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Haunting Photographs of Nagasaki Taken One Day After the Atomic Bomb Dropped

Haunting Photographs of Nagasaki Taken One Day After the Atomic Bomb Dropped | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

This week, 24 incredible, powerful, haunting photographs will be going up on the auction block at Bonhams in New York. These are photographs that are newly-discovered, and many of them have never been seen before as they were taken with a faulty camera and never made it in front of the public eye.

They are photographs of Nagasaki, Japan, taken by celebrated Japanese military photographer Yosuke Yamahata the day after an atomic bomb was dropped on it and Hiroshima.

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Olaf Breuning

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Swiss visual artist Olaf Breuning places no limits on his medium of choice, expressing his artistic vison through peformance art, sculpture, drawing, photography, installation and film. My favorite of his work are these precisely staged photos of various smoke bombs, fireworks and other colorful objects arranged on a loose framework.

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Photographs of Atomic Bomb Tests Are Like Science Fiction Made Real

Photographs of Atomic Bomb Tests Are Like Science Fiction Made Real | What's new in Visual Communication? | Scoop.it

During the Cold War, scientists tested atomic bombs in remote areas of the globe. These terrifying and beautiful images were used in research, but they were also used to intimidate anyone who would be stupid enough to challenge the US or USSR in an armed conflict.

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