Socially Engaged Photography

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In 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt created the Farm Security Administration (FSA) to aid American farmworkers during the Great Depression. Its photographers aimed to document what was going on, in an effort to raise awareness and support. Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange were two of those photographers. Interestingly, there is one school of thought, repeated by Susan Meiselas and Wendy Ewald, …

Book material samples

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I have just got the samples from Phnom Penh. Whilst I had seen paper samples and such when there, I had not seen a completed hard back book. The quality is very pleasing, as is the attention to detail. The book format is different (this is a ‘portrait’ sample, and mine is ‘landscape’) and it has twice as many pages …