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photos: city lights emulate starry skies in ‘stray light’ - photo journal

bychelsea matiash jun 29, 2015 12:40 pm et in her series “stray light,” clarissa bonet creates images of chicago’s nocturnal landscape. to read the full story subscribe sign in





photos: the fate of electronic waste - photo journal

by jul 7, 2015 8:47 am et as electronics further permeate every aspect of human living, their own life spans shorten, leaving the question: where do electronics go when they die? for tons of e-waste annually, the last stop is one of the most polluted places on earth: agbogbloshie, a digital dumping ground in ghana. to read the full story subscribe sign in





from spitting whales in japan to car-racing crashes in hungary, the week in photos - photo journal

jul 24, 2015 4:54 pm et in this week’s photos, a spitting whale in japan, a car-racing crash in hungary, wildfires in british columbia and more. to read the full story subscribe sign in





#tbt: making waves with an all female school ship (1929) - photo journal

by jul 30, 2015 4:12 pm et in a weekly series, wall street journal photo editors share with readers a photograph from this week in history. check here each thursday to see the latest selection from archived images featuring news to nostalgia, sport to science.#tbt: to read the full story subscribe sign in





#tbt: making waves with an all female school ship (1929) - photo journal

by jul 30, 2015 4:12 pm et in a weekly series, wall street journal photo editors share with readers a photograph from this week in history. check here each thursday to see the latest selection from archived images featuring news to nostalgia, sport to science.in this photo from july 30, 1929, young female sailors sitting in the bow of a women’s school ship in the port of deauville, france. photo: keystone-france/gamma-keystone/getty images





photos: city lights emulate starry skies in ‘stray light’ - photo journal

by jun 29, 2015 12:40 pm et sl.2014.0510 chicago, 2014clarissa bonet/catherine edelman gallery, chicagoa chicago transplant from florida, clarissa bonet was immediately taken by the urban space that was her new home—particularly the vastness of its manmade landscape. the photographer, who spent much of her day in the studio, took to the street to document her new surroundings, capturing patches of stark light as pedestrians walked along the pavement, colossal buildings hovering around. titled “city space,” that collection of images chronicles the urban landscape by day.but soon, on her nightly drive home through the city, ms. bonet found herself similarly transfixed by the way the city’s lofty skyline softened, window lights glimmering like stars, punching holes into the darkness. she began photographing the same buildings—which in the daytime commanded the shape and paths of light and landscape—in reverse, where their inhabitants provided the only light.“in the stark light of the day, buildings appear a unified front, revealing their physical beauty,” ms. bonet said in an interview. “when the sun goes down, however, the city is transformed. the building facades melt away and their glowing windows take center stage, hinting at the presence of those who reside inside. the urban night becomes reminiscent of the cosmos: beautiful, mysterious, immense, never-ending.”as the photographer continued to experiment with the nocturnal landscape of chicago, he...





photos: city lights emulate starry skies in ‘stray light’

in her series "stray light," clarissa bonet creates images of chicago's nocturnal landscape.





photos: the fate of electronic waste

as electronics further permeate every aspect of human living, their own life spans shorten, leaving the question: where do electronics go when they die? for tons of e-waste annually, the last stop is one of the most polluted places on earth: agbogbloshie, a digital dumping ground in ghana.





in srebrenica, massacre victims are buried each july

photographer pablo cobos spent the past two massacre anniversaries in srebrenica, documenting the yearly ritual that will be repeated this saturday. click here to see his photo essay.





from spitting whales in japan to car-racing crashes in hungary, the week in photos

in this week’s photos, a spitting whale in japan, a car-racing crash in hungary, wildfires in british columbia and more.





#tbt: making waves with an all female school ship (1929)

in a weekly series, wall street journal photo editors share with readers a photograph from this week in history. check here each thursday to see the latest selection from archived images featuring news to nostalgia, sport to science.#tbt:





‘up against the wall’ documents international borders – photos

photographer flo razowsky’s ongoing documentary project 'up against the wall' captures physical borders across the globe, from israel to her native u.s. see the images and read more about it here.





the east village of the 1980s: black, white and ‘grit’ — photos

when photographer tony mangia cleaned out his manhattan apartment, he didn't expect to stumble upon a small time capsule of the 1980s east village, preserved in black and white. click here to see the photos and read more.





‘ninth at night’ revisits new orleans a decade after katrina

a decade after volunteering in new orleans's lower ninth ward in the aftermath of hurricane katrina, photographer jane fulton alt continues to return, with her most recent series depicting the ninth ward at night between 2013 and 2015. see her photos and read more here.





in srebrenica, massacre victims are buried each july - photo journal

by jul 10, 2015 8:34 am et a group of women mourn at a casket containing the remains of a missing relative on july 9, 2014.pablo cobosin july 1995, europe’s worst mass killing since world war ii was carried out in srebrenica, leaving an approximately 8,000 muslim men and boys dead. twenty years later, some families have yet to lay their loved ones to rest.on july 11, bosnian muslims will travel to srebrenica to bury more than 100 newly identified victims of the slaughter at the srebrenica-potočari memorial center & cemetery.photographer pablo cobos spent the past two anniversaries in srebrenica, documenting the yearly ritual that will be repeated this saturday. click here to see his photos.





photos: new start in new york for hunted albino children - photo journal

by aug 24, 2015 5:40 pm et julie jacobson/associated pressfive albino children from tanzania, ranging from age 5 to 17, were hunted for their limbs, to be sold on the black market in africa for use in potions, according to the associated press. this summer, they are getting prosthetic limbs and a chance to live in and explore new york city. ap photographers julie jacobson, based in new york, and matt rourke, based in philadelphia, have documented much of the children’s summer so far. see their photos and read more here.





from spitting whales in japan to car-racing crashes in hungary, the week in photos - photo journal

jul 24, 2015 4:54 pm et in this week’s photos, a spitting whale in japan, a car-racing crash in hungary, wildfires in british columbia and more. – edited by ivar damerona beluga whale spraying water on visitors at an aquarium in yokohama, suburban tokyo, on monday.toshifumi kitamura/agence france-presse/getty imagesa man in old havana looked out monday from his balcony, where he hung the u.s. and cuban flags to celebrate the restoration of full diplomatic relations between the two countries.ramon espinosa/associated pressumbrellas and people packed a beach in shirahama, western japan, on monday, the marine day national holiday.kyodo news/associated pressat vienna’s kunsthistorisches museum, workers carry a picture frame for the 1520 painting ‘ascension of christ’ by italian artist benvenuto tisi, known as il garofalo.leonhard foeger/reuterstoshiba chief executive hisao tanaka, center, leaving a news conference in tokyo. mr. tanaka resigned tuesday, a day after an outside investigation said he and other current and former executives bore responsibility for an accounting scandal.thomas peter/reutersa woman at a polling station in buye, burundi, the hometown of president pierre nkurunziza. mr. nkurunziza, who was urged not to run in tuesday’s presidential vote by the u.s., france and other international powers, sought a third term and won, though burundi’s constitution limits the president to two terms.phil moore/agence france-presse/getty imagesan irani...





‘up against the wall’ documents international borders – photos - photo journal

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the east village of the 1980s: black, white and ‘grit’ — photos - photo journal

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photos: new start in new york for hunted albino children

five albino children from tanzania, ranging from age 5 to 17, were hunted for their limbs, to be sold on the black market in africa for use in potions, according to the associated press. this summer, they are getting prosthetic limbs and a chance to live in and explore new york city. see photos of their summer in new york here.