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An aerial view of a huge, panelled circular building, emitting golden light that has a cylindrical opening at the top. It is surrounded by smaller versions of itself, sat atop tall metal ‘stems’, all slightly angled in different directions. Beyond the building are other less unusual buildings, lit with white lights. ARTICLE

Expo 2020 Dubai: Connecting minds, creating the future

Once known as ‘The World Fair’, these global events have given us innovations we just can’t live without – Expo 2020 Dubai looks set to do the same.

21 October 2021
A black and white engraving of Johannes Gutenberg in which he is depicted with a long beard and what appears to be a high, fur-trimmed hat and matching high-necked jacket. ARTICLE

Thanks Johannes! 4 great things the Gutenberg printing press gave the modern world

Life without print? No thanks! We celebrate International Print Day by exploring how Johannes Gutenbergs’s Printing Press changed the world forever.

18 October 2021
A man dressed in white PPE takes the temperature of a women as she sits up in bed. She is wearing a black niqab and on one side of her is a high brown wood chest of draws with six drawers and a lamp and assorted objects on top. On the other side is a barred window, through whIch you can see the figure of a man wearing a face covering. On the far left of the photo is the side view of a man wearing a white kameez and white topi. He also wears a black protective face covering. ARTICLE

There is no place like hope

Canon Ambassador, Michele Spatari uses his camera to share untold stories of the pandemic in South Africa, showing that hope exists amidst the turmoil.

11 October 2021
A woman sits on the floor surrounded by fine art prints in the Japanese style. They predominantly in black, grey and red. She has shoulder-length dark hair and wears a beige skirt, white sneakers and a bleck vest-style top. On the left and right of the shot are two tables, one with a green plant on top and a black and white printed textile in front. The other with some books stacked on top and prints in front of it. ARTICLE

Chromakane for the soul

For Jessie, AKA Chromakane, art was a way of coping with Covid lockdowns, and before long she was part of a community helping others to do the same.

07 October 2021
Seven people sit in an open-topped vehicle. Five wear matching bright blue t-shirts and two people at the front of the vehicle do not. The person on the left wears black trousers, a white shirt and a blue bucket hat. Next to them is a man in a black t-shirt with a bright blue ‘wild shots’ logo on the front. He is the only person not holding up a camera as though to take a shot. ARTICLE

The passionate student who teaches from the heart

When Rifumo first set foot in a Wild Shots Outreach photography workshop, he didn’t know what to expect. Today he helps them to teach a new generation.

04 October 2021
A man stands points at a projector screen, as he teaches a class of young people. ARTICLE

Education, hope and a safe space for Goma’s children

We join the Lens on Life Project and take our Young People Programme to Goma, a city scarred by war and disasters, where education is in short supply.

30 September 2021
A hand holds a smartphone. On the screen, you can see that it is filming a brown and white puppy, which is blurred in the background. ARTICLE

Five ways to make the most of your commute

If you’re returning to the office, the commute might be what you dread the most, but with a few tweaks it could become a valuable part of your day.

23 September 2021
A hand holds a smartphone. On the screen, you can see that it is filming a brown and white puppy, which is blurred in the background. ARTICLE

TikTok – where creativity has no demographic

Whatever you thought you knew about TikTok is probably wrong. These days it’s less about lip-syncing and more about shared communities for everyone.

20 September 2021
On the right, the side of a man wearing a black medical-style mask and a blue top is pictured. He is overseeing an audio-visual control panel of buttons, some of which are lit. There is also a monitor showing what is being filmed and cables feeding into plug sockets. ARTICLE

Faith, hope and live streaming

Covid 19 meant that churches had to think differently about worship. Nairobi’s Mamlaka Hill Chapel used live streaming to connect with their community.

16 September 2021
A white horse stands with its head inside a white, doughnut-shaped CT scanner. ARTICLE

CT for horses - image quality and safety are crucial

At the Telgte veterinary clinic in Germany, a new CT scanning solution is taking some of the stress and risk out of examining injured and sick horses.

13 September 2021

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