This week, we followed the ongoing flight of Afghans from their country. We spoke with some of the Afghan interpreters, support staff and informal allies who were left fighting for visas after the Taliban regained power. Meanwhile, Kiana Hayeri photographed young Afghans as she wondered what would become of the country’s post-9 / 11th generation for the New York Times Magazine. In the United States, Annie Grossinger spent years photographing people who were released from prison in New York State and how reintegrating into society challenged them in her series. Ongoing Sentence.
In the UK, we look back on more than 50 years of the Notting Hill Carnival, and to Britain’s older holidaymakers on David Hares ’English Riviera. In Somaliland, Nichole Sobecki photographed cheetahs in the wild and documented how they are illegally removed from their homes. And for Fast Company, researchers asked people in two cities in Colombia to photograph examples of justice and coexistence, with illuminating results. We look at the winners of the Women Photograph grants, including Eli Farinago and Danielle Villasana. Gena Marvin reimagines Russian beauty, and Pablo Piedra, a longtime military photographer, now takes amazing photos of bugs. Logan White’s photo series Recite it brought us back to ballet class, and the images of New England-based photographer Philip Keith on how Martha’s Vineyard became a Black refuge this year made us desperate to jump into the ocean and enjoy the last weeks of summer.