A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano

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A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano

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  1. A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano

    Slide 1 - A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano

  2. Background

    Slide 2 - Background

    • The Photographer is unknown
    • It was taken in 1994 in Chechnya
    • At this time Russian troops were sent to Chechnya to restore order (First Chechen war)
    • A lot is unknown about this picture
    • The picture is called “A Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano”
  3. Techniques

    Slide 3 - Techniques

    • Juxtaposition
    • Main focus on the piano and soldier
    • Obviously is a war zone
    • Soldier “showing feelings”, not a just a weapon
  4. Setting

    Slide 4 - Setting

    • Looks like a tank or other piece of military equipment
    • Very barren landscape, war-torn?
    • Rifle on the soldiers back.
    • Video
  5. Camera Techniques

    Slide 5 - Camera Techniques

    • Long shot
    • Eye level shot
    • Main focus is on the soldier and the piano
  6. Bibliography

    Slide 6 - Bibliography

    • Wikipedia n.d., ‘First Chechen War’, wiki article, 29 April 2015, accessed 30 April 2015, <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Chechen_War>.
    • Russian soldier playing an abandoned piano 2014, El Informante, accessed 30 April 2015, <https://teamjedan.wordpress.com/2014/03/11/russian-soldier-playing-an-abandoned-piano/>.