2011 World Press Photo Exhibition makes last stop in Cape Town

When World Press Photo project manager Jurre Janssen started talking to me at the World Press Photo Awards days in Amsterdam in May last year about bringing the World Press Photo exhibition to South Africa I was keen to help. After all South Africa had taken the top prize! Jodi Bieber had won the World … Read More

Free Resource Launched Aimed at Pro Photographers in Majority World

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, … Read More

Free Online Resource Enabling Photographers to Access Markets

I was in Maputo, Mozambique last week together with DJ Clark, Graeme Cookson, Peter Krogh, Dominique Le Roux and my wife Rosanne Larsen. Together we were working on putting together a free online resource to enable photographers from Africa and other parts of the Majority World to understand photography markets, place themselves correctly in the … Read More

Twenty Ten Exhibition in Cape Town

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 … Read More

Telling it like it is: a Sudanese journalist reports on his Twenty Ten training

By Emmanuel Kele Twenty-four young African Journalists from twelve countries of Africa have concluded their Twenty-Ten World Cup media coverage workshop in Cairo, Egypt. The workshop brought together a genuine united Africa from South Africa, Angola, via Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda, Sudan, Liberia, Ghana, and many other countries from the continent. The one week workshop which … Read More

€2.2 Million 2010 World Cup Project with World Press Photo and FreeVoice

Above: Two woman await a tram in a shelter advertising an exhibition of Richard Avedon pictures which was on at the Foam_Fotografiemuseum in Amsterdam while we were there. In February I was in Holland, together with our Product Manager, Ian Blackburn, and Media Manager, Dominique Le Roux, to work on a joint project with four … Read More

Report from Buenos Aires exhibition

Above: A fragment of “Cassarinas at Dawn, Maputo, Mozambique” by David Larsen, is one of the images that forms part of the IZWE de Africa exhibition that has travelled to Buenos Aires, Argentina as part of a cultural exchange programme. Clare Louise Thomas writes to participating photographers from Buenos Aires: So, we opened the exhibition … Read More

Emerging South African Photographers Feature in South American Exhibition and Launch of Africa Media Online's Art Print Range

The Izwe exhibition featuring the works of South African photographers in a prestigious venue in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A collaboration between Africa Media Online and Proyecto 34°S, this six-week exhibition provides a mix of emerging and established photographers with the chance to share their views on Contemporary African Culture. Proyecto 34°S is an artistic exchange … Read More

Early Bird Discount for Masterclasses Ends Today

Above: Dusk over Cape Town with the mountain on the left and Lion’s Head on the right. The 72nd South African Museums Association national conference was held in the last week of June at a venue close to this view. Welcome to the sixth edition of the Digital Picture Library Manager blog designed to add … Read More