1954-05-25 Thai Binh, Vietnam / The falling Soldier / Der fallende Soldat / O soldado Caindo / Muerte de un Miliciano

The photo appears to capture a Republican soldier at the very moment of death. The soldier is shown collapsing backward after being fatally shot in the head, with his rifle slipping out of his right hand. I was there in the trench with about twenty milicianos … I just kind of put my camera above my head and ...

Capturing Magic / Magie Einfangen / Capturando Magia / Capturando Magia

In the midst of city living, it is easy to forget that beyond the tall buildings, the World can be a wild place. Although the concrete jungle has its own ecosystem, there is way more species inhabiting the planet; there are creatures in every corner of the globe. And there are people who spend their lives ...

The Salt of the Earth / Das Salz der Erde / O Sal da Terra / La sal de la Tierra

Wars have been fought over salt. Soldiers were paid in salt. An important element to your body is salt. Salt was a form of wealth. Salt was used to preserve food. You are the salt of the Earth. You flavor the World. Do not be salt that loses its flavor. Along with the salt comes the ...

Freckles / Sommersprossen / Sardas / Pecas

Freckles are clusters of concentrated melaninized cells which are most easily visible on people with a fair complexion. The formation of freckles is triggered by exposure to sunlight. The exposure to UV-B radiation activates melanocytes to increase melanin production, which can cause freckles to become darker and more visible. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xiX2t55Y-tg Freckles are predominantly found on the face, although ...