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Historic Neighborhoods | Riga, Latvia

  Photographer Andrejs Strokins is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘People in the Dunes’.  To see Andrejs’s body of work, click on any image.   The areas of Bolderāja and Daugavgrīva have had significant historical importance for the city of Riga; however, the…

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Artists, Community & Neighborhood Improvement | The Murals Of San Miguel, Chile

  Photographer Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Santiago’s Museo a Cielo Abierto’.  To see Jeremiah’s body of work  click on any image.       Santiago’s Museo a Cielo Abierto (Open Air Museum) is located in the neighborhood of…

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My Neighborhood | Essex, England

  Photographer Manuel Sechi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary/landscape photography.  From his book/project ‘The Neighborhood‘.  To see Manuel’s projects click on any  image.           When I moved to Essex, in 2014, it was kind of a new and different experience to…

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Plagued By Drug Addiction | Neighborhood Clean Up | Rochester, NY, USA

  Documentary Photographer Julie Oldfield is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Hope Dealers Be The Change‘.  To see Julie’s body of work click on any image.   Hope Dealers do clean-ups of needles and other debris in abandoned properties, do outreach, provide…

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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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The Socially Marginalized Neighborhood Of South Central Dallas

  Artist Laurisa Galvan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project “South Central Dallas‘.  To see Laurisa’s projects click on any image.         This work is about an inner city urban area in social isolation and economic desperation. I was…

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“I saw the flag of my country waving…” | Colombia’s Turmoil

  Photographer Ovidio Gonzalez Soler is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘ Surco de Dolores/ GROOVES OF PAIN’.  To see Ovidio’s body of work, click on any image.         From a young age, I sing the national anthem with…

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Short Story | I am a Killer, Man!

  Written by George Gad Economou   “We’re fucking outlaws, man,” Dave said and had a good swig out of the wine bottle. “Outcasts,” I corrected him and almost violently wrung the bottle out of his grip. “But, it’s alright. Where the fuck’s your friend?” “She’ll be here, don’t you worry,”…

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“…a ghost in an abandoned city”

  Dutch photographer Eli Dijkers went to explore his new neighborhood, having moved from his hometown Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to Birmingham, England, when the world, in early 2020, had come to a standstill. Staying within a ray of one kilometer from his home, he discovered empty lanes, streetlights that shone for no-one, a lonely passer-by…

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Camouflage | Cell Phone Towers Of The American West

  Photographer Annette LeMay Burke is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book ‘Fauxliage: Disguised Cell Phone Towers of the American West by Annette LeMay Burke published by Daylight Books.’  To see Annette’s body of work, click on any image.          …

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Art Under The Desert Sun | Coachella Valley, California

  Photographer and Professor Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Art in the Desert (X)’.  To see Jeremiah ’s body of work, click on any image.   Desert X was conceived with a mission to create and present international contemporary…

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Rewind Series | America

  This series will focus on showcasing timeless photography that will tell human condition stories and provide enjoyment.  Selected from features published since the magazine’s birth in 2014, these hidden visuals will again come to life to touch your hearts. The rewind series will be presented in subjects.  To see…

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Looking For Something New At The End Of A Long Journey

  Photographer Todd R Forsgren is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project  ‘Driving into the Sunset’.  To see Todd’s body of work, click on any image.           Driving into the Sunset Photographs of the American Landscape from the Trump…

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Nature’s Portraits | Northern California Wildfires

  Fine Art Photographer and Graphic Designer Yelena Zhavoronkova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Valley Fire ’ series.  To see Yelena ’s body of work, click on any photograph.   This series is part of Yelena Zhavoronkova’s long-term project on California’s nature. With…

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The Kings & Queens Of Bayview-Hunters Point

  Photographer Kirk Crippens is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Point’.  To see Kirk ’s body of work, click on any image.           In 2010 I was invited to take photographs in Bayview-Hunters Point, a neighborhood at…

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Clothing | How to Minimize Production, Consumption & Disposal | Yumenoshima, Japan

