Category Archives: Water pollution

Losing Ground

A good example of activist photography, where the photographer has worked alongside Oxfam to illustrate the issues of poor people in Cambodia and their right to own, live and work on the land.  Currently exhibited at The Gallery, London until … Continue reading

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Social change one photograph at a time

Stories can be told with pictures and photophilanthropy has been established to connect photographers with non profit organisations to tell stories that can lead to social change.  I am reminded of the work of Susan Scott (2002) who said you … Continue reading

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Inspiration from an eye test

Here is a photograph seen on the wall of University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.   There is an idea here that I might try.   Show a water test in the middle and then add profiles of a water user on the … Continue reading

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Science and Water

‘India’s future? Men, Machines, but no water’, a photograph by Indian science journalist Pallava Bagla. Water is a vital but scarce resource.  Yet many people throughout the world do not have access to clean drinking water. The photograph above communicates … Continue reading

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What happens when you mix fashion, design, science and water?

Here is a blog, relevant to science and water and design – given that photography always has an aspect of “design”.   Orignially posted on the Practical Action blog David J. Grimshaw October 8th, 2008 The glib answer is disappearing dresses.   … Continue reading

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Can photography bridge the gap between science and community?

Water is a key basic need for everyone and in the UK most people take it for granted in both quality and availability.   People living in the Terai area of Nepal are not so fortunate.  For many of these people … Continue reading

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Inspiration

Ideas come from many sources.   Images are essentially a mix of ideas and asthetics that communicate (often through ambiguity, juxtaposition or metaphor). Sources: Helen Sear – Inside the View 2004 – 2008 Montage of images could be used to frame … Continue reading

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