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Photojournalism: A glimpse inside Fortnum & Mason

March 31, 2011 by


By SARAH MORRISON THE POWER OF PHOTOS IN PROTEST: What was perhaps most noticeable about UK Uncut’s peaceful occupation of Fortnum & Mason on Saturday 26 March, the day of the TUC March for the Alternative, was that virtually no press made it inside. Yes, there were one or two freelancers and a handful of […]

Covering the cuts protest: You don’t need an expensive camera to take great photos

March 30, 2011 by


By BEN WHITELAW This is one of the fantastic shots taken by journalism student Seb Wheeler at Saturday’s cuts protests in London. Seb, a photographer and reporter for news site East London Lines, spoke to seeing stories about  the importance of using tools you know well, even if they don’t cost the earth. Amateur journalists […]

Cuts protests: is photojournalism objective?

March 29, 2011 by


By JENNY STEVENS As we said recently on Seeing Stories, photographs make a breaking news story. To feel close to the action, readers and users want to see it. This weekend the front pages of (almost) all the nationals were dominated by coverage of Saturday’s march against the Government’s public spending cuts. But each newspaper’s […]

Those in the know: David White from photofilm producers Duckrabbit

February 23, 2011 by


By BEN WHITELAW “What other ways are there to tell a story” is a question that’s been keeping us up late at night here at Seeing Stories. Are your coneventional audio/ video/ photo slideshow packages that we find on websites the world over the only way of narrating a tale? With that in mind, our […]

Those in the know: founder of Innovative Interactivity Tracy Boyer

January 26, 2011 by


By BEN WHITELAW In our second ‘Those in the know’ post, we chat to Tracy Boyer, founder and managing editor of Innovative Interactivity, which quite brilliantly markets itself as “a digital watering hole for multimedia enthusiasts”. TRACY BOYER 1) What would you say is the role of multimedia storytelling in the media? Where does data […]

When photos matter… Tuition fees protest at Millbank

November 14, 2010 by


by SARAH MORRISON “There are more journalists and cameramen here then there are anarchists,” shouted one of the students who was rallying outside the Conservative headquarters last Wednesday on account of the coalition plans to raise tuition fees as high as £9,000, while making 40% cuts to university teaching budgets.  In fact, hustled in amongst […]

Award winning photojournalism from Gaza

November 12, 2010 by


by JENNY STEVENS The winning entry of the first ever Carmignac Gestion prize for photojournalism went on display this week in Paris. Seeing Stories went to see the collection of works by Kai Wiedenhöfer. German photojournalist Kai Wiedenhöfer has been working in Gaza for over ten years, documenting daily life in the occupied territories. This […]