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Make Life Worth Living

Memories of childhood came flooding back as I strolled round this excellent exhibition at the Science Museum Media Space.   The above photograph was taken in Leeds, where I grew up in a similar street.   It must have been taken on … Continue reading

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Can we see Africa in a different light?

Photographs of life in Africa typically show poverty, conflict and disease.  Some emerging photographers are trying to change the perceptions of Africa that such pictures convey. One such photographer is self-taught Joe Lukhovi who says: ‘Photography is my way to … Continue reading

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The Afronauts at The Photographers Gallery London

The Afronauts is short listed for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2013: one of four artists currently at the Photographers Gallery and my favourite.   Cristina De Middel combines fact and fiction in this set of images that provokes thought beyond … Continue reading

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Landscapes, landscapes, landscapes from three viewpoints

The search for the perfect landscape with your camera is an ever popular passtime if the current exhibitions in London are any indication.   Three large exhibitions major on this popular genre.   Viewing them all in one weekend is a visual … Continue reading

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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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