  Photographer Maki Hayashida is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ongoing project ‘BEFORE THROWN AWAY.  To see Maki’s body of work, click on any image.   On March 14th, 2020 At studio   On March 14th, 2020 At studio   On March 14th,…

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The Struggles In Communities Living With Crime & Violence | La Polvorilla & Pancho Villa

  Ethno-Photographer Héctor Adolfo Quintanar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘El Barrio Bravo’.  To see Héctor’s body of work, click on any image.           Drug trafficking, armed robbery and kidnappings makes Iztapalapa one of the most violent…

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Breaking Borders | A Community Story | Egypt, Bogota

  Documentary and Street Photographer Gabriel Rojas is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Egypt, Guardian of History’.  To see Gabriel’s body of work, click on any image.         The Egypt neighborhood is one of the oldest in Bogotá. It…

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“…from a kaleidoscope of sights and sounds to darkness and silence” | Coronavirus’ Days | New York City

  Street Photographer Nina Welch-Kling is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Darker Days’.  To see Nina’s body of work, click on any image.           March 21, 2020 marked the Spring of a different kind – New York City…

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Welcome To The Avenue Of Roses

  Director of Photography Kevin Fletcher is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Avenue of Roses’.  To see Kevin’s body of work, click on any image.           All of these photographs were taken on a single street in Portland,…

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Faces Of Baltimore

  Photographer Camille Roche is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these photographs.  From the project ‘Baltimore in Progress.  To see Camille’s body of work, click on any image.           What does it mean to belong somewhere? To be from somewhere? To live in a…

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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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The Disappearing Shopkeepers Of Shanghai

  Photographer Shaoyi Zhang is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the long-term project ‘Passing Merchants’.  To see Shaoyi’s body of work, click on any image.           The documentary portrait series, Passing Merchants, showcases small businesses in Shanghai facing disappearance today…

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Home Stills While Sheltered In Place | Coronavirus’ Days

  Photographer and Professor Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the  ‘Shelter-in-Place Still Lifes’ series.  To see Jeremiah’s body of work, click on any photograph.           On March 19, California Governor Gavin Newsom became the first United States governor…

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Fear | Lacking By The Youngsters & Considered By The Elders

  Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   The neighborhood daredevils gather at the end of the cul-de-sac every evening.  Lacking any fear or concern for self harm, these kids do stunts with their bikes and skateboards.  Without a second thought some instinctively get up and carry on after…

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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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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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A Decade Later | How Americans React To A Financial Crisis

Written by: Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   The Great Depression of the 1930’s and the financial crisis of 2007-2008 was caused respectively by a stock market crash and deregulation in the financial industry. Robert and Dorothy were children of the Great Depression. Robert lived in an upscale neighborhood, he…

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Are The Greeks Ready For The Social Changes Driven By Immigration?

  Photographer Dimitris Rapakousis  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘ACHARNON STREET’.  To see Dimitris’ body of work, click on any image.           Acharnon street is situated in the historic center of Athens. Unsurprisingly, it has been labeled…

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When A Lethal Fine Dust Overfills The Air | Steel Plant Deadly Pollution | Taranto, Italy

  Photographers Valentina Piccinni and Jean-Marc Caimi are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Death Metal’.  To see Valentina’s and Jean-Marc’s body of work, click on any image.           Taranto, Italy. The consequences of the ILVA deadly pollution.  …

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By Her Bedside With Friends & Family | The Day My Mother Died

  Written by: Kaitlin Oster   The Ferryman   When I moved back into my apartment for my senior year of college, I noticed a large black spot on the ceiling. I called my mom to tell her and ask what she thought I should do about it, but she…

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Immigration, Immigrants & America

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   The violence that drives millions of people from their homeland is real. War, famine, and persecution have  caused  huge migrations;  today and in the past. If you and your family are indeed running for your life, shouldn’t the next safer border be the…

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In The Event Of A Nuclear Attack | Hoxha’s Hiding Place

  Photographer and Professor Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Tirana’s Communist Past’. To see Jeremiah ’s body of work, click on any image.         Underneath Tirana, capital city of Albania, there is a five-story bunker of…

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Preserving Tradition In Mea Shearim | The Lights Of Chanukah

  Photographer Efrat Sela is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Hanukkah’.  To see Efrat’s body of work, click on any image.       This documentary series pertains to Hanukkah, which is the holiday when we celebrate the inauguration of the altar. …

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Is Walmart Forcing Customers To Do The Work Left Behind After Employees Are Replaced By Automation?

