Student protests – the real media view?

via img6.glowfoto.com So this week the student population of the UK finally wrested back the spotlight from the French with their protests in Westminster. The image that adorned the front page of most newspapers on Thursday was the hooded student kicking in a window at Tory HQ in Millbank. For all the world, it looked like one of those images […]

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How digital cameras make photography child’s play

OK, first things first: I’m going to say something that’s not exactly groundbreaking – digital cameras make photography ridiculously easy for kids. Hang on a minute, before you hit the back button, stay with me. As a kid, I remember being able to use one of these cameras for my early forays into photography. Yes, it was exciting being able […]

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Ten days with Elvis Presley

Hardly a week goes by without another set of intimate images of a legendary music act being unearthed. And normally I simply flick past disinterestedly. But the latest set of images of Elvis Presley from his early years are truly arresting. Taken by young freelance photo journalist Alfred Wertheimer in 1956, they capture a 20-year-old Elvis before the height of […]

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