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Jill Greenberg - Horses (book)

Erin O'Keefe, "The Flatness" series

"architecture of density" by Michael Wolf – pretty much everything, by him...

Ilona Szwarc, American Girls (2011) .. click thru for entire set.

"Femmes Algériennes 1960". "..[photog/soldier] Marc Garanger was asked to take photographs of Algerian women and the portraits he produced are unlike most portraits. The women...were forced to pose before a photographer who was a serving French soldier and who was accompanied by other French troops." As well, "…many of the women had been veiled throughout their entire adult lives but to comply with French orders they had to unveil." Click through for more images and complete text.

PHOTO | journalism: Child brides in Yemen. By Stephanie Sinclair: "Whenever I saw him, I hid. I hated to see him," Tahani (in pink) recalls of the early days of her marriage to Majed, when she was 6 and he was 25. The young wife posed for this portrait with former classmate Ghada, also a child bride, outside their mountain home in Hajjah." .. Click through for entire World Press Photo-winning set.

PHOTO | journalism: Trailer for Short film: Tobacco Girl (2009). Website: www.gebrueder-bee... .

PHOTO | journalism: Infrared images from Eastern Congo, by photographer Richard Mosse: www.richardmosse.... ..amazing

PHOTO | journalism: from 'Self-Immolation: a Cry for Help' by Stephanie Sinclair; documenting Afghani women who attempted to kill themselves by setting themselves on fire. Imagine the hopeless circumstances that would drive someone to do this. An interview with the photographer and background to these heartbreaking images here: .. Click through for more images on her website.

Paul Mcdonough: New York Photographs 1968-1978

Josef Koudelka: Gypsies (1975)

Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York by James and Karla Murray

N. Jay Jaffee - Self Portrait (1979)

Alex Prager (from 'Week-end', 2010)

Bruce Davidson (Brooklyn Gang, 1959)

Lillian Bassman

Hiroshi Sugimoto, THEATERS series: in which he "..expos[ed] the film for the duration of the entire [movie], the film projector providing the sole lighting. The luminescent screen in the center of the composition, the architectural details and the seats of the theater are the only subjects in the photographs, and the unique lighting gives the works a surreal look, as a part of Sugimoto's attempt to reveal time in photography." (via

photographer Spencer Platt, World Press Photo of the Year (2006), from his series on Lebanon. .. "Affluent Lebanese drive down the street to look at a destroyed neighborhood August 15, 2006 in southern Beirut, Lebanon. As the United Nations brokered cease fire between Israel and Hezbollah enters its first day, thousands of Lebanese returned to their homes and villages."

Cookie Mueller by Nan Goldin (The Cookie Portfolio 1976-1989)

Robert Frank: Parade – Hoboken, New Jersey. from The Americans (1955)

Charles Sheeler: Side of a White Barn (1917)

Charles Sheeler: Criss-Crossed Conveyors, River Rouge Plant, Ford Motor Company (1927)

via [the photo].. 'was taken by Josef Koudelka in Prague in 1968, just before the Soviet Union invaded and put a stop to The Prague Spring. To demonstrate the emptiness of the streets at noon, Koudelka stuck his wristwatch [actually another man's..] into the scene before shooting it. A simple, brilliant gesture that adds not only a temporal dimension to the photo but also a sense of solitary humanity in contrast to the empty streets.'

Nuno Cera, from Futureland (2010); which deals with the impact of urban growth on people and on the environment, as well as the connection between architecture, public space and society ... incorporating images from Istanbul, Turkey; Cairo, Egypt; Dubai, UAE; Los Angeles, USA; Mexico City, Mexico; Shanghai, China; Hong Kong, China; Jakarta, Indonesia and Mumbai, India. (via ..) Click thru for entire series..

incredible pictures of late 1800's New York by Jacob Riis: .. Groundbreaking in many ways; particularly beginning social reforms, and use of Flash photography; as well as Riis' book 'How the Other Half Lives' (1890), chronicling the wretched conditions of NYC tenements.