Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medallists in the 200m, stood with their heads bowed and a black-gloved hand raised as the American National Anthem played during the victory ceremony. Read more about this protest in an Article
What a story each of these iconic photographs tells…. Read more about each photograph (and more iconic photographs) here: The Most Influential Images of All Time produced by Time Magazine. http://100photos.time.com/
Just once in a while an image, a music score, or speech holds me absolutely spell bound…. It was just an ordinary Thursday evening last week & a speculative Youtube search for ‘greatest speeches’ came up with a speech by Carl
Cannot fail to be moved by the Earthrise photograph taken on Christmas eve 1968. Officially tagged as AS8-14-2383, the photograph taken by William Anders during the Apollo 8 mission to orbit the moon was credited as the most influential environmental photograph
Just wanted to showcase a selection of iconic photographs that I have come across over the years. For ease of access, and information on each of these images, Time magazine have published an exceptional resource.
Just happen to agree with this quote by Patrick Geddes (1854-1932) ‘But a city is more than a place in space, it is a drama in time.’ Showcasing iconic photographs on my blog a theme I am keen on. ‘Tank