Atomic Overlook: a photo series by Clay Lipsky

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"I was raised during the height of the cold war, when the threat of nuclear war loomed between two superpowers," said photographer and designer Clay Lipsky about this 2012 image series.

"The dramatized depictions in tv and film of such an apocalyptic demise both intrigued and scared me as a child, yet the actual historical record of the atomic age was full of antiquated, black and white images that seemed dated and a world away."

His "Atomic Overlook" series revisits America's legacy of atomic bomb tests "to keep the ongoing nuclear threat fresh and omnipresent."

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More here. Wired did a feature when the series first came out.

[via ineedaguide]