Posts by author: IPA

Qi Lihe Qi Lihe district sits on the outskirts of Lanzhou in Gansu Province, north western China and is the most destitute area of this heavily polluted industrial city. It is home to thousands of Muslim migrant families who have left their homeland within the Linxia Hui autonomous prefecture and arrived into the city, searching […]

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We recently came across a discussion in a rather popular street photography group where the questions were asked ‘What is the purpose and point of Street Photography? Should my photography skills really be used for something more meaningful?’ These certainly are questions that critics of the genre would indulge in, and ones that street photographers […]

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Invisible Pht grapher Asia officially opens the IPA GALLERY with the STREET PHOTOGRAPHY ASIA Exhibition. Exhibiting the photographs of: IPA STREET PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST FINALISTS Karan Vaid, Mazini Hafizhuddin, Jimmy Sng, Werayuth Piriyapornprapa, Karolus Naga, Siddharth Jain, Dirk Claus, Nicky Loh, Emese Benko, Chanakan Nippita, Erwin Sitorus, Charlie Kirk, Rony Zakaria, Jing-Chao Chen, Pramudya Tony Mahendra, […]

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This district, famous for its dairy farming, now has high radiation levels; the outside and inside average has been 15-20μSv/h and 3-6μSv/h, respectively.

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Invisible Ph t grapher Asia celebrated their 1st anniversary in April 2011. To mark this milestone, we hosted our first Street Photography Contest. After much deliberation by our judges, here are our official winners! 1ST PLACE WINNER The Colt Attacks, by Karan Vaid, India 2ND PLACE WINNER Another street show, by Mazini Hafizhuddin, Indonesia 3RD […]

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Merapi Volcano Eruption Aftermath The Merapi volcano in Yogyakarta has erupted several times, and yet people still come back and settle there. The refugees have had loss of family members and possessions yet many remain in Merapi hoping to return to their village. They are not afraid to face dangers that can come at any […]

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China’s scenic splendours meant little to me. So does its mythological rise to being a global power, a topic that photojournalists around the world are rushing to document. The future is not as meaningful to me as the past.

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Text & photograph: Edward Teo The day after the Decisive Moment by Leica & Magnum event, Leica management as well as selected Magnum photographers were made available for interviews by journalist and bloggers. While the morning wet weather and Paris peak hour traffic did pose some problems for the schedule, I managed to have a couple […]

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ABBAS, 45 years In Photography Exhibition is on show at the National Museum Of Singapore from 18th June to 18th September 2011. We popped by and checked it out today. While the choice of extremely low lighting in the exhibition hall left us totally bewildered, we were in awe of Abbas’ body of work on […]

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We were invited to the Decisive Moment by Leica & Magnum event in Paris on 21st to 22nd June, but unfortunately could not attend. Edward Teo, a friend of ours did, and here is an interview he did with Magnum’s Alex Majoli, who shot the official Leica M9-P pictures previewed during the event. Text & photograph: […]

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The Refugee Problem In Azerbaijan I chose the problem of refugees in Azerbaijan as the topic for my project. Despite the fact that it is often discussed, this problem still remains urgent and demands special attention from society. A democratic society highly values human rights, such as the right for inviolability of property, right of property […]

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Hinguguay Beliuwa Ilomni She lowered her head, her eyes met the ground, “hinguguay beliuwa ilomni”. “They told me the hinguguay ate her”, she said with finality in her young voice. She was 4 barely years old. The hinguguay is a mystical creature. When kids are bad, parents threaten that the hinguguay will come eat them. In the […]

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