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  • WWI CENTENARY

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  • Bridges

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  • GHOST SIGNS

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  • FOOTBALL IN BRAZIL

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  • Two Tribes

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  • CAVES

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  • ABANDONED STATIONS

    Grand, central, these spectacular edifices were once stations, humming with humanity. Now they are colossal relics, vessels of nostalgia and irony. Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre capture them for our photo essay, from the Great Lakes to the Pyrenees. Text by Edward CarrFrom

    INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, July/August 2013

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  • WEEDS

    As summer sets in, you can be sure of one thing—the weeds are here. Ian Winstanley spent six months photographing these much-maligned plants across Britain. Now the writer Richard Mabey pays them equally close attention

    May/June

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  • ON THE FLY

    Snowboarding usually requires only four things: snow, a board, a slope, and nerves of steel. Add a helicopter, and it takes on an extra dimension. Scott Serfas jumps out of one to make this photo essay. Text by Giles Whittell

    March/April

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  • seeing the light

    In a distant corner of Ladakh, they have never had electricity—but they do have sunshine, which is now being turned into electric power. For our photo essay, Duncan McKenzie captures the transformation. Text by Rahul Bhattacharya

    Jan/Feb

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  • burning man

    At the Burning Man festival in Nevada, you can do anything as long as it’s fantastic—and can be built and burnt in a week. Steve Double, a photographer and veteran burner, takes his camera for the first time. Text by Caroline Carter...

    Nov/Dec

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  • devotion

    A Spanish photographer specialising in social issues, Fernando Moleres is also fascinated by faith. In this photo essay, writes Merril Stevenson, he captures some of its more striking faces...

    Sept/Oct

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  • slideshow: mitch dobrowner's la

    Show Mitch Dobrowner a sprawling city and he will find a way of dwarfing it, by placing it in its natural context. In this photo essay, he captures Los Angeles.

    Text by Simon Willis

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  • slideshow: body language

    Tim Flach, the photographer celebrated for his horses and dogs, is now making portraits of creatures ranging from a panda to a millipede. Simon Willis asks him what they are saying...

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  • slideshow: american ruins

    Even a relatively young country has its abandoned buildings. A photo essay by Yves Marchand and Romain Meffre.

    Text by Edward Carr

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  • photo essay: salgado's ethiopia

    Up on the plateau in northern Ethiopia, life has barely changed in thousands of years. Sebastião Salgado spent two months walking in the mountains to catch the intricacies of the landscape. Text by Simon Willis

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  • a world of mist

    Autumn, Keats said, is the season of mists. A photo essay by Steffen Schrägle captures mist from New Zealand to Argentina, while Robert Macfarlane sums it up in words ...

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  • cairo by iphone

    When a British photographer moved to Cairo last year, he had no idea what was about to unfold before his eyes. In this photo essay, shot entirely on his iPhone, Steve Double captures a city before and after it made political history. Text by Max Rodenbeck

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  • english seaside: the people's coastline

    There’s the beach, and then there’s the English seaside. In this photo essay, Sheila Rock views it through American eyes, as “a forgotten England”. Text by Jasper Rees.

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  • breaking ships: where ships go to die

    In Bangladesh, ship-breaking turns a stretch of beach into a vision of hell and a parable of globalisation. A photo essay by Saiful Huq Omi. Introduction by The Economist's Asia editor, Simon Long.

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