“He collapsed on the cot and within minutes had died in a pool of his vomit. Monocrotophos.” Renuka recalls. Gajanan Salam had become the 1373rd farmer to commit suicide in the last seven months in Maharashtra, due to failure of the cotton crop.
Disappearing Home is a portrait of the East End’s English community at the start of the new century: it documents and explores its culture and traditions. The project depicts a glimpse into the everyday lives of the English people of East End and intends to serve as a visual representation of the identity of this community today.
The UK has had a steady increase in the number of evictions since the year 2000 records. According to the Ministry of Justice 37,739 private and public sector tenants in 2013 saw their homes repossessed by court bailiffs. Behind each figure, a whole set of events have taken place leaving many people and families completely broken. The story of Francesca is one of these stories that largely takes place within social tenancies. It is a reflection on what it is to be a social tenant, and how becoming homeless can happen in a short space of time.
In this Documentary Photography Review video podcast photographer Sam Ivin shares the stories behind the images in his Community Nurses project.
Sam explores the everyday activities of community nurses in rural Wales, UK, and shares his …
This photo essay documents a trip made by UK firefighters, land managers, and researchers, to participate in a “Technical Fire Management” training course in Catalonia led by the GRAF bombers (‘bombers’ being Catalan for fire fighter), Catalonia’s highly skilled forest fire fighters.
About 1 hour after the arrival to Zanzibar sitting in the back seat of a local taxi with my wife heading to the hotel, tragedy strikes down from no where and hits us by shock. What occurred next turned pretty much everything upside down. A boy, who looks like less the ten years old, is trying to cross the road to the other side when he suddenly and shockingly gets hit by the taxi we’re sitting in. That split second laid ground for what was to become one of my most intense experiences ever.