Open Your Eyes, and Focus On Your World
August 25, 2004 2:50 PM   Subscribe

Focus On Your World. A beautiful collection of photographs from the Focus On Your World competition put on by the United Nations Environment Programme. They are beautiful, stunning, charming, and, at times, wonderfully common. The thing to remember is that each of these photos is someone else’s daily life.

A fantastic exhibition of these photos is currently on display at--of all places--Heathrow Airport, thanks to the support from BAA and HP.
posted by NotMyselfRightNow (9 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Absolutely top hole.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 3:37 PM on August 25, 2004

Very wonderful photographs. I find it strange that there is no info on the photographers, though. And for most of them, they give only the initial on the first name, so it's hard to look many of them up. I did track down Hinrich Baesemann, though, who took the photo of the leaping polar bear in the "Water" set. Here is a fabulous collection of his photography.
posted by taz at 4:09 PM on August 25, 2004

Fantastic addition; thanks taz!
posted by NotMyselfRightNow at 4:16 PM on August 25, 2004

Nice first post. Thanks HopefullyYourselfAtALaterDate!
posted by louigi at 4:36 PM on August 25, 2004

great stuff...thanks!
posted by amberglow at 6:00 PM on August 25, 2004

wonderful collection, nice find for a first post, NotMyselfRightNow - kudos ;-)
posted by madamjujujive at 6:46 PM on August 25, 2004

posted by namespan at 10:47 PM on August 25, 2004

Beautiful! Thanks NMRN and Taz.
posted by yoga at 5:11 AM on August 26, 2004

These are gorgeous. They make my photofinger itchy. Thanks for sharing.
posted by triggerfinger at 1:56 AM on August 27, 2004

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