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   My neighborhood super-center is crowded. The aisles are narrow with kids running around, people with specialty mobile chairs, and staff loading shelves.  So after some close calls with my cart full of groceries it is time to check out. To my surprise there…

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Bareback & Barefooted | Child Labor Providing Favorite Pastime In Moyo Island, Indonesia

  Photographer Alain Schroeder is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Kid Jockeys’.  To see Alain’s body of work, click on any image.           Once a game between neighbors to celebrate a good harvest, horse racing was transformed into…

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Belfast’s Youth

  Photographer Toby Binder is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Wee Muckers – Youth of Belfast’.  To see Toby’s body of work, click on any image.           »If I had been born at the top of my street,…

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Historic & Corroded | Bolivia’s Train Graveyard

  Photographer and Professor Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Bolivia’s Great Train Graveyard’.  To see Jeremiah’s body of work, click on any image.           Just outside of Uyuni, gateway to Bolivia’s salt flats, lies a…

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Hidden Away From Society | Romania’s Disabled People

  Documentary & Street Photographer Oliver Merce is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the project ‘For You’.  To see Oliver’s body of work, click on any image.         I first took notice of disabled people when I was a child.…

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Finding Solitude In Solitaire, Namibia

  Photographer and Professor Jeremiah Gilbert is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Finding Solitude in Solitaire, Namibia’.  To see Jeremiah ’s body of work, click on any image.         Solitaire is a small, quiet settlement in the Khomas Region of…

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New York City’s Chinatown & The Impact Of Modernization

  Photographer Dimitri Mellos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the project ‘Chinatown’.  To see Dimitri’s body of work, click on any image.           New York City’s Chinatown is just about the only neighborhood in Manhattan that still retains…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2018

  Giovanna Cristina Vivinetto     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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History, Daily Life & Food | Chinatown, Bangkok, Thailand

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoğlu  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Chinatown | Bangkok, Thailand’.  To see Aydin’s body of work, click on any image.         Bangkok’s Chinatown is one of the largest Chinatowns in the world. It was…

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Walking Along The Seashore Without My Mother

  Graphic Designer and Photographer Michiko Chiyoda is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the ‘Starting a New Journey’ project.  To see Michiko’s body of work, click on any image.         After a long struggle with sickness, my mother passed away. Since…

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The Endless Search For A Place To Call Home | Syrian Refugees | Turkey

  Photographer Esa Ylijaasko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the project  ‘November is a beginning’.  To see Esa’s  projects click on any image.         I’m sitting in a 32 square meter apartment in Istanbul that has no toilet or…

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Enduring Nostalgia & Starting Over | Baku To Rhode Island | A Photographer’s Story

  Photographer Dennis Yermoshin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From ‘My Fellow Americans’ project.  To see Dennis’ body of work click on any image.       I was born in Baku, Azerbaijan in 1982. My family and I came to America as refugees…

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The Allure Of A Quiet Place

  Artist, Educator and Photographer Joshua Lutz is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his book ‘The Meadowlands‘.  To see Joshua’s books click on any image.         The Meadowlands is a place to pass through and forget on the way to someplace…

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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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Londoners’ Living Spaces & Their Stories

  Photographer Jonathan Donovan is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘No Place Like Home‘.  To listen to their stories click on any image.   Set against the backdrop of the housing crisis, No Place Like Home is a series of photographic portraits and…

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Detroit | An Ongoing Story

  Commercial Photographer Dave Jordano is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his book ‘A Detroit Nocturne‘.  To see Dave’s body of work click on any image.           In a continuation of my previous work in  “DETROIT: UNBROKEN DOWN” which documented the…

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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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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 Story Of A Free Man Living In A Romania Closed Mine

