Twenty Ten Project Dream Team photographer: Ahmed Jallanzo
Here is the third post 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’ journalists of the Twenty Ten Project can be commissioned for specific projects in their home countries or in South Africa during the build-up to the 2010 World Cup. So, please feel free to contact us with story ideas you’d be interested in.
Ahmed Jallanzo is a well respected photojournalist from Liberia, popularly known as “Action in the Lens”. His images have appeared in news papers such as the New York Times and with organizations such as the European Press Agency. Ahmed takes pictures of a range of issues relevant to Liberian politics and society, many of his images focus on the role of soccer in Liberia and its politics.
In this photo feature titled, Technology and Football, Ahmed focuses on capturing images that highlight the impact of technology on the way that soccer is viewed in Lagos, Nigeria. The impact is both positive and negative as Ahmed points out, “Technology is attracting millions of people in Lagos to home videos, large television screens in cinemas and public places. Modern Technology is gradually drawing away people from the live games in stadiums.”
Here are a few images from this photo feature. If you want to purchase any of these images or see the rest of the feature please follow this link:Technology and Football.