Some of the most iconic photos of our history. Seeing them in color makes it even more surreal.
HOW THE FUCK IS THIS DONE—
did i already reblog this
who cares it’s awesome
The middle three I think are especially poignant, because I think when images of destruction, violence, and death are seen in black and white, there’s a sort of unreality about them…a tendency to see them as history, the stuff of textbooks, and not as real things that really happened.
this is almost surreal holy shit
“world of averages” - composite images culled from thousands of individual portraits resulting in symmetrical average faces.
Significantly, one of the officials placed under investigation for suspected abuse of office was Marcello Fiori, the special commissioner appointed by Rome to oversee the “state of emergency” repair work at Pompeii from August 2008 to July 2010.
But the buck does not stop with a few managers accused of lining their own pockets. Something more worrying lurks in the shadows – the Camorra mafia. Just 15 miles away lies the southern port of Naples, the crime group’s home base, where it has a hand in everything from drugs to construction projects and rubbish collection .