8 Photo Stories That Will Challenge Your View Of The World
This week is another sobering look at the effects of climate change around the world. We’ve seen China overrun and terrible wildfires continue in the Pacific Northwest. Photographer Marina Vitaglione used an old photographic technique to create otherworldly images of London’s air pollution, while Eva Marie Uzcátegui photographed a Miami sandbar that has become a floating hangout local language and is about to be destroyed.
Many news outlets paid tribute to the Indian photographer Danish Siddiqui, who was killed while working in Afghanistan. His work has taken him around the world, and his reporting on the Rohingya refugee crisis won him a Pulitzer Prize in 2018. The Delta variant of the coronavirus is on the rise, raising concerns about another round of network lock. Todd Heisler and David Gonzalez of the New York Times described 115 workers who have kept New York City afloat during the pandemic, even as some of them found themselves unemployed.
Despite the ongoing pandemic, the Olympics kick off this week after a one-year delay, meaning all eyes are on the celebrations in Tokyo. And just for fun, we took a last look at France and its full-blown celebrities at Cannes.