Topic: Massimo Berruti

Some 200 towers, like these in Ushguli—built mainly from the 9th into the 13th centuries for shelter during wars, raids, and blood feuds—remain in Svaneti. Now they’re used to store hay and grain for farm animals, including pigs.
The Backstory

Photojournalism Links Daily Digest: Sept. 16, 2014

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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Marco Longari—AFP/Getty Images

PJL: August 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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Amy Toensing for The National Geographic

PJL: May 2013 (Part 2)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the best photojournalism around the web from the past two weeks.

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Pakistani general election 2013 / Élections législatives pakistanaises de 2013
Photo Essay

On Pakistan’s Election Trail: Photographs by Massimo Berruti

The build-up to Pakistan’s elections, which will be held May 11, has been clouded by a disturbing streak of violence. Italian photographer Massimo Berruti has been documenting the frontrunners on the final days of their campaigns.

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Peter van Agtmael—Magnum
Out There

Peter van Agtmael Receives the 2012 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography

Magnum photographer Peter van Agtmael has received the 2012 W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography. The annual grant aims to recognize a photographer who has “demonstrated an exemplary commitment to documenting the human condition in the spirit of Smith’s concerned photography and dedicated compassion.”

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Massimo Berruti—Agence VU
Out There

Lashkars in Pakistan by Massimo Berruti

With a generous grant Massimo Berruti was holed up in the Swat Valley in Pakistan for three months early this year, right around the time when dozens of other photographers were off shooting the Arab Spring. The results are in his new book Lashkars and exhibition in Paris.

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