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August 2012 Featured Photographer : Richard Lou

Thomas Gainsborough’s painting, "Mr and Mrs Andres", shows a white married couple sitting for a portrait overlooking their land, the husband holding a gun under his arm. In his project, "Ownership Society: A Conundrum," photographer Richard Lou evokes the painting … Continue reading

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August 2012 Featured Photographer : Laura Noel

In his short story, "Thank You for the Light," F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote, "Smoking had come to be an important punctuation mark in the long sentence of a day on the road." Laura Noel’s project, "Smoke Break," observes this peculiar … Continue reading

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July 2012 Featured Photographer : Adam Kuehl

First introduced to the Southeast in 1883 at the New Orleans Exposition, kudzu is a vine that was marketed as an ornamental plant to shade porches and later sold as a cover plant to prevent soil erosion. Now considered a … Continue reading

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July 2012 Featured Photographer : Tim Gruber

Along the coast of North Carolina (and the southeastern corner of Virginia), lies a string of barrier islands almost 200 miles long known as the Outer Banks. Even as protective sand dunes dangerously erode, residents remain divided on issues of … Continue reading

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May 2012 Featured Photographer : Lisa Elmaleh

The postwar baby boom era ushered in a period of rapid growth and development in South Florida which never stopped, and this growth has unsurprisingly jeopardized the health of the Everglades— subtropical wetlands that make up most of the region. … Continue reading

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May 2012 Featured Photographer : S. Gayle Stevens

Located along the Gulf of Mexico in Mississippi, Pass Christian has been almost totally destroyed by hurricanes on two separate occasions — once in 1969 by Hurricane Camille and again in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina’s record high storm surge. In … Continue reading

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April 2012 Featured Photographer : Lucas Foglia

Recent estimates suggest that as many as a quarter million households in the United States have moved off-the-grid, living without common utilities and modern comforts. Lucas Foglia’s photography project "A Natural Order" looks at different groups of self-sustainers in the … Continue reading

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April 2012 Featured Photographer : Aaron Cohen

Rural Virginia’s Twin Oaks Community is among the last remaining 1960s communes in the United States, and most of its members are under the age of 35 and have joined in the last decade. In his photography project "The Communitarians," … Continue reading

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February 2012 Featured Photographer : Leslie Burns

According to Ralph Eugene Meatyard, the masks worn by the subjects in his photographs were meant to function like billboards— "once you get past [them] then you can see into the past (forest, etc.), the present, & the future," he … Continue reading

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February 2012 Featured Photographer : Eddie Lanieri

Most cultures around the globe continue to adhere to a strict two-gender framework when defining their social systems, yet within many of these cultures, the concept of a "third sex" is acceptable as entertainment. In her project "Dress as Girl," … Continue reading

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