"Approaching Shadow" 1954, photo - Fan Ho

Critically acclaimed Chinese photographer Fan Ho spent the and taking gritty and darkly beautiful photos of street life in Hong Kong. His photographs are to be published in his new book “Fan Ho: A Hong Kong Memoir.

On fire

DESPERATE: A man sets himself on fire outside a bank branch in Thessaloniki, Greece, on September The bank had refused to renegotiate the old's overdue loan payment

Hans Bellmer dolls, 1930 ca.

Les Jeux de la Poupée (The Doll Games). Hans Bellmer was a German artist best known for the life sized pubescent female dolls he produced in the and.

photo - Herb Ritts

Wrapped Torso, Los Angeles, One of Ritts’s models wearing an Issey Miyake dress in Los Angeles. by Herb Ritts.

photo - Will Davidson

csebastian: “Alessandra” Russh Will Davidson Alessandra Ambrosio black and white, fabric blur under bridge Alessandra Ambrosio for Russh by Will Davidson

photo - Martina Hoogland Ivanow

photo - Martina Hoogland Ivanow

Photograph the man afire

Manish Swarup/Jampa Yeshi, a Tibetan protester self-immolated in New Delhi, ahead of Chinese President Hu Jintao’s visit to India, March

photo - Arthur Elgort

Caroline Trentini in “Where The Wild Things Are” by Arthur Elgort for Vogue US December 2006

photo - Kurt Iswarienko

photo - Kurt Iswarienko