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Youth Unemployment Struggle | Middle East & North Africa

Finding decent paying professional jobs and upward mobility is not very promising in the Middle East and North Africa. Yes, education is available, but once completing a university degree it is still difficult for a person to get on their feet. It is especially problematic for the young men trying…

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Away From Modernity In The Guatemalan Highlands | Mayan’s Struggles & Traditional Ways

  Photographer Cory Zimmerman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Altos’.  To see Cory’s body of work, click on any image.           After working with the caravans of Central American migrants in Mexico, I felt the next logical step…

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Compassion & The Struggles of Today’s Life

  Nibbling On Asian History & Philosophy Series   Source: By: Pema Chodron From the book: When Things Fall Apart | Heart Advice for Difficult Times (page 37)   When the rivers and air are polluted, when families and nations are at war, when homeless wanderers fill the highways, these…

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With The Olive Harvest Season Over, West African Migrants Struggle To Survive In Sicily

  Documentary and Portrait Photographer Mariusz Smiejek is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘Dream Slaves’.  To see Mariusz’s body of work, click on any image.             The olive season in Sicily ended in December, during the harvesting…

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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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The Struggles Of A Woman Re-entering Society After Decades Of Incarceration

  Public Defender and Photographer Sara Bennett is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From the ‘Life after life in prison’ project.  To see Sara’s body of work, click on any image.    “I have to go to three state-mandated programs. I like my individual…

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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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The Struggles To Treat Tuberculosis | Dhaka

  Documentary Photographer Mauro De Bettio is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project Shadows  and Silhouettes .  To see Mauro’s body of work  click on any image.       Darkness, chipped walls, old rusty tools. The time, here, is marked only by the drops…

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

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

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Irish Travellers | Ireland Ethnic Group | Their Traditions & Struggles

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

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The Many Facets Of Thai Boxing | Young Fighters’ Struggles & Hopes | Bangkok

  Documentary Photographer Richard Friend is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘In the Ring‘ and ‘Catching Monkeys‘.  To see Richard’s body of  work click on any photograph.           Under an expressway flyover near one of the largest slum…

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

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

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Refugees – Crossing Borders Towards A New Struggle

  Documentary Photographer and Photojournalist Cinzia D’Ambrosi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From her ongoing project ‘Hate Hurts‘ .   For more info on Hate Hurts click on any photograph.   Over the last two years, I have chronicled the personal costs of psychological and physical…

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The Transgender Struggle “I am neither female nor male, I am both, I am an evolved   being”

  Fine-Artist and Editorial Portrait Photographer Sarah Skinner @ Takako Photography is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait photography.  These images are from her project ‘Drew’s Story‘.  To see Sarah’s body of work click on any image.   Written by Drew Faithful       Drew Faithful,…

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Struggles Of A Colombian Community To Survive Industrialization After Decades Of Conflicts

  Photojournalist and Documentary Photographer Carlos Bernate is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Home Sweet Gold‘.  To see Carlos’ stories and portraits click on any image.         During the 80’s and 90’s, the guerillas conducted a raid on…

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

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

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The Social & Personal Struggles Of A Transgender   Woman

  Photographer Darija Jelincic is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Red Sonya‘.  To see Darija’s body of work click on any image.           Gender identity as essential human right is ignored in almost all countries in…

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Gorkha District’s Villagers & The Struggles Of Rebuilding After Nepal’s Earthquake

  Photographer Szymon Barylski is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary   photography.  From project ‘Stranded‘.  To see Szymon’s projects click on any image.                           See also: Iquitos – Belen By Szymon Barylski   Back…

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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 Struggles Of A Disabled Woman In Hackney, London

  Visual Storyteller Gaia Calcagni Merlini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From project ‘Anna‘.         Earlier this year, probably around February, a friend told me she was working as a carer for a lady met on the street. I was instantly interested in…

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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 “Homosexuals In China” Their Social & Government Struggles

  Documentary Photographer Douglas Hook is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project “Forbidden Love“. To see Douglas’ projects click on any image.       Elephant in the Room! Mencius, an eminent Confucian philosopher, once said “There are three things that are…

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Social Documentary Photography – The Life & Struggles Of Egypt’s Bedouins

This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Documentary Photographer Walter Rothwell. Click on any image to see Walter’s portfolio of projects and photographs. From project “Pyramids Of Giza” by Walter Rothwell. As International Governments react to the recent events in Egypt with yet more travel…

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Social Documentary: Mexico Garbage Dump Workers-Their Community, Struggles & Poverty

This social documentary photography was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Photographer David von Blohn.   From project “Linda Vista” by David von Blohn.   Click on any image to see other stories by David von Blohn.     In search of opportunities and escaping the economic crisis in their country,…

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Photo Documentary – Life Struggles & Dead Tourism In Kenya

