Search results for ‘growing up’

Childhood Stories | The Uncertainties Of Growing Up

  Photographer Sviatlana Stankevich is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Luz Silenciosa’.  To see Sviatlana’s body of work, click on any image.           It is believed that in the first half of life a human-being goes up and…

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Growing Up In A Silent Home | A Photographer’s   Story

  Photographer Katia Morichetti is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Impossible Elsewhere’.  To see Katia’s body of work, click on any  image.           A few days before my eighth birthday, my parents took me to a child psychologist. …

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Family, Love & Hate | Growing Up In Poverty | A Photographer’s Story

  Artist and Photographer John-David Richardson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Someday I’ll Find The Sun’.  To see John-David ’s body of work, click on any image.           I am a product of poverty. The circumstances of…

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Teenagers | Between Home & Their Dreams | Growing Up In Bermuda

  Photographer and Educator Debra Friedman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From her book/project ‘Coming of age in wonderland – Portraits of Teenage Bermuda ‘ .  To see Debra’s body of work click on any photograph.         On an Island 1500 miles from…

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Growing Up In Rural Saskatchewan,   Canada

  Photographer Vera Saltzman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  portrait/documentary photography.  From her project ‘O Human Child‘.  To see Vera’s body of work  click on any image.           Canadian author W.O. Mitchell’s seminal book Who Has Seen the Wind depicts life as a child…

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Growing Up In Rural Iowa & My Search For Connection After Leaving Home

  Photographer Chelsea Darter is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Prairie Fisher King‘.  To see Chelsea’s body of work click on any image.       In this body of work I am exploring the notion of home, memory, belonging and the changing relationship one…

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Growing Up As A Boy In Nigeria

  Documentary Photographer Owoicho Apochi Nelson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From his project ‘Boyhood’.  To see Owoicho’s photographs click on any image.         This project was focused on young boys and trying to understand growth and transition.  The project…

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Growing Up In Extreme Violence & Poverty In El Salvador

  Documentary Photographer Adam Hinton is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘El Salvador‘.  To see Adam’s body of work click on any photograph.           El Salvador has a long history of gang violence and many films have…

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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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Growing Up Too Fast – A Photographer’s Story

  Assistant Professor of Photography Rachael Banks is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  These images are from her project ‘Between Home and Here‘.  To see Rachael’s body of work click on any image.         I am the oldest of three, but more like a…

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Exotic Tropical Bromeliad Plant Pups FOR SALE | Continuously Updated

    Hello I’m an exotic tropical plant collector. The plants I sell come from my tropical garden. I provide healthy plants at a very affordable price.     I ship all plants on Monday or Tuesday so they arrive before the weekend.  Bromeliads are very hardy plants, but they are LIVE plants.  Please make sure they are out of…

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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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Healing Powers, Superstitions and Conservation | Madron Well, England

  Photographer and Documentary Filmmaker Conan Marshall is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Madron Well‘ .  To see Conan’s body of work click on any image.         “Madron Well, a place of history and Superstition” Tucked away near the village of…

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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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“…down with anxiety attacks…” The Eternal Euphoria & Construed Illusions – A Photographer’s   Story

  Independent Filmmaker and Photojournalist Ritam Talukdar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From his ongoing project ‘Forms of Mental Illness‘.  To follow Ritam’s photo journeys click on any image.           We as human beings are never complete even if all of our…

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Preserving Intimacy – A Couple’s Transition From A Romantic To A Platonic   Relationship

  Photographer Rana Young is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘The Rugs Topography‘  To see Rana’s body of work click on any image.         The Rug’s Topography began with me photographing my intimate partner of six years, staging him…

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The River and I

  Portrait, Fashion and Fine Art Photographer Dorrie Mcveigh is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Adrift’. To see Dorrie’s body of work, click on any image.         On the 18th September 1975, when I was exactly 1 year and…

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NO MIDDLEMAN ART GALLERY | Metaphysical Body Landscapes

  Metaphysical Body Landscapes By Anna Lazareva   My childhood I’ve spent at my grandmother’s house in Romania, near Carpathian Mountains. Seeing human’s strong bond with earth, observing nature, and the landscapes around that influenced my understanding of earth, beauty and man’s connexion with it. All being is something whole,…

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DELETE | A Social Tool Of Modern Society

  Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues Chinese Malaysian, American Literature at Osaka University, Japan.   Has technology affected our humanity or society?   Today we are more dependent on technology than ever before. This has led me to wonder about the changes it has brought, and…

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“…we all need hope” | An Intimate Portrayal Of Aging

  Visual Storyteller Melinda Reyes is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Quiet World of Aging’.  To see Melinda’s body of work, click on any image.   Carmela I met Carmela at Rosie’s Place, the 1st women’s shelter in the U.S., a…

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“She has her mother’s eyes.” | The Impact Of Resemblance

  Artist, Photographer and Teacher Eric Mueller is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project ‘Family Resemblance’.  To see Eric’s body of work, click on any image.         What does it mean to resemble another person?   When I was forty-five,…

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COVID-19 | Coronavirus’ Days | With Time To Spare, Are Americans Sleeping More?

  Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Americans are sleeping less under quarantine even though they now have the time to enjoy more zzz’s. The anxiety over been trapped at home and the speculations surrounding the Coronavirus Pandemic is the main reason 48% of Americans are reporting problems falling…

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Following My Grandfather’s Footsteps To Tibet | A Photographer’s Story Of Grief

  Photographer and Filmmaker Amy Luo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Secret Scriptures’.  To see Amy’s body of work, click on any image.         I was very much aware of violating my own usual procedures while shooting for…

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My Childhood Home

  Visual Artist, Photographer and Educator Anni Hanén is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project ‘Just Small Hiccups’.  To see Anni’s body of work, click on any image.         My father once told me that my world is like a…

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Alzheimer’s In The Family | Searching For Lost Fragments Of My Childhood

  Photographer, Filmmaker and Artist  Norma Córdova, aka, shesaidred is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Fictitious Family’.  To see Norma’s body of work, click on any image.           My father was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer’s in 1997,…

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Cold War Stories & The Berlin Wall | Germany 1980s

  Architecture Photographer Robert Conrad/Albumen Gallery is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. To see Albumen Gallery online exhibition ‘Memories of the Wall’ featuring photos by Robert, click on any photograph.             Albumen Gallery / Robert Conrad online exhibition ‘Memories of…

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The Food We Eat | Meat

  Photographer Todd Forsgren is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The Jungle’.  To see Todd’s body of work, click on any image.   The Jungle is a series of photographs by Todd R. Forsgren that reflect on the consumption of meat.  The…

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Reconnecting With Nature | Body Landscape

  Fine Art and Fashion Photographer Anna Lazareva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Metaphysical Body Landscapes’ series.  To see Anna’s body of work, click on any photograph.         Artistic Statement My childhood I’ve spent at my grandmother’s house in Romania,…

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Surrounded By The Visually Impaired | Macular   Degeneration

  Photographer Linda Barsotti is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this conceptual photography.  From the ‘Flawed Pedigree’ series.  To see Linda’s body of work, click on any image.         I have Macular Degeneration. It is a part of my genetic make up. It is my…

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The Sleep Conundrum | Time Games

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Seven (hours) is the magical number when it comes to sleep. Growing up or reaching the golden years we need even more.  But the reality is that 35% of Americans do not sleep enough every night. This…

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Body Image | Intimate Stories

  Photographer  Leah Schretenthaler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Body Weight Project’.  To see  Leah ’s body of work, click on any image.           I grew up hating different parts of my body. My weight and appearance fluctuated…

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“Please stay with me tonight, just in case.”

  Written by:  Kaitlin Oster   Growing up, I always feared I would lose my mother, a stubborn German who loved hard and disliked herself even harder. Some days, in the years following her death, I blamed myself, thinking my fears materialized and led to losing her. I spent 20…

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Personal Identity & Intimate   Relationship

  Photographer Kenneth Guthrie is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ongoing project ‘The Way You Look at Me’.  To see Kenneth’s body of work, click on any image.           The Way You Look at Me started as a photographic…

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Cookbook Review | Food Markets Of The World By Nelli Sheffer & Mimi Sheraton

  This book was hand-picked for review, from The Hermit Poet’s International Cookbook Collection.   Written by: Carioca Da Gema     “Tomate senhora, tomate!” Growing up, I frequently helped my grandmother when going to the street fresh market.  In Brazil, ‘feiras’ moved around the city, offering the residents everything…

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The Story Of My Life

  Photographer and Artist Jamie House is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ongoing project ‘I am not the person you see’.  To see Jamie’s body of work, click on any image.     Sam S Hello everyone, I’m Sam, and here is part of…

