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Dec 2013 back issue
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Mohammad Rakibul Hasan To commission Mohammad or to request prints of his work: mrhasanphotography.com Mohammad Rakibul Hasan is a documentary photographer based in Bangladesh, represented by Falcon Photo Agency, Australia. He studied Film & Video Production at t he UBS Film School, University of Sydney, and later completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Photojournalism through a scholarship program of World Press Photo at the Konrad Adenauer Asian Center for Journalism (Ateneo De Manila University). He was nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass, UNICEF photo of the year, short- listed in the Ian Parry scholarship and Sony World Photography Awards. He has achieved several accolades in photography worldwide.  Hasan is currently studying Art History through an online program at the University of Oxford.
Damian Bird To commission Damian or to request prints of his work: damianbirdphotography.com Damian Bird, is a photographer and photojournalist with many years of experience, working in war zones and trouble spots around the globe.  He was educated in Photography at the Surrey College of Art and Design and at the London College of Printing where he studied for a post graduate degree in Photojournalism.  In 2011 he founded Life Force magazine with his business partner and wife of ten years, Alice.  As well as Editing Life Force magazine, he is currently engaged in photographing a series of photo-essays on English culture and has recently returned to Afghanistan (Aug 2013). He continues to have his work published in national and international newspapers and magazines  including The Times, the Telegraph, the Express, the Observer, GQ, Esquire, Dazed & Confused,The Face, Country Life and Geographical magazine.
He lives with his wife and three children in Devon, England.
Sero Jun To commission Sero or to request prints of her work: www.serojun.com Sero Jun is currently pursuing her Diploma (a mixed degree of B.A. and M.A.) in photography at Darmstadt University in Germany after having been studied environmental engineering and international commerce. As a documentary photographer, she focuses on social issues and chronicles various daily lives. She often embeds herself in communities in order to contemplate her subjects.
Erika Larsen To commission Erika or to request prints of her work: www.erikalarsenphoto.com Erika Larsen's work uses photography, video and writing to learn intimately about cultures that maintain strong connections with nature. Her book Sami, Walking With Reindeer  is available here
Tomek Gola To commission him or to request prints of his work: www.gola.pro 1978. Sagittarius. From Polanica-Zdrój, Poland. Scholar of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage in photography. Published in National Geographic Poland, National Geographic Traveler and several sports, travel and photography magazines around the World. Laureate and finalist of BZWBK Press Foto, Grand Press Photo, Global Planet Photo Contest. Several single and group exhibitions. Commercialy working for  National Geographic, Red Bull, The North Face,Top Gear, HP, PZU, Symantec,  etc. Producer of custom camera straps - www.ideapix.pl Producer of Open Contest for Photo-Series  - www.puot.pl Student of the Institute of Creative Photography on Silesian University in Opava. Graduate of Warsaw School of Economics (2001). Personal website: www.gola.pro  
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Franck Vogel To commission Franck or to request prints of his work: www.franckvogel.com Born in 1977, he is based in Paris. Franck Vogel works as a freelance photojournalist on social and environmental issues for the international press (Paris Match, GEO, Le Monde magazine, NRC Weekblad, Animan, Discovery magazine).  Since 2007, he has focused on the unique relationships between Nature and Human beings to show the World that it's possible to live in harmony. Most reportage depicts the worst, Franck decided to bring hope. In India, his story on the Bishnois, the world's first environmentalists, illustrates this in the best way. This work has been published all over the world, including GEO magazine for its special 30th anniversary in 2009, and featured inside Parisian Metro stations in 2011 (Montparnasse) and 2012 (Luxembourg). Over 15 million visitors have seen those huge exhibitions. To give a wider audience, Franck Vogel wrote and co-directed a 52 min documentary film for France 5, "Rajasthan, l'âme d'un prophète" (The Bishnois, India's eco-warriors), broadcasted in June 2011. His work to denounce the Albino killings in Tanzania has been featured in magazines and
Ingetje Tadros To commission Ingetje or to request prints of her work: www.ingetjetadros.com Renowned photographer and traveler Ingetje Tadros began a global photographic sojourn at seventeen. Leaving behind her small hometown in the Netherlands, she ambitiously set out to travel the planet. Over the course of 35 years of regular travel, she has visited more than 45 countries across six continents, all the while capturing striking images of the world's tribal people, and of lives and places that exist in relative obscurity. Her photography offers the viewer genuine moments of humanity and stunning expressive form. Whether she is photographing people in a market in a village in India, or during a festival in Papua New Guinea, Ingetje is always fully engaged with the people she encounters. The viewer never has the feeling she is pickpocketing people's private sacred moments to enthrall us with mere cultural novelty. Her photographs neither intend to shock nor illicit sympathy; therefore, we can visually engage with Tadros' subjects without the distortions imposed by a disparaging fog of pity. Through her great skill and sensitivity, she enhances our perceptions and engages us with the unfamiliar, enabling us to cast off our engrained, divisive tendencies - the formidable mental barriers that alienate "us" (the urban,  
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Jonathon Tattersall To commission Jonathon or to request prints of his work: jonathontattersall.co.uk Jonathon Tattersall is a Bradford based photographer who photographs landscapes and urban decay. Having completed a photography course at college, he is now studying for a BA in photography at Bradford college.