  Documentary and Street Photographer Oliver Merce is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Juju‘.  To see Oliver’s body of work click on any image.       If someone would do a notoriety ranking of those who live in Anina, Romania, Juju would certainly be ranked first,…

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Tribeca’s Long Term Residents & Their Living Spaces

  Photographer Susan Rosenberg Jones is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Building 1‘.  To see Susan’s portfolios click on any image.       Since 1984, I have lived in Independence Plaza, a residential complex of three 39-story apartment buildings, with…

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New York City Street Photography

  Photographer Keith Goldstein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  To see Keith’s journey thru New York City over several years click on any photograph.             I love to wander. If I cannot travel, my hometown of New York City, is as…

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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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Jerusalem – People & Their Quotidian Lives

  Editorial and Commercial Photographer David Vaaknin is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these daily life images.  From his project ‘Jerusalem‘.  To see David’s body of work click on any photograph.                     See also: Tel-Aviv By David Vaaknin   Back…

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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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Resilient Cuba

  Photographer and Documentary Filmmaker Cecilia Fasciani is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Cuba‘. To see Cecilia’s body of work  click on any image.           Cuba has survived more than 50 years of US sanctions planned to…

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“…in a cell with 3,000 prisoners…” Photographing Members Of The Bairro 18 Gang In A Salvadoran Prison

  Photographer John Sevigny is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Tribe‘.  To see John’s body of work click on any image.             Barrio 18 is a powerful Salvadoran gang whose reputation in the international press is often…

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The Vibe Of New York City

  Documentary Photographer David Katzenstein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  These images are from his series ‘Street Life‘ which is part of David’s ‘The Urban Landscape‘ project.  To see David’s body of work click on any image.           The streets of…

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“…they had machetes and sticks and guns…” Evicted From Nairobi’s Slum Without Alternative   Housing

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Natalia Jidovanu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘No Land’s Man:Forced Evictions In Nairobi‘.  To see Natalia’s portfolio and archives click on any image.                 “It was 6 am.…

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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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“Some Punches Are Like Musical Notes”- The Different Vibe Of Boxing

  Documentary Photographer Toni Pires is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  These images are from his project ‘A Slap In The Face‘. To see Toni’s body of work click on any image.       In my schedule, as a photojournalist there was a simple…

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A Dead Kitten, Feces, Fresh & Rotten Food: Life In An Extreme Animal Hoarding   Environment

  Artist and Fine Art Photographer Dave Hebb is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. These images are from his project ‘The Poverty Of Excess‘.  To see Dave’s portfolio click on any image.           My first encounter with an animal hoarding environment was…

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Two Days, Two Artists & Two Portraits Depicting The South Bronx’s Regulars

  Documentary Photographer David Katzenstein and Portrait Artist R. Douglass Rice are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of these portraits.  These images are from their project ‘Alexander Avenue‘. To see David’s and R. Douglass’ body of work click on any image.   HENRY   *   ANDRES   The Alexander Avenue Project…

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The Jewish Orthodox Unique Way Of Life In Mea Shearim, Jerusalem

  Fine Art Photographer Pini Hamou is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These photographs are from his project ‘Mea Shearim‘.  To see Pini’s body of work click on any image.         Mea Shearim is a very religious Jewish Orthodox neighborhood in Jerusalem. In…

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Searching For Greek Culture In Astoria, New York City

  Photographer Niko J Kallianiotis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From his project ‘Bittersweet Apple‘.  To see Niko’s body of work click on any image.         For Bittersweet Apple I spent two years investigating the Greek-American diaspora in Astoria, New York,…

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The Transition From Farm Lifestyle To Higher Education In California

  Writer & Photographer Caroline Corinne Evans Abbott  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From her project ‘At The Edge Of The World: Socioeconomic Disparity Between Davis, California and Outlying Farming Communities‘.  To see Caroline’s body of work click on any image.   The farmlands of the…

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Life In The Most Violent Country In The World – Honduras

  Photographer Antonio Aragon Renuncio is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Streets Of Blood‘.  To see Antonio’s body of work  click on any image. Antonio Aragon Renuncio is the  founder of  NGO OASIS which develops medical projects uninterruptedly in some of the most…

