Thursday, August 10, 2017

#Photography for the Beautiful 8/10

Hohhot, China

Performers celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the autonomous region of Inner Mongolia

Photograph: VCG/Getty Images

Aleppo, Syria

Nur Setut, born in 2011 when Syrian civil war began, practises karate, with dreams of becoming a world-class champion

Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

She's not preparing for war but rather preparing to be somebody around the world.  Good luck, kid.

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Buddhist monks parade barefoot in front of the Royal Palace

Photograph: Tang Chhin Sothy/AFP/Getty Images

Maybe it intrigues with a photographic scene which looks like a graphic creation.

Jiuzhaigou, China

Chinese paramilitary police, exhausted from an 18-hour rescue operation in earthquake-stricken Sichuan province, sleep under a tree

Photograph: STR/AFP/Getty Images

When they fall asleep like that in daytime, those must be some seriously tuckered-out rescuers.  Hat tip to all those life savers.

La Paz, Bolivia

An image of the Beatles is displayed on the side of a car in the city’s downtown area

Photograph: David Mercado/Reuters

One of the few forms of globalization which actually worked.  Peace.

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