When we asked Atlantic readers to show us what a successful life looks like, we received hundreds of submissions from around the country. Then, we smashed them up.
Age can’t keep these senior track and field athletes from the finish line
Part of our ongoing series of photo essays at the Atlantic titled Americans at Work. This week, photographs of the daily lives and spaces of workers in Philadelphia's Municipal Offices, made by photographer Ryan Collerd
Some expeditions require little more than a car and semi-serious walking shoes
Part of our ongoing series of photo essays at the Atlantic titled Americans at Work. This week, images of caregivers at work in their offices and in the homes of the elderly clients they serve, made by photographer Amanda Swinhart.
Just after the election,The Atlantic sent photographers to naturalization ceremonies across the U.S. to meet people on the day they became citizens.
Part of our ongoing series of photo essays at the Atlantic titled Americans at Work. This week, images of Port Houston, the busiest port for deep-draft vessels in the United States, made by photographer Daniel Kramer:
Part of our ongoing series of photo essays at the Atlantic titled Americans at Work. This week, observations of the daily commute made workers in big cities from photographer Cassandra Zampini.
The key to capturing history? Be as lucky as you are ferocious.
This week’s essay focuses on inner-city agriculture programs by photographer Preston Gannaway.
Photographs transform a bus stop into a symphony of commuters, buses, shadows, glass, and concrete
Welcome to a new series of photo essays at the Atlantic titled Americans at Work. Our inaugural story about educators in Chicago comes from Chicago-based documentary photographer Marc Monaghan.
Life in Ohio's proud but economically abandoned small towns
Portraits of once-abandoned animals and the stories of the families that took them in
Portraits and interviews with native Canadians abused within the government’s Indian Residential School system
Can satellite images of our planet's varied terrain make humanity's impact apparent?
An intimate look at the stars of the world's largest film industry
The photographer Fabian Muir has visited the closed-off country five times, hoping for a glimpse of the everyday.
Examining humanity's relationship to one of the most basic, and precious, natural resources
Parenting in the age of mass incarceration, the War on Drugs, and frequent exposure to crime and trauma
Early photographs of the architecture and culture of Peking in the 1870s