Photographing North Korea

Jan 21, 2012

North Korea is the one country I often say I would never set a foot in as long as the current crazy regime is still there. However, my inner curiosity craves to know what it all looks like over there. I still recall tales from my dear friend Elda who went on a mission with the U.N. a few years ago and came back with stories of being followed, conversations recorded, and empty avenues with no-one to be seen.. I was happy to discover this work from British photographer Charlie Crane, via the inspirational Creative Roots site.   Photographing North Korea.

I know, it’s a bit strange, it’s the 2nd time in a few months that I find myself writing about North Korea (read here). Very Family-unFreaking-Friendly. Go figure…

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  1. Chantale

    When I see these, I feel extreme sadness. I see people who live in concrete, grey days. I wonder about my uncle who never made it back across the border during the war.. still stuck there and after years of trying to contact him.. nothing. I feel nothing but disgust at the regime. Of lives lost, lives ruined, lives lived so sadly.

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