Author Archives: beatricebedeschi

Contrasts in the city

I went around the Strand and Embankment on a sunny day to experiment my own street photography through the use of manual focus and light. I found that London is a city of contrasts (of shapes, colours, lights, cultures…) and … Continue reading

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Talk: Demotix CEO Turi Munthe at City University London

THE GUEST – Turi Munthe, founder and CEO of Demotix, one of the most successful experiments of entrepreneurial journalism of the last years, has met last Friday the postgraduate students of International Journalism at City University London. He talked about … Continue reading

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Photographer John Moore on the Arab world revolts

The revolts in Egypt and the war in Lybia through th eyes of a photographer: Pulitzer prize John Moore has shared on PBS Newshour his thoughts about what is going on in the Arab World. He says that although he … Continue reading

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Annie Leibovitz on Wordle

Annie Leibovitz is one of the most famous photographers of our time. She has taken pictures of John Lennon, US president Barack Obama and his family and the Queen Elizabeth II, among the others. But turning Annie Leibovitz Wikipedia page … Continue reading

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Crisis of credit: visualised

The idea belongs to a young american designer, Jonathan Jarvis: turn the very complicated story of the credit crisis that hit the world in summer 2008, starting from the US, into a tale in pictures. The final result is “Crisis … Continue reading

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Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2011

Thomas Demand, Roe Ethridge, Jim Goldberg and Elad Lassry are the four photographers shortlisted for the 15th edition of the Deutsche Borse Photography Prize 2011. The 30,000 £ annual prize rewards living photographers of any nationality that have made the … Continue reading

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“Choose your own adventure books”: a visual representation

An information designer, Michael Niggel, had  an original idea: turning a “choose your own adventure book” – one of those where you have to decide your next step, and consequently progress in the story – into a visual path. In … Continue reading

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