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Technology & The American Worker #7 – Car Repair Shops

  The new car today is a sophisticated computer system surrounded by metal and plastic. Mechanics need to not only be well versed in the latest technology and how it all ties together with the automobile, but also have access to very expensive diagnostic equipment.  When a person brings in…

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London’s Eel, Pie And Mash Shops & Their Communities Cultural Changes Through Its History

  Photographer and Writer Stuart Freedman  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his book ‘The Englishman and the Eel – London’s Eel, Pie & Mash shops‘.  To see Stuart’s body of work click on any image.     A dark,…

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Buenos Aires’ Local Shops And Their Stories

  Photographer Guillermo Srodek-Hart is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his book/project ‘Stories‘.  To see Guillermo’s body of work click on any image.                     See also: Stories Book by Guillermo Srodek-Hart   Back…

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Remembering Blackpool’s Small Shops

  Photographer Dawn Mander is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  These photographs are from her project ‘Out of Season‘. To see Dawn’s gallery of photographs click on any image.   In recent years all our seaside towns have fallen on hard times and Blackpool seems to get more…

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Neukölln’s Shops & Shopkeepers

  Photographer Katharina Fitz is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘We Are Neukolln‘. To see Katharina’s portfolio click on any image.         We are Neukölln – diversity in portraits Neukölln is the district of Berlin, which in recent years has…

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Disappearing Small Shops – Blackpool, England

  Documentary and Landscape Photographer Andy Mellor is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  These images are from his project “Disappearing Traditions‘ .  To see Andy’s gallery of projects click on any image.       This is an exploration into the tradition of local corner shops. Have we…

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Travel Photography Essay – Small Shops In Syria

This travel photography essay was taken in Syria before the civil war.  The images depict small shops.   See also: The Disappearing Shopkeeper  Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Butcher Shops Syria Photo Essay

This travel photography essay depicts butcher shops in Syria.  These images were taken before the country’s civil war. See also: Syrian Man & Radishes   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Small Shops From Around The World – Photo Essay

  This travel photography essay depicts interesting small shops from around the world. 1) Brass shop from Egypt. 2) Magazine shop from Brazil.  The magazine shops in Rio de Janeiro are usually located on the busiest street corners. 3) A guitar shop in Athens, Greece where the guitars hangs from…

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One Hell Of A Ride | A Photographer’s Story Of Immersion In Custom Bike Culture | Los Angeles, USA

  Street Photographer Andy Hann is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Metal To The Pedal’.  To see Andy’s body of work, click on any image.         As I was wrapping up a 2 year photo essay on Hollywood Boulevard,…

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Empty store Owner Closed Locked Front door Slowly drove away Why start over? Everyone shops online anyway   Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2019   If my poetry helped or entertained you, please consider a donation, so that Edge of Humanity Magazine can continue sharing chips of my mind, that…

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“…we must remember the fundamental things that make us human.” The Search For Ancestors’ Wisdom

  Portrait Photographer Vincent Karcher  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary/portrait photography.  From the project ‘Cosmic Convergence’.  To see Vincent’s body of work, click on any image.         « As we collectively sprint towards the future at accelerating speeds, the wisdom of the ancestors…

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Baikal’s Shamans | Their Stories & Path Of Self Discovery

  Documentary Photographer Alina Desyatnichenko is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Baikal of Wonders’.  To see Alina’s body of work, click on any image.   The land of Baikal region in Russia has always been sacred for the local indigenous peoples –…

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Cookbook Review | Japanese Cooking By Emi Kazuko

This book was hand-picked for review, from The Hermit Poet’s International Cookbook Collection.     Hermit Poet’s notes: Japan is a highly technological country that holds onto ancient’s ways and culture.  Food is the center of it all, as everyone eats, multiple times a day, and perfection carries on. Quality…

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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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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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Barbershop Story

  Photographer Lisa Guerriero  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Fausto Ferrari Barber Shop’.  To see Lisa’s body of work, click on any image.     Fausto Ferrari moved to Cincinnati from Italy in the early 50’s. He began his career as…

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Life In Hasankeyf & The Dam Construction Submerging Its Ancient History

  Photojournalist Salvo Buffa  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the ‘Hasankeyf’ project.  To see Salvo ’s  projects click on any image.   The Dam     The construction is part of the Southeastern Anatolia Project. When complete, the dam will support a 1,200 MW…

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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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Seoul – DARK

  Architect and  Photographer Shyue Woon is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this night/street photography.  From his project ‘Euljiro‘.  To see Shyue’s body of work click on any image.           I came across Euljiro,  mysterious old quarter of Seoul, a close-knit quarter of warehouses and workshops,…

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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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The Medical Business & The Hard Changes Facing American Doctors

  The independent private practice doctor is becoming extinct in America. Physicians are being squeezed because of the amount of money that they charge for the various procedures they perform. The high cost of malpractice insurance is also making it very expensive and some doctors have decided to go naked.…

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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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Leaving Persecution Behind To Find A New Life – The Rohingya Of Canada

  Documentary Photographer  and Social Sciences Educator Colin Boyd Shafer is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his series ‘The Canadian Rohingya’.  To see Colin’s body of work click on any image.         The Rohingya are arguably the world’s most persecuted people.…

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Public Moments Of Intimacy

  Photojournalist Alet Pretorius is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  These photographs are from her project ‘Sex In Motion‘.  To see Alet’s portfolios and stories click on any image.               Sex is a universal activity yet the attitude towards sex differ…

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Manila North Cemetery: The Place To Call Home

  Photographer Roland Nagy is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Living In The Cemetery‘.  To see Roland’s projects click on any image.               Metro Manila has a population of around 11 million and is the world’s eleventh largest…

