Photographer Wing Young Huie created a huge portrait exhibit on the outside walls of the History Theatre in St. Paul, Minnesota. He grappled not just with his subjects’ family histories, but his own, too.
Images of Cuba are usually beautiful: bright pastel colors, warm tropical weather and the bright blue hue of the ocean. But prisoners at Guantanamo can't see any of that, even though it's right outside. Photographer Debi Cornwall went to the prison to capture those contradictions on film.
When photojournalist Anja Niedringhaus was killed in April 2014 while reporting in Afghanistan, the journalism community was stunned by her loss. Now the International Women's Media Foundation is carrying on her memory by honoring the work of photographer Heidi Levine with the first Anja Niedringhaus Award.
Longtime war photographer David Guttenfelder haunting images are part of Mission 22, an advocacy campaign to raise awareness about alarming suicide rates. His latest project: commemorating returning veterans by showing where those who killed themselves spent their lives.
Most of us never imagine our family photos will end up in, say, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Neither did the famous photographer Michael Jang. Then he realized the photos he took as a college student gave a rare glimpse of a Chinese American family growing up in the heyday of The Brady Bunch.
Photographer Brian McCarty is no stranger to photo theft. His photos have been used for commercial purposes, without his permission, "lots and lots of times." But what he didn't expect, was to see his image used in ISIS propaganda.
Humza Deas isn't even 18 yet, but his photography is already a sensation. His shots from atop New York City's buildings and landmarks have earned him a huge Instagram following, a print-selling business and a New York Magazine cover.