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Jan 20, 2021 5 tweets 4 min read
Since the U.S. Capitol attack, news orgs have published helpful analyzes of video + pix from the day. That reporting has given us a good idea of what happened, or at least what was visible. This @NYT story is on the "Oath Keepers". #Capitol #CapitolRiot… A few observations: 1) There is a //mountain// of material. Hundreds of people took video + pix, many of them participants in the riot. By comparison, just 32 people filmed or took photos of + in the moments around the assassination of JFK. (This pic by @Reuters Leah Mills) Image
Jan 10, 2021 5 tweets 5 min read
Every day, @Reuters photographers capture the news: the first vaccination; protestors in HK; a mob attacks the U.S. Capitol. I love the way many also spin patterns + even art from the events around them. Here are 5 pix from recent days that force you to look at the world afresh: 1. (Above) A person walking with an umbrella during heavy snowfall in #Madrid, Spain. Pic by Susana Vera

2. People in #Singapore watch a movie outdoors. The setup allows them to distance themselves and avoid catching the coronavirus. Edgar Su took this pic.

#madridsnow #COVID19
Mar 18, 2020 14 tweets 10 min read
It's hard to capture the absence of activity. How do you show something that is missing? These wonderful @reuters pictures do just that.

First, the National Mall in Washington on March 15.

Pic by Carlos Barria

#coronavirus #CoronavirusOutbreak #PictureOfTheDay #photography An empty lecture hall at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, on March 16.

Pic by Piroschka van de Wouw