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Thought-Provoking Portraits of New York City Children with Their Nannies



In Substitutes, photographer Ellen Jacob captures caucasian children and the women of color who care for them. In her Upper West Side Manhattan neighborhood, she explores the racial implications of the role of nanny, drawing a complex portrait of the economic and social currents that often go unnoticed in everyday life. Though her subjects explained to her that race did not figure much into the relationships between nanny and employer, Jacob provides a visual narrative that questions these assertions.

Tiny Atlas Quarterly Exhibition Celebrates Travel, Light and a New Camera Bag


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In the last two years, Tiny Atlas Quarterly has gone from a seed in the mind of Oakland photographer Emily Nathan to a leading travel and lifestyle magazine. As of this writing, the Instagram hashtag #mytinyatlas has more than 1.7 million submissions, with photographers all over the world vying for a coveted spot on the @tinyatlasquarterly feed

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