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Fotografía panorámica de 360º por Harbert F. Austin Jr. Hiroshima después de la Bomba Atómica.
The panorama is eery. The trees are dead, there is rubble, it is literally a deadzone. No scary movie or horror story can compare to this type of devastation. The black and white contrast seems to add even more depth to the pictures because of the consistent trend of nothingness. It shows how massive the damage actually was. What I found interesting is the trolley line with people riding bikes or walking on the same road. Thinking of how they walked around after the bombs had dropped must be the strangest feeling because everything around them was simply gone.
The thing that always stumps me about pictures after bombings and other disasters is the reason why some things are left standing. Here we see buildings destroyed and utterly annihilated as far as the eye can see, yet the telephone poles are still standing in some areas. The picture can't capture the true scope of the destruction, but it also shows how destruction is a bit random in its own way.
This panoramic photograph shows the devastation of Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb. Everything in sight is destroyed. Houses and poles that were lucky enough to still be standing are even lost causes.