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Re: Learning to See

Post by Stu » Sun Aug 04, 2019 7:02 am

So eerie...
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Re: Learning to See

Post by Macrology » Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:31 am

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Abbas. Kuwait. Car cemetery. In the background, burning Burgan oil fields set on fire by retreating Iraqi troops. 1991.

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Re: Learning to See

Post by Macrology » Wed Aug 07, 2019 4:23 am

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Abbas. Lebanon. Ainata. The minaret of the village mosque, damaged by Israeli bombardment during the war of July 12-August 14.

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Re: Learning to See

Post by Macrology » Thu Aug 08, 2019 2:26 am

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Abbas. Lebanon. Tyre. Beach, Islamic style. A young women in full hijab enjoys the sea among men in swim suits.

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Re: Learning to See

Post by Macrology » Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:49 am

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Abbas. Mali. Village of Severi. A talibe holds a tablet inscribed with surates from the Koran. The dead bird hanging on the line is used for witchcraft. Black Islam cohabits with animism. 1988.

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Re: Learning to See

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Abbas. Mexico. Mexico City. Independence Day, celebrated by a military march. 1983.

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Re: Learning to See

Post by Shieldmaiden » Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:47 am

I'm really enjoying Abbas, Mac. The 'car cemetery' above is perfect.
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Re: Learning to See

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Abbas. Mexico. State of Chihuahua. Town of Creel. Family mourns a boy killed in an accident. 1985.

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Re: Learning to See

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Abbas. Morocco. Jdida. A woman wears the traditional nigab made of a burnous and a face veil. 1991.

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Re: Learning to See

Post by Shieldmaiden » Mon Aug 12, 2019 12:30 pm

Wow, the shapes and shadows. Another perfect picture!
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Abbas. Morocco. Marrakech. A woman and a car. Both wear the nigab, the veil which covers the body as well as the face. 1991.

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Abbas. Northern Ireland. Belfast. A wall crumbles down after having been set on fire, presumably by the IRA.

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Abbas. Saudi Arabia. Plain of Arafat. Hajj pilgrimage. A couple reads from the Koran on Mount Rahma.

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Abbas. Thailand. Narathiwat. A young boy handles his toy gun.

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Abbas. Yemen. Sanaa. Veiled young women in front of richly decorated of houses Old Sanaa.

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Re: Learning to See

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Carl Mydans. Manville. New Jersey. 1936.

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Re: Learning to See

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Daido Moriyama. Tights. 2011.

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Re: Learning to See

Post by Macrology » Thu Aug 22, 2019 9:19 pm

Just FYI, I'm in Europe now and won't be updating for about a month. I'll return to post more in late September!
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