Inside hell

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By Atul Loke
Inside hell Abdul Wahab inside his burnt house in Ramlal ki Choli, Ahmedabad, during the Gujarat riots

A powerful image of the carnage and the riots that took place in Ahmedabad following the communal mayhem The man and his child are staring through what remained of the holes of their windows while the woman is salvaging for something in the kitchen.

http://outlookindia.com/images/photoessays/Burnthouse_gujaratriots_20071015.jpg(courtesy:Outlook India Magazine)

Warming the milk

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I love this BBC picture of an old man stirring the milk for its wonderful perspective. The background stone wall with its delicious brown hues with a graduated tint has brought in sharp focus the old man’s face lit up partially in the ambient light. The quiet dignity of the man is striking.