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Rewind Series | Russia/Former Soviet Union

  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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Rewind Series | Russia & Former Soviet Union

  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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The Inner Architecture Of The Former Soviet Union

  Photographer Claudio Rasano is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘DESOLATED TBILISI’.  To see Claudio’s body of work, click on any image.           At first, I wanted to capture desolated life—and the ways in which people reflect their environments.…

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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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Architectural Design Found At The Metro Stations Of The Former Soviet Union

  Photographer Christopher Herwig is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the book ‘Soviet Metro Stations ’.  To see Christopher’s body of work, click on any photograph.                     All images © Christopher Herwig       Soviet…

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Abandoned Shuttles From The Soviet Space Program

  Photographer Bob Thissen is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Baikonur Abandoned Space Shuttles’ series.  To see Bob’s body of work, click on any photograph.           The Baikonur Cosmodrome is the world’s  oldest and largest operational space launch facility. Yuri…

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Sanatoriums Of The Former Soviet Union

  Artist and Writer Jason Oddy is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the ‘Sanatorium’ series.  To see Jason’s body of work, click on any photograph.           In 1999, ten years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Oddy spent a month…

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Following My Grandfather’s Historical Footsteps | The Landscape Between Soviet Captivity & Home | War Stories

  Documentary Photographer Michal Iwanowski is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his book/project ‘Clear of People’. To see Michal’s body of work click on any image.           My grandfather Tolek, and his brother Wiktor, escaped from soviet captivity and crossed over…

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The Architectural Design Found At Bus Stops In Remote Areas Of The Former Soviet Union

  Photographer and Videographer Christopher Herwig is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his book Soviet Bus Stops and Soviet Bus Stops Volume II, published by FUEL .   To see Christopher’s body of work click on any photograph.                  …

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Reindeer Nomads | Shelter & Farming | Chukotka, Siberia

  Travel Photographer Holger Hoffmann and Travel Writer Sylvia Furrer are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this documentary photography.  From the project  ‘Stormy Nights in the Yaranga’.  To see Holger and Sylvia’s body of work, click on any photograph.         In the winter, the days…

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The Traditional Daily Lives Of The Women On Kihnu & Manija, Estonia

  Photographer Anne Helene Gjelstad is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘BIG HEART, STRONG HANDS’.  To see Anne Helene’s body of work, click on any image.           Big heart, strong hands is the story of the women on…

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Kazakhstan

  Documentary Photographer Francesca Cao is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘THE LION OF CENTRAL ASIA’.  To see Francesca’s body of work, click on any image.         Kazakhstan is the ninth largest country in the world.  Its history begins…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2020

  The Components Of Beauty In Uganda’s Culture   Written by Andronicus Enoch Muwanguzi        “I want you to respect me as a person but please choke, slap, bite, spank, restrain and call me a dirty slut…”   Written by Lay Sion Ng @ Issues Under Tissues  …

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As One Battleground Turns Into Another | WWII Veterans | Ukraine

  Photojournalist Igor Chekachkov is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the series ‘VETERANS’.  To see Igor’s body of work, click on any image.           Each May veterans of World War II come out into the streets of post-soviet cities under…

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The Stories Of Eight Women Adapting To Their New Places

  Photographer Xenia Fedorova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘ Home Sweet Home’.  To see Xenia’s body of work, click on any image.   Home is where peace is. Even when something incredible, dangerous, and surreal is happening behind the walls.…

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The Growing Tension Between Muslims & Christians In Georgia

  Portrait and Documentary Photographer Hossein Fardinfard is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘THE LOST IDENTITY’.  To see Hossein’s body of work, click on any image.           In the rural regions of the country of Georgia, poor economic…

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In The Name Of Freedom | Harsh Life In The Taiga

  Photographer Alexis Pazoumian is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Sacha’.  To see Alexis ’ body of work, click on any image.         SACHA, KING OF THE TAIGA In his quest for a sense of freedom that represents total…

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Cyclists From The Past

  Photographer Oleg Kolimbet is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Historic Bicycle Race’.  To see Oleg’s body of work, click on any image.         Moscow is not Rio de Janeiro, but here too, from time to time, mass street…

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Aral Sea Stories

  Journalist and Documentary Photographer Iulia Galushina is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From the project ‘The Almost Sea’.   To see Iulia ’s body of work, click on any image.         Half of the century ago a sea disappeared from the face…

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Edge of Humanity Magazine Contributors’ List 2019

  Death, Catholicism & My Mother’s Decisions Kelly Burke     Intimate Passages Of My Mother’s Turmoil Marilyn Jaye Lewis     “It’s for the mice” | Memories Of My Grandmother Marilyn Jaye Lewis     “…you know you can’t sleep there” | Passages Of A Homeless Person’s Life  J H Martin   By…

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A Prestigious Diploma From Russia | The Stories Of African Students Aiming For A Better Education

