People Archive

Jun
02
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Demonstrations and civil unrest in Turkey began on 28 May 2013 in response to government plans to remove Gezi Park in Istanbul.  The violent response by authorities to the initial protest prompted greater crowds in the following days.  It's estimated that three and a half million people took part in demonstrations in a number of cities across Turkey.

One protestor holds a portrait of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk- seen as the founder of modern Turkey and a much more secular ruler than the current President Recep Erdoğan.

Taksim Square Protests, Part II

The previous set of photos was taken on Istiklal avenue approaching Taksim Square.

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Jun
02
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Protesters wearing makeshift masks and eye wear participating in anti-government demonstrations in Istanbul.

Taksim Square Protests

Photos I took of today’s anti-government demonstrations in Istanbul.

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Mar
29
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VICE- providing a little window into the misery of people elsewhere.  Friday's at 11pm.

Street Photography, NYC Part II

Returning now to the far less dramatic streets of New York back in April I have another batch of photographs.

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Mar
28
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NYPD Squad Cars

Street Photography, New York City

Some street photography from a week or so in NYC back in March.

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Mar
28
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Katz's Delicatessen a restaurant in the Lower East Side in Manhattan.

Katz’s Delicatessen, NYC

There was a big deli at the bottom of the street I stayed on that’s apparently famous for its roast beef sandwiches. I figured millions of New Yorkers Can’t be wrong.

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Mar
24
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Revelers at the annual parade of Le Nain Rouge (The Red Dwarf). The Ottawa tribe that originally inhabited the region believed it was a protector of the area and the offspring of their stone god.  After the french settlement of the area it came to be viewed as a more demonic force and a 'harbinger of doom'.

Le Nain Rouge

Chicago had green people. Detroit turns out in red.

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Mar
23
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The state of Michigan spends more than $10 million a year to house more juvenile offenders with life sentences than any other state apart from Pennsylvania. 358 inmates are serving life sentences for crimes committed from ages 14 to 17. One in five has been in prison 25 years or longer.

Detroit Youth Demonstration

Some photos from a youth Demonstration in Detroit.

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Mar
16
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A police boat patrols the Chicago river during St Patrick's day celebrations 2013.

Chicago’s St Patrick’s Day 2013

Apparently way back in the 1830s about 20 per cent of Chicago’s population were Irish.

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Mar
13
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Mick playing pool at Rite Liquors Cocktail Lounge

Rite Liquors Cocktail Lounge

So Chicago has these dive bars that double as liquor stores during the day and they’re a sort of throwback to an age where drinking was something you did to get drunk. . .

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Mar
09
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Fish throwing at Pike Place Market

Seattle

Some images from a few rainy days in Seattle.

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Feb
05
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Security Staff

Shanghai Morning

After a frigid night in Shanghai we watched the city wake up.

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Oct
05
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The tetum word for gecko is 'teki' which can also refer to a pretty girl.

Timor-Leste; Companions

Last week I got back from the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. Here are some of my traveling companions.

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Aug
12
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Families gathered by the side of the road in Cova Lima district on the south coast of East timor.

East Timor: Part 3

In the evening I’m starting to feel like I have a monumental hangover. Which is a marked improvement over what I was feeling at the start of the day.

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