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Customers, Workers & The Nightlife In The Meatpacking District, New York

  Photographer Mike Peters is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography.  These images are from his project ‘Meatpacking‘.  To see Mike’s body of work click on any image.             “I started photographing in the Meatpacking District in 2011. I am fascinated…

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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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The Lives Affected By Redevelopment In Willets Point, New York City

  Photographer Greg Brophy is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘The Iron Triangle‘.  To see Greg’s projects click on any image.       In a small corner of Queens in the shadow of Citibank Field there is a place that…

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The Evacuation And Dismantling Of The Calais Jungle

  Photojournalist Edward Crawford is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Au revoir la Jungle‘.  To see Edward’s portfolio and stories click on any image.     In September 2016 Francoise Hollande on his first visit to Calais as the French president made a…

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The New Image Of Rio’s Favelas

  Photojournalist Albertina d’Urso is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Favelas, The Rhythm Of Change‘.  To see Albertina’s projects click on any image.           The favelas of Rio de Janeiro are mostly known for…

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African Grandmothers & Their Entrepreneurship Stories

  Social Documentary Photographer Max Bastard is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Ugogo’.  To see Max’s body of work click on any image.     ‘Wathint’ Abafazi, Wathint’ Imbokodo’ “Now you have touched the women, you have struck a rock”…

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South Africa’s Upper   Middle Class & Domestic   Workers

  Photographer Alice Mann is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her project  ‘Southern Suburbs‘. To see Alice’s projects click on any image.     My focus in this series of images is a particular social group that belongs to what I would define…

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Life In Johannesburg

  Photographer Marc Shoul is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From his project ‘Flatlands‘.  To see Marc’s work click on any image.         So many people who have moved here have come as refugees, searching for ‘gold’ in one form or another.…

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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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Will Bhutan’s Identity Survive  Modernization?

  Documentary Photographer AJ Heath is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘End of the Road‘.  To see AJ’s body of work click on any image.     The last decade has seen the Kingdom of Bhutan undergo a rapid transition.…

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Travel Photography & Stories From Around The World

  Documentary Photographer David Katzenstein is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this travel/documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘50/50‘.  To see David’s collections and projects click on any image.                         See also: Dia de los…

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Urban Poverty – Prostitution, Drug Addiction & Homelessness In Barcelona

Photographer and Visual Artist Luca Aimi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘The Water Benjamin Zone‘. To see Luca’s projects click on any image.         “The Walter Benjamin Zone” is my reflection on a park. The area…

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‘The Jungle’ Refugee Camp In Calais, France

  Photographer Mahé Aguera is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From project ‘Jungle de Calais’.  To see Mahé’s gallery of work click on any image.     South Zone of The Jungle, Calais, France, March 2016 This was my first time back since the dismantling of…

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Buddhism & Bhutan’s Daily Life

  Editorial and Travel Photographer Alyson Smith is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this travel photography documentary. These images are from her project ‘Bhuthan‘.  To see Alyson’s gallery of works click on any image.                            …

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Making The Idols For India’s Hindu Religious Festival Saraswati Puja

  Photographer Ritam Talukdar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  social documentary photography.  To follow Ritam’s photo journeys click on any image.         From project ‘Bong Valentine‘   Almost all of us celebrate the Puja; with no studying as the elders have always told…

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Documentary Photography – Lewes Bonfire Night

This documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Documentary Photographer and Photojournalist Nathaniel White.   Click on any image to see Nathaniel’s gallery of works.   From project Lewes Bonfire Night by Nathaniel White.     Remember the 5th of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. I see of…

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Street Photography Essay – England

This photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Street Photographer Mark Heathcote.     Click on any image to see Mark’s portfolio.     Click on any image to see Mark’s portfolio.     See also: Pure Street Life Today By Mark Heathcote   Back to HOME PAGE

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1977 B&W Social Documentary – Laboring Iron In Black Country, England

This documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Documentary Photographer Janine Wiedel.   Click on any image to see Janine’s photo library of social issues.     From project “Chain Making – The Black Country Birmingham 1970’s” by Janine Wiedel.   Chainmaking in the Black Country These…

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B&W Street Photography – London, UK

This street photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Documentary Photographer and Photojournalist Theo McInnes.   Click on any image to see Theo’s gallery of projects and photographs. Click on any image to see Theo’s gallery of projects and photographs. Click on any image to see Theo’s…

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Essaouira, Morocco In Black & White – Photo Essay

This travel photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by photographer Wojtek Kogut at Wojtek’s Kogut Photography.   Click on the images to see Wojtek’s gallery of photographs from around the world. Morocco is famous from many aspects but, one of their key selling products is argan nuts.…

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The Disappearing Shopkeeper

In the age of the discount big super-sized retail stores that are spreading across the world’s landscape like locus, it is refreshing to still have the small shopkeeper providing their individualized service.  For example, the unique experience that a customer shopping in a souk comes across in the Middle East…

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Meat And Butchers

This travel photography essay depicts meat during different stages.  Meat on the spit, ready to eat from Mexico and Greece and Butcher shops from Egypt.    Click here for more on meat around the world. Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2015

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Housewares From Syria

  This travel photo essay was taken in Syria.  The images depict shops where housewares of any kind can be found.  Click here to see how brooms are made and delivered in Syria.   Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2014

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Syrian Eye Candy

Syrian candies sold through the country at traditional stands and shops.  These candies are a delight for the sweet lover.  Total eye candy.  Simply delicious! Back to HOME PAGE Copyright© Edge of Humanity LLC 2014

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