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My wife, Rosanne, and I have just returned from the CEPIC Congress which was held this year in Zagreb, Croatia in May 2016. As head of Africa Media Online’s picture library that represents many collections from African photographers and African heritage institutions, Rosanne makes the trek to Europe once a year to keep in touch [...]

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You may or may not know that Africa Media Online hosts a Facebook group geared specifically at informing and empowering African photographers. While we do have some international photographers subscribed to the group, the resource is really there primarily to further the work and careers of African photographers. So if you are an African photographer [...]

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I have just returned from the beautiful city of Hangzhou in China’s eastern Zhejiang province where I had the privilege of being one of 13 judges at the 9th China International Press Photo Contest. And what a contest it was! Over 30,000 images from over 3,000 professional photojournalists around the world were entered in to the competition. [...]

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In November last year when I was down at the Ina-Doxa conference on digital archiving of audio-visual material I was introduced to Lesedi Oluko Moche Festival Director of the Encounters South African International Documentary Festival. Encounters is Africa’s longest running documentary film festival that runs every year in Cape Town and Johannesburg. At the time [...]

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Photo & Film Expo 2011, Joburg

Matt Raven and his team put on an impressive show at the Photo & Film Expo in Joburg in October. The show has grown consistently over the past few years and it has certainly become a worthwhile event to be at. I was doing some research on top end medium format gear and got to [...]

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I am so thrilled to be able to tell you that we have just launched Shutha.org a free resource for professional photographers in the Majority World aimed at ensuring they can compete in both local and international markets for photography. Being at the World Press Photo Awards Days here in Amsterdam where South African photographer, [...]

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I have been in Amsterdam since Tuesday in meetings with the partners in the Twenty Ten project evaluating the project and the lessons we learnt out of it. Each of the partners, World Press Photo, lokaalmondiaal and ourselves, prepared reports and we had an independent evaluator sharing the results of her survey which looked specifically [...]

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One of Africa Media Online’s contributing photographers, Oupa Nkosi, has been hailed by one of the world’s most respected photo bloggers – John Edwin Mason – for his award winning photo story entitled “Black Diamonds”. The photo story was produced as part of the Twenty Ten project and won an award recently at the Bonani [...]

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This slide show wrap-up of content produced by our Twenty Ten project is featured on the M&G Online.

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I was down in Cape Town last month for the installation of “Twenty Ten on the Road” the exhibition from the Twenty Ten project. The Twenty Ten project has been a partnership between World Press Photo, FreeVoice, Africa Media Online and lokaalmondiaal and funded by the Dutch Postcode Lottery. The project enables over 120 journalists [...]

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