“I still think that I’m improving”: Paul Sansome believes he can take his best photograph tomorrow. He discusses how his photography has improved – and continues to improve.
Words have always been a powerful way of relating stories but visual story-telling through imagery is arguable stronger as it crosses language barriers. Here we look at both visual narratives as well as the stories behind the images. In the ‘Stories’ section photographers and travellers reveal their approaches to life and their work, their photographic vision, motivations and personal projects.
Storm chaser: Dangerous landscapes
“We chase where the weather takes us; we could be in Texas one day, then drive all night and get to Wyoming for the next day.”
Photographer-geographer Trevor Cole tells us how he approaches photographing the people he meets in Ethiopia’s Omo Valley and South Sudan, among other travels.
Following the fisherwomen
Multi-award winning documentary photographer Craig Easton tells us about his latest social documentary photography projects ‘Fisherwomen’ and ‘Bank Top’.
Save the salt
The legendary Bonneville salt flats, home to many a land speed-record attempt, is in danger of disappearing. One US advertising photographer took this as his cue to create a campaign to help save it.
Phoebe Smith is an adventurer, photographer and author. We speak to her about senses – of achievement and of place.