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Music | Wabash Cannonball By The Carter Family (1929)

  This song was selected from the Hermit Poet’s Music Collection. * To listen on YouTube CLICK HERE.  * To purchase this download see Amazon.com below:   Wabash Cannonball * Worldwide, Timeless & Diverse See our Complete Music Selection HERE   Back to HOME PAGE

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Helping An Ethnic Minority Family From Myanmar To Share In The American Dream | A Photographer’s Story Of Support

  Photographer Lorrie Dallek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘New Americans ‘.  To see Lorrie’s body of work click on any photograph.         My journey into the lives of the Sing-Hing family from Myanmar began almost four years…

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A Poem To My Father & Memories Of Family Days On The Farm

  Photographer Nicolas Hafele is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Sweet Water Memories‘.  To see Nicolas’ body of work click on any image.         Sweet Water Memories to my father (poem by my grandmother) afternoons of thunders together watching the…

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A Mother’s Very Personal Story Of A Family Living With PANDAS

  Photographer Lorena Turner is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this intimate documentary.   To see Lorena’s body of work click on any photograph.     My son was born around 5pm after a long and very difficult labor. The TV in the hospital room paralleled his birth with…

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Intimate Portraits Bringing Together Members Of A Orthodox Jewish Family

  Photographer Kovi Konowiecki is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From his project ‘Bei Mir Bistu Shein‘.  To see Kovi’s projects click on any image.           Bei Mir Bistu Shein portrays geographically distant members of an Orthodox Jewish family living in…

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The Hard Decision Of Moving A Family Member To An Alzheimer’s Care Home

  Artist and Photographer Matthias Koch is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Leaving Home‘.   To see Matthias’ selected work click on any image.         As caring for the elderly becomes a burden, the realization of having to move…

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An Imaginary Sibling For A Lonely Child: China’s Family Planning   Restrictions

  Photographer Fan Shi San is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  From his project ‘Two Of Us‘.  To see Fan’s projects click on any image.           I started ‘Two of Us’ in 2009. I photographed people who grew up as an only…

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Italians, Family, Food & Tradition

  Photographer Jess Carey is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.   From her project ‘An Italian family tradition: Tomato sauce making’.  To see Jess’ body of work click on any image.   1.Boil the tomatoes   My father’s parents are salt-of-the-earth people. They are humble,…

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Huge Factory Farms & Lower Food Prices Driving Small Family Farms Out Of Business In South Wales

  Documentary Photographer Andrei Nacu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Small Family Farms In South Wales‘.  To see Andrei’s body of work click on any image.           There are many reasons for the decline of family farms…

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Luca’s Family: One Income & One Room For Eleven In Bucharest

  Documentary Photographer Odeta Catana is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Luca Family‘.  To see Odeta’s body of work click on any image.           Luca Family, Valerian and Iordana, got married about 20 years ago, and…

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An Intimate Portrait Of A Serbian Family Seeking Asylum In Belgium

  Fine Art Documentary Photographer Isabelle Pateer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Room 26.10.12‘.  To see Isabelle’s body of work click on any image.       During an assignment for the Belgian federal agency for the reception…

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Family Dynamics

  Fine Art & Editorial Photographer Katrina D’Autremont is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Si Dios Quiere‘.  To see Katrina’s projects click on any image.         ” Si Dios Quiere” explores issues of intimacy and distance…

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Love, Aging & Family

  Photographer Kari Wehrs is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  These photographs are from her project ‘Keep Looking Up‘.  To see Kari’s projects click on any image.         Keep Looking Up is a story about love, aging, family, reflection, and re-growth. It is a quiet…

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Joe’s Junk Yard – One Family’s Version Of The American Dream

  Photographer Lisa Kereszi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Joe’s Junk Yard‘. To see Lisa’s body of work click on any image.                 What was the junkyard like yesterday, Nannie?             Same as always—lousy.…

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Intimate Portrait Of A Nicaraguan Family – 1985

  Photographer Janet Delaney is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  these images.  These photographs are from her project ‘Managua, Nicaragua 1985‘. To see Janet’s gallery of projects click on any image.                     See also: South of Market 1978-1986 By Janet…

