Continuing this blogs theme of showcasing influential photographs that changed the world, the above is Josef Koudelka’s iconic 1968 picture of the Soviet invasion of Prague, the capital city of Czechoslovakia. As the Time Magazine wrote in their explanation of
1968 saw the planet Earth in a bit of a mess. Parts of Asia were in flames, Martin Luther King had been assassinated, & many cities had been torn apart by rioting. However, if you remember watching the HBO miniseries
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
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