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Photos in the age of the app: launching DFID on Instagram

Part of my job as the picture editor for DFID is to always be looking out for creative ways to tell our story in images. From reports and publications to humanitarian emergencies and ministerial visits overseas, I think DFID has … Continue reading

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Kony2012: three different views of Joseph Kony and the LRA

There’s been a huge amount of media coverage over the past couple of days, of a film about Joseph Kony, leader of the so-called Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). Kony and his ‘army’ have plagued the countries of Uganda, Central African … Continue reading

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Paradise lost? Photography and oil in Nigeria

With the recent┬áprotests against huge fuel subsidy cuts, and as the country reels from a spate of deadly sectarian bombings, there have been a lot of powerful photographs from Nigeria in the news of late. There are also a number … Continue reading

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