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Severe Disabilities & Family Struggles The Agent Orange Death Trail

  Commercial Photographer Youngho Kang is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Weapons That Kill The Future‘.  To see Youngho’s gallery of work click on any image.         The War, as we know it, has ended…

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Candid Photography Essay – Family Fun In England

  This photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photographer Tony Edenden.     Click on any image to see Tony’s galleries and collections.     Click on any image to see Tony’s galleries and collections.     Click on any image to see Tony’s galleries and…

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Always Hungry With Prader-Willi Syndrome | Suzanne’s Story

  Documentary Photographer Peggy Ickenroth is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Suzanne Living With Prader-Willi Syndrome’.  To see Peggy’s  body of work click on any image.   Shopping, going to a supermarket or going out for dinner are considered normal and activities…

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“one last ride…before the lights go out” | Fantasy & My Childhood Memories | Amusement Parks’ Stories

  Photographer Eleonora Ronconi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘once upon a time…erase una vez…’  To see Eleonora’s body of work click on any image.         Like most children of my generation, I was an avid reader with…

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Alzheimer’s Disease | Patients’ Daily Life

  Photographer and Fine Artist Bethany Lambrou is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From book/project ‘Stafford House’.  To see Bethany’s body of work click on any image.         Lambrou began this project in 2013, after witnessing a close family friend suffering with…

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“I don’t want to die.” | HIV Positive Youth | Social & Physical Struggles | Uganda

  Photojournalist Carol Allen-Storey is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project Teens and the Loneliness of AIDS.  To see Carol’s body of work click on any photograph.   AIDS continues to be a disease feared but not understood as education is sparse and the…

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Into The Abyss Of Our Own Mind | Visceral Art & Ambiguous   Narratives

  Photographer Elena Helfrecht is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this narrative.  From her ongoing project ‘Plexus’.  To see Elena’s body of work click on any photograph.     I dreamt of my grandmother, whose hand I held while she turned into wax.  I asked her what hurts…

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“…pregnant woman. Her remains was only skeleton, and I saw a baby skeleton inside her.” | What Happened When The Bombs Went Off? | Hiroshima & Nagasaki | War Stories

  Photographer Keiko Hiromi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Hibakusha’.  To see Keiko’s body of work click on any photograph.   Lest we forget­­ After a 20-year absence, I revisited Hiroshima and Nagasaki this June. I had learned about the…

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Standing at a busy street corner The Man A large beer can is his microphone Over and over Pacing Yelling “Family, home, money All taken away”    * Find More Poetry HERE   BACK TO  HOME PAGE   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2018  

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“I was forced to have sex when I was nine or ten years old…” | Stories From Bangladesh’s Brothel Island

  Photographer Shahadat Hossain is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project “Banishanta: World of Sinners “ .  To see Shahadat’s body of work  click on any photograph.                Banishanta is a tiny island off the coast of…

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“life goes on when we are not present” | Returning To My Motherland | Portugal

  Cinematographer,  Photographer and Teacher Vitor Queiroz is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this narrative photography.  From his project ‘Portugal: 2 and a half years later’.  To see Vitor’s body of work click on any photograph.         Landed in the Lisbon Airport on a hot…

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Confined To His Home Under The Chilean Sky | The Late Stage Of Hugo’s Life & His Story

Portrait and Documentary Photographer Constanza Hevia H is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this poetic documentary.  From her project ‘The Time I have Left’.  To see Constanza’s body of work click on any photograph.         “The witches have said I will live a long time. I…

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Constructing My Own Artificial Eternity | Loneliness & A Silicon Sex Doll I Named Eva

  Visual Artist June Korea is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ’Still Lives: Eva’.  To see June’s body of work click on any photograph.       “This is not about a sex doll, but all about our solitary existence in human…

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Taming The Machine | Free Digital Literacy | Abbadia, Italy

  Documentary Photographer Emiliano Palei @ tamajano.com is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project “PAAS ABBADIA’.  To see Emiliano’s body of work  click on any image.       PAAS (assisted access points to web services) was launched in the early 2000’s with…

