These portraits of Taliban soldiers were collected by Thomas Dworzak during his coverage of the fall of the Taliban regime in 2002. It is thought that most of these pictures are from Taliban members who had them taken in early November 2001, but could not pick them up as they had to flee the advancing opposition and United States' bombing.
The Self Assigned Photographer by Dennis Stock
"I have been privileged to view much of life through my cameras, making the journey an enlightened experience. My emphasis has mainly been on affirmative reactions to human behavior and a strong attraction to the beauty in nature."
Rio Branco handles color photography skillfully, showing a creativity and intentionality that extends beyond merely capturing peculiar objects. This selection catches scenes of daily life in Bahia, Brazil, usually hidden to visitors. (Note: This gallery contains some disturbing images.)