Photo of the Week: The Raging Inferno of Iraq’s oil fields

Getty Images photographer Carl Court immediately sought something to provide a sense of scale to the devastation. As if on cue, a shoeless young boy on a bicycle rolled up, abruptly stopped, and simply stared. “He seemed to be more interested in what I was doing than in the plumes of smoke billowing behind him,” he says. (via Wired)

Photo of the Week: The Raging Inferno of Iraq’s oil fields 

A photographer spots a boy on a bicycle in the middle of chaos near Mosul, Iraq. Photo: Carl Court


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