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On The Foundry Floor

  Documentarian  Bernadette Fox is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘We don’t do miracles and God don’t do patterns‘.  To see Bernadette’s body of work click on any image.           Spending just a few hours, let alone an…

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Returning To Israel

  Documentary Photographer Ludmila Ketslakh is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From her project ‘Time Honored – Israel‘.  To see Ludmila’s body of work click on any image.           Growing up in a Jewish Russian family I didn’t understand the…

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Irish Travellers | Ireland Ethnic Group | Their Traditions & Struggles

  Humanitarian Photographer Michele Zousmer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘The Other Side Of Ireland‘.  To see Michele’s galleries click on any image.           Much of my own personal work is based on individuals who are…

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Female Stereotypes | Out Of The Darkness

  Artist  Mayumi Lake is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this fine art/portrait photography.  From her project ‘Æther’.  To see Mayumi’s body of work click on any image.   Images courtesy of Miyako Yoshigana Gallery, New York           The series of portraits of women…

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Left For Dead | The Eyewitness Accounts Of Rapes, Decapitations, Tortures & Other Crimes Against Humanity | The Rohingya   Decimation

  Reportage Photographer David Verberckt is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Stateless Rohingya‘.  To see David’s body of work click on any image.         During the past several years, I have been documenting the plight of the Rohingya Muslim…

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The Influence Of Traditional Beliefs In Modern Life | Folklore In India

  Photographer Pradeep KS is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Folk Art’.  To see Pradeep’s body of work click on any image.   Tiger in the Mirror     Around the months of September and October each year, as the ten days…

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Global Warming Taking Lives & Livelihoods | Forced Out Of Bangladesh’s Eroding Seashores

  Documentary Photographer and  Photojournalist Probal Rashid is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his book/project ‘River Delta Crisis: Bangladesh‘.  To see Probal’s body of work click on any image.             When I think of my country, I think of…

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“Grandma’s house smells like chamomile and ointment.” | Romania’s Village Life

  Photographer Felicia Simion is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Eggs, Pots and Oranges’.  To see Felicia’s body of work click on any image.       Welcome to my village in the South of Romania. My Grandparents’ house is the last one…

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The Quiet Rhythm Of The Peasant’s Life | Vietnam

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Michele Martinelli is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Earth & Clouds‘.  To see Michele’s body of work click on any image.             A look at the other Vietnam, the one far from the chaos…

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Eroding Venice | A Photographer’s Story Of Impermanence

  Fine Art Photographer Sarah Hadley is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Lost Venice‘.  To see Sarah’s body of work click on any photograph.         Venice, Italy is a haunting, surreal and mysterious place with a storied past. Its…

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Finding Lost Memories In Abandoned Life’s Treasures

  Photographer Alex Llovet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Fragmented Memory 1‘.  To see Alex’s body of work click on any image.         This selection of images is a small taste from my early works based on the search…

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A Blind Man’s Struggles & Accomplishments | Disability In Myanmar

  Documentary Photographer Sai Htin Linn Htet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘See the Future‘.  To see Sai Htin’s body of work click on any photograph.     The disabled in Myanmar are both physically and socially marginalized.  The majority of the people with visual…

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The Way Of Allah | Saving The Next Generation Of Slum Dwellers | Dharavi, India

  Photojournalist & Documentary Photographer Souradeep Roy is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘A School In Dharavi‘.  To see Souradeep’s body of work click on any image.           About one million people live in Dharavi which is Asia’s largest slum. …

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Rural Life Around A Radioactive Environment | Sessa Aurunca, Italy

  Photographer Enrica De Nicola is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From project ‘Still There‘.  To see Enrica’s body of work click on any photograph.           The land of work extends to the crotch of three distinct regions, and for decades…

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Sheltering Historical Passages For Over One Thousand Years | The Sycamore Trees Of Uzbekistan

  Photographer Iulia Galushina is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her  project ‘Rooted in the Past‘.   Uzbekistan is famous for centuries-old sycamores. Sycamore tree is included in the Endangered-Species List of Uzbekistan. Uzbeks pray that the wood-cutters would not get to the ‘Holy…

