photo essays


Photos of Coney Island's Wild, Wonderful Mermaid Parade

Dispatches from New York City's most magical day of the year.


These New Yorkers Love Weed So Much They Threw a Whole Parade for It

Weed enthusiasts took their spliffs to the street for the annual rally in support of cannabis legalization.


9 Photo Essays of Women and LGBTQ People's Lives Around the World

From the frontlines of Argentina's trans rights movement to the bathtubs and couches where women have given birth, these photos portray the multiplicity of women and LGBTQ people's lives.


Photos That Take on the Stereotype That Women Love Horses

In her new book, "The Woman Who Married a Horse," Finnish photographer Wilma Hurskainen examines the complex relationship between humans and equines.


Photographing the Smallest City in the UK

Like Twin Peaks, but without all the murder and stuff.


Inside the Boutique that Transforms Girls into Princesses

Ten years after the opening of Disney's first Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, we take a look inside the salon known for transforming kids ages three to 12 into young royalty.


Look at These Rocks

'Seven Magic Mountains' is the brightest thing in Las Vegas.


A Photo Tour of the World's First Hyperloop Track

Behind the scenes at the hyperloop's public coming-out party.


Photos of Moms Drinking Wine at Beautycon

While their children mingled with YouTube makeup stars at Beautycon NYC, parents drank rose, slept, and charged their phones in the Parents Lounge.


Touring de France with Manual for Speed

Our friends at Manual for Speed are covering the Tour de France. They've shared some photos from the first three stages -- on and off the road.


Loneliness, Friendship, and Threesomes

Much of photographer Isadora Kosofsky's art takes the aged as its subject, with perhaps her most famous project being The Three, a photo essay following a love triangle among three seniors living in different care facilities in Los Angeles.