PJL: June 2014 (Part 2)

John Moore—Getty Images

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the most interesting photojournalism and documentary photography from across the web.

Features and Essays

Diana Markosian—Reportage by Getty Images
Diana Markosian—Reportage by Getty Images

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”

John Moore—Getty Images
John Moore—Getty Images

John Moore: Iran Offers a Window to the West (New York Times Lens blog) Given a chance – and a week – to visit Iran, John Moore took to the road in central Iran to see daily life in a place that has opened a bit to the West

Pari Dukovic: Ghosts of Gezi (The New Yorker) A portfolio of photographs documenting life in Istanbul a year after the 2013 protests

Anastasia Taylor-Lind: Portraits from Kiev (New York Times) Photographs from Taylor-Lind’s upcoming book, Maidan — Portraits from the Black Square

Stanley Greene: Journey of the Dead: From Ukraine to Russia (NOOR)

Paolo Pellegrin: Life in the Death Valley (New York Times magazine) Mass graves still found in Bosnia

Andrew Miksys: Disko (Wired Raw File) Dance clubs in rural Lithuania

Daniella Zalcman: England’s WWII Reenactors (LightBox) Zalcman spent the last year photographing British war reenactors paying tribute to history and the lasting legacy of World War II

Marco Casino: Horse Racing Fades in Italy (New York Times Lens blog) Over the last decade, many of Italy’s racetracks have closed, taking with them thousands of jobs and memories of a once-heralded sport

Alessandro Penso and Michele Palazzi: Fieldwork Italy, The Basilicata (Foto8) Low-paid African migrant farm workers in Italy

Jane Hahn
Jane Hahn

Jane Hahn: Dambe in Lagos (The New Yorker’s Photo Booth) Dambe is a type of boxing that is popular among the Hausa, in West Africa. The sport originated with the Hausa butchers guild, as a means of military training; today it can be seen in market squares across the region | Also Slate Behold photo blog here

Phil Moore: Somalis exiled from Nairobi (Al Jazeera) The forced removal of Somali nationals from the Kenyan capital to the country’s arid north

Jonathan Torgovnik: Girl Soldier (Reportage by Getty Images) Former female child soldiers in Sierra Leone

Francesco Anselmi: Central African Republic (Contrasto)