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The New Home Appeal In A Ready-Made Community | USA

  Photographic Artist, Designer and Craftsman Amanda Dahlgren is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Master Planned’.  To see Amanda’s body of works click on any image.           Master-Planned is a fine art photography series exploring the powerful allure created by the builders of…

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The Historical Roots Of An African American Community | Tamina, Texas

  Activist, Photographer and Oral Historian Marti Corn is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘The Ground On Which I Stand‘. To see Marti’s projects click on any image.           In 1871, the community of Tamina was created by freed slaves fortunate enough to…

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A Buddhist Ceremony To Say Goodbye | Nikko, Japan

  Photographer Jasmin Gendron is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘The Last Goodbye‘.   To see Jasmin’s projects click on any image.           Hoji, is a Buddhist ceremony in which family members and friends get a great opportunity to express their…

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Hard Rock Portraits

  Photographer Matthew DeFeo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait documentary photography.  From his project ‘Stillwater‘.  To see Matthew’s body of work click on any image.         The perception of the hard rock community to the general public can be somewhat biased. A number of people…

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Daily Life In Asia

  Photographer, Writer and International Development Professional Richard Friend is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From his series ‘Urban Asia‘.  To see Richard’s body of work click on any photograph.                   See also: In The Ring By Richard Friend…

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Iran “Faith is a tool of control for the powerful and intimate shelter for enlightened souls”

  Photographer Ciro Battiloro is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Iran. Life, Death and Prayer’.  To see Ciro’s body of work click on any image.           In Iran, life, death and prayer are interconnected and define the time and space of…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2017

Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016   Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014  

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India’s Street Cancer Ward

  Photographer Chirodeep Chaudhuri is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Cancer Ward: Open To The Sky‘.  To see Chirodeep’s body of work click on any image.   BABANRAO PANDURANG GAWLI From District Thane, Maharashtra For days on end I saw this man sitting motionless,…

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The Street Violence In The Philippines’ Drug War

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Linus Escandor II is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Philippines War on Drugs‘. To see Linus’ body of work click on any photograph.             Rodrigo Roa Duterte became president of the Philippines on June…

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The Fictional Characters Of Our Childhood & The Superheroes Of Our Adulthood

  Photographer Romina Ressia is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  photo essay.  From her project ‘Not About Death‘.  To see Romina’s body of work click on any photograph.   As many other children, I have grown with the ideal of omnipotence, beauty, physical and supernatural powers. I have been told…

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An Insider’s Look At The Financial Industry Workers

  Photographer George Nobechi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Granite & Glass‘.  To see George’s body of work click on any image.           Inside monoliths of steel, glass and stone, men and women from all over the world come to…

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Preserving Their Way Of Life After Being Forced Out Of China – The Akha’s Migration

  Filmmaker and Photographer Cyril Eberle is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project “Akha People Laos” .  To see Cyril’s body of work click on any photograph.           The Spirit of Akha Communities The Akha ethnic group originated from Yunnan,…

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Americans 1968

  Photographer, Artist and  Lecturer Mariette Pathy Allen, is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From her project ‘NJ/Philadelphia‘.  To see Mariette’s body of work click on any photograph.                     See also: People With Art By…

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Off The Grid In Matavenero

  Photographer Kevin Faingnaert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Matavenero“.  To see Kevin’s body of work click on any image.   In spring 2015 I ventured to Matavenero, a remote ecovillage high up in the isolated mountainous region of North…

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“…We’re here for good” Shaftesbury’s Residents & Their Thoughts

  Photographer Neil Baird is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From project ‘Wessex“.  To see Neil’s body of work click on any photograph.   The Wrights John and Sue Wright,  retired business owners Like many incomers, they discovered the area on holiday many years…

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Farming Days – The Ups & Downs

  Photographer Meg Birnbaum is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Losing The Farm‘.  To see Meg’s portfolios click on any image.       On a spring day in 2015, I entered a call for entry from a local arts organization seeking to match…

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“In memory of children, girls and women victims of silence.”

