1991 Photo Contest, Oskar Barnack Award, Stories, Individual awards

Barry Lewis


01 January, 1990

A man burns bristle from a pig. 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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