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The tense standoff in Bangkok continues to produce some memorable photos, including this one by Seila Montes of an injured anti-government “red-shirt” protester. The light captured in the man’s eye gives the photo a focal point and a point of connection with the audience.
Timing and composition are key components in this Douglas Bakshian photograph of a bride in Beijing. By allowing the wedding dress to billow out of the frame, Douglas has captured a surprising image with visual interest.
A pro-government protester lies on the ground after he was injured by a grenade blast in Bangkok, Thailand, April 22, 2010. Your View/Cyrille Andres
Tensions have been high in Thailand as anti-government “red shirt” protesters face off against pro-government forces and supporters.
The death of Poland’s president in a plane crash over the weekend and deadly riots breaking out in Thailand dominated the news early in the week. With huge news such as this, photographers make every effort to capture the action and reaction of the events. Below are some of the strongest submissions to Your View around these two breaking news stories.
Mourners light candles at Market square in Krakow, Poland, in memory of Poland’s president who died in a plane crash April 2010. Your View/Gustavo Kralj
The signing of the U.S. healthcare bill and the debate raging around its passing dominated headlines this week. This photo from Tia Warhall shows protesters outside Capitol Hill. Finding photos that match the news story of the day is an important skill for photographers and Tia does it perfectly with this frame.
Monday March 8th marked International Women’s Day and celebrations took place around the world. In Romania, this policeman handed out flowers to women drivers. Your View contributor Sebastian Sascau framed his picture perfectly to show the driver in the rear view mirror. His subtle use of focus leads the eye around the frame until it settles on the subject, the woman driver.