8 Photo Stories That Will Challenge Your View Of The World

Here are some of the most interesting and powerful photo stories from across the internet.

This week’s photo stories highlight work from women photographers throughout history. We lead with a fascinating interview with art journalist Charlotte Jansen about her new book on women in contemporary photography, followed by a profile of Chicanx photographer Devyn Galindo and her celebration of culture, community, and heritage. Additionally, the National Gallery of Art's curator of 19th-century photographs, Diane Waggoner, shares how she's revising the history of photography to include the work of early women image-makers.

Elsewhere on the internet, work from photographers Christopher Herwig and Ezra Stoller render everyday architecture as stoic monuments on film, Richard Misrach takes us to the first-ever Burning Man festival, and Gabriella Demczuk captures the heartbreaking effects of rising sea levels on the environment in her poignant salt prints.

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These are the pictures that caught our eye and kept us thinking.

"Here's How a New Generation of Artists Are Capturing Femininity" — BuzzFeed News

"These Gorgeous Pictures Show What the New Chicanx Generation Looks Like" — BuzzFeed News

"As Sea Levels Rise, So Do Ghost Forests" — the New York Times

"19 of the Oldest Pictures From the History of Photography" — BuzzFeed News

"Coming Across the First Official Burning Man" — the California Sunday Magazine

"Palaces of the People: Soviet Metro Stations" — the Guardian

"Ezra Stoller Turned Buildings Into Monuments" — the New Yorker

"22 of the Most Powerful Photos of This Week" — BuzzFeed News

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