Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web.
Features and Essays
Diana Markosian: Burmese Nights (The New Yorker) Markosian recently travelled to Kachin State, a remote region in northern Burma that has played host to an anti-government insurgency for the past five decades
John Stanmeyer: The Timeless Sands of Saudi Arabia (PROOF) Hipstamatic photos from Saudi Arabia related to Stanmeyer’s most recent National Geographic assignment
Stephen Shore: From Galilee to the Negev (Buzzfeed) Shore journeyed though Israel and the West Bank to document moments of everyday life in this complex and conflicted region
Oded Balilty: Israel Desert Ablaze with Burning Man (AP Images blog) Midburn, Israel’s first Burning Man festival in Negev desert, modeled after the popular carnival held annually in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada. Midburn is a mix of “midbar,” Hebrew for desert, and the English word “burn”