John Stanmeyer Found His World Press Winning Image By Getting Lost In A Place He’d Never Been Before

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after a month traveling overland from a small village in Ethiopia, I arrived in Djibouti City. On my second day in the capital, I did what I often do when in a place I’ve never been before — walk about in the natural process of getting lost. While meandering along the beach, I came upon a group of people at dusk, all standing at different spots along the shoreline holding up their phones, some talking on them, others waving them in the air or just standing motionless.

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  1. This image says a lot about how far we’ve come as a race, especially since it is in the breadbasket of humanity. Beautiful image. Poetry.

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