Celebrating documentary images that bring insight and meaning to the varied interpretations of family.
May 18, 2021
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June 1, 2021
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I saw my mother, in her late 60s, looking for work. My mother was born and raised in a social context in which access to education was difficult, especially for women, as the priority was men. With only a basic education, she dedicated her life to children, husband and domestic work. Read More
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"...in any setting I try to let the room, space or person give me clues and information that might not be straightforward. Perhaps this is where my experience in production design comes in... in film, every texture and object and colour is deliberate and has meaning, so in the real world when I'm shooting I look for the textures and objects and feelings and gestures that speak to each other in this way." Read More
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When my daughter was born, I was told that she had the “physical markers” for Down syndrome and a blood test confirmed the diagnosis a few days later. Sixteen years later, these “markers” have grown with her, and her disability remains visible to the outside world. Read More
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This month's newsletter is an homage to the brilliant, curious, insightful and meaningful ways that photographers are interpreting their experiences and the world around them. Documentary, conceptual, street photography, social commentary, mixed media, magical realism, there is something here for everyone. Read More
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"I am simply someone that loves to go out and take pictures in this world. Life is too short; this is something I learned at an early age when I lost my father after a long illness. This has influenced my way of seeing life. In photography, you materialize who you are." - Gloria Salgado Gispert Read More