Aleppo in Syria.

War-torn Syrian town makes virtual reality film-making history

This week, several channel owners have been taking advantage of YouTube’s new ability to host 360-degree video footage. FC Barcelona launched one recently, and now charitable news organisation RYOT has done something a little more haunting, and also history-making. This footage of Aleppo, in Syria, gives you a sense of just how damaging the war there […]

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Hiroshima | Foraggio Photographic

Hiroshima 70 years on: A city of peace and grace

Today marks 70 years since Hiroshima suffered the most devastating attack in human history. Tens of thousands of people killed in seconds, incinerated by the world’s first atomic bomb. Then-US President Harold Truman believed this represented “the greatest achievement of organised science in history”. The achievement, he claimed, was ending of World War II. President […]

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Simon Norfolk - Time Taken

The unquestionable beauty of Afghanistan

If Afghanistan wasn’t a war zone, I’d have it high on my list of places to visit. From a geographical point of view, it looks absolutely stunning. The trouble is, you very rarely see that side of it. Most of the attention on the country has been as a result of war, death, terror and […]

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Jerome Sessini - MH17

The importance of photojournalists

With both flights MH17 and MH370 back in the news this week for different reasons, it’s good to reflect on some of the incredible photojournalism that occurred during that time. French photographer Jérôme Sessini, who is an associate of Magnum Photos, documented some incredible images from the crash site of MH17 in Ukraine, scouring the […]

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Dick Cheney, 9/11, US National Archive

Inside the 9/11 war room

This week, a collection of never-before-seen images of the United States Presidential Emergency room emerged, all shot on that most fateful of dates: 11 September 2001. The photographs, which are not credited to a single photographer, were released in response to a Freedom Of Information Act request received by the National Archives, and chiefly feature […]

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