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Small enclosures line the room, leaving just enough headroom to sit up within the confined walls. Money is as tight as the spaces hidden among multimillion dollar high-rise apartments. In 2009, photographer Brian Cassey flew to Hong Kong, where people wer
“The minute I saw her, I knew. There she is. That’s the girl I’m going to marry,” photographer Angelo Merendino said of Jennifer, the woman who indeed became his bride. His photo documentary, “The Battle We Didn’t Choose,” follows her fight against cancer
Photographer Jack Mitchell describes the February 1982 shoot he had with an 18-year-old Whitney Houston in his Manhattan studio “as a routine thing.” The unpublished photos sat in his files for about 30 years until he heard about the entertainer’s death a
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We've come to know her as Lady Gaga, but before the world tours, "The Fame" or even the dress made of meat, photographer Malgorzata Saniewska knew her simply as her restaurant co-worker, Stefani Germanotta.
While covering the lasting impact of the Gulf Coast oil disaster, photographer Bryan Thomas spent time with oystermen off the East Bank of Plaquemines Parish in Louisiana. Oysters that were once plentiful have failed to return to the levels they were at b
Effects of Agent Orange ‘ongoing silently’ in children – CNN Photos - CNN.com Blogs cnnphotos.blogs.cnn.com
As a child in Japan, Hiroko Tanaka saw a television report on Vietnamese twins who were attached at the head at birth. The deformity was blamed on their parents’ exposure to the herbicide known as Agent Orange. As an adult she sought to explore the lastin
Photojournalist Nadav Neuhaus documented the lives of young women in Haiti who told him they had been raped in the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake. Conditions in the displacement camps have made women more vulnerable to sexual violence, an issue that has
In an attempt to rise back to greatness, Pittsburgh "is now rising out of the ashes of the steel mills into a modern-day renaissance,” according to photographer Maddie McGarvey, who set out to document small moments in the second largest city in Penn
Stephanie Sinclair documented 11-year-old Destaye's wedding in 2008 for her award-winning project on child marriage. Four years later, Sinclair met Destaye again as a 15-year-old mother and homemaker. The publication of these photos marks the first annual
Martine Franck, a Belgian photographer known for understatement and elegance in her work, died at age 74 after a long battle with cancer on Thursday. Photographer Elliott Erwitt, a good friend and colleague, said what characterized her the most was the mo
Photographer Rania Matar decided to photograph teenage girls alone in their bedrooms, what she considers an “extension of the girl,” after watching her 15-year-old daughter transform into a complete stranger. Matar’s images come from the United States and
Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey teamed up with his son to create an interactive book that captures the vibrant energy of Rio de Janeiro. Harvey considers the city the “perfect Shakespeare stage.” And on that stage, he tells a personal story embedded
Photographer David Rochkind moved to Mexico City in 2008 to immerse himself in a long-term project on the consequences of the war on drugs. He found that the severity of the violence was “impossible to ignore” but wanted to look at more than just the body
Dan Winters, known for his iconic portraits of people of interest, has seen everyone from President Barack Obama to Mr. Rogers and Tupac Shakur through his viewfinder. He and the subject work together to produce a work with raw emotion and thought.
British photographer Daniel Meadows got on a double-decker bus in September 1973 and toured England for 14 months, taking more than 950 free portraits of the people he met. Twenty-five years later, he revisited some of those people for an updated look at
Kodachrome collection looks back at mid-century America – CNN Photos - CNN.com Blogs cnnphotos.blogs.cnn.com
Michael Williams, who collects Kodachrome Color Film slides, said the film captures "a beautiful sense of adventure and optimism of life in the 1950s." Inspired by the photo-sharing site Flickr and Diane Keaton’s own collection, Williams decided
‘Fire the Light’: Portraits of Olympic athletes – CNN Photos - CNN.com Blogs cnnphotos.blogs.cnn.com
Photographer Carlos Serrao first started shooting Olympic athletes ahead of the 2004 Summer Games in Athens. He took portraits of 37 competitors in five countries over the course of six weeks. With the Olympic torch set to reach London’s stadium on July 2
Sara Lewkowicz didn't set out to expose the horrors of domestic violence. She was working on a project about the challenges an ex-convict faced after being released from prison. Then one night an argument escalated and everything changed. The resulting ph