The Photographic Journal

Around The World

Essay 2 • Jun 6th 2013

SIMILARITIES ARE GREATER THAN DIFFERENCES.

Traveling can bring our differences into focus, offering an avenue to open our minds to new possibilities and different ways of thought. Conversely it's our similarities that bind us together, opening us up to truths that transcend borders, culture, and language.

We catch a glimpse of what similarities connect Pierre Prospero to his surroundings as he travels on assignment. From Rome to London, Shanghai to Bosnia, NYC to Vienna, Pierre captures a global skateboard culture one snap at a time. Sometimes seeing how similar we are can make all those differences seem insignificant.

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Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal

Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal Essay 002: Around the World for The Photographic Journal