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Winner of the World Press Photo General News, first prize singles, the official description reads: "A kitchen table in Donetsk, on 26 August, a day on which several districts of the city came under artillery fire from government troops." No words are needed. You can see more of this year's...

Photographer Steve McCurry and author Debra Denker arrived in Afghanistan in 1984 while working for National Geographic. During that decade, the country had been ravaged by war, and many innocents had been driven from their homes to live in refugee camps in the border with Pakistan. On one of those...

Born in 1927, Diane Arbus stood out because she photographed certain individuals considered outcasts. The "freaks", as she called them, were individuals shunned away from society. In this picture, a heavily tattooed circus performer poses for the camera. She also photographed transgender people, nudists and other people not accepted by...

The Chinese photographer Fan Ho was already featured on milia Verba. Today, we bring you another picture. Before we begin, I ask that you look at the picture. Just look at it. Your eyes are instantly drawn diagonally from the top right corner to the bottom left. And when you...

Dimitri Daniloff is a contemporary photographer. He mixes photography and graphical manipulation to create surreal pictures. He worked for some major brands (creating images for advertisements) and even took pictures of big names in music like Daft Punk and The Black Eyed Peas. To see more of his work, you...

Old pictures will always have a special place in my heart. In all probability, I will never meet the person in this old photograph. And that person will probably never be aware of my existance. But for a brief moment in time, we are connected. I don't know who he...

The technical knowledge and skill required to take a picture like this are not reachable to everyone. The artistic sense and "intuition" that led the photographer capture this moment is even rarer. Anyone serious about photography can understand this. And yet, there is so much more. I am a westerner...

At the end of February, Leonard Nimoy passed away. He as best known for his role as "Spock" in the Science Fiction series Star Trek. He was also an avid phorographer, and at one point considered switching career. When asked about this, he said "Being known in one area of...

Today we bring you the first contemporary photographer: Dan Winters. He specializes in portrait photography. You might have already seen his work in magazines like Life, The New Yorker and Rolling Stone. And though they are portraits, they aren't just portraits. Winters has a very recognizable style that adds a...

"What the heck? This is supposed to be a good picture? It's not even focused!" That's what makes it so beautiful. You know the scene: a street. Building on the other side, the cars, and a random person in the front. It could be any city in the world. But...

To a young person of the current generation (especially in the west), the most eye-catching thing might be the clothing. The Ushanka-like caps, the medals on men and women, the military uniforms. Next, you notice the stern-looking man in the center. Theoretically, you might expect this man, being the main...

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