photography

January 18, 2011 7:00 PM

In the Picture: Orphaned and Ostracised- HIV in Africa with Carol Allen Storey

“Orphans are Africa’s tsunami” claims photographer Carol Allen Storey, who has documented the lives of orphans in Sub Saharan Africa. Two groups of children provide a focal point for her work. One, a gang of Ugandan youngsters known as the ‘Dustbin tribe’, live and play on a rubbish tip, the other, lucky enough to be in school in Tanzania, are marked out from their classmates with red badges to signify their HIV positive status.


December 21, 2010

Covering the Marines on Facebook: embedded journalism goes open source

Teru Kuwayama is embedded with the U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, but he’s not there with a traditional media organisation. He and a team of photographers are using funds from a Knight Foundation grant as part of an experimental project covering 1/8 battalion’s deployment in Helmand province. The team’s photographs and material relating to the deployment […]


November 10, 2010 7:00 PM

In The Picture: Afghanistan with Adam Ferguson

Adam Ferguson is an up and coming star in the world of photojournalism. His photograph of the aftermath of a suicide bombing in Kabul won him first prize in the Spot News category at the World Press Photo Awards this year. Ferguson will be speaking at the Frontline Club about his work in Afghanistan, his successes to date and his plans for the future.


October 20, 2010 7:00 PM

In the Picture: Teun Voeten’s Tunnel People

Teun Voeten is an acclaimed war photographer who decided to live for five months in a tunnel underneath Manhattan’s well-healed Upper West Side. The eclectic mix of people he lived with underground form the basis of his book Tunnel People.


October 19, 2010

A week of debate, insight and parties in the Forum

Does the Demotix citizen journalism agency offer a model for the future or will it simply undercut the professionals? Love them or hate them, Demotix has made its mark on the industry. Our networking party tonight offers the opportunity to meet Demotix CEO Turi Munthe and hear about their work as well as network and […]


October 18, 2010

Frontline Awards 2009

Ahead of this year’s Frontline Awards on 25 November here is a quick recap of last year’s winners. Lasantha Wickrematunge, the editor in chief of the Sri Lankan newspaper The Sunday Leader who was murdered on 8 January 2009 was posthumous awarded the Frontline Memorial Award. Wickrematunge was one of Sri Lanka’s most courageous and […]


October 7, 2010 7:00 PM

In the Picture Exclusive with John G Morris: Never Again?

John G. Morris, LIFE magazine’s London Picture Editor on D-Day, who famously saved Robert Capa’s pictures of the landing on Omaha Beach, will discuss what we have learned from viewing images of war using recently released LIFE pictures of the aftermath of the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.


September 8, 2010 7:00 PM

In the Picture: Documentography

Two members of Documentography, Guilhem Alandry and Anna KÃ¥ri, will be at the Frontline Club to discuss their collective and their techniques, including an innovative joint project about a shanty town built on a rubbish tip in Sierra Leone commissioned by Save the Children.


July 19, 2010

Ian Parry Photography Scholarship 2010 Winner Announced

On Friday, the Frontline Club hosted the Ian Parry Scholarship judging session.
The esteemed judges awarded Sebastian Liste the 2010 scholarship for his work focusing on homeless families in Brazil.


July 12, 2010

Do images of the aftermath of an attack help insurgents?

Earlier today I came across an interesting blog post by Holly Pickett who recently finished her seven week rotation as the New York Times bureau photographer in Baghdad. She says: "It is nearly impossible to photograph the aftermath of a car bomb or street battle. In most cases, the scene is blocked by police, and cameras […]


June 9, 2010 7:00 PM

In the Picture with Daniel Schwartz: Central Asia, the hinterland of war

Daniel Schwartz has travelled and documented the Central Asian republics since the early years of their independence from the Soviet Union. His artistic book about the region Travelling Through the Eye of History captures the ancient allure of the old Silk Roads and the modern-day realities from Xinjiang province to the Caspian Sea, via Afghanistan. This event will be moderated by Steppe magazine associate editor Mitchell Albert.


June 3, 2010

Photography and Slander in Uzbekistan

In February this year, the Uzbek documentary-maker and photographer, Umida Akhmedova, was sentenced by a Tashkent court for “slandering the nation”. William Wheeler takes a closer look at the case.


May 14, 2010 7:00 PM

In the Picture: The shocking truth about the sex trade with Dana Popa

Moldova is one of the main source countries for trafficking women and children, up to 10% of the female population are sold into prostitution abroad. Dana Popa will be speaking at the Frontline Club about the issues surrounding sex trafficking and her experiences as a photographer. Mark Sealy, director of Autograph-ABP will be moderating this event. Read more about this event on the Frontline Blog here: https://www.frontlineclub.com/blogs/theforum/2010/05/photographing-the-sex-trade.html


May 10, 2010

Photographing the sex trade: Dana Popa at the Frontline Club on Friday

Romanian photographer Dana Popa will be speaking at the Frontline Club on Friday about her project not Natasha. Here is a taster of what the talk will involve.


