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Katrina Photos

Hey there, If anyone’s interested, My photos and an essay I wrote about the aftermath
of Hurricane Katrina have been posted on the website: www.thefullmonte.com
Thanks.

by [a former member] at 2005-10-27 15:27:01 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) Washington, DC , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

Good job and nice pics


by Dan Anderson | 27 Oct 2005 16:10 | Mobile, AL, United States | | Report spam→
strong work Gary. and The Full Monte (including your story) are keen examples of what I was writing Sion about in an earlier thread: that photojournalism is not confined to wire servie/magazines/newspapers, but that the net might serve as an equally compelling distribution. The pics are strong too. :)).cheers, Bob


by [former member] | 27 Oct 2005 16:10 | Toronto, Canada | | Report spam→
they hit home.


by Dominic Bracco II | 27 Oct 2005 17:10 | Arlington Texas, United States | | Report spam→
Strong images Gary. Very interesting to read your report as well. Thanks for the link. Best, William

by William B. Plowman | 27 Oct 2005 17:10 | Boston, United States | | Report spam→
Very powerful Gary. Tough stuff.

—Allison

by Allison Shelley | 27 Oct 2005 20:10 | Washington DC, United States | | Report spam→
Gary- there was one photograph of a skinny black woman in a wheelchair that you have up on that site- she is framed by a hand rail and is slouched to the right, and i think it’s the same as the one of her with a blanket over her in front of the superdome posted on the NO picayune site. you gave so much more context to this woman than most photographs of her, and your picture is powerful. im in grad school at univer. of missouri for photoj and i was born and raised in new orleans. i grew up in shacks, bouncing around from one dump to another. there was no job market and we were always getting robbed. when i graduated highschool i left my family and hadn’t lived with them until the hurricane hit and they moved in with me.
you said in your post: “I had heard many great things about this city of acceptance, of music, of gluttony, of freedom, of religion, and now of the lost and the found.” i had no freedom in that city. as your images show there is no freedom for the poor in that city. there is more accurate violence and revolt in your photographs than i have seen in the media. gary, thanks, right on. you might like the film “always for pleasure” made in the seventies by les blank: www.lesblank.com/more/AlwaysForPleasure.html
best,
bea wallace

by Beatriz | 04 Nov 2005 22:11 | Columbia, MO, United States | | Report spam→
Good story and strong photographs. Also intereseting website.


by Emiel Elgersma | 05 Nov 2005 10:11 | Utrecht, Netherlands | | Report spam→

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Dan Anderson, Freelance Photographer Dan Anderson
Freelance Photographer
Mobile, Ala. , United States
Dominic Bracco II, gringo Dominic Bracco II
gringo
Mexico City , Mexico
William B. Plowman, Photojournalist William B. Plowman
Photojournalist
Washington, D.C. , United States ( DCA )
Allison Shelley, Photojournalist Allison Shelley
Photojournalist
Washington Dc , United States
Beatriz, be an alcoholic -cbukow Beatriz
be an alcoholic -cbukow
Columbia , United States
Emiel Elgersma, Freelance journalist Emiel Elgersma
Freelance journalist
(photo, video, text)
Groblersdal , South Africa


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