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Witnessing the ‘power of we’

Once again the themes of Blog Action Day (today) and World Food Day (tomorrow) coincide with each other enough to prompt me to pen another of these sporadic blog posts. This year’s BAD is on the admittedly broad theme of … 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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Sean Smith and Thomas Struth: photographs between the moment and what occurred before

I was lucky enough to see two powerful, compelling photography exhibitions in London today, that couldn’t be more different in many ways – but I’m going to try to make some connections between them anyway. So here goes – please … Continue reading

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Looking into the past: the illusion of stopping time

It’s been a while since I last posted here; it’s been a busy summer, punctuated by a much-needed holiday in rural France. I toyed with the idea of making the 6 hour drive south to Visa Pour l’Image at Perpignan, … Continue reading

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Conversations in photography: 25 years of Panos Pictures

The photo agency Panos Pictures is 25 years old this year, and to mark this milestone, they’ve produced a great short film, ‘Conversations in photography‘, embedded above. Featuring Panos director, Adrian Evans, in conversation with curator Harry Hardie, and a … Continue reading

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Archival images: some thoughts on libraries and photography

The photograph above is of one of the collection storage areas in the bowels of the British Library, the UK’s national library at St Pancras in London. It’s one image from a series of photographs I made there in 2007, … Continue reading

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#06: From real people to virtual villages: Katine to Kroo Bay

Recently, I’ve been working on editing photo-stories on the food crisis in Chad and flooding in Benin, in conjunction with the NGOs Action Against Hunger (ACF) and Care International. ACF and Care are just two of the many brilliant charities … Continue reading

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