Ruth Orkin has become most famous for her photograph American Girl in Italy (the first in the American Girl series). The unstaged photo depicts Orkin's young room mate, Jinx Allen walking down the street in Florence. The photo has come to stand as a symbol for the way in which women experience public space.
For your consideration, here is a selection of photos that capture emotional relationships between animals and soldiers.
In this new collection from established Alaskan photographer, Carolyn Marks Blackwood, she continues to examine the natural world.