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Archive for ‘February, 2018’

Lave Cooling Operation


To close out our blogs for February we bring you a February event from the past. Here is something that you will not see too often. The eruption of Eldfell Volcano on an island off the southwest coast of Iceland bought out firemen in a “Lava Cooling Operation“; Heimaey, Iceland (February 7, 1973) in an attempt to try and stem the flow of the threatening lava. DPI pays homage to the great, Brazilian photojournalist Sebastião Salgado as we believe that this photo represents his style of work. In this photo firemen are spraying seawater on the steaming lava.

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Inupiat Children1


Photo editors know that one way to locate images is to do a search on Google Images. Realistically, with millions of images out there it is only possible to display several hundred at most on a search of Google Images.  Having a high page ranking with Google is not a bad thing, but I am afraid that if you limit your search to only Google you would probably miss a great deal. As Ferris Bueller would say, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in awhile you could miss it.”

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