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A Big North Korea Photo Collection

For a journalistic tour of North Korea by an American with exclusive access, see North Korea Uncloaked.

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This gallery should hopefully cover the spectrum of life in the hermit kingdom. Included:

Kim il-Sung’s 100th birthday parade in Pyongyang (April 15th, 2012) plus the enormous fireworks show.
Shots of the countryside.
Shots of the coastal areas
Images from Wonsan and Hamhung.
School-children in far away academies, summer camps and even preschools.
Life in Pyongyang
Propaganda art and monuments.
Close-ups of locals.
The Pyongyang Friendship Fair
The Children’s Show
Candids of tour guides and museum officials.

If there is any repeat images in this gallery, my apologies!

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Support my work chronicling North Korea and other places in the world by becoming a citizen photo-journalist yourself and purchasing a Canon Rebel t3i from my affiliate store below, and I’ll make a tiny percentage of the sale. Buying a good DSLR was one of the best purchase decisions in my life. Even with a cheap lens, I still produce great images on the t3i because this professional grade camera has such a good sensor.

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