Flower Child by Mark Ribaud (Magnum Photos). An image taken by Riboud on October 21, 1967, is among the most celebrated anti-war pictures. Shot in Washington, D.C. where thousands of anti-war activists had gathered in front of the Pentagon to protest against America’s involvement in Vietnam, the picture shows a young girl, Jan Rose Kasmir, with a flower in her hands and a kindly gaze in her eyes, standing in front of several rifle-wielding soldiers stationed to block the protesters. Riboud…
by Marc Riboud
"Paris, May 1968" - Date of the largest general strike in France's history to date which brought the economy to a virtual standstill. Photo by Marc Riboud | http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/May_1968_protests_in_France
Paris, May 1968. Photo: Marc Riboud.
Marc Riboud, Calcutta http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/legendary-photographer-marc-riboud
"Washing Line"..[Sheepscar?]..Leeds 1954. Photo by Marc Riboud
Marc Riboud - I'm not entirely sure what is going on but it looks like they're stretching? I wonder if this was staged at all but it's an effective shot that grabbed my attention. The dark clothing works well as it's what I look at first.