Nicole Bengiveno

new york times

Nicole has been a staff photographer

with the New York Times since 1998.

On Assignment/ NYT LENS blog/ video

Donna's Diner / Multimedia

UFC Houston Texas

Becoming Judy Garland

Swimmer Diana Nyad / Cuba to Florida Training

Unintentional Monuments/Katrina

A Young Clown Follows in Father's Footsteps

Sandrow's Shinnecock /Chickens

This LAND/ The Oyster

Stories with links to multimedia content include:

Keeping the Faith, a church vigil in Boston. Foreclosure: On the Ground in Georgia. A series entitled The Road Back: U.S. 90 Gulf Coast. A Work in Progress on artist Richard Serra at MoMa. The Delta Queen Rverboat, Polka in its twilight,

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the tent I stayed in with the reporter and a guide while working in the high arctic circle and the clothing they made me wear to stay alive.
  
Bobby Femia watches his brother Tommygo into character for his role in impersonating legendary singer Judy Garland. Bobby will assist when Tommy is ready for wardrobe.
  
Entertainer Tommy Femia transforms himself into legendary Judy Garland for a performance at Don't Tell Mama cabaret in NYC where he has been doing so for over twenty years
     
  
 Big coal companies are buying out small mining towns along WV Route 26, a highway linking Bandytown, Twilight, and Lindytown. A visit to one of the few remaining residents.Their house stands alone.
  
Burlesque Historical Society annual reunion, held this year in a suite at the Ho- Chunk Hotel and Casino in Baraboo, Wisconsin.
  
Columbia, South Carolina's Campbell Pre-Release Center where prisoners use playing cards depicting unsolved crimes.
     
  
Union supporters and various tribes of protesters make a stand inside the State Capitol building on a 24/7 mission. As the evening progressed, celebration began when it was announced that protesters would be allowed to stay for another night. Some danced as other played drums and make-shift instruments.
  
Biloxi, Mississippi. The Road Back: A journey via Highway 90 along the Gulf Coast in areas damaged by Hurricane Katrina; nine months later.
  
Hooper Nebraska. Highway 275 used to run through the town of Hooper until a few years ago when a new bypass was created. A group of concerned residents got together and helped to  get a new Hooper sign erected to let passing vehicles know, Hooper is still here. The sign is located at a turn-off along the new bypass and it is lit-up at night.
     
  
Highway 275 used to run through the town of Hooper until a few years ago when a new bypass was created. A group of concerned residents got together and helped to  get a new Hooper sign erected to let passing vehicles know, Hooper is still here. Hooper Nebraska resident Joel Hargens is a banker at the First National Bank Northeast located on Main Street. He has a view of Main Street and a collection of deer antlers.
  
PetSmart chain stores have PetsHotel services catering to pets whose parents must leave town without them.
  
Volunteers from Pennsylvania working for the Mennonite Disaster Service, gather for a game of volleyball after their day of service in the Bayou La Batre community, hard hit by Hurricane Katrina.
     
  
Delery Street residents were allowed to come back to their Ninth Ward homes to survey the damage from the flood of Hurricane Katrina after conditions were deemed safe. Josephine Butler, 83, had a large statue of an angel that she said
  
New Orleans Ninth Ward opened to residents after being closed due to dangerous conditions after flooding from Hurricane Katrina. Residents bought their own hazmat suits and came home to start the clean-up.
  
The Abaspour family: Christine and Bejan with their daughters Magan (13) and Haley (10) Haley has been diagnosed at various points with bi-polar disorder. The family is working to help Haley help herself in their daily routines.
     
  
Raquel Gayle took a stroll in Atlanta's historic Grant Park.
  
The Queen Mary II docks in Red Hook Brooklyn. 5am fog surrounds the scene as a patrol boat secures the area.
  
Spy novelist Alan Furst photographed at Sag Main Beach, Long Island
     
  
Vermont's International Youth Circus- Circus Smirkus 2011 Big Top Tour, performs in Brattleboro, VT, pitching their tents in a field at the Vermont Agricultural Business and Education Center. 14 year old trouper, Sam Ferlo from Rome, NY, who plays a clown just as his father did for Ringling Brothers Circus. His father passed away in November of last year and Sam has decided to follow in his father's footsteps. Friends of the family and circus performers donated money to an education fund so that Sam could attend the circus camp.
  
Bangkok,Thailand  The Kredtrakarn Protection and Occupational Development Center has been made the main shelter to assist and provide services for trafficked women and children from foreign countries. Illegal Burmese garment workers sign and finger-print a list for back pay for labor done. Non-Government Organization (the Foundation for Women and Foundation for Child Development) workers are helping them as part of the long repatriation process. From a series of photos investigating slave labor.
  
5:30 am, Immokalee farmworkers wait in the parking lot of La Mexicana grocery store where buses will come to pick-up day workers. Most wait for the regular bus and for others it's first come first serve for the seats that will take them to the fields. It's the end of the tomato picking season.
     
  
5:30 am, Immokalee Florida, farmworkers wait for transportation to work. It's the end of the tomato picking season and It's first come first serve for the seats that will take them to the fields. From a series of photos investigating slave labor.
  
Immokalee Florida, farmworkers, the end of the tomato picking season where workers are paid 45 cents a basket.
  
Alpharetta, Georgia Milton High School football photographed for a project: Class in America.