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An Indiana Community’s Struggles After Lead   Contamination

  Documentary Photographer and Videographer Alyssa Schukar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project ‘Led In The Soul‘.  To see Alyssa’s body of work click on any image.   The West Calumet Housing Complex, which is currently home to about 1,200 people, is located…

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Daily Life & Façades In Saint Petersburg, Russia

  Photographer Mara Dani is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  these images.  These photographs are from her project ‘Window Stories‘.  To see Mara’s body of work click on any image.           The photos of this series of photo collages were taken in Saint Petersburg,…

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Tokyo’s Dominatrixes – Before Showtime

  Photographer Nathalie Daoust is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Tokyo Hotel Story‘.  To see Nathalie’s projects click on any image.         For the project Tokyo Hotel Story, Nathalie Daoust continues her exploration of the…

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How Do Backpackers Earn Income While Traveling?

  Photojournalist Gabriele Duchi  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Working Holiday Visa‘. To see Gabriele’s projects click on any image.         A Working Holiday Visa is a residence permit allowing travelers to undertake employment in…

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Daily Life In Mongolia

  Photographer Thomas Alleman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo  essay.  These images are from his project ‘Inner Mongolia‘.  To see Thomas’ body of work click on any image.           Inner Mongolia claims twelve percent China’s total land-mass, and is the third largest of…

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Street Photography – St Pauli, Hamburg

  Fine Art & Street Photographer Manuel Armenis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  These images are from his project ‘St Pauli’.  To see Manuel’s portfolio click on any image.       A portrait of the Quarter of St. Pauli in Hamburg, Germany. The series…

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Plaza Constitución & The Daily Physical Effects Of Argentina’s  Economy

  Writer Swapnil Mindhe is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.   Awaiting Spring:  Inflation Amongst Buenos Aires’ Poor   “Inflation will decline drastically in the second half of the year. I feel that we are on the first step towards joy and that the [inflationary] pressure is…

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From Devastation To A Strong Community – 13 De Noviembre, Medellin, Colombia

  Photographer Theo Gould is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   To see Theo’s body of work click on any image.     From the Bottom to the Hilltop November, 13th 1985 was Colombia’s worst natural disaster. The volcano Nevado del Ruiz erupted near the towns of…

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Victims Of Gun Violence In America

  Photographer Kathy Shorr is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her book/project ‘SHOT‘.  To see Kathy’s projects click on any image.         SHOT 101 Survivors of Gun Violence in America SHOT features 101 shooting survivors from across…

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Bangladesh’s 150-Year-Old Law Criminalizes  Homosexuals

  Artist Gazi Nafis Ahmed is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  social documentary photography.   These images are from his project ‘Inner Face‘.  To see Gazi’s photographs click on any image.   In Bangladesh, penal code 377 dating back to 1860 criminalizes sexual activities “against the order of nature”. It is…

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Seoul’s Redevelopment – Relocating Guryong Village Residents Again

  Photographer Soohyun Kim is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   From his project ‘Guryong Village in Seoul‘. To see Soohyun’s body of work  click on any image.             Guryong Village is an enormous shantytown in Seoul’s wealthiest district, Gangnam. It…

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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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Refugee Stories – The Yazidis In Turkey

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘A Human Tragedy in the 21st Century, Yazidi Refugee Camps in Turkey‘.  To see Aydin’s gallery of projects click on any image.         “We are not the children of Adam…

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Israel’s Long Wall Of Separation

  Photographer Yaniv Nadav is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. These images are from his project ‘Separation Wall‘.  To see Yaniv’s portfolio and galleries click on any image.                   See also: Kippur By Yaniv Nadav   Back…

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Nigeria’s Polio Victims & Their Daily Lives

  Writer, Videographer and Documentary Photographer Tadej Znidarcic is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Living With Polio In Northern Nigeria‘. To see Tadej’s body of work click on any image.         In July 2014, Nigeria recorded the last case…

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Gypsies – Marriage Ceremonies & Their Way Of Life

