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Shocking Photos Of Indonesia’s Mentally Ill Patients Show Their Disturbing Living Conditions

Shocking Photos Of Indonesia’s Mentally Ill Patients Show Their Disturbing Living Conditions

Pasung, the Indonesian term for restraints or restrained, was banned in 1977, but is still widely used in a country where mental illness is a taboo issue. Concerned by the plight of these people, NY based photographer Andrea Star Reese spent...

Pasung, the Indonesian term for restraints or restrained, was banned in 1977, but is still widely used in a country where mental illness is a taboo issue. Concerned by the plight...

Smoking Kids: Photoshoot Shows How Adults Influence Youth

Smoking Kids: Photoshoot Shows How Adults Influence Youth

Frieke Janssens was shocked when she saw a video of a chain-smoking two-year-old in Indonesia. This in turn inspired her to create the “Smoking Kids” photo series, featuring children dressed like adults – an actress, a boss, a housewife and more...

Frieke Janssens was shocked when she saw a video of a chain-smoking two-year-old in Indonesia. This in turn inspired her to create the “Smoking Kids” photo series, featuring children dressed like...

Escaping The War, For A Better Life

Escaping The War, For A Better Life

Wir wussten, was dort geschieht. Mit dem Lesen unzähliger Erfahrungsberichte hatten wir uns vorbereitet, wir waren gespannt und zuversichtlich. Der Ist-Zustand überrollte uns trotz strahlendem Sonnenschein, es lag eine greifbare Ohnmacht und Hilflosigkeit in der Luft.

Wir wussten, was dort geschieht. Mit dem Lesen unzähliger Erfahrungsberichte hatten wir uns vorbereitet, wir waren gespannt und zuversichtlich. Der Ist-Zustand überrollte uns trotz strahlendem Sonnenschein, es lag eine greifbare Ohnmacht und...

Photographer Challenges ‘American Beauty’ Standards With 14 Women Of All Shapes

Photographer Challenges ‘American Beauty’ Standards With 14 Women Of All Shapes

San Francisco-based photographer Carey Fruth has set out to redefine what 'American beauty' is with a photo series of the same name that has women of all body types posing in romantic beds of flower petals. Fruth was inspired by a...

San Francisco-based photographer Carey Fruth has set out to redefine what 'American beauty' is with a photo series of the same name that has women of all body types posing in...

Vibrant Life Of 1970s Harlem In Street Photos By Jack Garofalo

Vibrant Life Of 1970s Harlem In Street Photos By Jack Garofalo

The 1970s had a unique vitality and aesthetic imprint unlike any other decade before or since. Jack Garofalo (1923-2004), an accomplished street photographer for Paris Match magazine, spent the summer of 1970 documenting the vibrant life of Harlem, a neighborhood that...

The 1970s had a unique vitality and aesthetic imprint unlike any other decade before or since. Jack Garofalo (1923-2004), an accomplished street photographer for Paris Match magazine, spent the summer of...

Love Is Colorful: Paint Ads Show That Love Comes In All Shapes And Colors

Love Is Colorful: Paint Ads Show That Love Comes In All Shapes And Colors

Love is something that can grow between people of all shapes, colors and sizes, and this LGBT-oriented ad campaign by Zim Colored Powder drives the point home with beautiful photos of embracing couples saturated with color. Gay, lesbian and heterosexual couples...

Love is something that can grow between people of all shapes, colors and sizes, and this LGBT-oriented ad campaign by Zim Colored Powder drives the point home with beautiful photos of...

Homeless Portraits By Peter Vass

Homeless Portraits By Peter Vass

Hi, my name is Peter Vass, but everybody call me Bexter. I am a beginner photographer, and I am social worker in Hungary. In 2013 I found Lee Jeffries homeless portraits, and then I start my own homeless projects. I am...

Hi, my name is Peter Vass, but everybody call me Bexter. I am a beginner photographer, and I am social worker in Hungary. In 2013 I found Lee Jeffries homeless portraits,...

Shocking Photographs Of People Lying In 7 Days Worth of Their Trash

Shocking Photographs Of People Lying In 7 Days Worth of Their Trash

We are all aware of the global pollution problem, but hardly anyone realizes just how much trash we produce daily. Gregg Segal, a photographer from California, aims to show this problem through powerful imagery, photographing people lying in their weekly load...

We are all aware of the global pollution problem, but hardly anyone realizes just how much trash we produce daily. Gregg Segal, a photographer from California, aims to show this problem...

Weapon Of Choice: Shocking Project Shows That Words Hurt As Much As Punches

Weapon Of Choice: Shocking Project Shows That Words Hurt As Much As Punches

These images, while shocking and scary, are really powerful in showing that verbal abuse can leave huge scars just like physical abuse. Commercial photographer Rich Johnson, who created this series, called it "Weapon of Choice."

These images, while shocking and scary, are really powerful in showing that verbal abuse can leave huge scars just like physical abuse. Commercial photographer Rich Johnson, who created this series, called...