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Using iPhone’s ‘Night Mode’ to Shoot 40 Days of Darkness in Russia’s North

For my latest photo essay "Forty Days Of Darkness," I bought the new iPhone 11 Pro and went to Russia's Murmansk, the biggest city in the Arctic circle. From December until January the sun never rises over Murmansk. With the iPhone camera (most of the time) set to "night mode," I shot life in the darkness there.

Cold Snaps: How To Photograph Siberian Winters

I'm New Zealand-born photojournalist Amos Chapple, and I've worked in some of the most extreme places on earth, most chillingly in Siberia’s “Pole of Cold” where villagers endure temperatures that can drop below -94°F (-70°C). As winter begins to bite, here are six pointers for shooting when the cold gets real.

Beyond Freedom: Photos Inside Russia’s Prison System

As of October 1, 2018, there were 575,686 people in the institutions of Russia's penitentiary system. For each of these people, the reality of being in one of the penitentiary institutions is simultaneously a problem, a conflict, and a compromise. But probably to the greatest extent, it's a compromise.

The Remains Of Stalin’s Dead Road

In Russia’s arctic wilderness, the remnants of one of the Soviet Union’s most tragic gulag projects now lies largely forgotten.