Stories of people, stories of place

The focus of the photography mentoring here in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, where we’ve just finished the fourth module of Twenty Ten’s journalism training, has been on storytelling, rather than merely the technical aspects of the craft. Gilles Coulon and Michael Zumstein poured their hearts and souls into imparting as much of their knowledge in this … Read More

All score in Burkina Faso

The warm night air here in Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso, invites us away from our workstations, but I see very few people lounging by the hotel’s poolside. The 33 French ‘Allstar’ print, photo and radio journalists that have converged from all parts of Francophone Africa for this, the final Twenty Ten training module, are … Read More