Posts Tagged with: photographer

Apr
05

Vital rail link reopens in Nigeria – in pictures

posted on April 5th 2013 in Photography & Social with 0 Comments

Associated Press photographer Sunday Alamba depicts the recently reopened railway line in Nigeria, which links the former capital Lagos in the south, to the city of Kano in the north. The completion of the £110m project to rebuild the line, portions of which had been washed away, is a relief for travellers in a country where most earn less than $1 a day and journeys on the crumbling roads are expensive and sometimes dangerous.

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Mar
15

Photos of children from around the world with their most prized possessions

posted on March 15th 2013 in Photography with 0 Comments

Shot over a period of 18 months, Italian photographer Gabriele Galimberti’s project Toy Stories compiles photos of children from around the world with their prized possesions—their toys. Galimberti explores the universality of being a kid amidst the diversity of the countless corners of the world; saying, “at their age, they are pretty all much the same; they just want to play.

Photo credits: Chiwa – Mchinji, Malawi.

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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

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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