Igor Posner’schapter fragments from a book project about St. Petersburg (2006-2009) – “Notes from Underground” (working title).
View the slideshow on BURN MAGAZINE.
Carlan Tapp spent eight days photographing the December 2008 “spill” of fly ash in Kingston, TN. at the TVA (Tennessee Valley Authority) coal burning electric generating plant. See his multimedia presentation at Burn Magazine.
A girl broke Frank Relle’s heart, but a city captured it. He was bouncing back from a soured romance his freshman year at Tulane, around the same time his best friend was hurt in a car accident. Together, they went on long walks in their corner of New Orleans. “We recovered from our respective illnesses walking around [...]
“I’d like to introduce you to my parents Brigitte and Bernard; ordinary people, except to me. “On advice of Magnum Photos photographer David Alan Harvey, I started to photograph them: “I am thinking your parents to be perhaps the best..first of all, photographing your parents cannot wait til later……you cannot take your parents for granted…..you [...]
From BURN Magazine “The story is basically a glimpse into the outer expressions of the inner being of a woman who I met at a monastery in Manali during the summer. She was just an ordinary person I bumped into while on one of my wanderings in the sleepy town…” View Dhiraj Singh’s Multimedia Essay.
In my photographs, I have sought to avoid the common stereotypes frequently attributed to Orthodox Jews. I have attempted to show aspects of these women, their most spiritual ones, those that transcend their religion and its strict rules governing the sanctity of their bodies. I chose to delve into a deeper dimension of my subjects’ holiness–one [...]
“These men tango with beasts. They dance with the devil. They ride. Traveling from one small town rodeo to the next across wide open spaces, bull riders live a life of legend and little. They put their bodies and heartbeats on the line. They are born with a Thirst for Grit.” “Thirst for Grit” is [...]
FROM BURN MAGAZINE: At an altitude slightly above twelve thousand feet, in the Central Andean region of Peru, pollution is a fact of life for the inhabitants of La Oroya. Since 1922, the city of La Oroya has been exposed to toxic emissions released from the Doe Run Peru metal smelting plant. View Michael’s essay [...]
Essay about orphan boys and mentally retarded teenagers at a boarding school for disabled children who try to make their independent living. See the Markov’s essay on BURN Magazine here.
Rodrigo Cruz – The Promised Land Every year, thousands of Central Americans from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras illegally enter Mexico via the southern border with the goal of reaching the United States in search of a better life. The journey is long and full of dangers, traveling for days as they cross the country [...]
Justin Partyka, a British photographer and writer based in the county of Norfolk, has a wonderful essay called The East Anglians on BURN Magazine. Situated on the east coast of Great Britain, East Anglia is one of the country’s most rural and agricultural regions. The flat landscape, massive skies and long farming heritage make East [...]