Joyfully Arrested; this image shows the joy a protester, arrested for civil disobedience, appears to feel-- a phenomenon many protesters report.
I'm still playing with the photo editing software I used on that Hummer article illustration yesterday. It's called artcamera-- and is an iPhone app. I'm really graphically impaired so, if you know of windows PC programs that do photo editing to create different effects, I'd like to hear from you with your suggestions.
Here's a fun pair I put together. I started with this image from an 1866 Harpers magazine;
and massaged it with a lot of image processing to come up with this, which I used to illustrate an article on the hero's journey I'll be posting to one of my other websites, http://www.futurehealth.org
Note, as you view these, that the faces are obscured on most otf them. This collection is not about reporting people-- it's about the act and art, the passion and drama of protest. The acts are what are important, and their messages.
Here's another Joyfully Arrested image.
If you have images of happy protesters being arrested and are willing to give permission for me to process the images, I'd like to see them and use them as part of a project I'm calling Joyfully arrested. Please send them to me-- images of before, during arrest and doing the perp walk.
Here's an example of the "second warning." Police give protesters three warnings before they arrest them... usually:
Here's an example of being transferred from the arrest bus to the police station jail.
Post the images with your comment, if you like.
Here are some more protest images:
Counter protesters-- Gathering of Eagles, at the AEC-- Army Experience Center at Franklin Mills Mall, Philly.
Protesters Outside Philly BC/BS, October 2009.
A Philly Civic Affairs Cop with Plastic Handcuffs, ready to Arrest, outside the BC/BS building.