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Standouts at Paris Photo 2013

Alexandra CatiereZacharie, 21×14, gelatin silver print edition of 12, 2011© Alexandra Catiere. Courtesy In Camera Gallery, Paris.

Last week, Paris Photo, the prestigious fine art photography fair now in its 17th year, brought together 136 galleries and 28 booksellers/publishers representing 24 countries under one roof in the exquisite Grand Palais for a celebration of photography from the 19th century to the contemporary. Though there was an overwhelming amount of amazing work, we managed to compile a short list of some of our favorites.

Alexandra CatiereCéline 14×22, gelatin silver print, edition of 12, 2012 © Alexandra Catiere. Courtesy Priska Pasquer Gallery, Cologne.

Pieter HugoMimi Afrika, Wheatland Farm, Graaff-Reinet, 2013 © Pieter Hugo. Courtesy Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Pieter HugoShaun Oliver, Cape Town, 2011 © Pieter Hugo. Courtesy Stevenson, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Olivier MetzgerWonderland, 2013 © Olivier Metzger. Courtesy Bertrand Grimont, Paris.

Dorothee GolzPrada Girl, 2012 © Dorothee Golz. Courtesy Charim Galerie, Vienna.

Mari BastashevskiState Business – Chapter II, 2011 © Mari Bastashevski. Courtesy East Wing, Dubai.

Mayumi HosokuraUntitled (from the series “KAZAN”), 2009-2011 © Mayumi Hosokura. Courtesy East Wing, Dubai.

Cristina de Middel Yinqaba – The Afronauts, 2013 © Cristina de Middel. Courtesy East Wing, Dubai.

Tom ButlerLane, 2012 © Tom Butler. Courtesy Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp.

Abelardo MorellCamera Obscura: View of Central Park Looking North, Spring, 2010 © Abelardo Morell. Courtesy Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York.

Richard FinkelsteinUmbo in Dumbo, 2013 © Richard Finkelstein. Courtesy Robert Mann Gallery, New York.

This post was contributed by photographer Anita Totha.

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