Atlantic City: ‘Trump turned this place into a ghost town’

When Trump won the election, photographer Brian Rose made straight for the gambling town to show the reality behind his billionaire boasts. The broken city he captured speaks volumes about todays America When $700m worth of junk bonds which meant the Taj had to come up with $94m a year just to pay off its debts, and $1m a day to be profitable Trump insisted the casino would make Atlantic City great again, returning the area to its prohibition-era glory days. When photographer Trump Entertainment Resorts. His grim shot of a pigeon lying dead on the ground outside, beneath large pictures of strenuously grinning Trump employees, perfectly captures an area that now seems bereft of opportunity. I actually went back …

After People Claimed That This Smiling Man Photo From 1901 Was Fake, Tumblr User Explained That Rural Chinese People Didnt Know How To Pose

One thing that comes to mind when thinking about early photography is probably the lack of smiles. Today we instinctively put a big grin on our faces when someone with the camera approaches, however it was rather uncommon in the early 1800’s. So it’s probably not that surprising that when a photo of a Chinese man with a big toothy grin, which was taken in the early 1900’s, has surfaced people began doubting its authenticity. The American Museum of Natural History confirmed, that the photo titled “Eating rice, China” and taken between 1901-1904 is authentic The photo was taken during Jacob H. Schiff Chinese expedition when a young German scholar Berthold Laufer was sent to China to investigate the foreign …

The big picture: a civil-rights stall-in, Harlem, 1964

Steven Schapiros shot of a protest was taken on a cross-country trip with James Baldwin The publication of James Baldwins book of essays The Fire Next Time in 1963 lit the touchpaper for the civil rights movement. Steve Schapiro, then a young freelance photographer, was so inspired by Baldwins message that he persuaded Time to let him travel with the writer from New York to Mississippi to document the protests that were under way. The pair are reunited in a new edition of Baldwins essays, illustrated with Schapiros photographs. Included is this picture of a protest organised by the Congress of Racial Equality (Core) to coincide with the Worlds Fair in New York in 1964. In the weeks before the …