French photographers Carlos Ayesta and Guillaume Bression traveled to the contaminated areas of Fukushima prefecture to document what would become a two-part photographic project that examines the disaster from the perspective of the effect on both inhabitants and landscapes of the area. The result “Bad Dreams?” is fascinating — and surreal: http://slate.me/16DuOw7
These scanned fast-food items are utterly gross, yet also completely mesmerizing. Photographer Jon Feinstein has paid close attention to all things fast food, especially with his series he titled “Fast Food.” See more incredible photos here: http://slate.me/16eu2mh
Conflicting reports of casualty figures ranged from 40 to more than 300, according to local media reports and the Muslim Brotherhood, respectively.
The death toll was expected to climb as the sit-ins turned from scenes of flag-waving protests to images reminiscent of war. The wounded and the dead were carried to a makeshift field hospital next to the Rabaa mosque, where doctors donned gas masks and floors were slippery with blood.
There’s a reason why they call Los Angeles the “City of Dreams.” In his photos of Los Angeles, Nguan captures this disparity while treading a line between beauty and ugliness, splendor and horror — see more photos here: http://slate.me/1bvUw4U
During the festivities to honour Managua’s patron saint Santo Domingo de Guzman on August 10, 2013. The festival bring together devotees of all types of social and economic status including Catholics, transvestites, sex workers and gang members to one of the poorest neighbourhoods of the capital city.
Photographer Anthony Karen documents the uncensored, raw world of the Ku Klux Klan in this series. Karen’s ability to gain access into the KKK led to a collaboration with the Discovery Channel on a documentary about the Klan titled KKK: Beneath the Hood. More photos here: http://slate.me/15zyZm7
When photographer David Woolfall decided to photograph erotic fiction writers for his project, “Kinky Books,” he discovered that most of them were women. The photos that followed were surprising and intimate — but not in the way that one might expect: http://slate.me/14DKOvj