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Documentary Photography Review | 1st March 2015

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Fighting Fire with Fire

20th May 2014 |

This photo essay documents a trip made by UK firefighters, land managers, and researchers, to participate in a “Technical Fire Management” training course in Catalonia led by the GRAF bombers (‘bombers’ being Catalan for fire fighter), Catalonia’s highly skilled forest fire fighters.Read More

Between Tides

14th May 2014 |

About 1 hour after the arrival to Zanzibar sitting in the back seat of a local taxi with my wife heading to the hotel, tragedy strikes down from no where and hits us by shock. What occurred next turned pretty much everything upside down. A boy, who looks like less the ten years old, is trying to cross the road to the other side when he suddenly and shockingly gets hit by the taxi we’re sitting in. That split second laid ground for what was to become one of my most intense experiences ever. Read More

The Spanish Crisis

22nd April 2014 |

Ever since its real estate bubble burst in 2008, Spain has been on a downward spiral sparking a financial crisis that has spread throughout the country. Dubbed “The Spanish Crisis” Spain currently has one of the highest unemployment rates in Europe at 26% throwing millions out of work and unable to keep up with mortgage and rent payments.Read More

Artisans

19th April 2014 |

My ‘Artisans’ project is documenting traditional crafts and Malcolm Tysoe Ltd are a traditional music shop specializing in violins, violas and cellos. I was welcomed by Dante Zufolo who demonstrated some of the techniques used to restore instruments which can be a very time consuming and delicate process. The equipment and skills have changed little over the years and it was fascinating to see how a violin could be restored from a condition that would I think appear to be beyond saving to an untrained observer.Read More

Children, Cancer and the Crab of Sanctions

23rd March 2014 |

The real victims of the escalating economic sanctions imposed on Iran are ordinary people and not the men of power accused of being in search of Nuclear Bombs. Although US and European Union claimed that the sanctions would not include Humanitarian Aid, a glance at the real immediate outcomes makes one wonder what these powers really mean by Humanitarianism.Read More

Beggi

18th March 2014 |

This is Bergvin Oddson or Beggi as he’s also known. He is a husband, father of two, a student at The University of Iceland where he study’s politics, a standup comedian, a hard worker, a published writer and he is also blind. Beggi hasn’t always been blind. He lost his site in 2001 at the age of 15. He got the herpes virus, the same one that you get on your lips and bugs you for few days. Read More

Puppet Show

15th March 2014 |

After every five years, the time for general election comes in Bangladesh, bringing with it a fresh season of despair and uncertainty. For the last couple of months, the nation has been passing through sheer horror and uncertainty due to the ongoing fierce political unrest that sparked from a couple of issues.Read More

Jondo

4th March 2014 |

Jondo is a photographic work based on the search of the sentiment “jondo” within contemporary Calé communities inheriting the flamenco practice. Jondo is a word that refers to a dark and broken singing, common in pioneers flamenco singers.Read More