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Juliette Mills To commission Juliette or to request prints of her work: www.juliettemills.com Juliette Mills is a British photographer based in Dartmoor, South West of England and has been taking pictures since the age of 12. She grew up in a private zoo, surrounded by endangered species, with parents fired by passions for conservation and music. She developed a love of travel and wildlife via her father mixed with an appreciation of home and family through her rock of a mother. She has worked in many areas including wildlife and travel for magazines such as BBC Wildlife, Geographical and Wanderlust as well as making a wildlife film for National Geographic but now focuses on private commissions and documentary projects following personal stories and passions. She has been working on a project called 'Brothers' for 4 years, documenting the lives of her two boys growing up on Dartmoor - the second stage of which will be exhibited in Spring 2014 along with a book. 
David Bathgate To commission David or to request prints of his work: www.davidbathgate.com David Bathgate earned a doctorate in anthropology and a masters degree in journalism before pursuing photojournalism as a full-time career.  He now works regularly in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe for publications like The Guardian, Time, The New York Times, Geo, Stern, Focus and the London Sunday Times Magazine. Founder and President of the online-interactive school of photography and multimedia storytelling, The Compelling Image, David is also an editorial committee member at the online photo-documentary magazine, Photojournale. In addition to featured work at the Fuji X-Photographers Gallery, David has exhibited, among other venues, in Los Angles, Istanbul and Berlin.  He is represented internationally by Corbis Images.
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David Parry To commission David or to request prints of his work: davidparryphotography.com David Parry (b.1983) is a freelance press and commercial photographer based in London. The breadth of his work is varied as only a press photographers can be, from riots to portraits, politics to fashion and London photocalls to foreign features. He qualified as a press photographer from the renowned NCTJ course in Shefield. Then working for a local paper until he could begin freelancing for national papers. He has now been covering editorial assignments for over a decade and works regularly with the Press Association and Financial Times. His work has been used in every UK newspaper as well as many foreign newspapers and magazines, including front page of The Times and pictures used in Time Magazine and Newsweek. He publishes a blog of his work at www.davidparryphotography.com/blog/
Bobby Model (1973-2009) grew up on a ranch near Cody, Wyoming. His childhood experiences in the Absaroka high country instilled in him an early appreciation for remote places. In college he began to develop his visual sense with adventure photography, which was enhanced by his ability to negotiate mountainous terrain. After finishing college with a degree in environmental economics, Model covered mountaineering expeditions on five continents for clients in the publishing industry, most notably, National Geographic. His relationship with National Geographic began in 1995 when he was asked by Todd Skinner to join a Wyoming team of cowboy climbers that free-climbed Trango Tower in Pakistan, a feat that was featured in the April 1996 National Geographic Magazine. Bobby appeared on the cover of that issue and images that Bobby shot on the expedition were also published. Moved and inspired by his experiences around the world Bobby became increasingly interested in photojournalism and in 2004, he relocated to Nairobi, Kenya, to position himself to cover Africa more effectively. But his love for Wyoming also anchored him to
Cody, where he kept a permanent base and office. Bobby's photographs cover an expanse of culture, social and geo-political issues and extreme adventure. His photographs have appeared in numerous international publications including National Geographic, New York Times, Outside, and Mother Jones. Bobby's photography has received international recognition and has also been exhibited at the Banff Centre for Mountain Culture. He was a contributing photographer to National Geographic Adventure Magazine and in 2006 was selected as an Emerging Explorer by the National Geographic Society Missions Program. Bobby was described as someone who "braves the most challenging locations to cover the toughest topics-culture, conflict, and extreme adventure." "Expeditions are one thing but I couldn't do that for the rest of my life.  It feels strange to enter a cultural environment, carrying tons of equipment, bags of money and bright synthetic clothing and then disappear without really getting to appreciate the people you meet along the way…  I have this idealistic streak in me.  I always hope that I will get the shot that makes people understand what it's like for people who live lives completely different than their own." Bobby Model
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exhibited around the world (Rencontres d'Arles, Visa pour l'Image, Pingyao Photo Festival in China…), and his book on "I'm not a talisman" has been published by Michel Lafon in 2012. He is currently focusing on water tensions and completed a story on the Nile for the new International Photoreporter Festival in St Brieuc (France), exhibited in October 2012. He is ambassador for Green Cross France, Mikhaïl Gorbatchev's NGO for environment.
economically-advantaged) from "them" (indigenous people and the world's chronically poor and vulnerable). In March of 2011, Ingetje published her first book, Tribal Ethiopia - a testament of her passion for documenting tribal people and championing issues of social justice. The book's 286 photos document the indigenous tribes of the Omo River Valley and their plight as people threatened with the of loss of their ancestral homeland and economic livelihood to modern development; a proposed massive hydroelectric plant project would eventually flood their valley. Over the course of her career she has been a volunteer photographer for the Amsterdam World Museum and a travel consultant for Nouvelles Frontieres. Ingetje currently freelances in Australia. She is also a prodigious contributor to world- renowned Getty Images (Creative and Editorial),  AuroraPhotos and is a stringer for Demotix. Recently she signed a contract as Free Lance photographer with The Wideangle. Over the last years her work was (amongst others) awarded by Px3 Prix de la photografie Paris, Australian Geographic and the International Loupe Awards. She currently lives in Broome, Western Australia where she and her Egyptian-born husband own and run a Middle Eastern restaurant that also serves as an informal gallery for her work. She travels as much as she can in between running a busy restaurant.  
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