Category Archives: landscape

A little bit of history repeating? Some thoughts on Burke+Norfolk in Afghanistan

Simon Norfolk’s new exhibition at the Tate Modern, entitled Burke + Norfolk: photographs from the war in Afghanistan by John Burke and Simon Norfolk, has just opened this last week, and I thoroughly recommend paying it a visit (it’s actually free). … Continue reading

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The spider trees of Pakistan: a tale of two photographs and the web

I took the above photo in Pakistan’s Sindh province in towards the end of last year. I was there for the Department for International Development, looking at how humanitarian aid from the UK was helping some of the 20million people … Continue reading

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#02: Beauty and the MDGs

In an unlikely way, the above photograph connects two things that have occupied a fair bit of my time lately – the 2010 UN Millennium Development Goals Summit (which took place in New York on 20-22 September) and a book titled ‘Beauty … Continue reading

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