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Nightscapes

Oregon-based photographer Matt Payne creates stunning landscape and nightscape photography. Payne uses long exposures and composites to illuminate the dark night skies and to capture the motion of the stars in visually stunning compositions. 

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gulou:

"Overnight, my childhood home became a battleground. The Hong Kong streets where I grew up morphed into an alarming political flash point with riot police in gas masks firing tear-gas canisters at pro-democracy protesters, many of them defending themselves from the noxious white clouds with little more than umbrellas and plastic wrap.
Having lived for years in Beijing researching the legacy of China’s suppression of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, I should not have been shocked.”
Louisa Lim, author of The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, shares an op-ed at the New York Times today on the current protests in Hong Kong. For full text, see Louisa Lim, “Hong Kong People!" NYT (29 Sept 2014)
Image: Vincent Yu / Associated Press

gulou:

"Overnight, my childhood home became a battleground. The Hong Kong streets where I grew up morphed into an alarming political flash point with riot police in gas masks firing tear-gas canisters at pro-democracy protesters, many of them defending themselves from the noxious white clouds with little more than umbrellas and plastic wrap.

Having lived for years in Beijing researching the legacy of China’s suppression of the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989, I should not have been shocked.”

Louisa Lim, author of The People’s Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited, shares an op-ed at the New York Times today on the current protests in Hong Kong. For full text, see Louisa Lim, “Hong Kong People!" NYT (29 Sept 2014)

Image: Vincent Yu / Associated Press

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