The day in photos around the world.
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On the longest night of the year, National Homeless Persons’ Memorial Day is commemorated in Baltimore by a memorial service at the Inner Harbor Amphitheatre. One hundred and sixteen people died in Baltimore as a result of homelessness, according to organizations which sponsored the event: Healthcare for the Homeless, Inc.; Baltimore’s Stop Homelessness and Reduce Poverty (SHARP) Coalition, the Coalition for Homeless Children and Families, and the Baltimore Homeless Youth Initiative (BHYI).
The Darkroom has published more than 900 pieces of photojournalism in its third year, 2014. From photo essays, to breaking news, to Q&A’s with area photographers, The Darkroom strives to continue to explore visual journalism and highlight some of the best multimedia work from The Sun, the wires, the community and beyond.
Here’s a look back at some of the stories that defined the year, and a few of our favorites, just for fun.
On Dec. 17, 2014, Cuba released Alan Gross, a contractor from Potomac, Md., who had been imprisoned there for five years. The White House later announced plans to reestablish diplomatic relations with Havana.
Here’s a look at past Baltimore Sun coverage of relations between the United States and Cuba.
Famed landscape photographer Ansel Adams once said there are two people in every photograph, the photographer and the viewer. The Sun’s photo staff effort to bring compelling images that draw the viewer to the pages of the newspaper and baltimoresun.com. Be it humor or tragedy, their images elicit emotion. The pictures in this blog post are samples of their work in 2014.
Three people died in a Sydney cafe after a hostage crisis led to heavy gunfire and security forces storming the building.
With the return of the cold also comes the return of winter sports. Baltimore Sun Media Group’s photographers are indoors once again, covering boys and girls basketball, as well as wrestling. Here’s some of the best shots from the first full week of the winter season.
“Rough Cut” is a loose edit from The Baltimore Sun’s photographic coverage of the National Football League. This week, photojournalists Karl Merton Ferron and Kenneth K. Lam photographed the Ravens’ as they defeated the Jaguars 20 to 12 at M&T Bank Stadium.