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Timeless Photos Squash Stereotype of Asian Americans as ‘Perpetual Foreigners’

Although one and a half centuries have passed since the first major wave of Asian immigrants arrived on U.S. shores, many Asian Americans continue to feel like strangers in their own homeland.

Despite the community’s invaluable contributions to get America to where it is today, the group as a whole is still overlooked. Even worse, it is blamed for the most pressing problem that besets the country and the rest of the world at present.

Indonesian Fashion Photographer Fights Hate Through Powerful Visualizations

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Reinhardt Kenneth is using his skills to create awareness and begin conversations through his intense, visually-gripping photographic series with themes surrounding COVID-19.

The LA-based fashion and celebrity photographer told NextShark that he was feeling a range of emotions following news coverage of the hate and harmful rhetoric targeting Asians and Asian Americans.

Photographer Put on Blast After Winning $120,000 Photography Award for a ‘Staged’ Photo

The latest winner of a prestigious photography award has come under fire after behind-the-scenes photos showing at least eight other photographers capturing the same winning subject emerged on social media.

Edwin Ong Wee Kee, a Malaysian photographer, won the $120,000 grand prize at the recent Hamdan International Photography Award (HIPA), an annual event “showcasing some of the most awe-inspiring work of professional and amateur photography enthusiasts from around the world.”

NYC Photographer Captures The Beautiful Intimacy of Asian Couples

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Love, romance and intimacy — these are subject matters Hollywood doesn’t always associate with Asians. This lack of representation and perpetual stereotyping has provided Asians growing up in western countries with very little relatable content.

Photographer and director, An Rong Xu is filling that void for Asian Americans like himself through his project, “New Romantics.” The Chinese-born, New York-raised artist took to the streets of South Korea, Taiwan and China to capture raw, unadulterated moments between Asians to share the beauty in emotional intimacy and everyday moments.

New Photos Reveal How Much North Korea Has Changed This Year

Newly released photos taken in North Korea is shedding light on what the country looks like now. It focuses on new developments such as technology, modern electronics, as well as opening their very own KFC-like fast food.

These pictures which were all taken in the wake of a major anniversary weekend in North Korea on Sept. 9, shows a rather different side of the country, mainly the newer and notable developments that are taking place in several regions, according to NK News.

Japan’s ‘Thigh Photographer’ to Showcase Over 1,000 Legs in Upcoming Exhibit

Japan’s premier thigh photographer Yuya Sugiyama is set to turn this year’s autumn into the “season of thighs” with an upcoming exhibit featuring previous and latest works.

◆ 個展情報 ◆ 「ふともも写真の世界展 2018 秋」 会期:8/31(金)〜9/24(月) 会場:TODAYS GALLERY STUDIO NAGOYA#ふともも写真の世界展 #ふともも写真館

Singaporean Couple Definitely Hired the Worst $2,000 Wedding Photographer Money Can Buy

A newlywed couple from Singapore recently took to social media to express disappointment over their disastrous wedding photo album.

Posting the unimpressive images online on Tuesday, Facebook user Ivan Tan lamented how the 2,700 Singapore dollars ($2,000) he paid for Reflection Photography’s services was wasted on a “devastating” wedding album filled with their overexposed, unflattering and misaligned photos.