  Artist and Photographer Simona Bonanno is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images. From her project ‘Chains Of Silence‘.  To see Simona’s body of work click on any photograph.         In memory of children, girls and women victims of silence. Silence can have many…

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“Go to the village hidden in deep snow…” Zaido-A Surviving Ritual In A Dream Place

  Photographer Yukari Chikura is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Zaido‘.  To see Yukari’s gallery click on any image.             ZAIDO ( For my deceased father…)   Nothing had prepared me for my father’s death. He…

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Día De Los Muertos In L.A.’s Cemetery – The Largest Celebration Outside Of Mexico

  Photographer and Professor Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  To see Jeremiah’s portfolio click on any image.       L.A.’s Día de los Muertos Celebration   Los Angeles’ Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration proclaims to be the largest…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2016

  WRITER SWAPNIL MINDHE Plaza Constitución & The Daily Physical Effects Of Argentina’s  Economy     Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributor’s List 2015 & 2014

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My Father, Eccentric, Intricate & My Hero

  Documentary Photographer Huw Alden Davies is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his book/project ‘Prince‘.  To see more of Prince click on any image.     ” The nurse told me a few weeks ago that I had to give up…

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Voices From Greece – How Politics & Society Impact Lives

  Photographer Nikos Markou is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this multimedia social documentary.  From project ‘Life Narratives‘  To see Nikos’ works click on any photograph.   Nikos Markou places this project at the intersection between discourse and image. It is a contemporary photographic series based on an…

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Meeting My Biological Mother 22 Years Later

  Photographer Ashley Comer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Meeting Sheila‘.  To see Ashley’s body of work click on any photograph.         “I gave her life to give her life” are the words Sheila muttered to the nurse…

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The Intricacy Of Levirate Marriage In Jewish Law

  Photographer Gregory Michenaud is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his ongoing  project ‘Yibbum‘.  To see Gregory’s portfolio click on any image.     The story of a grand-son of a “Yibbum child” – it means of a child coming from Jewish tradition…

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Zoya’s Story – How She Returned Home After Being Thrown Out By Her Grandparents

  Photographer Shivani Srivastava is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Just Because She Is A Girl‘. To see Shivani’s albums click on any image.     Zoya Khan, 5 years old, Shaheen Bagh, New Delhi   Daughter of Shabbir Khan who…

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The Chinese Living In Sheffield & Their Stories Of Migration

  Photographer & Filmmaker Gemma Thorpe is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From project ‘Chinese Life In Sheffield‘.  To see Gemma’s body of work  click on any image.         Like many UK university cities, Sheffield has become home to large numbers of…

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Intimate Moments Of Silence & The Search Of Life’s Everyday Music

  Photographer Judith Rodriguez is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Where Music Goes When It Is Not Playing‘.  To see Judith’s galleries click on any photograph.           Where Music Goes When It Is Not Playing Chopin Nocturnes are…

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Technology & The American Worker #8 – The Professionals

  Software is affecting employees in so many other industries. The legal and the accounting profession will continue to lose business. The days of the astronomical legal fees that lawyers charge to perform  bread and butter tasks will become a thing of the past. Outsource, Outsource, Outsource, is the name…

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Life In The South African Countryside – 1980’s & 90’s

  Artist and Photographer Roger Ballen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Platteland‘.  To see  Roger’s  body of work click on any image.           Platteland was born of the profound irony that despite the political privilege apartheid…

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Life In The Philippines’ Largest Open Dumpsite

  Photographer Francoise Holtzmacher is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Mothers Courage and Their Children‘.  To see Francoise’s body of work click on any image.         Women, and especially mothers in the Philippines, pay often the toll of…

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Long Live The Bees: The Essential Role Of Pollination

  Documentary Photographer Wojtek Ryzinski is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Irish Honey Bees’.  To see Wojtek’s body of work click on any image.           Bees and other pollinating insects play an essential role in ecosystems. A third…

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Iranian Postal Stamps & The Stories They Tell

  Photographer Ali Mobasser is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From project ‘Stamp of A Revolution‘.  To see Ali’s body of work click on any image.           This series documents a collection of stamps from letters and packages received from family…

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She Never Gave Me A Boy! Abandoned With Five Daughters In Delhi & The Law That Empowered The Husband

