Topic: Japan

Green Renaissance—EPA
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TIME Picks the Most Surprising Photos of 2011

A cat with two faces, rail tracks buckled by the shifting earth after an earthquake in New Zealand, the police rescue of a girl held hostage by her father—these are just a few of the compelling and surprising images to have emerged beyond the main news cycle this year.

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Amr Abdallah Dalsh—Reuters
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Pictures of the Week, November 18–25

From renewed riots in Egypt and Saif al-Islam Gaddafi’s capture to the pepper spray outrage at University of California-Davis and the Kabaddi World Cup, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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© Kishin Shinoyama
Out There

After the Storm: Post-Tsunami Japan by Kishin Shinoyama

Within weeks of the Japan tsunami this March, Tokyo-born photographer Kishin Shinoyama brought his camera to the scene and captured a land ripped apart.

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William Daniels—Panos for TIME
Photo Essay

Revisiting Japan’s Ground Zero

Five months after the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster that killed as many as 22,000 people and displaced nearly 125,000 others, Fukushima prefecture is still struggling to clean up and move on. Photographer William Daniels traveled near the exclusion zone, capturing vacant streets, massive devastation and the people who stayed behind.

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Pierfrancesco Celada
Photo Essay

Loneliness Despite Proximity: Pierfrancesco Celada’s Study of Isolation

LightBox presents IdeasTap Photographic Award winner Pierfrancesco Celada’s project that deals with feelings of isolation.

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Shiho Fukada
Out There

Opening: JAPAN/now at Fovea

Fovea Exhibitions, is marking its fourth anniversary with a new show called JAPAN/now, opening Saturday, May 15. The show brings together work by more than twenty photojournalists who covered the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan and its aftermath. Fovea will be collecting donations for the Japan Society’s Earthquake Relief Fund.

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James Whitlow Delano
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The 3/11 Project: Photographs from Japan, Helping Japan

The 3/11 Tsunami Photo Project, a new app for the iPhone and iPad, features the work of fourteen photographers who documented the tragic aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan. The app is an innovative fundraiser as well – all proceeds from the project go to the Japanese Red Cross Society.

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Twisters leave havoc in their wake
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Closeup: Best Pictures of the Week, April 15 – April 22

This week: An image from photographer Chris Hondros’ final assignment, taken on the day he was killed in Libya; wild fires in Mexico; the Gulf of Mexico, one year after the BP oil spill; Holy Week celebrations; and a cherry blossom […]

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Toru Hanai—Reuters
Man on the Wire

Photographs of a 4-year-old Survivor of Japan’s Tsunami

Many family photographs have been found in the rubble and ruins of the earthquake and tsunami. Photographer Toru Hanai explains how these precious keepsakes are being restored and returned to their owners.

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Kathryn Obermaier
Out There

和 [Wa] Photography Auction to Benefit Japan Quake Communities

On Thursday April 21, from 6-9pm at 25CPW Gallery in New York City, a group of international photographers will host a photographic exhibition and silent auction to benefit Architecture for Humanity’s efforts rebuild Japanese communities damaged by the March 11 […]

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