Upon first looking at Hans Soetes photos taken during President Bushs visit to Brussels, something struck me as odd. These protesters are not enclosed inside a double-layer of razor-wire topped steel chain-link fence, otherwise known in the U. Not that the contrast will be noted by my fellow Americans because if you live in an average American town you would never know Bushs Brussels visit met with any protest at all.
For example, my hometown newspaper in Winchester, Virginia ran a front page story featuring Bush looking statesman-like under a massive gold chandelier at the Concert Noble Ballroom in Brussels.
The accompanying text focused on an alleged thaw in European relationships with president Bush. Built to a narrow gauge, it was six and a half miles long, running from slate quarries outside the village of Abergynotwen to a junction with the Cambrio Railways Line at Towyn.
The other big front page photo was of happy returning GIs meeting their families again in the good old U. Built primarily to carry slate, it had obtained Parliamentary assent to carry a few passengers from Abergynolwen to Towyn and back.
Jack Laurenson followed the group as it swaggered around the country, parading its message of hate Quinn Palmer, a founding member of the London-based photojournalism collective Lacuna Media, recently completed this reportage documenting the growing transvestite and transgender scene in Britain’s capital.
The intimate photographic project focuses particularly on the life of Dutch professional drag queen Martijn Smit, also known by his professional alias ‘Vanilla Lush’.My mind is fully engaged, stimulated by long-dormant memories. "Text by Tony Sutton 's 12-page photoessay captures the action at India’s annual Yatra celebrations, when millions of devoted Hindu pilgrims travel thousands of miles by foot, bike, car and train to the banks of the River Ganges at Varanasi, the holiest city of world Hinduismd c was one of 581 passengers on the Mavi Marmara, the lead vessel of the Gaza freedom flotilla that was attacked in international waters on May 31, 2010, while on a mission of mercy to deliver aid to residents of Gaza.Some are as clear and intense as the photographs I’m looking at, while others are muted, in converging shades of grey, undecided whether to emerge from the long sleep of time . Israeli commandos boarded the ship, killed nine of its passengers, arrested the others and confiscated their cameras and film-making equipment.His unique artistic style has produced powerful photographic essays of Woodstock, the Monterey Pop Festival, The Doors, Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, Jimi Hendrix and scores of other legendary artists.Diltz continues his distinguished career, generating new and vibrant photographs that inspire the rock ‘n’ roll fan in each of us.A 14-Page Photo essay with words by Jack Laurenson India’s Bhopal gas disaster of 1984, in which at least 25,000 people died with 500,000 or more still affected, is the world’s worst industrial catastrophe.Perhaps the greatest betrayal of the Indian people by the Union Carbide Corporation was not the initial disaster that brought so much suffering to the streets of this vibrant city, but the failure of so many to heal the toxic and painful legacy left behind.This special book also includes the report into the violence during the event.Welcome to Mablethorpe, Lincolnshire, seaside destination for generations of holidaying Britons.In this 16-page large format photo essay he captures the battles between police and strikers and the hardships caused by the year-long strike that eventually led to the near-collapse of the country's union movement and paved the way for Margaret Thatcher's capitalist revolution.This 164-page e-book by acclaimed photographer Al Crespo includes photographs of events that took place during the violent protests against the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) meetings in Miami in November 2003.