At 16 Suman developped a love marriage against her parents wishes. Now, at 22, the father has disappeared and she has come from Darjeeling to Kathmandu to support her 3-year-old, Priyanka. When she next visits home she will bring her daughter a doll.
"When I drink, I want to die", says Suman, caught in a viscous circle of desperation, prostitution and drink, in fear her family will find out she's working in a cabin restaurant.
Photographer Malcolm Browne, known for his shocking and iconic image of a self-immolating monk in Saigon, died on Monday at the age of 81. Last year, Browne spoke with TIME international picture editor Patrick Witty from his home in Vermont.
Martine Franck has passed away. The news is all the more horrible because it was expected. Martine had been ill for a long while, but with her extraordinary reserve and exceptional elegance, she did not want it to be known.
Sports photography is usually home to the highest-of-high tech camera technologies, because its subjects move so swiftly, and in such limited bursts. It's not the place you'd expect to find, say, a gigantic old 4x5 large format view camera.
In this photo from Aurora, Shannon is using what looks like a normal lens, but it doesn’t matter that he’s standing a few feet away from the subject because she’s overwhelmed by her emotion. This photo did make me cry...
Associated Press photographer David Guttenfelder not only documents the war in Afghanistan with traditional digital cameras, he also used an iPhone camera, carried in his flak jacket pocket, coupled with a Polaroid film filter application to photograph the daily lives of Marines, Afghan soldiers and fellow journalists during the military offensive in Marjah, Afghanistan.
These images, by photographers of the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information, are some of the only color photographs taken of the effects of the Depression on America’s rural and small town populations. The photographs are the property of the Library of Congress and were included in a 2006 exhibit Bound for Glory: America in Color.
Wasma Mansour was born in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in 1980 and is now a London-based photographer in the process of completing a practice-based research degree at the London College of Communication. Her photographic practice focuses on ‘human to space’ relationships; this research project...
A Japanese photographer who has lived in downtown Chicago since 1992, Satoki Nagata is a passionately dispassionate photojournalist, a complex identity influenced by his background in both science and the Zen Buddhist tradition.
Many photographers dream of getting published in National Geographic and it's not just the fierce competition keeping them from realizing their dreams. You have to know what the photo buyers are looking for.