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Evelyn Nieves

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Past articles by Evelyn:

The Disappearing Chimney Sweeps of Paris

With the romanticized but dangerous and dirty trade languishing, Pete Hawk captured chimney sweeps at work, toiling above treetops in the City of Light. → Read More

Spices. Soil. Scraps of Paper. These Are the Objects Unidentified Migrants Left Behind.

Rocco Rorandelli captures the lives of the refugees and migrants who died crossing a river between Turkey and Greece through the things they carried → Read More

A Spanish Photographer’s 42-Year-Long Mission to Save His Village’s Memories

Old ways of life are disappearing from Cespedosa de Tormes in western Spain, but Juan Manuel Castro Prieto wants to preserve the threads that join him to his ancestral village. → Read More

A Photographer Captures His Community in a Changing Chicago Barrio

Sebastian Hidalgo documents Pilsen, the old Chicago neighborhood where he grew up, hoping to capture the community before it is altered by rapid gentrification. → Read More

Meet the Dancing Holy Clowns of Mexico

After Lujan Agusti encountered dancing clowns during a religious procession, she set out to create surreal, colorful portraits that explore their complex history. → Read More

Women in Recovery, One Photo at a Time

Rocio De Alba has been photographing women who — like her — have confronted their substance abuse to lead fulfilling, if challenging, lives. → Read More

AT LUNCH WITH: Al Roker; Bright and Warm And Hold the Thunder

Al Roker is ignoring the weather. On a rare blue-sky day made for salad and sidewalk cafes, he is in his favorite steakhouse, ordering his usual: a 30-ounce prime rib, hold nothing. "I never could stand the nouvelle cuisine stuff," he said cheerfully. "Give me the red meat. Give me the potatoes." → Read More

Photographing Human Trafficking in New York

Xyza Bacani, a Filipino photographer, was a maid in Hong Kong for almost a decade. Now she documents human-trafficking victims in New York. → Read More

Girls Rule in an Indian Village

In the remote village Mawlynnong, a matrilineal society inspired a photographer to make portraits of self-assured young women. → Read More

Beyond the Stereotyped South

Tamara Reynolds looks at the American South as a native, going beyond the obvious to capture the region’s spirit. → Read More

Buying the Farm, Building a Subdivision

A quick assignment on a farm turned into a two-decade look at what happened when developers transformed the farmland into a suburban subdivision. → Read More

Renter, Heal Thyself

Ted Gullicksen’s sudden death leaves San Francisco’s beleaguered tenants without their greatest defender. → Read More

Death of a Fighter

A final visit with the legendary tenant activist Ted Gullicksen. → Read More

A Photographer's Guide to Nocturnal Life

Traer Scott had to find her own path as an artist. She found it at night, making portraits of nocturnal animals. → Read More

Saving Indonesian Rain Forests and Orangutans

Sandra Hoyn prefers covering stories that make her angry. The plight of Indonesia’s orangutans set her off. → Read More

A Photographic Muse Beyond the Ruins

Not content to tell the typical tale of a down-and-out town, William Widmer allowed Pine Bluff, Ark., to change his photojournalism. → Read More

A Photographer’s Summer of Luck in San Francisco

Fifty years ago, San Francisco was the setting for cultural and political upheaval. And Arthur Tress was the lucky young photographer who captured it. → Read More

Maybe a Nightmare on Elm St. Inspired Addams

Ron MacCloskey keeps meeting people here who are looking for the Addams family mansion. He thinks it's about time. Mr. MacCloskey is Westfield's unofficial Charles Addams historian. Before you even ask, he'll tell you that the late New Yorker cartoonist was born here in 1912, grew up in a modest two-story house at 522 Elm Street, graduated from Westfield High, roomed at Colgate University with a… → Read More

THE SUBWAY CRASH; Accident Has Eerie Echoes Of 1918 Crash That Killed 97

In the annals of New York City subway calamities, the worst remains the 1918 Malbone Street disaster: 97 people were killed and more than 250 were injured in a derailment in Brooklyn that had eerie parallels to yesterday's early-morning crash. In both accidents, passengers described harrowing minutes before the crash, where the motorman sped into stations, overshooting platforms by several cabs… → Read More