  Documentary Photographer Aydin Cetinbostanoglu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. From his project ‘Gypsies‘. To see Aydin’s gallery of projects click on any image.         Gypsies of Turkey Are the Gypsy people witnessing the destruction of their culture? My project, called “Gypsies”,…

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Urbanizing China – Stories From En Ning, Guangzhou

  Photographers & Co-Producers  Wenjun Chen and Yanmei Jiang are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this photography essay.  From project & book ‘En Ning‘.  To see other projects from Wenjun and Yanmei  click on any image.         En Ning neighborhood is one of the historic neighborhoods…

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Three Women Bonded By Addiction & Homelessness – Skid Row, LA, USA

  Street/Documentary Photographer Suzanne Stein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.   To see Suzanne’s gallery of photographs click on any image.     Driving through the heart of Skid Row one morning this past spring I spotted a lady standing with a mirror,…

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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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Social Documentary Photography – Feeding The Needy In Mexico

  Photographer Paulina Campos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Comedores Santa Maria‘. To see Paulina’s gallery of projects and photographs click on any image.       Mexico City 2013 More than 20 million kids in Mexico live in extreme poverty conditions.…

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Daily Life In Damascus, Syria 2010-2012

  Photographer Hussein Haddad is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography essay.  These images are from his project ‘Damascus The Body‘. To see Hussein’s gallery of photographs click on any image.                              …

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Social Documentary Photography – The Romani People In Beja, Portugal

  Editorial and Documentary Photographer Ricardo R Silva is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Embracing Roma‘. To see Ricardo’s stories and gallery of photographs click on any image.         For centuries, Gypsy communities have been a part of the European…

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West Bank & Israel Street Photography

  Documentary Photographer and Videographer Jadwiga Bronte  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography essay.  These images are from her project ‘Palestine 2010/West Bank‘. To see Jadwiga’s gallery of work click on any image.                       See…

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Chicago – Street Photography

  Photographer Sebastian Hidalgo is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography essay.  To see Sebastian’s gallery of projects and photographs click on any image.                     See also: The Machinist Maldita Vecindad By Sebastian Hidalgo   Back to HOME…

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Documentary Photography – ER @ Katutura State Hospital, Namibia

  Documentary Photographer & Journalist Anna Tervahartiala is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project “Where Laughter Turns To Tears“. To see Anna’s gallery of projects click on any image.     Where Laughter Turns to Tears tells a story of the Casualty Ward of Katutura…

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Social Documentary Photography – Transgender In Colombia

This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Independent Documentary Photographer Nicolo Filippo Rosso. Click on any image to see Nicolo’s projects. From project “Transgender’s Life, Barrio Santa Fe, Bogota“. The Barrio Santa Fè, situated in the center of Bogotà, is since the 80’s the tolerance…

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Photography Essay – Daily Life In Colombia

This photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Joana Toro.   Images from project “Colombia On My Mind” by Joana Toro   Click on any image to see Joana’s gallery of projects. Click on any image to see Joana’s gallery of projects. Click on…

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Documentary Photography – Free Classical Music Education In Guatemala

This documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photographer Jaime Permuth.   From project “El Sistema” by Jaime Permuth   Click on any image to see Jaime’s gallery of projects and photographs.   Artist Statement: On March 19th, 2014 I returned from a three-week photographic journey to…

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Romanian Orthodox Christians Worshiping In Small Places

The content of this post was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Julian a citizen of the free world at UN CIUDADANO DEL MUNDO LIBRE. In Romania, according to the 2011 census, 86.5% of respondents declared themselves as being Orthodox Christians belonging to the Romanian Orthodox Church and this…

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Mexican Natural Housewares Photo Essay

From hats,to brooms, bags and baskets you can find everything needed for the home.  All natural housewares available in many Mexican neighborhood markets. This travel photo essay was taken in Mexico. Click here to see how they do it in Syria. Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC…

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Broom Making in Syria

All you see below may no longer exist because of the current civil war going on in Syria. With a heavy chain around his ankle as if he was shackled; the craftsmen sits on the ground and puts together the first broom of the day.  His tools which include not…

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