Topic: Japan

©Steidl—Photographs by Kazou Katai
Out There

A Package of Protest

As protests from the Middle East to Wall Street made news in 2011, a new box set of books by Steidl examines various uprisings throughout history.

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Manuel J. Martinez—Reuters
Man on the Wire

TIME’s Best of 2011: Animals in Peril

The average animal doesn’t make headlines, but countless creatures have been photographed amid the chaos and destruction so widely connected to some of the year’s biggest stories. Here, LightBox looks back on a few furry friends who’ve found themselves in harm’s way this year.

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Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
Photo Essay

TIME’s Best Photojournalism of 2011

Sometimes words just aren’t enough. Our photojournalism this year offers the chance to not only see, but also feel the story.

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Green Renaissance—EPA
Closeup

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
Closeup

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
Toolbox

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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