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Al fotógrafo Mikel Aristregi le gusta fotografiar las distintas regiones étnicas y más escondidas de Asia. Su serie más reciente, -40/96° , documenta a los indigentes desamparados de Ulán Bator, Mongolia, quienes intentan escapar del frío que se cuela hasta sus huesos viviendo en la completa red de túneles que albergan los ductos de agua caliente de la ciudad. Varias de estas personas son alcohólicas, y se emborrachan con licor mongol de 200 grados de alcohol.
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In the middle of last year, The Economist released rankings for the world’s most livable cities , and Hong Kong was found at the top.
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A moving collection of iconic photographs from the last 100 years that demonstrate the heartbreak of loss, the tremendous power of loyalty, and the triumph of the human spirit. Warning: Some of these will make you weep. Earthrise: A photo taken by astronaut William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission in 1968.
After the BuzzFeed selection of the Most Powerful Photos of 2011 , we feature another collection of remarkable photos taken in the year of 2011, this time by the Reuters news agency photographers in wonderful and deep captures that reminds various facts and events of the year. The complete gallery with descriptions of the photos can be found here . Founder of Paranoias, I was born in São Miguel, the biggest island from Azores. I'm a freelancer in the areas of web development and web design and I'm passionate about design, technology and photography. You can follow me at Facebook or Google+ but I normally post in Portuguese.
digg On March 10, 1869, railroad officials, political leaders and work gangs converged at Promontory Point, Utah, to drive in the last spike of the Pacific Railroad, the first of five transcontinental railroads built in the 19th century. The driving of the spike linked the Union Pacific line built from East to West with the Central Pacific, which had commenced construction in California. On January 28, 1986, after about 73 seconds into its launch, space shuttle Challenger exploded, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members, which included the first teacher in space.
National Geographic is currently holding its annual photo contest , with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30. For the past nine weeks, the society has been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to vote for them as well. National Geographic was kind enough to let me choose among its entries from 2011 for display here on In Focus.
Photographer Michel Perez captures the essence of Sicilian life in the 1960s for Bambi magazine. Perez's photo series, A Sicilian Adventure , features Romanian model Catrinel Menghia in captivating scenes. Browsing through the photos, I feel like I'm looking at stills from a Marcello Mastroianni and Sophia Loren film. The outfits are period-appropriate and Menghia's assets are flaunted in the same fashion as Loren in her most popular Italian cinematic roles.
Inspired by an article he read about abandoned diamond mines in Namibia, photographer Álvaro Sánchez-Montañés wanted to learn more. In his magazine he had only stumbled across one picture of Kolmanskop, a now ghost town in southern Namibia that had once been a rich mining village. Online he found a treasure trove of interesting photos and at that moment promised himself that he would one day experience the Namib desert for himself. He would see with his very own eyes how the desert sands' had reclaimed its space.