Each year 350 to 500 million people are diagnosed with Malaria. This essay documents the life and struggles of Africans affected by the disease and the tangible steps people are taking to eradicate it. To donate a lifesaving malaria bed net go to http://www.malariaNOMORE.org.
Taliban by Thomas Dworzak
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.
Between 1959 and 1973, Marilyn Silverstone traveled to Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim, Ladakh, and other Eastern countries. Ocean of Life portrays her experience of moving from Scarsdale, N.Y., to Nepal and becoming a Buddhist nun. The book is divided into sections, roughly according to Buddhist instruction.
This week in 1944, Paris was finally liberated as members of the French Resistance fought German troops throughout the city. Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson captured the action as it unfolded, as well as the triumphant procession on the Champs-Élysées the next day.
Quote of the Week
A photograph is a subjective impression. It is what the photographer sees ... and in the end, the whole corpus of our work becomes a portrait of ourselves.