The Marlboro Marine An Enhanced Photo graced many frontpages For over a century, cigarettes were not just icons of cultural sophistication, sexual attraction, freedom and youth; they were sources of comfort and reassurance to many — especially to those that the front. During the First World War, sheer boredom and anxiety of the trenches was soothed, to some extent, by cigarette smoking.
Almost human: Photographer's intimate studio portraits that show wild creatures making unnervingly similar gestures to us By Leon Watson Published: 20:31 GMT, 14 November 2012 | Updated: 17:27 GMT, 15 November 2012 How he got them to sit still, we don't know. But somehow award-winning UK-based photographer Tim Flach managed it, and this was the result. Outsiders Refugee Camp, Peshawar, Pakistan While every refugee’s story is different and their anguish personal, they all share a common thread of uncommon courage: the courage not only to survive, but to persevere and rebuild their shattered lives. - Antonio Guterres Afghan refugee, Pakistan I know how men in exile feed on dreams. - Aeschylus
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President Obama Meets Civil Rights Icon Ruby Bridges William Allman July 15, 2011 06:54 PM EDT Watch the video of President Obama and Ruby Bridges here. When Ruby Bridges visited the Oval Office on July 15, President Obama told her, "I think it's fair to say that if it wasn't for you guys, I wouldn't be here today." November 14, 2010 marked the 50th anniversary of six-year-old Ruby's history-changing walk to the William Franz Public School in New Orleans as part of court-ordered integration in 1960. Spectacular Neon Blue Lava Pours From Indonesia's Kawah Ijen Volcano At Night (PHOTOS) You’ve heard of “red hot” and “white hot” to describe searing temperatures. But what about “blue hot”? That’s the surreal hue of Indonesia’s Kawah Ijen Volcano, which glows with an otherworldly “blue lava“ at night.
Brice Portolano Photographe Brice Portolano is a self-taught photographer currently based in Paris, France. His work is mainly inspired by the man/nature relationship and leads him to meet and follow in their explorations adventurers who have a strong bond with nature. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org Louis Schwartzberg Louie Schwartzberg (born February 21, 1950), also known as Louis Schwartzberg, is an American director, producer, and cinematographer. Schwartzberg is recognized as a pioneer in high-end time-lapse cinematography. Schwartzberg is the only cinematographer in the world who has been shooting time-lapse film 24 hours a day, 7 days a week continuously for over three decades. Schwartzberg is a visual artist who focuses on connections between humans and the subtleties of nature and environment.
American Girl in Italy It is almost a cliché to say that when Jinx walked across a different world when she traversed the Piazza della Republica in Florence on that August day exactly sixty years ago. But that world was truly different — in a sense, unfathomably different — to someone born in the 1980s. Even today, after all advances in modern communications, online bookings and airtravel, travelling alone can be daunting. But imagine doing exactly that sixty years ago, when the world was a more intolerant place — which was what Jinx and her photographer did. William H. Thomas (physician) Born in Tioga County, Thomas wrote of his childhood in Nichols, N.Y, “I was surrounded by older relatives since the day I was born and thought of my grandmother's house as an extension, for a lack of a better word, of my own. I think that the most important thing I learned was that older relatives were valuable and esteemed members of the extended family. In fact, they were the glue that held the family together.” In 2008, The Wall Street Journal named Thomas among the 12 most influential Americans shaping aging in the 21st Century U.S. News and World Report described Thomas as a revolutionary, “With his startling common-sense ideas and his ability to persuade others to take a risk, this creative and wildly exuberant 46-year-old country doctor has become something of a culture changer--reimagining how Americans will approach aging in the 21st century. And with 35 million Americans over 65--a number that will double by 2030--that takes a big imagination indeed.”