April 17, 2010

In the Picture: Haiti earthquake with David Levene, Roger Tooth and Inigo Gilmore

View in iTunes David Levene spoke at the Frontline Club on Friday to Roger Tooth, head of photography for the Guardian, about videoing and photographing the earthquake in Haiti. We were joined live from Port-au-Prince by Inigo Gilmore, who reported in the aftermath of the earthquake for Channel 4. If you missed the event you […]


Friday 16th April, 2010

In the Picture: Haiti Earthquake with David Levene

The photographers behind the pictures taken in the aftermath of January’s earthquake in Haiti flocked to scenes of razed buildings and distraught victims. David Levene and Inigo Gilmore were among them. These accomplished Guardian journalists will be in conversation with the Guardian’s head of photography, Roger Tooth, about what the real images of the damage wrought by the Haiti earthquake are like, what is being censored out in the media and the role that photographers play in such tragedies.


April 7, 2010

Haiti photographs: Too shocking or a necessity?

The earthquake in Haiti is thought to have killed more than 200 000 people and has seen some harrowing imaged published around the world in an attempt to show the true extent of the devastation. Were the images of death and suffering too shocking to be shown in the first place or were journalists merely […]


March 11, 2010

Ed Kashi at the Frontline: Curse of the Black Gold

Photographer Ed Kashi was at the Frontline Club in March to talk about his work and experiences in the Niger Delta. Sean O’Hagan, who moderated this event, later reviewed Ed’s book for his On Photography column in the Guardian- and kindly gave the Club a mention too. Have a read here. If you missed the […]


March 8, 2010

Samoan Tsunami appeal today @ Financial Times

The Financial Times is hosting an auction of fantastic photographs on Tuesday 9th March to raise funds for Oxfam’s relief effort in Samoa. It is seven months since an 8.3 magnitude earthquake triggered a tsunami in Samoa, American Samoa and Tonga. In the immediate aftermath of the disaster Oxfam provided safe water, sanitation and food […]


November 16, 2009

EOS 5D Mark II Stills Camera Captured Moving Image Post-Production

Trainer – Simon Ruben The release of the 5D Mark II has caused a storm in the video community. A still camera which shoots 1080P video with the benefits of a full-frame sensor and interchangeable lenses – this camera has excited the minds and imaginations of professionals and independents the world over.  The course is a hands on […]


July 22, 2009

Choose the best photojournalism of the decade

Photo District News is seeking an answer one of journalism’s great subjective questions: what are the best news photographs of the current decade? PDN’s 30th anniversary issue will honor your choice of the most memorable and influential photographs of the last decade in every genre. Readers’ selections will be reproduced in the January issue of PDN and on our Web […]


July 12, 2009

Prix Pictet highlights changing Earth

 The shortlist for the second edition of the Prix Pictet has been announced, showcasing serious and thought-provoking photography about the state of our planet. Conceived as a prize to highlight environmental photography, the Prix Pictet has quickly become one of the world’s most presitigious and lucrative photographic prizes. The Prix Pictet is the world’s first […]


June 2, 2009

Steve McCurry on becoming a photographer

Steve McCurry is one of my favourite photographers. Famous for his images of Asia, his work is always a pleasure to come back to. His richly-textured collection South Southeast is one of just a handful of photo books to have carved out a space on the small bookcase in our living room. Perhaps more importantly, […]


June 2, 2009

Meanwhile in Somalia…

Another very powerful slideshow of images from Mogadishu in the Boston Globe’s Big Picture section this week. The caption for the image above by Mohamed Dahir reads, 31 Local journalists take pictures at the scene of the killing of a Somali government soldier near Mogadishu stadium, on May 11, 2009. Remains of dead soldiers littered […]


May 30, 2009

Steve McCurry on becoming a photographer

Steve McCurry is one of my favourite photographers. Famous for his images of Asia, his work is always a pleasure to come back to. His richly-textured collection South Southeast is one of just a handful of photo books to have carved out a space on the small bookcase in our living room. Perhaps more importantly, […]


May 19, 2009

Sri Lanka: 25 years of war

As the government of Sri Lanka declares an end to the civil war that has lasted 25 years, The Guardian newspaper looks back over the conflict in a series of 31 images.


May 15, 2009

Bruised lensmen portraying Kashmir’s clear picture

The tussle between the media, Indian military and police in Indian Administered Kashmir has run into decades now. Journalists are intimidated and harassed while doing their job in what is an extremely hostile environment. At the forefront of this oppression are the photojournalists and camera crew of various newspapers and Channels whose presence is being […]


May 10, 2009

Video SLRs redefine photojournalism

There’s a lot written about the future of journalism, of photojournalism, of video journalism. Too much, perhaps. Even as write this, yet another link with almost that exact title popped into my Twitter feed, via the ever-quote-happy Arianna Huffington. With all the theorising about how we will work in the post-print era (and who will […]


April 21, 2009

Photographing the G20: A tough day at the office

The furore over police attitudes to protesters and police during the G20 protests in London at the start of this month rages on, with clear sides beginning to emerge in the debate. If the police had hoped the focus on their tactics would abate as the dust settled on the protests, the death of Ian […]


April 20, 2009

Photographing the G20: A tough day at the office

The furore over police attitudes to protesters and police during the G20 protests in London at the start of this month rages on, with clear sides beginning to emerge in the debate. If the police had hoped the focus on their tactics would abate as the dust settled on the protests, the death of Ian […]