Riot

On April 27, 2015, friends, family and mourners gathered around Freddie Gray’s casket as it was being lowered into the ground at Woodlawn Cemetery in Baltimore.  Freddie Gray was a 25 year old black man who died from spinal injuries a week after he was arrested by Baltimore police.  This is now another death of a black man in police custody.  Parts of Baltimore became chaos with torching of businesses and police cars and throwing bricks at police officers.  The riot is the latest flare up amid the national debate over police use of force, especially when black suspects are involved. 

The Human Gallery do not promote violence.  This is not a way to resolve problems or change a situation.  Riots hurt a community far more than it helps but anyone could see that this heated situation would soon boil over.

DVNLLN captured powerful images of the city’s chaos and did an excellent job showing the emotion and turmoil behind what is going on in Baltimore.  You can see more and follow on his Instagram at BYDVNLLN. 
   

                 

All images by DVNLLN

The Movie

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Gregory Crewdson is a renowned photographer, if you do not already know it, is the envy! In order to achieve his shots with perfect stagings and perfect quality by many, the artist is accompanied by a team of 60 people used to film sets! And it is no coincidence because his photographs are all inspired by fantasy films codes which gives off a strange atmosphere and a mysterious story!
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The Great Flood

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In 2012, Nigeria experienced unprecedented floods that affected more than 7.7 million people, 363 people were reported dead and more than 600,000 homes had been destroyed in over 32 states in Nigeria. 
Nigerian photographer August Udoh captures the disaster in this photo essay.
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Passing of a legend (NSFW)

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It has been a month since the passing of a photography legend. RIP Lucien Clergue. 
(August14 1934-November 15 2014)
Born in Arles in France, Clergue met Pablo Picasso when he was 19 years old which began a thirty year friendship with the artist. Clergue went onto to co-found ‘Recontres d’Arles photography festival and later became the first photographer to be elected as a member to France’s prestigious ‘Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France’.
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