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Oct 17, 2017
by Moises Saman
Most Japanese take brief two or three day vacations away from their urban homes. Many flock to one of many natural hot springs that are scattered around the country. During the holiday of Obon, families gather at relatives’ grave sites and celebrate the dead, often dressed in traditional costume.
This past Summer, Moises Saman traveled around Japan photographing vacationing families.

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Oct 16, 2017
by Raghu Rai
The Isha Foundation is a non-profit, spiritual organization near Coimbatore, India, founded in 1992 by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, a yogi and contemporary Guru. In February 2017 Raghu Rai photographed the consecration of The Adiyogi Shiva statue, a 112-foot-tall statue of Shiva located at Coimbatore. Designed by Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, it was built by the foundation and weighs around 500 tons. Sadhguru... More...
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Oct 16, 2017
by Patrick Zachmann
On assignment to document Dubai for Air France Magazine, Patrick Zachmann photographed the kaleidoscopic colors and attractions of the rapidly rising metropolis.

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Oct 16, 2017
by Jean Gaumy
Since 2010, aspiring sailors from the Naval Academy in Brest have spent a few days journeying along the coast of Brittany during the Armada de l’Espoir. With each new embarkment they discover the richness and value of the maritime world.

Every adventure at sea is instructive as they confront the ocean, a complex and ever-changing environment to which they must constantly adapt. The naissent mariners... More...
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Oct 16, 2017
by Matt Stuart
Starting on Sunday, October 8th, Northern California has experienced a series of devastating wildfires that have leveled entire neighborhoods and continue to burn. Despite over 8,000 state and local firefighters pulling 24-hour shifts, the fires continued to spread throughout the week, aided by tinder dry conditions and high winds. As of the 12th 191,000 acres have burned with 31 people killed and... More...
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Oct 16, 2017
by Moises Saman
Located well south of Seoul, the farming town of Soseong-ri has long been isolated from saber-rattling between North and South Korea. This all changed when the 160-person community discovered that a US THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense system) unit was going to be deployed there. Since then, Soseong-ri has become a center of Korean anti-war sentiment. Fearing that the presence of THAAD units... More...
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Oct 16, 2017
by Peter van Agtmael
In her new book “What Happened”, Hillary Clinton shares her experiences during the 2016 presidential election. The first woman nominated by a major party, Clinton describes her feelings before, during and after one of the United States’ most controversial elections in history. Her insightful account has generated a significant amount of buzz, both positive and negative.
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