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Little Did We Know

Five years ago I had just finished my double bachelors degree at Monash University and had taken a ‘green collar job’ in the Sustainability industry in Melbourne. In my spare time I studied photography, played indoor soccer and  jammed guitar with an Argentine I’d met the year earlier while volunteering in the university exchange club.…

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Last chance to see Sydney alive…

On the St James entrance to Hyde Park North in Central Sydney hang 22 gigantic (2.8m x 1.78m) photographic prints. They’re the finalists selected by a panel of judges from over 1300 entries into the Sydney Life Photographic Prize. Each year this competition celebrates “the Sydney that lies beneath the iconic images” that usually define…

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Your Sweet Tooth Changes Lives

“When I used to sell my cocoa to other companies — as a woman — I was cheated most of the time because I didn’t know how much a bag of cocoa weighed,” Afia confides. She’s a 58-year-old mother-of-six and a cocoa farmer who works her family plot on a tropical hillside in Ghana’s Ashanti…

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Picture 1000 Words Exhibition Announcement

What happens when a collection of talented writers are given a picture, a word limit and the freedom to see where an image can take them? Some of you may remember that last year I was on a mission to find creative writers for a unique photo-literary experiment. I’ve managed to keep things under wraps…