  Documentary Photographer Nadezhda Ermakova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Strangers in Tambov’.  To see Nadezhda’s body of work, click on any image.         Strangers in Tambov How do foreigners from African continent live and study in the…

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The Impact Of Globalization On Indigenous People | The Integration Of Nomadic Children In Russia’s Society

  Artist, Photographer, Videographer and Writer Ikuru Kuwajima  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Tundra Kids’.  To see Ikuru’s body of work, click on any image.           In the arctic tundra of Russia, there is a boarding school…

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“…a story of life on the fringes and of what gets left behind.” | Rural Lithuania

  Photographer Matt Wilson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project HINTERLAND’.  To see Matt’s body of work, click on any image.         Hinterland roams throughout rural Lithuania navigating a journey amidst once thriving communities, discovering villages that hold a way of…

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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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Deeds of War By James Nachtwey | Photography Book Recommendation By Edge Of Humanity Magazine

  The work in this book immortalizes images of war, survival, struggles, and defiance.  The photographs bring us back to wars from the 1980s and is a historic representation of action on the ground.  Wars are bloody and full of death.  The images of the dead and partially decomposed bodies…

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Buildings From The Communist Regime

  Photographer Karol Palka is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘EDIFICE’.  To see Karol’s body of work, click on any image.         Edifice is a visual journey back to a time most people would like to forget. Pałka documents…

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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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The Struggles Of An Aging Population | Rural Latvia

  Social Documentary Photographer Gunta Podina is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this documentary photography.  From the ‘Rural Living Latvia’ project.  To see Gunta’s body of work click on any image.           Rural Latvia is undergoing demographic change. As young people leave the countryside…

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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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Karabakhians & Their Hope For Sovereignty | Caucasus   Mountains

  Photographer Alvaro Deprit is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Black Garden’.  To see Alvaro’s body of work click on any image.         Inside the narrow valleys of the Caucasus Mountains there is a country not appearing in the…

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

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

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What Defines Russia Today?

  Documentary Photographer Alexander Anufriev is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘Russia – Close Up‘.  To see Alexander’s projects click on any image.           I grew up in modern Russia — I never saw the Soviet Union behind the Iron Curtain,…

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Yerevan – Balancing Tradition & Modern Life

  Photographer Konstantinos Gdontakis is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘After Dusk‘.  To see Konstantinos’ projects click on any photograph.           Yerevan is located at the North-east valley of Mount Ararat and it is the capital of Armenia.…

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Russia’s Ural Mari – Standing For Their Way Of Life In Hostile   Environment

  Photographer Fyodor Telkov is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Ural Mari – A Concealed People‘.  To see Fyodor’s body of work  click on any image.     Mari is one of the Russia’s medium abundance people. According to the 2010 Population…

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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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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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Making It Personal: Russians & Their Workplace

  Artist Sergey Poteryaev is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Those Who Yield Heat‘.  To see Sergey’s  projects click on any image.               Soviet citizens spent most of their lives working for their…

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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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Faces Of Belarus

  Photographer Alexander Veledzimovich is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  From his project ‘Utopia’.  To see Alexander’s index click on any image.         I created an ideal world, parallel reality for myself, and showed how people can look in this beautiful place. It is…

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China’s Brief Flowering Of Culture

Artist Mei Xian Qiu is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Let A Thousand Flowers Bloom‘.  To see Mei’s selected works click on any image. “Let a Thousand Flowers Bloom; 8990,” is one image from a series of photographs by the artist, portraying…

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Russia & The Historical Truths Of The 20th Century

  Photographer Victoria Crayhon is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Far East, The Other Side of Russia‘.  To see Victoria’s portfolio click on any image.       The Russian Federation, as the Soviet Union, a former ally, then a closed empire…

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The Culture Of Money In Pyramiden & Barentsburg,  Norway

  Photographer Ville Lenkkeri is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his book/project ‘The Place Of No Roads‘.  To see Ville’s body of work click on any image.       Spitsbergen is about the closest to the North Pole one can conveniently get to.…

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Chelyabinsk’s Labor Camp History & An Artist View Of Today

  Artist Anastasia Bogomolova is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of  this artistic social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Bakal‘.  To see Anastasia’s gallery of projects click on any image.         Since the autumn of 1941 until the spring of 1946 there was…

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Social Documentary Photography – Scotland’s Diverse Society

  Photographer Blazej Marczak is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his series ‘Neighbours‘. To see Blazej’s series and singles click on any image.       The Neighbours is a portrait of contemporary and multicultural Scottish society. In this new world of connectivity and…

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B&W Street Photography Ecuador, Poland & Slovenia

  This black and white street photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Bob Ramsak  a reporter, photographer and editor at Piran Cafe. See also: Where is Piran Cafe?   Quito-Ecuador   Katowice-Poland   Ljubljana-Slovenia   CLICK ON THE IMAGE FOR THE BEST OF PIRAN CAFE.     CLICK…

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