Editors’ picks photography gallery

cuban bus

Cuba

Besides the desire to just share what I witness I want to create from what I experience. Shooting on film made me strip down to the 4 most basic elements: composition, light, color and motion.
Girls are playing with stones

Mountainland: Vietnamese Photographs - North Northwest

„Mountainland“ surveys the lives and societies of the Southeast Asian Massif, a region that sprawls across Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar, China, India and Bangladesh.

World Press Photo announces winners of 2017 contests

The World Press Photo Foundation announces the winners of its renowned contests, the 60th annual World Press Photo Contest and the 7th annual World Press Photo Digital Storytelling Contest.

Aftertaste

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An exploration on the aftermath and healing of sexual assault through self-portraits. I was sexually assaulted over two years ago, and it is something that I am still healing from today. One in four women will experience some form of sexual assault in their lifetime, and I thought it was important to show what that looked like...

El Gimnasio Hermanos Manchego

Nelson "La Maldad" Manchego runs a free-of-charge boxing gym in an abandoned building on San Andrés that was originally a squat for drug-addicts. Nelson trains local kids from the island with the ambition for them to become professionals in the sport, while also keeping them out of trouble.

Devotees of Rakher Upobash

Thousands of Hindu devotees sits with Prodip and prays to God in front of Shri Shri Lokanath Brahmachar Ashram temple during the Rakher Upobash at Dhaka, Bangladesh. Lokenath Brahmachari who is called Baba Lokenath was an 18th Century Hindu saint and philosopher in Bengal.

Varanasi's Brick Kiln Workers

... It was a heartbreaking revelation that most of the brick kiln workers died at an early age due to lung disease as an occupational hazard. Ironically, those bricks that will be used to build someone else homes, are made by people who remained homeless, themselves.....

Baikal of Wonders

Long ago shamans were revered as a hereditary caste of the chosen in Baikal region, Russia. But now everything's changed. Whom has they become for locals and strangers: true followers of the faith of their ancestors, healers or just touristic amusements?

Weaver Ants: A closer look

There are a lot of societies that thrive right under our noses that we are not very aware of, they teach a lot of lessons. Weaver ants have been living in an almost impeccable society from even before humans existed. This is an excerpt from their day to day hustle and bustle.

Girls education in India

Educate a man, you educate one person, educate a woman, you educate a complete family. So basic education of a girl child is the first step of women empowerment

A Story of Faith

This is a reportage of one of the less known religious festivals of Bengal. This is the celebration of one of the less popular Hindu Goddess, Setala, celebrated believing the Goddess will keep people away from...
A Sannyasi show a severed Skull to the villagers

Faith of Life

In different part of West Bengal, traditional and macabre rituals are being celebrated by local population during the week of Gajan festival. In the remote village of Bardhaman this practice has been going on for more than a hundred years.