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The first edition of DocuFest Africa gets underway in the beautiful setting of Michaelhouse in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands on the weekend of April 6-7, 2013. The festival will run parallel to the Encounters documentary film festival in the same venue. Mostly using the format of projected screenings with questions and answers, the festival is focused [...]

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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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South African Photographer, Jodi Bieber has won the grand prize in the 2011 World Press Photo Awards, the World Press Photo of the year. Jodi’s winning picture was from a series of images on the plight of women of Afghanistan and shows Bibi Aisha, an 18-year-old woman from Oruzgan province in Afghanistan, who fled back to [...]

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Joop Swart Masterclass

Nominations for World Press Photo’s Joop Swart Masterclass 2011 are due in this coming Monday on February 14. The Joop Swart Masterclass is run annually by World Press Photo for exceptional emerging photographers. The 17th Joop Swart Masterclass was held last November and South African photographer, former participant of Joop Swart Masterclass and multiple World [...]

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The deadline for the 2011 World Press Photo contest is approaching rapidly. January 13 at 23:59 European Central Time is the final cut off but in order to make a submission you have to have first obtained a username and password which has to be requested online by 7 January 2011. If previous year’s experience [...]

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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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Lusaka, Zambia As part of the Twenty Ten project, World Press Photo hosted two multimedia workshops in 2010, one in Johannesburg, South Africa, and one in Lusaka, Zambia. These were the first two multimedia workshops run by World Press Photo in its 55 year history, reflecting the shift taking place in photojournalism globally with the [...]

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Here is the third post featuring one of our print journalists in our series highlighting some of the content produced by individual members of the newly selected Dream Team. You can go directly to Africa Media Online to view the full articles and all images and gain publishing rights to them. The ‘Allstar’ and ‘Dream Team’ [...]

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Here is the second post featuring one of our print journalists in our series highlighting some of the content produced by individual members of the newly selected Dream Team. You can go directly to Africa Media Online to view the full articles and all images and gain publishing rights to them. The ‘Allstar’ and ‘Dream Team’ [...]

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