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Beach Daze
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Interactive Essays
M*A*S*H* IraqLiving Proof
M*A*S*H* Iraq
by Thomas Dworzak

As the US military fights to gain stability in Iraq, doctors, nurses, and medics are working on the front lines to keep the casualties down. Thomas Dworzak was embedded with the 44th, 50th and 115th Medical Companies in Iraq.

Living Proof
by David Alan Harvey

In 2005, David Alan Harvey began photographing local emcees in the Bronx River Projects, home of hip hop's pioneers. Boogie Down thugs Uptown and Ruckus, became Harvey's self-appointed guides, bringing him inside their homes, their families, and their lives. From there, Harvey went to Hollywood, gaining access to Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and Nelly. Going global to document the regional manifestations of a culture a mere three decades in existence, Harvey also traveled from Spain, France, and Gambia to Senegal, South Korea, and Thailand. (This essay contains explicit lyrics.)

Book of the Week
<i>I Do, I Do, I Do</i>
I Do, I Do, I Do
by Chien-Chi Chang
Chien-Chi Chang’s pictures of Taiwanese weddings offer a skeptical look at the institution and industry of marriage. I Do, I Do, I Do reveals conflicts that the artist, then a 41-year-old unwed man with three younger sisters and no brothers, felt about the concept of marriage and all the traditional family pressures that it involves.
Zoom In
That's Funny
by Magnum Group
In celebration of Magnum’s 60th birthday, this week’s Zoom In highlights the cooperative photograph agency’s sense of humor.
Richard KalvarQuote of the Week
The photograph is completely abstracted from life, yet it looks like life. That is what has always excited me about photography.
— Richard Kalvar

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