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The Village

  NFL Player & Poet Ryan Russell is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this poem.   *   The Village   It takes a village to raise a child. My mother, being a single mother, needed that to be true more than anyone. She worked herself to death…

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The Family Struggles Behind My Charming   Childhood

  Photographer Thomas Duffield is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘The whole house is shaking’.  To see Thomas’ body of work, click on any photograph.           Our home was a static caravan that sat quietly in a field…

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Childhood, Myth & Dreams | Escaping To A World Of Fantasy

  Photographic Artist Justyna Neryng  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portraiture.  From the  ongoing project ‘Childhood Lost’.  To see Justyna’s  body of work, click on any image.         Childhood Lost is an ongoing project exploring the nature of portraiture and memory. As a…

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The Violence South Of The Border | Latin America’s Shocking Crime Statistics Followed By The Darkest Prediction

  I have been pickpocketed in Guatemala, watch torn off my wrist in Peru, boots stolen in Brazil , and my backpack sliced open with a razor blade in Equator. These examples, are all small fry crime, in Central and South America.   Latin America has the largest murder rate…

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Kuwaiti Women | The Raw Version

  Visual Artist Maha Alasaker is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Women Of Kuwait‘. To see Maha’s body of work click on any image.         From the time I went to New York City four years ago, people…

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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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“…crushed by her own possessions…” | Is It Perfection Or Indulgence?

  Photographer Patty Carroll is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this fine art photography.  From her project ‘Anonymous Women: Demise’.  To see Patty’s body of work click on any image.         The subject is the conflation of woman and home. The woman is camouflaged among…

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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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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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The Rural Life Changes In A Former Mining   Community

  Documentary Photographer Huw Alden Davies is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Tumble‘.  To see Huw’s body of work  click on any image.       Focusing on his home village, an ex-mining community in the heart of…

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Same Old Same Old

  Photographer Nathan Pearce is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Midwest Dirt’.  To see Nathan’s projects click on any image.           Growing up in a small town can breed a specific type of restlessness. It is the restlessness of having…

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The History, Neighborhoods & People Of Butte, Montana

  Photographer Ian van Coller is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his book/project ‘Butte, America: The Richest Hill on Earth‘.  To see Ian’s projects click on any image.         Butte is not your typical mining town. At the end of the…

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Love, Loss & Hope: The Stories From Syrian Refugees In Jordan

  Documentary & Street Photographer Fernando Vacaflores is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his book ‘The Portrait Of The Forgotten‘.  To see Fernando’s body of work click on any image.   The Ali Family            …

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A Close Look At UK’s Fishing Industry & The Fishermen’s Life

  Photographer Joanne Coates is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘The Plight Of The Fisherman“.  To see Joanne’s projects click on any image.                                    …

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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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Why Do Abducted (Virgin) Brides In Georgia Decide To Stay?

  Documentary Photographer Dina Oganova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Frozen Waves‘.  To see Dina’s projects and stories click on any image.       Growing up I heard many stories of men and young guys abducting girls with the help…

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The Food We Remember London’s Immigrants Intimate Portraits

  Social Documentary Photographer Tanya Houghton is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘A Migrant’s Tale‘. To see Tanya’s gallery of projects click on any image.   Ten Migrants living and working in London were interviewed about their relationship to food, narrating their stories,…

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The Environmental Influence Of England’s Right-Wing Political Party

  Documentary Photographer Jack Harrison is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Home Front‘. To see Jack’s gallery of projects click on any image.         Home Front is a project I started two years ago in the midst of…

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Heedless Industrialization & Deforestation Cutting Down Bangladesh’s Natural Wonders

  Documentary Photographer, Filmmaker and Visual Artist Nahid Hasan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘The Tale of Trees’.  To see Nahid’s body of work, click on any image.         At a time when the world should be planting…

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Adolescence & Identity

  Photographer and Anthropologist Andrés Yépez is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘OOMO’.  To see Andrés’ body of work, click on any image.         “Oomo” means “Burn” in the native language of La Chiquitanía, Bolivia, the besiro. An adolescent’s…

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CXXXVII

Tonight Fragrant angel’s trumpet flowers open Morning:  Flowers close and beauty is gone. All day the tree is growing   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of…

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NO MIDDLEMAN ART GALLERY | New Artworks | Living Landscapes

