SRINAGAR, KASHMIR - MAY 09: A Kashmir government employee shouts anti government slogans after Indian police vehicle fired a jet of water towards them during a protest against government on May 09, 2012 in Srinagar, the summer capital of Indian Administered Kashmir, Indian. Hundreds of government employees staged an anti-Government demonstration to demand the fulfillment of long-pending demands including the regularisation of daily wages and the raising of retirement age from 58 to 60 years. Several protestors were injured and scores detained when Indian police used purple water cannons and batons to disperse the protestors. (Photo by Yawar Nazir/ Getty Images). Yawar Nazir
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Dan Bracaglia is the News & Features editor at Popular Photography. He has been writing about technology and photography for 12 years and has had work—both written and photographic—appear in places including American Photo magazine, Digital Photography Review, Popular Science magazine, Sound & Vision magazine, and of course, Popular Photography. Contact the author here.