A pedestrian and bird pass each other on October 29, 2015 in Slavyansk, Ukraine.
A competitor explores an abandoned missile silo during an all-night scavenger hunt and urban exploration game called "Quest" in the early morning hours of September 6, 2015, in Zhitomyr Oblast, Ukraine. More images from this project here.
Rashad Barbour, 10, of Columbus, climbs on monkey bars at Watkins Elementary School on October 17, 2005 in Columbus, Ohio. Barbour was there for the groundbreaking of the New Watkins Elementary School, which is being constructed on the campus of the old Watkins Elementary School.
Friends gather for breakfast at sunrise on Twin Peaks on November 8, 2013 in San Francisco, California.
A woman rides her bicycle in traffic on April 21, 2017 in the Oberkampf neighborhood of Paris, France.
A humpback whale breaches on July 30, 2014 on Monterey Bay offshore of Moss Landing, Calif.
A group of men from a singing school in Holland surround and serenade a passing woman on Rue Saint-André des Arts in Sprng, 2004 in Paris, France.
Claire Hebert and Fatuma Lukusa embrace at Rails Restaurant on September 20, 2017 in Lewiston, Maine. From a forthcoming project supported by the National Geographic Foundation.
A man waves a Romanian flag during a protest following a fire at the Colectiv nightclub on November 7, 2015 in Bucharest, Romania. More images from this project here.
A man anoints himself with water from the Dniepr river during the Christian holiday of Epiphany on January 19, 2015 in Kyiv, Ukraine. More images from this project here.
Amid teargas, a refugee throws a rock towards a fence protecting the highway approaching the port of Calais at The Jungle refugee camp on October 22, 2016 in Calais, France. The operation to dismantle the camp would begin two days later. More images from this project here.
Friends and family, including former Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, center, and wife of the deceased Tamara Janelidze, second from right, mourn during a funeral for Azov Battalion member Georgi Janelidze on April 24, 2015 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Laura Yongblood weeps while holding the dog tags of her husband, Dr. Travis Levy Youngblood, during a memorial for Lima Co. at Rickenbacker ANG base on November 12, 2005 in Columbus, Ohio.
Medics with Durham County Emergency Medical Services respond to a call for a suspected COVID-19 case in an at-risk patient during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic on July 17, 2020 in Durham, North Carolina. Durham County EMS responded to 182 suspected Covid cases last week and 638 in the last month. More images from this project here.
Migrants walk through cornfields west of Sid, Serbia towards the Croatian town of Tovarnik on September 17, 2015. After being bussed to the border, migrants were directed by aid workers and police on a route that circumvented the official checkpoints of both nations. More images from this project here.
Taxidermist José Luis Martín Moro sews the hide of a bull onto a polyurethane form in his workshop on July 16, 2018 in Serradilla del Arroyo, Spain. More images from this project here.
Michel Terestchenko playfully punches a statue of Vladimir Lenin following its removal from the town square on December 7, 2015 in Hlukhiv, Ukraine. Terestchenko, a French-born businessman of Ukrainian descent, returned to his ancestral lands to become mayor of a small provincial city; his ancestors had been driven out during the 1917 revolution.
A refugee covers his face with a scarf as fires erupt in The Jungle refugee camp on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in Calais, France. Authorities conducted a week-long operation that resulted in the eviction of the majority of the population and the destruction of the camp. More images from this project here.
A member of Ivan Bohun Military Lyceum's first platoon of female students wears a unicorn-themed pen in her fatigues at the high school on December 6, 2019 in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Diana Meter enters a cornfield for the first time in Hillsborough, North Carolina.
Dawn on Route 106 on October 29, 2018 in Leeds, Maine.
Ukrainian Army Press Officer Denis Naumov catches a quick nap in his room at a makeshift barracks on March 30 in Avdiivka, Ukraine.
Barbara Zuviceh, 62, weeps in the wreckage of her recently-purchased home on Pontchartrain Drive on the outskirts of Slidell, LA after Hurricane Katrina passed through the area on September 5, 2005.
A volunteer with Dnipro-1 battalion does maintenance work on a tank on February 16, 2015 in Pisky, Ukraine. More images from this project here.
Sidra, a 10 year-old Syrian refugee, cries as tensions rise near a gate in the fence at a refugee camp on the Macedonian border on March 6, 2016 in Idomeni, Greece. More images from this project here.
A tent is seen under a mural on March 21, 2016 in the port of Mitilini, Lesbos Island, Greece.
A fireman walks between burning vehicles during the Gilets Jaunes near the Arc de Triomphe on December 1, 2018 in Paris, France. Protesters dubbed "yellow vests" for the reflective jackets they wear gathered for a third week to protest a new gas taxes and other domestic issues. More images from this project here.
A peshmerga soldier is seen through the cracked window of a Humvee that was recaptured from ISIS (Daesh) on May 18, 2016 in Makhmour, Iraq.
Teenagers smoke pot on November 23, 2003 in Hillsborough, North Carolina.
A student wearing a ‘17th century plague doctor’ costume strolls through the University of North Carolina campus on August 22, 2020 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The emergence of clusters on campus forced UNC to abruptly cancel in-person classes the previous week. The student, a junior who preferred to remain anonymous, bought the costume on Amazon in response to the emergence of the new infections and to bring attention to the pandemic without being ‘overly depressing.’ More images from this project here.
Blood runs down the ice-encrusted face of a skater after he fell during the Alternative Elfstedentocht on January 25, 2019 in Weissensee, Austria. More images from this project here.
Knicks center Kyle O’Quinn hoists a child to shoot a basket at Kristaps Porzingis’ KP3 camp on June 14, 2016 in Liepaja, Latvia.
Petra Kvitova's shoes, emblazoned with her name, are seen as she serves during a warm-up session before a third-round match against Estonian Anett Kontaveit at the French Open on June 1, 2018 in Boulougne-Billancourt, France.
Painter John Zurier poses for a portrait at his studio on November 13, 2014 in Oakland, Calif.
Jenn Florin displays her back tattoo at Lands End on July 6, 2012 in San Francisco, California.
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