  Living Landscapes By Charles Brabin  “Capturing a scene at a given instant, producing a ‘frozen’ image whilst the subject keeps on changing, both creates a sense of stillness in the picture and at the same time highlights the movement which has been suspended in the photograph. In the absence of…

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Recipes Of Hope

Written By Hope Wells @  Journey Into Hope 2020   Happy Friday   When I was younger, I always used to go into work on a Friday and say ‘it’s Friday and it’s great to be me’. And so today I am saying ‘it’s Friday and it’s great to be…

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Manila’s Tenement Housing | Residents & Their Quotidian Lives

  Street/Documentary Photographer Vilen Gabrielyan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Tenement Manila.  To see Vilen’s body of work, click on any image.           Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is a sprawling metropolis with a population nearing…

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Unfulfilled With The Outdoors | A Photographer’s Story Of Discovering Inspiration Indoors

  Photographer Geoffrey Ansel Agrons is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Milieu Intérieur: Diary of a Recluse’.  To see Geoffrey’s body of work, click on any image.         Milieu Intérieur: Diary of a Recluse, a photography project roughly spanning…

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Solving Riddles To Find Tranquility

  Documentary Photographer Natalia Gordeeva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ongoing project ‘SANCTUARY’.  To see Natalia’s body of work, click on any image.           Every time losing last hope and faith, being detached from existence and deep into…

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Flood & Housing | Itaya River, Peru

  Documentary Photographer and Photojournalist César Campos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Belen’.  To see César’s body of work, click on any image.       The Belen district in Iquitos, Peru, is flooded three or four months a year by…

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Tribal Art | The Living Tradition Of Bastar | Chhattisgarh, India

  Commercial and Social Documentary Photographer Sandeep Biswas is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book ‘Jal Jungle Jameen | The Living Tradition of Chhattisgarh’.  To see Sandeep’s body of work, click on any image.   Initial Thoughts: The Soul of Chhattisgarh-  ©Dr Alka Pande…

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CCXVII

  all day summer heat scoop scoop shoveling feeding beast Boss Man controls the speed these tired feet growing old my grave will provide rest I need   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2020   If my poetry helped, entertained, or moved you, please consider a donation, so that Edge…

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A Photographer’s Story Of Grief | “…within darkness, there is also light.”

  Lens-Based Artist and Educator Kristen Welles Bartley is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Flower Mound’.  To see Kristen’s body of work, click on any image.           Flower Mound borrows its title from the suburban Texas town where…

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Rwanda | Emerging From Years Of Violence As The ‘Switzerland Of Africa’

  Video Maker and Photographer Marco Barbieri is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘A Song From Rwanda’.  To see Marco’s body of work, click on any image.           Rwanda, due to its territorial conformation, is called the “country…

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Relics From Fought Battles

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   The most important lesson one can learn from battling is to avoid it at any cost. Battles are intellectually and physically exhausting, and can many times cost you a lot of money.  Nevertheless, they are inevitable, as…

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The Affect Of The Angora Rabbits’ Fur On Premature Babies’ Recovery | Russia

  Editing Manager and Documentary Photographer Maria Muravieva / The Agency for Social Information, Russia is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the  ‘Angora Rabbits Project‘.  To see Maria’s body of work, click on any image.         Life saving rabbits From marketing…

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Wilson’s Strong Sense Of Community | North Carolina, USA

  Photographer Andrea Torrei  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘HOME WILSON’.  To see Andrea’s body of work, click on any image.           The project explores the fragile side of life and the resilience of the community of…

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Former Soviet Secret Towns With A Purpose | The Changes In Rural Russia’s Modern Life

  Commercial Food Photographer Christine Armbruster is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Made of Steel’.  To see Christine’s body of work, click on any image.           Russia is a liquid place. A place of change despite how solid…

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Garden Book Review | The New Encyclopedia Of Orchids | 1500 Species In Cultivation By Isobyl la Croix | Forward By Phillip Cribb | Photographs By Manual Aubron

About the book: Do you enjoy collecting and growing orchids? If yes, then The New Encyclopedia Of Orchids is for you. The book contains detailed information of 1500 cultivated species in 350 genera. The contents include: introduction, cultivation, pests and diseases, conservation and propagation, A-Z list of orchids, glossary, bibliography,…

