Photo Essay: Calcutta Contradictions, by Saptarshi Sanyal

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Rollover images for slideshow controls Calcutta Contradictions Calcutta, the quintessential post-colonial Indian city, exposes the struggle to move ahead into the future and at the same time revel in splendour of an imperial past that palpably throbs in its present. The city’s name has recently been changed to Kolkata, as has happened with several of its streets and addresses. Notwithstanding these passing changes, Calcutta is an ultimate instance of an Indian city with the capacity to absorb and amalgamate parallel realities, juxtapose several paces of life in the same physical space and thus, present a canvas of contradictions. Speaking of age, …

Photo Essay: The Refugee Problem In Azerbaijan, by Ilkin Huseynov

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The Refugee Problem In Azerbaijan I chose the problem of refugees in Azerbaijan as the topic for my project. Despite the fact that it is often discussed, this problem still remains urgent and demands special attention from society. A democratic society highly values human rights, such as the right for inviolability of property, right of property and integrity of personality, which a person with the social status of a “refugee” is either fully or partly deprived of. In the photographs I have depicted one of the regions where refugees live. People in that region have been living under these conditions for …

IPA Street Photography Contest Finalist: View on the pool of the Frazer Hotel in Sukhumvit 11, by Dirk Claus

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Title: View on the pool of the Frazer Hotel in Sukhumvit 11 Location: Thailand Photographer: Dirk Claus Camera: Canon 5D Mark II Website: View on the pool of the Frazer Hotel in Sukhumvit 11, by Dirk Claus is a TOP 20 FINALIST in the IPA Street Photography Contest.