This travel photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by photographer Christopher Haslett. Images and commentary from “The Road to Carthage” project by Christopher Haslett Why do they stay away? Some ask. Violence is everywhere. Take a walk in North London and you’ll see, warns a long-staying Brit.…

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As Jobs Disappear, Homelessness In America Is Going Downhill Without Brakes

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   One third of the homeless lost their jobs before they became poverty statistics.  In the past, job opportunities lift many people out of homelessness.  Over one half million people in United States today are homeless.  The state of California houses 130,000.  In San…

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Art & Activism | “…what it’s like to be the other” | Assimilation, Social Changes & People Of Color

  Artist and Activist Cesar Conde is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the series ‘Of Human Survival’.  To see Cesar’s body of work, click on any photograph.         My work is a visual journal of my life experience here as an immigrant,…

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Relationship Basics | The Millennial Male Advice Guide to Being a Man

Women are the most beautiful creatures on the planet. Whether you are dating or in a marriage, it is important to treat your lady right. If in love, make sure to say “I love you” often. Show an interest in what she is doing such as career, hobbies, etc. Also…

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Photography Book Recommendation | Deeds of War By James Nachtwey

  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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Time Games

  The Life Coaching Series Written by Life Coach Carioca Da Gema   Like handcuffs, time restrains movement and limits our lives.  In vain, one struggles to organize it, relocate, and stretch time into a larger unit. But time is simply mathematics; we recycle 24 units/hours daily. Humans have a…

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Slavery, Mesopotamia 3500BC | NOT American Ingenuity

  Written by: Carioca Da Gema   Slavery has been scattered throughout human history.  It was first reported 5,500 years ago in Mesopotamia.  Slavery contributed to wealth, and with wealth came power.  In the 13th century BC, the Israelites were slaves in Egypt.  The Romans captured people during battles and…

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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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Drag Queens Intimate Portraits

  Photographer Jan Klos is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these portraits.  From the ‘Queens at home’series.  To see Jan’s body of work, click on any image.           Shot away from the bars, clubs and stages they’re most often associated with, these portraits go…

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Family, Love, God & Surviving The Cancer Battle

  Documentary and Fine Art Photographer Ivanka Zagorska is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘Revival’.  To see Ivanka’s body of work, click on any image.         ‘Revival’ is a documentary project influenced by the tragic loss of my mother…

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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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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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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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‘…lost between the one I should become and the person I used to be.”

  Photographer Fatima Abreu Ferreira is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the series ‘How to disappear completely’.  To see Fatima’s body of work, click on any image.           How to disappear completely is a work of struggle, obsession and complete…

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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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Food & Medicine To Venezuela | One Box At A Time

  Photographer, Visual Artist and Sociologist Yorli Mendoza is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the projects ‘Barrels to Boxes 1 & 2’.  To see Yorli’s body of work, click on any image.   The misery has overflown beyond the frontiers of the country, wealth…

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How Changes Guide Our Existence | Rebirth, Self & Enlightenment

  Photographer Madhur Dhingra is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the project ‘Suññatā – The Great Void’.  To see Madhur’s body of work, click on any image.         My interest in the Indian saint Shakyamuni or Gautama Siddartha (563 or 566…

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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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Me & My Hair

  Artist Tara Bogart  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of these images.  From the project ‘A Modern Hair Study’.  To see Tara’s  works, click on any photograph.           In 2011, I visited the photo archives of the National Library of France. While everything was inspirational,…

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What Is Education?

  You throw me a book and tell me to learn. Just because you have a pocket full of degrees does not make you the master of everyone’s destiny. You are all cushy, safe and completely surrounded with wealth all around. Get off your high horse and go learn firsthand…

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The Vibe Of Sydney, Australia

  Photographer Sam Ferris is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From the project ‘In visible light ’.  To see Sam’s body of work, click on any image.         In visible light  is a personal street photography project shot between 2013 and the present…

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Neo-Paganism | Italy

  Photojournalist  Annalisa Marchionna is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the project ‘The Year’s Wheel’.  To see Annalisa’s body of work, click on any image.   “If you go to the creek watch out for the Hook: it is a hand coming from below…

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Photography Book Recommendation | El Salvador By Larry Towell With An Introduction By Mark Danner

  The Salvadoran Civil War went on for over twelve years and killed more than 75,000 people between 1980 and 1992.   The book gives the reader an intimate look into the daily life in El Salvador, during the mid 1980’s to mid 1990’s. In 1986, Larry Towell went to…

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A Man Named Ricky

  Photographer Agaton Strom is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the series ‘Ricky’.  To see Agaton’s body of work, click on any image.           This is a series of a man I got to know a few years ago. He…

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The Children In Victoria Square, Athens

  Photographer / Cinematographer  Panos Kefalos    is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From the book/project ‘Saints’.  To see Panos’s body of work, click on any image.         Why ‘saints’? The correlation between the title of my book and its subject matter is not…