  Photographer Shivani Srivastava is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Talaq – Story Untold‘. To see Shivani’s gallery of photographs click on any image.     Triple Talaq is a form of divorce practiced in India, whereby a Muslim man can…

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Growing Up Among Hunters

  Photographer Clare Benson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  These images are from her book/project ‘The Shepherd’s Daughter‘.  To see Clare’s body of work click on any image.           The Shepherd’s Daughter is an ongoing series that began in 2011.…

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Keeping The Past In A Bag – The Meaning Of The Homeless Cherished   Possessions

  Photographer Gregg Segal is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From his project ‘Things From Home‘.  To see Gregg’s body of work click on any image.           I began with a question: if you were allowed to keep only those items…

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Taking Land & Livelihood From Villagers – The Agribusiness & Governments Misleading Deals In Senegal

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Luka Dakskobler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Land Grabbing In Senegal’. To see Luka’s body of work click on any image.   As the world faces growing food crisis and searches for…

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Will The Democratic Government That Achieved Economic Growth & Stability In Nicaragua Spin Into A Dictatorship?

  Documentary Photographer Emanuele Giovagnoli is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Ortega’s Nicaragua‘.  To see Emanuele’s body of work click on any image.         January 2017 marked the beginning of the 3rd consecutive term as President of Nicaragua…

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“six days a week, and sometimes seven” The Strength & Entrepreneurship Of An Elderly   Woman

  Documentary Photographer Scott Marc Becker is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘A Seller of Fruit’.  To see Scott’s body of work click on any image.   Six days a week, and sometimes seven, she rises hours before the sun. She washes,…

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Birth Of Twins

  Family Documentary Photographer Renato dPaula is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his family documentary ‘Emmanuelle & Rebecca – Birth of Twins‘.  To see Renato’s  body of work click on any image.                  …

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Poverty Tossed In Our Gutters Will Fester Into Crime

  There is a movement in America today that aims to abandon all social programs that help people living in poverty. Taking away from the poor and giving to the rich, upper middle and middle class. Living under a bridge used to be for many their worst nightmare.  Today, around…

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The Personal Possessions Of The Upper-Middle Class Chinese In The 1920’s

  Photographer Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  To see Jeremiah’s portfolio click on any image.         Shikumen is a traditional Shanghainese architectural style combining Western and Chinese elements that first appeared in the 1860s. At the height of their…

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The Atrocities Of War Drove Them To Insanity – Holocaust Survivors Between Illusion & Reality

  Photojournalist Gili Yaari is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Sixty Five Years Later – Mental Health Center For Holocaust Survivors‘.  To see Gili’s body of work click on any image.         Shaar Menashe Mental Health Center for…

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“My Tattoos Make Me Feel Like…”

  Commercial Photographer Robin Cowings is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘The New Flesh‘.  To see Robin’s body of work click on any image.         The aim of this body of work is to explore…

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Praying For Freedom While Waiting For Death In The Holy City Of Varanasi

  Photographer Monidipta Saha is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘The Salvation‘.  To see Monidipta’s gallery of photographs click on any image.           According to the Hindu religion, the human life is an infinite cycle of birth…

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Who Died Here? Places & Stories Of Violent Murders In London

  Photojournalist Antonio Zazueta Olmos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his book/project ‘The landscape Of Murder‘.  To see Antonio’s body of work click on any image.       The Landscape of Murder is a photographic series documenting all the sites where…

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A Japanese Legend Of Love & My Parents’ Divorce

  Photographer Yoshikatsu Fujii is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Red String‘.  To see Yoshikatsu’s body of work click on any image.       I received a text message. “Today, our divorce was finalized.” The message from my mother was written…

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The Beauty & Drama Of The Mundane

  Art & Documentary Photographer Juan Giraldo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Blue& Blue‘.  To see Juan’s body of work click on any image.         I have spent most of my life in the shadow…

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Abstract Architecture Photography

  Artist and Photographer Kevin Quinn is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  These photographs are from his ‘Architecture Portfolio‘.  To see Kevin’s body of work click on any image.                     See also: Paintings By Kevin Quinn  …

