Dupa 31 de ani…


Azi am avut ceva timp liber si mi-am propus sa il petrec intr-un mod util. Avand in minte marcantele imagini ale lui Dan Vartanian din Bucurestiul anilor 1976 am scos aparatul de fotografiat in intentia de a constata diferentele. Pentru relevanta, am incercat sa pastrez cat mai mult din atmosfera si incadratura originala. Fotografiile sunt facute pe Calea Calarasilor intre Sfanta Vineri si Hala Traian. Sunt convins ca rezultatul este interesant pentru multi dintre voi asa ca have fun :)

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The Saigon Execution


On the second day of the Tet Offensive, Edward Thomas Adams and an NBC news crew heard gunfire. They followed the noise to a street corner where South Vietnamese soldiers were leading a handcuffed Viet Cong captive to Lt. Col. Nguyen Ngoc Loan, chief of the South Vietnamese National Police. Assuming the prisoner was about to be interrogated, Adams raised his camera to capture the moment. Instead, he took a picture of Lung shooting the prisoner in the head. (Adams later learned that the prisoner was a Viet Cong officer responsible for slaughtering an entire family.)

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Dali Atomicus


It took 26 tries and over five hours to have this image done. Philippe Halsman made this picture in 1948 and the subject was Salvador Dali himself. Of course, all that you see in the image was an real act in front of the camera, no ticks or retouch. No more than three assistants threw the cats, one threw the water from a bucket and Halsman’s wife held the chair.

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