The fifth anniversary of the start of the Iraq War is upon us, and there is speculation that the engagement may continue yet another five years, if not more. To date, approximately 4,000 American soldiers have been killed in combat. While the loss of combat troops is certainly tragic, even more stunning is a recent World Health Organization report based on Iraqi Health Ministry figures which … [Read more...] about Iraqi Refugees: Life in the Shadows
My flight is booked and in a few days I fly to Jordan. Although I am still to get my hands on a D3 I am satisfied that I have the use of the new D300 for at least a month. Thank you to those that humoured me in my testing of the website chipin.com. £40 was donated, before i pulled the widget. I really appreciate the gestures and that money is safely put away and will be put toward other savings … [Read more...] about Project Update.
The Democratic Image – Photography and Globalisation
I was very pleased to receive an email today telling me of a published report being released on a symposium I attended earlier this year. The report from The Democratic Image - Photography and Globalisation held in Manchester last April covered this groundbreaking event that sought to investigate how digital technology was aiding representation in a connected world. My initial invite came … [Read more...] about The Democratic Image – Photography and Globalisation
Everyday I am amazed.
Everyday I see some new application, web based or downloadable that I didn't see the day before. I now am fully aware that for me to keep up with all these new cerebral arrivals I would need an army of clones and as many mac book pros.Today in @sizemore's twitter post (tweet to those in the know) I saw a mini video he had made with a web app entitled Animoto.Literally 2 minutes later I has sucked … [Read more...] about Everyday I am amazed.
Strictly No Photography
In a time of everybody photographing everything, little seems new and fresh, from celebs, to tourist attractions, where are the original scenes, the original moments..? Perhaps nothing is left. Where is our desire to discover and document unknown territories, to see everything? Today I stumbled apon a website today called 'Strictly No Photography'. It is dedicated to showcasing photographs taken … [Read more...] about Strictly No Photography