A Photographer Was Banned from North Korea for Taking These Photos

What’s life like inside North Korea? Dozens of refugees, journalists, and photographers have tried to tell the outside world. But few photographers are as successful as Eric Lafforgue, whose intimate documentary shots from the Hermit Kingdom are as stunning as they are revealing:

Lafforgue is a remarkable travel photojournalist whose collections span Vanuatu, Namibia, Eritrea, Myanmar, and beyond. For full details on this particular visit to North Korea, including captions describing each photo, you can find a summary of his trip here.

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