Hala Al Khatib - Beirut
No matter how important the word is, the picture remains the universal language that everyone understands, no matter how different cultures are. The image entrenches in mind and documents events if they contain the whole truth.
No one forgets the image of a young Vietnamese girl who was running naked by some American bombardment of her area, and no one also forgets the impact of that image on American public opinion and the protests that have left her.
In the recent revolt of the Lebanese people, images that shook public opinion, others that mourned people and others have had a positive impact. Al Jazeera Net met photographers and documented moments of the revolution.
|Photographer Nadine Abbas in a demonstration (Al Jazeera)|
Nadine Abbas: Rebels are beautiful
Photographer Nadine Abbas took to the street because she admired the upscale scene from day one and because the demands related to the intuitive and unavailable human rights in Lebanon, she found that after the fires, the movement was the place to trigger anger and sadness, especially since the PA did not save the country.
Nadine is a wedding photographer but felt that this scene should be documented, and her focus was on the ladies where she created an album titled "The Rebels Are Beautiful" on Facebook.
The most influential picture of Nadine and does not know the source is the image of a crippled woman wrote on a small banner "I will folk from the chair and you after what you have."
"I usually portray happy families, pictures of joy, and these images of the revolution were not far away because joy existed despite the pain, and the expression of demands was mixed with joy because they were unanimously popular."
Nadine Farah, dressed as if she was going to a wedding, and when she spoke to her, she said she was very pleased "to all of us" and asked Nadine to photograph her. More.
Hussein Beydoun documents the leadership of women in the revolution
Hussein Baydoun, a photojournalist at Al-Arabi Newspaper and Newspaper, says that mobility means as a citizen first. Like all the people, he suffers from the scenes of power cuts, water, disease and death at the gates of hospitals and children begging in the streets. He considers that his mission is to document events. Lebanon.
Hussein says that the shock made him stand when he saw the disintegration of supporters and the scene of burning tents and beating people and beat some of his colleagues, and threatened to break the camera and beat him with a stick on his back, and then take them to the scene of martyrs and the scene of women and children screaming fugitives.
He told Al Jazeera Net "I was filming rigidly without understanding what is going on while I have to shoot more, but my colleague took the most influential pictures at the time documenting the young man who was interested in beating the girl and took a sensation."
On his moving pictures, Hussein chose a picture of a young man and a girl holding a Lebanese flag taken at 2 am after midnight after a round of tear gas bombs fired by security men to disperse people who returned hours after the sit-ins.
|Photographer Hussein Beydoun: Women lead the revolution (Al Jazeera)|
The second picture, full of red smoke, was a girl who leads people. Hussein says he took this picture out of respect for women's leadership in this revolution, which shows the power of women with such active participation.
The image of a child who is colored by the word revolution is shown to Hussein, the new generation that paints hope for the future.
|Lens Hussein Beydoun monitors the moment of coloring a child to the word revolution (Al Jazeera)|
Agence France-Presse photographer Anwar Amr used to cover the wars in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq for more than 25 years.He went to the demonstration for coverage from the very first moment, where the work became about 20 hours a day.He was traveling on a motorcycle while cutting roads to facilitate movement in Beirut and its suburbs.
Anwar shares with his six colleagues geographically so they can cover all areas. It is considered that the picture taken by his colleagues to the Tripoli Square was the most beautiful artistic where the crowd and wonderful lighting.
|Anwar Amr filming a demonstration (Al Jazeera)|
Anwar believes that the difference between the coverage of wars and demonstrations is very large, especially in Lebanon, because the risk of life is almost non-existent in spite of the riots of the revolution, but small relative to other revolutions in the Arab countries.
The most influential thing that the Lebanese flag was in all directions, and the generations meeting to demand change and reform, saying to Al Jazeera Net "I was struck by school students talking very consciously and we who judged them to be the generation of iPad and phone and do not read, I found my point of view wrong after the daily contact with them and listen They want a country and a future. "
From the images of Anwar in the revolution chose the image of the girl who was looking at the flag and wrote on her face a revolution, he saw a bright hope.
|Ain Anwar Amr documents the position of a woman praying on the flag for the rebels (Al Jazeera)|
The second photo between Martyrs' Square and Riad El Solh where he found a woman spreading the Lebanese flag and praying, and her pictures and waited and told her that the mosque is close if she wanted to pray, she told him that she knew it, but wanted to pray for the rebels and invite them.
|"Tomorrow I will tell my children that we made a revolution for you," the child told photographer Anwar (Al Jazeera)|
The third picture was a child painted Lebanon flag on his face in an innovative way, Anwar says to the island Net "image, and after 4 days came a woman from the middle of the crowd and kissed me and had a man and a child and asked me if I knew or knew the boy I said no, she said this is my son, who photographed him and his face flag His picture was published in the Guardian. "
The woman then showed him the picture on her phone and told him that it would be an archive for her son how he worked for a better future for his generation. "Tomorrow I will tell my children that we have made a revolution for you," the 12-year-old told Anwar.