Saturday, February 1, 2014

More of Amazing Color Pictures of Daily Life in Poland in 1981
































(Photos: Bruno Barbey)

5 comments:

  1. 3rd picture is not "daily life" but Jerzy Popieluszko, priest murdered by Polish communist internal intelligence agency in 1984.

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  2. On 30th picture we have Polish presidentent between 1990-1995 when he was young, Nobel price winner, quite famous figure, do you have any idea what you post about? I really doubt it.

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  3. No nention most of those pictures have nothing to do with daily life that life, you picked random photos of the country side, churches, poor people queing for something and you call it daily life, I have been raised in 80s in poland and i dont remember paying with old wracked cars on the street. WTF, I feel offended by your ignrance again.

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  4. Vivian, I think you're too easily offended. Photographers always have a point of view, and they always nit-pick what they show. If you look at this site you will see many pictures from the 1970s or 1980s from different countries and many depict very specific scenes, they are not necessarily meant to represent the whole culture. These are beautiful pictures and probably taken by a journalist or visitor who came to cover Solidarity and took pictures of what they chose.

    Have a look here: http://www.vintag.es/2013/12/color-photographs-of-life-in-berlin-in_16.html You see nightlife, people dancing, etc. Need I mention that life under Nazi Germany was horrible for so many people? That those pictures "don't show the whole reality?" It is clear. A photographer is a human being, not some machine that records reality and presents it exactly as it is.

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