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#LightboxFF: On the Streets of Tehran with Ako Salemi

Iranian Photographer Ako Salemi brings an artful vision of Tehran to his Instagram feed through street scenes inspired by old Hollywood and classic film noir

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William Daniels—Panos
Awards

Top Photographers Win $130,000 Worth of Grants

Announced at Visa pour l’Image, a widely-attended yearly photojournalism festival held in Perpignan, France, the grants—first established in 2004—aim to help photographers undertake "projects of personal and journalistic significance."

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Bangui.A man who survived a grenade attack that killed 13 persons, including a woman and 2 kids, at Fatima district, is collapsing at the morgue of the hospital where some relatives body where brought.
In Progress

Meet the Photographers Covering Africa’s Forgotten Conflict

Meet three photographers covering the often overlooked Central African Republic, a region that seems to make headlines only when violence and poverty strike.

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Jon Lowenstein
Awards

Jon Lowenstein wins Lange–Taylor Prize for South Side Chicago Work

Jon Lowenstein has won the $10, 000 Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize for his powerful, in-depth look at life in Chicago's much-maligned South Side.

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The Backstory

The Photo That Made Me: William Albert Allard, Pyrenees 1967

Photographer William Albert Allard made a picture in the fall of 1967 that not only saw him explore the use of color in photography, but, for the first time, allowed him to feel that he knew what he was doing

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A man carries a child as another lies dead after two explosions on a beach in Gaza, July 16, 2014.
The Backstory

Why Violent News Images Matter

A recent slew of situations resulting in catastrophic violence and death has led to a renewed debate as to what kinds of imagery media outlets should be expected to show, writes Fred Ritchin

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Ebola in Sierra Leone for the Washington Post
PHOTOJOURNALISMLINKS

PJL: September 2014 (Part 1)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web.

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Zapruder film frame #372 of Kennedy assassination showing Mrs. Kennedy climbing towards Secret Service agent who is attempting to board back of limousine after Pres. Kennedy has been shot. Dallas. United States. Nov. 22, 1963.
Out There

When Amateur Photographers Make the Front Page

Are camera phone-equipped amateurs to blame for professional photographers' financial woes? A new exhibition, now on show at the Visa pour l'Image photojournalism festival, aims to bring a definite answer to the question.

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Diana Markosian
Photo Essay

Inside the Beslan School Siege, 10 Years On

Ten years after the Beslan school siege, photographer Diana Markosian made these remarkable photographs of former hostages at the site where 330 captives were killed, more than half of them children.

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Michael Brown Sr. yells out as his son's casket is lowered into the ground at St. Peter's Cemetery in St. Louis
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: Aug. 22 – Aug.29

From Michael Brown's funeral and a cease fire in Gaza, to swarms of locusts in Madagascar and the US Open Tennis Championships, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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