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Sacred destinations : Borobudur | Aga Szydlik

Sacred destinations : Borobudur by Aga Szydlik

As the first rays of light break through the thick mist covering the ground, slowly and gracefully, Borobudur temple comes into the view. I close my eyes, deeply breathing in scent of jungle and lyrical call of Adhan, calling faithful to a Morning Prayer.

Isabella Sommati | Summer heat

Black Sea by Isabella Sommati

Summer heat, muggy weather, today is Sunday. The sea is far away, beaches are crowded, gasoline is too expensive, we can’t get away from the city. If we stay home, we would end up watching Formula One on TV, sleeping on the couch

Tokyo | Manol Valtchanov

Tokyo by Manol Valtchanov

Tokyo had always been a special place to me from my first visit. Since then, each of my travels there has meant a sort of break dedicated to an emotional research and sometimes even more to an inspirational flat-out.

Balkan Conflict

The Balkans by Oliver Weber

In September 2016 a new Photographic Documentation (an ongoing project) guided Oliver Weber through the remnants of old Yugoslavia – to commemorate 16 years without a major attempted genocide in the Balkans.

Amazon | Ana Miguel Carijo

Amazon by Ana de Miguel Garijo

The social culture we are coming from considers the future more important than the present, where so many people are obsessed with accumulating more and more things without stopping to think for one minute what for and at what cost.

Ex-Voto | Alys Tomlinson

Ex-Voto by Alys Tomlinson

A handwritten note neatly folded and hidden in the crevice of a rock, a passport photograph placed under a stone, ribbon carefully wrapped around piles of twigs. These are all offerings of religious devotion, known as ‘Ex-Votos’ and found at Christian pilgrimage sites worldwide.

A refugee boy trying to protect his makeshift home from the rain in Kutupalong newly expanded camp on March 6, 2017 in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh. About 70,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since October 9, 2016 after the Burmese military launched clearance operations in response to an attack on border police. The U.N. human rights office said in a report that Myanmar's security forces had committed mass killings, torture and gang rapes of Rohingya Muslims and burned their villages.Since 1992, about 32,000 registered Rohingya have been living in two United Nations camps near Cox’s Bazar, but estimates of unregistered refugees range from 200,000 to 500,000. Many of them live in two sprawling makeshift shelters close to the official camps, while others are scattered across southeast Bangladesh. As a result, most of these unregistered refugees are suffering. Basic food, medical care and safety are not available in these camps, thus creating an insecure and vulnerable life.

Rohingya Refugees in Bangladesh by Probal Rashid

Approximately 70,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from Myanmar to Bangladesh since October 9, 2016 after the Burmese military launched clearance operations. The U.N. human rights office said in their report that Myanmar’s security forces have committed mass killings

Correfoc | Adam Buczek

Correfoc by Adam Buczek

Correfoc can be considered one of the most dangerous festivals on the planet where thousands of people gather on a hot summer day and parade tiny streets of Catalan cities while being sprayed with fire. The spectators are trying to get as close as possible to the fire in order to be cleansed.

No shoes to dance with | Anna Katharina Zeitler

Anna Katharina Zeitler ; No shoes to dance with

I had the strong desire to become one of them, without knowing that the actual lived stereotype in the self choosen gilded cage in the theater retrieves desillusioning banalities and routines as well as psychic hyperesthesia due to powerfull and deep passions.

Circus | Markku Lahdesmaki

Circus by Markku Lahdesmaki

As a photographer, you always feel a little more aware of your surroundings than other people. After all, your livelihood depends on your eyes, on seeing things that other’s don’t.

Sicilian Sea | Alex Foolery

Sicilian Sea by Alex Foolery

Alex Foolery was born in Catania, Sicily and is now 24 years old. He started photographing in 2010 with an old mobile phone, a Sony Ericsson Z1010, to send multimedia messages that could outweigh the standard of a normal text message.

American Dream | Adelīna Darviņa

American Dream by Adelīna Darviņa

The project “American Dream” begun in year 2015 as a part of Adelīna`s bachelor thesis research. On behalf of it, for three months she traveled across the United States, covering more than 21 000 kilometers.

Peloteros | Juan Rodríguez Morales

Peloteros by Juan Rodríguez Morales

Peloteros: the name with to baseball and softball players are known in the Caribbean. Baseball is considered by Dominicans as “The king of sports”. Introduced in the country by Cuban immigrants in the nineteenth century.

Meeting Sheila | Ashley Comer

Meeting Sheila by Ashley Comer

“I gave her life to give her life” are the words Sheila muttered to the nurse who so rudely asked why she was giving me up. After being raised by a loving family, I have immense gratitude for the life handed to me.

The joy of life in Paris by Robb Johnson

The joy of life in Paris by Robb Johnson

Paris has been on high alert for terrorism since the Charlie Hebdo shooting and a series of related attacks by terrorists. They have literally shaken Parisians to their core. However, by their very nature, the people of Paris are resilient and they display a great Joie de vivre or enjoyment in life.