1991 Photo Contest, Oskar Barnack Award, Individual awards

Barry Lewis


01 January, 1990

Unfiltered lampblack is emitted into the air. The filters of the lampblack factory have not been repaired for 15 years, exposing the town's people to a deadly cocktail of lead, tin and sulfuric acid. The plant belches sooty smoke straight into the atmosphere, creating a blackened area visible from space.

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Barry Lewis

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