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These were tricky to get. “With the growing threat of targeted attacks against journalists and their Afghan fixers [guides and translators] in many of the areas I wanted to visit, using a camera openly was too dangerous — so I had to come up with an invisible way of taking photos,” Palu explains. That meant being able to hide his equipment on his body: “I began using a super-wide panoramic camera, which allowed me to photograph scenes with the camera wrapped in a scarf or hidden under my arm.

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<hipstervoice> I love black and white photography.  So raw. </hipstervoice>

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Members of 1st Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, based at Fort Stewart, Ga., sit in the belly of a C-17 aircraft at Sather Air Base in Baghdad as they begin their journey home on Nov. 30, 2010 after a year in Iraq. (AP / Maya Alleruzzo)

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Nice to see smiling faces in those pictures for a change! They definitely earned the trip home.

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Aerial view of Battleship Row in the opening moments of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7th, 1941. (U.S. Navy)

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Remember.

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If you follow my blog, you know that I am a sucker for good photo blogs.  The Big Picture is the PBlog that started it all for me.

There is now a clever parody blog of The Big Picture, called The Big Caption.  Here is one example:


They are all pretty funny.

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