2013 Photo Contest, General News, Stories, 3rd prize

Japan After the Wave

Photographer

Daniel Berehulak

Getty Images

05 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 the photographer

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

Kesennuma, Miyagi, Japan

Children walk home from school as workers clear the rubble of a damaged house.

 

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
1/1250 sec
Focal length
18 mm
F-Stop
4
ISO
200
Camera
FujiFilm X-Pro1

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