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alfons cabrera captures brutalist + rationalist facades of benidorm, spain

alfons cabrera unveils a series of photographs depicting the brutalist and rationalist facades of benidorm, a small town some hours far from barcelona, spain. apart from its disproportionate growth and its commitment to mass tourism, benidorm is characterized for its extreme urbanism and kitsch aesthetic. alfons took the pictures from the street if the angle was proper and no trees or any obstacles spoiled it, but also he didn’t hesitate to climb up to capture the perfect snapshot.all images courtesy of alfons cabrera

 

 

although alfons cabrera is a photojournalist focused on political conflicts, he enjoys architecture and taking pictures of

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An elderly couple in Spain kissed through plastic film because of COVID-19. An AP photographer just won a Pulitzer for photographing the moment.

Emilio Morenatti began photographing the elderly in Spain during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, when it was decimating communities throughout Europe, and provided a glimpse into what was happening to the most vulnerable populations internationally for the remainder of the year.

A devastating view of a body on a gurney next to a Christmas tree two days before the holiday. An elderly couple hugging and kissing through a plastic film screen. The body of a person holding a rosary while lying peacefully in a coffin.

For his work, the Barcelona-based photographer was awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize in

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‘This is our cultural heritage’: Spanish photographers seek national archive | Spain

Spain’s best-known photographers have thrown their weight behind a new campaign to establish a national centre to catalogue, share, protect and promote the country’s rich and diverse photographic history.

The Platform for a Centre of Photography and the Image – whose members include Ramón Masats, Isabel Muñoz, Alberto García-Alix, Juan Manuel Castro Prieto and Cristina García Rodero – points out that Spain is one of only a handful of EU countries that does not have a centre exclusively dedicated to photography.

“Comparisons are always odious but when it comes to photography, they’re even more odious,” Castro

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