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Emergency Room

  Documentary Photographer Leah Nash is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From ‘The Night Shift’ project.  To see Leah’s body of work, click on any image.         The Night Shift: A rare look at the complicated work of saving lives. On a…

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The Complexity Of Gender Identity

  Photographer Artist Monica Gorini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this project.  From ‘The Wrong Body’ series.  To see Monica’s body of work, click on any image.     Boundaries in human experience Boundaries, real or perceived, and the related concerns are emerging topics in our contemporary world…

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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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Long Live The Libraries | “free knowledge and culture for all” | Norway

  Photojournalist Jo Straube is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From the book/project ‘The Norwegian Library’.  To see Jo’s body of work, click on any image.           Over the last 30 years, the number of public libraries in Norway has been…

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“…between the kingdom of dreams and madness…” | Honey Hunters | Himalayas

  Documentary Photographer Mauro De Bettio is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project  ‘Sweet Gold’.  To see Mauro’s body of work click on any image.   In the vast mountain ranges of Nepal, there are isolated tribes who have, for centuries, collected a…

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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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Bede Birth

  Photographer Farida Alam is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Survivor: Survived Against All The Odds’.  To see Farida’s body of work click on any image.   In Bangladesh, the nomadic community, known as Bede community is a unique social group of people…

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“survivors…have learned to push the pain to the back of their minds” | 1963 Toc Mountain Landslide | 2000 Dead & The Silence Of Political Power

  Documentary Photographer Mauro De Bettio is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project  ‘The Wall of Silence’.  To see Mauro’s body of work click on any image.     THE WALL OF SILENCE   At 22:39 on October 9, 1963, a 2 km…

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

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

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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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Children’s Drawings Depicting Atrocities | Uganda’s War Stories

  Documentary Photographer Errol Daniels is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From his project ‘Uganda: Children and War‘. To see Errol’s body of work click on any image.     I am awestruck by people who live through terrible situations, manage to cope and go on…

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Headhunters’ Portraits On Wood Slices | The Wancho Tribe

  Documentary Photographer, Photojournalist and Conceptual Artist  Udit Kulshrestha is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From his project ‘Wancho Warriors Wood Slices‘.  To see Udit’s body of work click on any photograph.       Headhunting is the tribal tradition of collecting the heads of the…

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Helping Each Other To Survive | Housing For 70 Mentally Disabled Abandoned Boys | West Bengal, India

  Visual Storyteller Joydeep Mukherjee is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From his project ‘ Rainbow Shades Of Grey‘.  To see Joydeep’s body of work click on any image.             These boys are intellectually disabled and abandoned by their families.…

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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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Bengal’s Rituals “…faith heals where logic and reason fails.”

  Photographer and Banker Niladri Adhikary is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his ‘Rituals’ Gallery‘. To see Niladri’s galleries click on any image.           Ignition of Faith : Amidst Bengal   Ever since the realization of our being comes in our consciousness we…

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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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Mothers, Daughters & Their Uncharted Territory

  Portrait and Fine Art Photographer Rohina Hoffman is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this portrait/documentary photography.  From her project ‘Mothers + Daughters‘.  To see Rohina’s body of work click on any image.       The complexity of being a mother to a daughter is profound. As she moves forward with…

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The Oil Runners & Their Dangerous Journeys Crossing The Iran-Pakistan Border

  Photographer Sadegh Souri is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this article.  From his project ‘Smuggling Victims‘.  To see Sadegh’s body of work click on any photograph.           Six million litres of diesel and paraffin oil are smuggled from Iran to Pakistan every day,…

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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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Lahore Mental Hospital – Pakistan’s Asylum Or Safe Haven?

  Photographer Aun Raza is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From project ‘Lahore Mental Hospital“.  To see Aun’s body of work click on any image.             This series from the Lahore Mental Asylum has accumulated over the last four…

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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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Learning From My Daughters As I Work Through My Failures – The Challenges Of Motherhood

  Photographer Sandra Bacchi is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Watermelons Are Not Strawberries‘.  To see Sandra’s portfolio click on any photograph.          ‘Watermelons Are Not Strawberries’ is a work-in-progress, as I continually seek to better understand myself and increase…

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What Would You Like To Say?

  Documentary Photographer Jenny Hardy is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her personal project ‘A Women’s Voice‘.  To see Jenny’s body of work click on any image.   The following images are a selection from the traveling pop-up photo booth…

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Have You Looked At Your Body Lately?

