Posts Tagged with: photo

Dec
12

This Middle-Aged Guy In A Pink Tutu Seemed Ridiculous. Then I Learned The Beautiful Reason For It.

posted on December 12th 2013 in Inspiration & Photography & Social with 1 Comments

“Why is that guy wearing a pink tutu?” The answer is, in equal parts, ridiculous and heartwarming. You see, this is Bob Carey. Bob’s wife has cancer. She was diagnosed with it in 2003 and The Tutu Project (as it’s now officially called) began as a way for Bob to express himself and make his wife smile. Then, it turned into something much bigger.

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Oct
18

30 unique and must-see photos from our past

posted on October 18th 2013 in Photography with 3 Comments

Photographs have long been used to record special and unique moments – birthdays, weddings and the occasional selfie are all commonplace. But these next 30 photographs go beyond the norm – they encapsulate the mood, tone and values of yesteryear, a compelling account of the evolution of our values if you will.

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May
14

Digital photography experts confirm the integrity of Paul Hansen’s image files

posted on May 14th 2013 in Photography with 0 Comments

It’s just a matter of time before the World Press Photo organization remove the award for Paul Hansen“, predicted yesterday the technology blog Extreme Tech.

In an article that blends information and opinion, the publication abounds in accusations against Swedish photojournalist Paul Hansen, awarded the World Press Photo to the snapshot of the year, about his alleged excessive photo manipulation. And says that he made the award-winning image through a mixture of three different photos. This is based on technical analysis conducted by Neal Krawetz in The Hacker Factor Blog. A footnote on page announces that Extreme Blog article has been updated this morning to “soften slightly the claim that the image is a mixture of three different images.

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Mar
16

2013 – the year we lost sight of what photography can achieve

posted on March 16th 2013 in Photography with 0 Comments

This year’s announcement of the winners of two major competitions for photojournalists, World Press Photo and Pictures of the Year International, created more than the usual fire storm. Raking through the ashes, Graham Harrison looks for a way forward, and reveals how one major grants programme for photojournalists had no restrictions on image manipulation at all.

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Oct
15

Too young to wed, by VII. A project to protect girls’ rights

posted on October 15th 2012 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

I don’t know how children are made. But they get pregnant… They carry it inside their stomach. Then they deliver and it comes out a baby.

Jenahi, married at 6 years old. Yemen.

Protect girls’ rights. End child marriage.

If we do nothing, 142 million more girls will become child brides over the next 10 years.

The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) champions the fundamental human rights of men, women and children the world over. The first ever International Day of the Girl Child on 11 October 2012 provides an unique opportunity for the Fund to draw attention to the harmful practice of child marriage by collaborating with photo reporters who have documented the issue and its consequences throughout the world.

The Fund has partnered with photo agency VII on Too Young to Wed, a transmedia campaign that seeks to raise awareness of the issue and support girls who are already married.

 

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