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Mysterious Memories

  Photographer Stefania Orfanidou is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Jaguar Sun’.  To see Stefania’s body of work, click on any image.           “Our memories are dreams, the house of the past has become a great image, the…

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Trying To Understand Myself Through Fragmented Memories Of My Childhood

  Photographer Shaun Pierson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Alvine Road’.  To see Shaun’s body of work, click on any image.             I remember laying my head in my grandfather’s lap after he had pulled a…

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Childhood Stories

  Photographer Maria Del Valle Presser is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography. To see Maria’s body of work, click on any image.                     All images © Maria Del Valle Presser     See also: MAGIC AUTUMN…

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“There is no place like home. But if home no longer feels like home, we are lost.” | The South African Dream

  Documentary Photographer, Facilitator and Engaged Academic  Pieter de Vos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘HOMELANDS’.  To see Pieter’s body of work, click on any image.       LIFE ON THE EDGE OF THE SOUTH AFRICAN DREAM Homelands traces its…

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Vasyugan, Siberia’s Largest Swamp | History & Residents

  Photographer and Teacher Sergey Medvedchikov is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘The land of Vasyugania’.  To see Sergey’s body of work, click on any image.         Vasyugan swamp is one of the largest wetlands in the world, with…

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Hunter-Gatherers Facing Life Of Extreme Poverty After Relocation | The Batwa Pygmies From The Virunga Mountains

  Photographer Jan Janssen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Proud for One Second’.  To see Jan’s body of work, click on any image.           The Batwa Pygmies, one of the oldest people of Africa. It can be…

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My Zen Tropical Garden

It was a heavy summertime nighttime rain. Thunder and lightning provided a sound and light show that was free of charge. After the rain stopped, I went outside to my garden with my torch light and looked around. The plants were soaking wet and the air was much cooler. The…

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My Make-Believe Village Life | Childhood Stories

  Photographer Katerina Kouzmitcheva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Travelling to non-existing past’.  To see Katerina’s body of work, click on any image.           My Facebook photo album of our family village house was often nostalgically commented…

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Restoring The European Bison

  Documentary Photographer Adrián Domínguez is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘RESTORING BISON’.  To see Adrián’s body of work, click on any image.     EUROPEAN BISON RESTORING THE SPECIES The European bison (B.bonasus) is the largest land-based mammal in the continent…

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Locked-In

  Conceptual Photographer Anne-Laure Autin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Locked-In’.  To see Anne-Laure’s body of work, click on any image.           I once had a growing migraine attack while lying in bed. That particular time I…

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“Dad is teaching us how to die.” | A Photographer’s Intimate Story Of Grief & Sorrow

  Photographer and Writer Josh Neufeld is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Meeting Mortality’.  To see Josh’s body of work, click on any image.       The idea for this project germinated at a family reunion over the holidays. Aunts, uncles…

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Garden Book Review | Heliconia An Identification Guide By Fred Berry and W. John Kress

  My Comments: Heliconia are the queen of the flower world. Not only are the leaves delicate and beautiful, but the flowers are also gorgeous and look like they are from another planet. The diversity is overwhelming and the size, texture, and exploding colors of the flowers bring the tropical…

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Young Africans’ Stories | Before & During Migration

  Documentary and Portrait Photographer Mariusz Smiejek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Unaccompanied’.  To see Mariusz’s body of work, click on any image.           Unaccompanied minors turn homeless in Sicily after become adults. More than 70,000 unaccompanied…

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Garden Book Review | Bananas You Can Grow By James W. Waddick and Glenn M. Stokes

  My Comments: I enjoy going out to the garden and cutting a huge heavy bunch of bananas off a plant and hang it on a wood back patio beam. As the bananas continue to ripen, I pull them off the stem and eat sweet fresh grown fruit. During the…

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Garden Book Review | Bromeliads | For The Contemporary Garden By Andrew Steens

I love bromeliads. Bromeliads produce pups after pups and it is so much fun walking around the garden and always seeing new growth. If you seriously grow and collect these plants, the garden will become a mind-bending texture and multi-color fantasy paradise. The missus and I have been collecting and…

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Start Of A New Series | Garden Book Reviews

  For decades, I have been in love with gardening . There is a tranquil feeling walking out to the backyard and picking fresh vegetables for a salad or cooked in a wok, frying pan, slow cooker, a pot, or in the oven. Sitting outside,  watching the garden, eating a…

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