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Underpaid Elderly Artisans & The Dying Art Created For The Wealthy

  Photographer Taha Ahmad is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Swan Song of the Badlas ‘.  For Taha’s Timeline click on any image.       Mukaish Badla is a form of embroidery, which at its peak in the 18th century,…

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Shepherds Daily Life & Cheese Making In Transylvania

  Documentary & Travel Photographer Szabolcs Ivan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Shepherds Of Transylvania‘. To see Szabolcs’ body of work click on any image.   Csíkszereda, deep in Transylvania, Romania   We entered a dimly lit…

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Edge Of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2015 & 2014

  AZULDELMAR2KR Education, Training And The Middle Class In America  UN CIUDADANO DEL MUNDO LIBRE The Evolution Of Advertising In Romania Real Estate LILLIAN THE HOME POET “Liquid Destruction” Misery & Fine Dining by: LUTHER ALLEN

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Honduras’ Lobsters For America’s Plates – Divers Working   Conditions

  Photojournalist Carsten Snejbjerg is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his ongoing project ‘Blood Lobster‘.  To see Carsten’s body of work click on any image.         On the outermost point of Honduras’ peninsula between the Caratasca Lagoon and…

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Long Live The Books – Reviving The Beauty On Discarded   Publications

  Photographer Kerry Mansfield is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her book/project ‘Expired‘. To see Kerry’s body of work click on any image.       THE EXPIRED SERIES, BORN FROM LOVE OF COMMUNAL READING & CHILDHOOD NOSTALGIA In elementary school, I spent many…

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Simple Lives Off The Grid In Brazil’s   Backlands

  Journalist and Documentary Photographer  Ana Caroline De Lima  @ Antropologia Visual Fotografia Documental is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Caminhos Das Gerais‘ .  To see Ana’s most recent work click on any image.        …

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Holding On To Tradition & Heritage – Syria’s Bedouins In Refugee Camps

  Documentary and Commercial Photographer Sarah Herman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Badawai Bedouin Syrians – Southern Lebanon‘. To see Sarah’s documentaries click on any image.     Bedouin Syrians are an ancient tribal community hailing from the desert regions of…

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The Cost Of A Bride – Roma’s Traditional Wedding   Negotiations

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘Roma Bridal Market”.  To see Aydin’s gallery of projects click on any image.           Teenage Roma girls match up with their future husbands at open-air activity in Bulgaria. Poor…

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Transsexuals, Sex Reassignment Surgeries & Prostitution In Barcelona

  Photographer Paola de Grenet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Life as a Transsexual‘.  To see Paola’s body of work click on any image.         Barcelona is a liberal city with a vast community of gays, travesties…

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Women Of Kashi

  Documentary Photographer, Writer, Visual Narrator Anna Maria Antoinette D’Addario is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Women Of Kashi‘.  To see Anna’s body of work click on any image.       Varanasi, Kashi, City of Light. Home to many elderly Hindu…

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What Happened With The Natural Process Of Procreation?

  Under a kerosene lamp, Florence prepares breakfast for her children and her elderly parents while her husband Ernest gathers his tools for a day of farming. He leaves with the first light and returns before sunset. Ernest looks forward to having more help from his children as they grow…

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The Daily Hardship & Dangerous Night Life Of Bangkok’s Khlong Toei Slum

  Documentary Photographer Monique Montfroy is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘The Dividing Line‘.  To see Monique’s body of work click on any image.       It is 38 degrees and around 70% humidity, midday. Sweat drips down my forehead and trickles down…

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The Struggles Of Burma’s Former Political Prisoners Rebuilding Their Lives As Illegal Refugees

  Documentary Photographer James MacKay is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘The Prison Without Bars’.  To see James’ body of work click on any image.       Burma’s non violent revolution has seen thousands detained for their political activities and beliefs.…

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“Ignorance Is Bliss”: Blood, Narratives & Truth

  Clara grew up as a popular girl in a small family. Throughout her life she traveled and changed. Clara’s core values remain the same but her daily life values, her views and way of life are different than those that she grew up with. A first date is usually…

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