John Moore in Iran, 25 years after the death of Ayatollah Khomeini as presented by: Denver Post

John Moore, senior staff photographer at Getty Images, recently traveled across the heart of central Iran in correlation with the 25th anniversary of the death of Ayatollah Khomeini. Mooreís photographs offer a unique perspective into the daily life of Iranians. The following is an essay on his experience. ortraits of the late Ayatollah Khomeini (L) and Iranís current supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei hang over shoppers in the historic Bazar-e Bozorg on June 2, 2014 in Isfahan, Iran. Isfahan, with itís immense mosques, picturesque bridges and ancient historic bazaars, is a virtual living museum of Iranian traditional culture. Itís also the Iranís top tourist destination for both Iranian and domestic visitors. On June 4 Iran marks the 25th anniversary of the death of the Ayatollah Khomeini and his legacy of the Islamic Revolution. In the background of the photo is the Imam Mosque, known as the Shah Mosque before the revolution.

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