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The pictures are a “must see” just for doing what most news photography don’t dare … which is strip otherwise “conscience” imagery of a more glossy, distant and artistic veneer.
The paragraph at allfromweb starts out:
“October 14, 2009 in New York hosted the 30th annual award ceremony Fund Eugene Smith. Lou Gueng of the Peoples Republic of China won the Grand $ 30 000 for his documentary project, “Pollution in China.” Lou Gueng – freelance photographer, which began operations in 1980 as an amateur photographer. He was a factory worker, and later opened his own photo studio…”
(photo: Lou Gueng caption: Shepherd near the Yellow River covers the nose from the stench)
Bag’s Take-Away:The completely cryptic/screwed up way I find out Fukushima news. Accompanying gallery pic of nearby port, photo credit indicates continued radioactive dumping into ocean based on some “new setback.”
(photo: Reuters caption: Japan Coast Guard members wearing protective suits search for March 11 earthquake and tsunami victims from their vessel at Ukedo port in Namie town, Fukushima prefecture, near the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, May 25, 2011. Radioactive water appears to be leaking from a waste disposal building at Japan’s Fukushima nuclear complex, operator Tokyo Electric Power said on Thursday, in a new setback to the battle to contain radiation from the crippled power plant. Picture taken May 25, 2011.)
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