Documentary photographer Tomas van Houtryve snuck into North Korea by posing as a businessman looking to open a chocolate factory. Really, North Korea? You believed that?
Despite 24-hour surveillance by the government, he still managed to take photographs of Pyongyang (North Korea’s capital city) and its people — rarely captured images and even more rarely distributed. Published by Foreign Policy, “they show stark glimmers of everyday life in the world’s last gulag.”