In polar photography, a battle with fear and cold

"I couldn't think of anything else but to breathe deep and go as deep as I can." (Photo credit: Amos Nachoum) Wildlife photographer Amos Nachoum is no stranger to difficult situations. As an Israeli...

Islamic dress debate provides fodder for artists

In 2011, France became the first European Union country to ban women in public from wearing veils that cover their faces. But the debate over Islamic dress in Europe didn't stop there. Since then a number...

A lens on Venezuelan street crime

"The drug trade is why we still have the government we have." Adriana Fernández first wielded a camera at the age of 16 to take pictures of friends involved in the graffiti scene in her native city of...

Correa critic barred entry to Ecuador

"There has to be an end to an era of silencing people and impeding them from going to the streets to discuss the problems with the government." Manuela Picq was detained in Ecuador's Ministry of Interior...