1134 – lives not numbers

A group exhibition dedicated to the lost garment workers of Bangladesh. Photo: Taslima Akhter

Photo: Taslima Akhter

Still haunted by the memories. When I close my eyes I see the procession of corpses, following me behind, taunting my sense of responsibility. 24th April, 2013, Rana Plaza collapses, 1134 lost to senseless greed, lives lost due to collective negligence. A dark day in the history of garments workers lives,…

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As is often the case, a very North American/European bias. But still a useful list

Photojournalism Resources

A.M Qattan Foundation: Founded in 1994, the A.M. QATTAN FOUNDATION is a UK-registered charity focusing on two principal areas, culture and education.

American Press Institute: Founded by newspaper publishers in 1946, the American Press Institute is the oldest and largest center devoted…

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Nature’s Ballet

Celebrating the beauty of snowflakes Artist Vyacheslav Ivanov has released a microscopic timelapse video that documents snowflakes while they crystalize.

If – By Rudyard Kipling

If By Rudyard Kipling A poem for the day

forwarded to me this morning by Joan Heather

If you can keep your head when all about you
Are losing theirs and blaming it on you,
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
But make allowance for their doubting too;
If you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies,
Or being hated, don’t give way to hating,
And yet…

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Propose your theme for Chobi Mela VIII – International Festival of Photography, January 2015

Win a festival catalogue!

Deadline: 28 February 2014

Chobi Mela, the international festival of photography since its inception in 2000 has aimed at exploring the…

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