Dorothea Lange – Inspiration

mickyates B&W, Photography, Social development, USA 0 Comments

I have been asked to make a short presentation to the PhotoBath group on an image that has always inspired me. It actually didn’t take long to decide that it was Dorothea Lange‘s photograph taken during the Great Depression, in California (Nipomo), in 1936. It is generally known as “Migrant Mother“. Dorothea was commissioned by the Farm Security Administration to document the impact of federal programs in …






“Sugar Daddy”

mickyates Africa, Children, Color Efex Pro, Malawi, Nikon, Photography, Social development, Travel 0 Comments

At first glance, a friendly couple, in the market place in the Malawi capital, Lilongwe. Then, at second glance, a “Sugar Daddy“. Most research has suggested that this inter-generational phenomenon has contributed to the spread of the HIV virus – indeed many countries, including South Africa, run public health awareness and education campaigns on the issue. There is some recent evidence that …