If you've seen the films Cleopatra, Lawrence of Arabia, Patton or any of Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns, you've seen the Spanish town of Almeria. Fifty years after Almeria's filmmaking boom, D.C.-based photographer Mark Parascandola brings us images that explore Almeria's haunting identity.
Photographer Go Takayama has beautifully captured a region that, at least historically, has not been easy to access. That could soon change, though, with the construction of new roads and cities. He has spent the past two years with traditional Kyrgyz nomads on the cusp of change.
Tired of seeing the same old photos of Josephine Baker in a banana skirt, writer Nichelle Gainer started a blog showcasing rarely seen photos of African-American actors, educators, writers, students, musicians and more.
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