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

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

Twenty Ten Dream Team Print Journalist: Mark Namanya

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’ … Read More

Twenty Ten Dream Team Print Journalist: Nanama Keita

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’ … Read More

Ghana phase over… looking toward Egypt

Well the Ghana workshop was completed on Wednesday and everyone dispersed back to their countries all over Africa with World Press Photo, FreeVoice and lokaalmondiaal staff heading back to Europe. The productions from the “All Stars” in the Ghana workshop are being made available for sale online in the features area of Africa Media Online. … Read More

Ghana are the first African team to qualify for the first African World Cup!

David Larsen in Accra, Ghana. Well Ghana won convincingly and what a colourful event it was! The celebration of winning over Sudan was heightened by Mali failing to win over Benin outright which pushed Ghana through to becoming the first African team, outside the host nation, South Africa, to qualify for the first African World … Read More

David Larsen Posts from Accra, Ghana

I am here in Accra with 11 print journalists from Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe and 12 photojournalists from Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria and South Africa – 23 in all from 13 countries. We are using the 2010 Fifa World Cup qualifying clash between Ghana … 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

The next Generation of MEMAT begins to take Shape

Above: A mock up of the new top include for the new MEMAT system using the Africa Media Online web site as an example. Next Generation of MEMAT begins to Rise from its Foundations After a year of development behind the scenes we are at last beginning to see the next generation of MEMAT take … Read More