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War takes its toll and countless soldiers come out of its ravages with wounds to show for it. But the true warrior wears his scars proudly, showing the whole world that there is honor, dignity and abundant pride when it comes to wounds inflicted in the battlefield. A photographer from Berkeley, California, Michael Stokes, has a book that celebrates these war veterans. Called Always Loyal, the publication depicts numerous battle scarred soldiers essentially naked. They are shown striking suggestive poses, looking extremely fit, and most of the time wearing nothing but a strong sense of confidence and pride.
Observing the pace and rhythm of New York City from an aerial perspective is just absolutely hypnotic. The so called “rat race” is so evident. Relentless streams of yellow taxis lining the avenues, the droves of pedestrians hastily crossing streets controlled by traffic signals, tiny figures vanishing into and emerging from the subway stations, the noise of blaring horns and sirens. It’s all so chaotic and yet rhythmic and without it, New York would not be New York. It is indeed the city that never sleeps and images shot by Navid Baraty demonstrate it.
Drawing from their father’s enthusiasm for life, brothers Daniel and Samuel Taipale go about things pretty much like siblings would; together. Traveling on adventures abroad or sharing peaceful and stunning views from their home in Finland, these two brothers enjoy each other’s company the way two siblings should.
Patrick Lienin is a photographer and ecologist who was born near Basel, Switzerland. He subsequently grew up in Germany, and moved to America in 2012. Lienin took up Environmental Sciences at the University of Trier (Germany) and Lund University (Sweden), and pursued his doctorate studies in Landscape Ecology at the University of Oldenburg, Germany. He went on to work in 2012 as a professional researcher at the University of Connecticut.
The many indigenous people from around the globe are often seen as ‘different’, and this comes as no surprise. Known as Tribal Peoples, First Peoples, Native Peoples, or Indigenous Peoples, they constitute about 5% of the world’s population. There are around 370 million Indigenous people in the world, belonging to 5,000 different groups, scattered among 90 countries worldwide, with approximately 70% of them in Asia. They are the original dwellers of this planet. Before any kind of global migration took place, indigenous people populated the various parts of the world.