Joal is the place where was born the first president of independent Sénégal, Léopold Sédar Senghor. He is also the country’s most famous and respected poet. Joal is a little city situated on the Petite Cote, 115 km south from Dakar, in Sénégal.
Joal is the place where was born the first president of independent Sénégal, Léopold Sédar Senghor. He is also the country most famous and respected poet. His family were Sérère and healed property. They were Catholics.
It is possible to visit his birthplace which carries the name Mbind Diogoye (“lion’s mansion” in Serer). In this house are exposed objects and Tools representative of the traditional culture Sérère, and an exposure reporting the fabulous political course of Senghor. In fact, Joal is one of the two parts of Joal-Fadiouth : the second part, Fadiouth is located on a shell Island and lincked by a bridge, but this will be the subject of another location.
This article is dedicated to Serge Moulinier, a largely unknown French photographer who won one of the most important prizes in France with a book on Greek architecture. Strangely, little information can be found on the Internet about this great photographer whose work had also been published in an important essay written by the famous John Szarkowski, former Director of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.
This article is dedicated to one of the most important masters of photography, Robert Capa. Capa is well known for his photos of war, from the famous image of the Republican Spanish soldier collapsing backwards after being fatally shot to his images taken in Indochina. He was also a co-founder of the famous Magnum Photo Agency, the first cooperative agency for freelance photographers worldwide. For this article, I took advantage of a rare event held in my city, Como, some weeks ago: a military drill for civil protection purposes.
An Argentinean writer and photographer living in the Pacific Northwest, Lorraine Healy is a long-time fan of plastic cameras and is the author of "Tricks With A Plastic Wonder," a manual for achieving better results with a Holga camera, available as an eBook from Amazon.com. In this article, Healy shares her experiences photographing in Cuba in early 2013.
Dora Kontha makes the familiar worthy of a tribute. She frames icy weather or glinting water so that it looks boundless, more than a spread of pretty blue. Analog photography, her medium of choice, makes these everyday sights as intimate as memory itself.
Heads up, Metro Manila-based Lomographers! A film photography workshop to be conducted by Meerly, former general manager of Lomography Singapore, featuring the Diana F+ will be held this month at Common Room in Quezon City, Philippines.