Watching Nuclear Bombs In The Desert

The New York Times has a jaw-dropping slideshow of photographer George Yoshitake’s images of 1950s nuclear blasts conducted in the Nevada desert and South Pacific. Yoshitake was lucky, or perhaps cursed, to be one of the “atomic cameramen” charged with documenting the detonation of atom bombs — many of the photographers died from exposure to these experiments.

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4 Responses to Watching Nuclear Bombs In The Desert

  1. gemmarama October 5, 2010 at 3:21 pm #

    horrifically beautiful images – thank you jacob.

  2. gemmarama October 5, 2010 at 11:21 am #

    horrifically beautiful images – thank you jacob.

  3. oman28 October 6, 2010 at 11:25 am #

    Truly awsome pics.

  4. Anonymous October 6, 2010 at 3:25 pm #

    Truly awsome pics.

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