Discordia – Moises Saman

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Moises Saman is an American / Spanish photojournalist, and a member of Magnum. I just got a copy of his 2016 book, Discordia. It isĀ perhapsĀ the most beautiful and inspiring book that I have bought this year. Thank you to Paul Clements for pointing me towards the book. Saman’s book is an extended photo-easy, about the Arab Spring. It is a …

Istanbul – and the best camera in the world

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Istanbul is a city that we have been lucky enough to visit several times – it’s maybe a rather corny adage but it really is the ultimate bridge between cultures and geography. Just recently, I have been going through some of the many pictures I have taken over the years. and re-worked some I took in 2007 with a Nikon …