The streets of Chicago have been documented by many famous photographers, including Art Shay and Harry Callahan. But during the 1950s and '60s, another shutterbug was busy at work. Vivian Maier was a nanny in Chicago’s northern suburbs.
A few miles outside of Port-au-Prince is a government-established camp for displaced people -- Camp Corail, the only "official" camp in Haiti. Rows and rows of neatly-spaced tents provide shelter for thousands of people. But just past Corail, a more "organic" community has sprouted.
According to the UN Population Division, you will have seven billion cohabitants on the planet by the end of this year. It is also projected that by 2045, the global population could reach nine billion.
A photo exhibit tackling race and gender is currently up at the Art Institute of Chicago’s Modern Wing.The "Kitchen Table Series" was created by Carrie Mae Weems in 1990. Through 20 black and white photos, Weems chronicled the story of one African-American woman.
One of the more iconic images to come out of Afghanistan this year is not your average war photograph. It shows a small doll's foot sticking out of an American private's vest. A friend gave it to him after surviving a combat tour in Iraq -- attributing survival to the "lucky foot."