Larry Towell: The Russian Front, East Ukraine

After the February 2014 Euromaidan uprising, which brought an end to the Viktor Yanukovych government, Russian President Vladimir Putin annexed the Crimea with the support of locals who felt isolated from the new government in Kiev. The Ukraine army and related militias entered Eastern Ukraine where separatist movements, supported by...

Nick Bowers: Scared Scientists portraits

In his black-and-white photography series "Scared Scientists," Nick Bowers captures a raw element not often associated with scientific knowledge. For the series, Bowers interviewed a selection of scientists in varying fields, capturing the frightened looks on their faces while they contemplated their findings. The photos are minimalist but intense, each...

Bangladesh’s Third Gender

Bangladeshi photographer Shahria Sharmin grew up believing that Hijras -- individuals who were designated male at birth but adopted feminine gender roles later in life -- were "less than human." Their physical appearance, their behavior and their general way of life, she explains, set them apart in her country's conservative...