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A selection of articles from The Photo Bank, a recurring column that I launched and curated on Money.com.
Articles are dedicated to exploring conceptual photography about financial issues.

 
Photograph by Jessamyn Lovell

Photograph by Jessamyn Lovell

The Woman Who Followed Her Identity Thief For Two Years

Photographer Jessamyn Lovell put her own identity thief under surveillance for two years—and exhibited the results for all to see. This article garnered over 1,000,000 page views within the first 24 hours it was live.

 
Photograph by Johan Bävman

Photograph by Johan Bävman

These Photos Show What Makes Sweden a Great Place to Be a Dad

Photographer Johan Bävman documents those Swedish dads who take advantage of the country's generous parental leave benefits to care for their children.

 
Photograph by Jim Goldberg

Photograph by Jim Goldberg

Looking at ‘Rich and Poor,’ 37 Years Later

Nearly 40 years after photographer Jim Goldberg started his groundbreaking project 'Rich and Poor,' a new batch of photos shows that when it comes to income inequality, not much has changed.

 
Photograph by Jeremy Goldberg

Photograph by Jeremy Goldberg

Some Women Will Get Naked Before They Expose The Contents Of Their Handbags

Photographer Jeremy Goldberg is on a quest to uncover the mysteries contained in the handbags of women around the globe.

 

Canadian Retirees Say ‘Oui!’ to a South Florida Trailer Park

Photographer Mika Goodfriend, who was born and raised in Quebec, has been documenting the Québécois retired community at Breezy Hill RV Resort in Pompano Beach, Florida,  to discover why they want to live out their golden years in the Sunshine State.

 
Photograph by Jim Goldberg

Photograph by Jim Goldberg

When the DynaTAC Brick Phone Was Must-Have Technology

All of the hype surrounding the shiny new additions to the Apple product line begs us to ask the question, "What happened to our excitement about the iPhone 6 (now designated 'obsolete')?" Jim Golden, a Portland-based commercial still life photographer, set out to answer this question through his two consecutive projects—"Collections" (2011) and "Relics" (2013-14).

 
courtesy of Droga5

courtesy of Droga5

 

This Is What A World Without Women Would Look Like

 

On March 8, females disappeared from ads to promote the Not-there.org campaign.

 
Photograph by Philipp Schmitt

Photograph by Philipp Schmitt

The Secret Data Hidden In Your Snapshots

Just by uploading pictures from your camera to the web, you might have left a trail of breadcrumbs for anyone to follow.

 
Photograph by Matthew Chase-Daniel

Photograph by Matthew Chase-Daniel

I Raised $1500 On Kickstarter—Then I Gave It All Away

Santa Fe–based photographer Matthew Chase-Daniel raised $1,500 via Kickstarter and then for 24 days starting in late August—at a rate of 40-50 one-dollar bills a day—he gave it all away by distributing it in undisclosed locations around town.