features

NOOR is a collective of visual storytellers specializing in contemporary global issues. We create personal and self-initiated photo essays and features and do international photography and multimedia assignments for editorial clients, NGO’s and other organizations committed to the fundamental power of photography to bear witness to the struggle for human rights and social justice. We seek to contribute to a growing understanding of the world by producing visual reports that stimulate positive social change, and impact views on human rights and other issues of global concern.

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child preachers of brazil

Sebastian Liste

No one keeps track of the number of child preachers in Brazil, but there…

ferguson (black & white)

Jon Lowenstein

Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and Mike Brown. These are the names we…

ferguson (color)

Jon Lowenstein

Trayvon Martin, Tamir Rice, Eric Garner and Mike Brown. These are the names we…

eat to win

Nina Berman

The photography series 'Eat to Win' explores over consumption and the culture of gorging…

“an expedition of the curious”

Yuri Kozyrev

It is not the North Korean story, but simply a North Korean story. I…

cocaine production in peru

Sebastian Liste

Peru is the world leader in the production of coca leaves and cocaine. Traditional…

preparing for perestroika?

Yuri Kozyrev

Cuba: poor,  beautiful, loud, and above all, full of people who are very proud to…

we miss 43: confronting mexico’s cruel massacre

Sebastian Liste

In the end, it took a crime that was shocking even by the standards…

citizen journalism in brazil’s favelas

Sebastian Liste

According to Amnesty International, roughly 2,000 people are killed every year by the Brazilian…

favela funk

Sebastian Liste

The volume rattles the bones. The gyrations evoke scenes of lustful abandon. In some…

fishermen of holland

Kadir van Lohuizen

In this series of images Kadir documents fishermen's lifestyle on the rugged mudflats of…

the forgotten war in congo drc

Kadir van Lohuizen

Children in Eastern Congo (DRC) are born into conflict.  After the genocide in Rwanda…