French-Iranian Photographer Abbas Attar Celebrated with Google Doodle

Google Doodle released a doodle on Friday to mark 80th birthday of French Iranian photographer and journalist Abbas Attar. The doodle depicts the photographer with his camera in the foreground while the term ‘Google’ can be read in the background that seems to be a depiction of photos. Abbas Attar gained recognition for his photojournalism and essays that chronicled conflicts, religions, and the plights of communities around the globe. His iconic black-and-white style photos captured the ‘suspended moment’. Abbas Attar’s career spanned six decades covering wars, revolutions, and religious intersections globally. Born in Iran in 1944, he documented the Iranian Revolution and authored several notable books. His influence on photojournalism and global understanding is profound.

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