Seesaw, Korea Photograph by W. Robert Moore, National Geographic This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs Young women play on a seesaw in Korea in this 1931 image. As chief of the foreign editorial staff at National Geographic, photographer W. Robert Moore had a hand in nearly 90 magazine articles. He retired in 1967.
Parisian Fine Art Photographer Vincent Bourilhon creates whimsical photography that sits on the border between dreams and reality. Through the use of graphics and digital retouching, Bourilhon creates stunning imaginary worlds that feature beautiful cinematic undertones and evoke a dream like experience though fully awake
Kisaeng, 1910 - Women entered the kisaeng class through various paths. Some were the daughters of kisaeng, who inherited their mother's status. Others were sold into the gijeok by families who could not afford to support them. Most such families were of cheonmin rank, but sometimes poor families of higher status sold their into the class. On occasion, even women from the yangban aristocracy were made kisaeng, usually because they had violated the strict sexual mores of the Joseon period.