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Japan After the Wave

Photographer

Daniel Berehulak

Getty Images

02 March, 2012

A year after the March 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated large areas of northeastern Japan, thousands of people remained without homes, and the Japanese government was still struggling to dispose of rubble and help rebuild livelihoods.

About

Daniel Berehulak

A native of Sydney, Australia, and a regular contributor to The New York Times, he has visited more than 60 countries covering history-shaping events, including the Iraq and Afgh...

Background story

Ishinomaki, Migayi, Japan

People walk down a road in a neighborhood of Ishinomaki, Japan, one of the cities most ravaged by the 2011 tsunami.

 

A year after the March 2011 earthquake and subsequent tsunami that devastated large areas of northeastern Japan, thousands of people remained without homes, and the Japanese government was still struggling to dispose of rubble and help rebuild livelihoods. 

Technical information

Shutter Speed
1/200 sec
Focal length
35 mm
F-Stop
1.4
ISO
1000
Camera
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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