Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary from across the web.
Features and Essays
George Steinmetz: Frozen City (The New Yorker) Most New Yorkers spent this past winter complaining about the harsh weather. George Steinmetz took on a more ambitious project: photographing the snowbound city from the seat of a two-person piston-powered helicopter
Lucas Foglia: New Wild West (Financial Times Magazine) When the photographer went in search of America’s old frontier, he found a divided land where cowboys struggle to make a living amid industrial-scale mining
Lars Tunbjork: Going Mobile (New York Times Magazine) Mobile home communities in the U.S.
Jason Vaughn: Hide (Slate Behold) Project documenting Wisconsin deer stands
Peter van Agtmael: Hope on the horizon for Choctaw Nation (MSNBC) The Choctaw Nation is a sprawling area in southeastern Oklahoma that includes nearly 11 counties and more than 11,000 square miles of vast farm and timber lands, stretching north from the Red River and the Texas border.
Thomas Prior: Valley of Ashes (LightBox) Willets Point, Queens may be part of New York City, but it looks like a totally different world
Vincent Cianni: Out, and Serving (New York Times) Project documenting gays and lesbians who have served in the U.S. military
Robb Kendrick: Coal (National Geographic) Documenting coal industry and consumption in the U.S., China, and India
Walker Pickering: The Band Marches On (CNN Photos) As a musician from junior high through college, Pickering was in step with his marching band and a part of the camaraderie the group developed. As a photographer for the last 10 years, he focused his camera on high school and college marching bands and traveling drum corps in Texas.
Vittoria Mentasti: At the edge of the Western world (CNN Photos) Mentasti traveled to Iqaluit, the remote capital of Canada’s Nunavut territory in the Arctic North. The only way in and out of Iqaluit is by plane, and one of the only roads that lead away from the city is called Road to Nowhere.
Tim Fadek: The Anger in Caracas (Paris Match L’Instant) Fadek spent three weeks documenting the anti-government protests in Venezuela
Alvaro Ybarra Zavala: Venezuela Unrest (Reportage by Getty Images)