Posts in the Category: Photography

Feb
14

Condemned: Mental Health in African Countries in Crisis

posted on February 14th 2013 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

Abandoned by governments, forgotten by the aid community, neglected and abused by entire societies: A voiceless minority resigned to the dark forgotten corners of churches, chained to rusted hospital beds, living out their lives behind the bars of filthy prisons. Lives condemned to quiet misery.

These are the mentally disabled living in Africa’s regions in crisis, countries ravaged by war, gripped by famine, or led by corrupt regimes. And we can take a look through Robin Hammond‘s lenses of his camera, winner of the FotoEvidence Book Award 2013.

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Feb
13

Necessary Angels

posted on February 13th 2013 in Documentary & Inspiration & Photography & Social & Video with 0 Comments

Photographer Lynn Johnson takes you to rural India, where women volunteers save lives.

They are not doctors. They are not nurses. They are illiterate women from India’s Untouchable castes. Yet as trained health workers, they are delivering babies, curing disease, and saving lives -including their own.

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Jan
28

The Playhouses of our Grandparents

posted on January 28th 2013 in Books & Documentary & Photography with 0 Comments

Nicolas Henry‘s “The Playhouses of Our Grandparents” is a portrait of the older generation across the world, from France to Vanuatu via India, Brazil, Morocco, New Zealand and Sweden. For each portrait, some sort of shack or temporary shelter was constructed using the subject’s familiar possessions.

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Jan
23

How UNICEF is using Pinterest

posted on January 23rd 2013 in Inspiration & Photography & Social with 0 Comments

For as long as humanity remains a visual race, people will always want to look and watch more than read.

This is the one fact that many brands and products have abused, misused and overused. This is also the one fact that many worthwhile causes and non-profit organizations have underused and never used.

Sites like Pinterest, Instagram and even Facebook have been snubbed and believed to be a place where materialistic desires are promoted and shared. And it is. Sign up and you will be flooded with photos of cars, clothes, accessories and toys.

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Jan
23

Discovering illustrators & photographers through KUVVA

posted on January 23rd 2013 in Drawing & Illustration & Inspiration & Photography with 0 Comments

Choosing a wallpaper for our iOS device is not easy. If you want something original out of the typical default funds, we have to find something that fits perfectly on the screen of the iPhone or iPod Touch, but has enough resolution not to lose definition on the Retina display. To try to help us in this task we Kuvva, an iOS application that brings hundreds of wallpapers high quality of the best graphic designers in the world.

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