  Photographer Loredana Denicola is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Scanning My Body‘.  To see Loredana’s body of work click on any image.   Artist:  E Hellis Photographer: Loredana Denicola         This profanation of every inch and detail of…

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

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

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The Tragic History Of The Elderly & The Challenges Faced By The Young In An Ontario Indigenous   Community

  Photojournalist Nick Kozak is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Peetabeck‘.  To see Nick’s body of work click on any image.       Fort Albany, traditionally known as Peetabeck (loosely translated to ‘ the meandering river floods a pond in…

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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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Afro-Colombians Daily Life In Bogota’s   Mega Slum

  Photographer Antonia Zennaro is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘YO SOY – Colombia Bogota‘.  To see Antonia’s body of work click on any image.           After more than 50 years of war, over 7…

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Predator Or Artist? A Story Of Life Depicting Death

  Artist Christine Anderson is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  From her project ‘Fenced Dragon‘.  To see Christine’s projects click on any image.         I am not afraid of death, but the process of dying itself. My brother had asked me if I…

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Fleeing Reality During A Festival Of Colorful Lights

  Independent Film Maker and Photographer Ritam Talukdar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  To follow Ritam’s photo journeys click on any image.     Diwali: The Hindu Festival of Lights   Proceed into any home of Hindu during the time of October and you’ll…

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Young Artists Finding Opportunities In Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

  Writer Jasmine Irving  @ Coeliac On The Road and Photographer Jonjames Oxberry Hogg @ Hogg Photography are the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributors of this social documentary photography.  From project ‘Northern Soul Unwrapped’.   ‘It’s grim up North’ is a well-known saying in England but there’s always more to a stereotype. I…

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Voluptuous

  Photographer Meredith Miller  is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.  These images are from her project ‘Women“.  To see Meredith’s projects click on any image.         I photograph women who struggle with obesity. My visual language inspired by Rembrandt’s treatment of voluptuous nudes…

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Annie’s Story Of Addiction

  Photographer Hester Brodie is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from her project ‘Beneath Your Beautiful‘.  To see Hester’s projects click on any image.       I met my friend Annie several years ago whilst we were both attending a self-help support group…

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A Place To Worship In America – Muslims & The Freedom Of Religion

  Photographer Robert Gerhardt is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Muslims/American, American/Muslims‘.  To see Robert’s portfolio click on any image.         On September 11, 2001 there were innumerable casualties: lives claimed both among the towers and in the…

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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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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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The Culture Of Beauty: Achieving The ‘Perfect’ Face & Body

  Photographer Michelle Sank is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this photo essay.   To see Michelle’s body of work click on any image.         These images are from a project called In My Skin about young people under 25 in the UK who are challenging their…

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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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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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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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Life After Dark In Pune, India

  Photographer Ritam Talukdar is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this street photography essay.  To follow Ritam’s photo journeys click on any image.       The night is young The night is for the dreamers And for the struggles to begin, but The night always sets us…

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Off The Grid In Maine, USA

  Photographer David  Kenedy is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  These images are from his project ‘Where the Heart Is’.  To see David’s gallery of projects click on any image.         This body of work examines an artist from Virginia who uprooted…

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Social Documentary Photography – Nepal, One Year After The Earthquake

  Photographer Matteo Fabi @ Blobally is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography.  From his project ‘Gorkha: One Year Later‘. To see Matteo’s portfolio click on any image.       The aim of “Gorkha: One Year Later” is to shed a light on the severe…

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Documentary Photography – Solar Energy Impact On Nepalese Farmers

  Documentary Photographer Kristin Lau is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  From her project ‘Nepal Solar Farming‘.  To see Kristin’s portfolio and projects click on any image.       Energy is at the forefront of most economic, environmental and developmental issues the world faces…

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Documentary Photography – Disabled Limb Makers Helping The Disabled In Eastern India

  Photographer Abhijit Chakraborty is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this  documentary photography.  From his project ‘Determination on the move‘.  To see Abhijit’s gallery of projects click on any image.       Dozens of physically challenged people in Kolkata are engaged in designing and making artificial limbs for…

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Documentary Photography “Shrove Tuesday” A Vigorous 1,000 Year Old Ball Game In England

  Documentary Photographer Stephen Curry is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography.  These images are from his 20 year project “Shrove Tuesday Ball Game, Sedgefield, County Durham”.  To see Stephen’s  galleries of projects and photographs click on any image.     The Sedgefield Shrove Tuesday Ball Game.…

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Italy’s Communities & Local Food Consumption

  Photojournalist and Photographer Michele Lapini is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this social documentary photography. These images are from the book “Genuino Clandestino” with texts by Roberta Borghesi and Michela Potito and photographs by Sara Casna and Michele Lapini. Genuino Clandestino is a network of communities and peasant movements…

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Social Documentary Photography – Bolivia

This social documentary photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Cinematographer & Photographer David Ozkoidi Roig.   To see David’s cinematography and photography projects click on any image.   From “Bolivia – La Hija Predilecta” book by David Ozkoidi Roig.   Called by Simon Bolivar “The Favorite Daughter”…

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