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Tuesday, December 26, 2006

Photographs Of Year From Objectives Of A.A

"Photographs Of Year From Objectives Of A.A

ANKARA - Several photographs of the most striking moments of 2006 taken by photo-journalists of the Anadolu Agency (A.A) were put in the A.A web-site.

One of these 45 photographs was taken by Riza Ozel in Lebanon. It shows a Lebanese baby who was killed in an Israeli attack together with 55 other civilians in Qana town of Lebanon. The photograph reveals the destruction of war with the baby`s body covered in dust and its pacifier hanging from its neck.

Another photograph taken by Zekeriya Albayrak reflects the Turkish people`s reaction against terrorism during the funeral of Colonel Alim Yilmaz at Ankara`s Kocatepe Mosque on April 10th.

Salih Zeki Fazlioglu succeeded in immortalizing the papal visit to Istanbul`s Blue Mosque in November. His photograph was also used by the world press.

A.A Photograph Department transmits nearly 400 photos every day and more than 150 thousand every year to its subscribers.

"Photographs of the Year" collection can be seen in the A.A`s web site: "www.aa.com.tr""

The Anatolia Times