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World War II in Photos - Alan Taylor - In Focus

World War II in Photos - Alan Taylor - In Focus
National Geographic Magazine’s annual photo contest is still open, but the deadline for submissions coming up on November 16, 2015. Photojournalist Louie Palu spent five years covering the war in Afghanistan, from 2006 to 2010, and has released a new documentary film titled Kandahar Journals, based on his writings and experience as a combat photographer. “Tilbakeblikk” is the name of a joint project between the Norwegian Forest and Landscape Institute and Norsk Folkemuseum. The project uses photographs taken of the same places separated by long periods of time to illustrate landscape changes in Norway. Images of people parading, trick-or-treating, partying, or getting scared silly in haunted houses, dressed in spooky or whimsical costumes—from the U.S., China, Germany, Spain, Japan, France, and more. Photographer Karen Marshall began photographing a group of girls in 1985—and hasn’t stopped.

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