Category Archives: refugees

A thousand words on the photographs of Aylan Kurdi

It is truly extraordinary how the tragic¬†photos of the death of the 3-year-old Syrian boy, Aylan Kurdi¬†have transformed the debate around refugees in Europe over the past week. However awful those pictures were though, at least – at last – … Continue reading

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Hidden Lives: the untold story of urban refugees

I mentioned Andrew McConnell’s Hidden Lives multimedia project as one of my Developing Pictures highlights of 2012 the other day, but as it has now opened as an exhibition in London’s St Pancras station, I thought I’d kick off the … Continue reading

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24 posts later: a year of blogging on Developing Pictures

I just noticed that it’s almost exactly a year ago that I first set up Developing Pictures and posted to this blog. So, to mark this momentous anniversary, I thought I’d just share a list of the 24 posts that … Continue reading

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From Transit to transitions: do we need multimedia to tell a story?

About a week ago I went to the Frontline Club, to see a talk and presentation of Transit, a photo-essay project by award-winning Norwegian photojournalist and picture editor Espen Rasmussen. Espen has spent much of the last seven years photographing … Continue reading

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