Monday, December 12, 2011

most powerful images of 2011

"A boy looks at a figure of Steve Jobs next to flowers laid in his tribute at an Apple store in Hong Kong, China"
"A distressed bride attempts suicide in China after her fiance abruptly called off their marriage. Still in her wedding gown, she tried to kill herself by jumping out of a window of a seventh floor building. Right as she jumped, a man managed to catch and save her"
"A girl in isolation for radiation screening looks at her dog through a window in Nihonmatsu, Japan on March 14."
"A protester gets sprayed in the face with pepper spray at an Occupy Portland protest."

These photographs are four of the 45 images posted in buzzfeed's "45 Most powerful images of 2011." These aren't only powerful but they document the of the various happenings, and collectively tell the story the world experienced this past year. The photographers from top to bottom are:
Kin Cheung, Yuriko Nakao, an unnamed Reuters China Daily photographer, Randy L Rasmussen.

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