In the Moroccan capital of Rabat and in cities across the country, tens of thousands of protesters marched peacefully Sunday to demand a new constitution to bring greater democratic reform to the North African kingdom amid the wave of Arab world upheaval. In Bahrain, protesters swept back into Manama’s Pearl Square after crown prince Sheik Salman ibn Hamed Khalifa ordered troops and armored vehicles to withdraw and offered to lead a national dialogue after days of unrest that had left six dead. The ...
Pullitzer prize winning war photographer John Moore is no stranger to scenes of conflict. As a photographer for the Associated Press and now Getty Images, John has covered almost all the major wars and conflicts in the last 20 years. This video is an interview with him about his last 6 weeks work in Libya, Egypt and Bahrain. The images he has returned with are nothing short of stunning.Getty War Photographer Talks of His Time in Libya, Egypt and Bahrain
the travel photog...The current upheavals in the Near and Middle East are providing substantial opportunities for photojournalists and conflict photographers to report on the latest battles, revolts and revolutions.Here's a 6 minutes video interview of photographer John Moore who has just returned from Egypt and Libya as well as Bahrain, where he witnessed the uprisings first hand. This is a must-see for all emerging photojournalists and conflict photographers.From the PBS NewHour blog: Photographer John Moore is no ... John Moore: Libya, Egypt & Bahrain
camera labsMorocco has always been high on my list of places to visit and in 2012 I finally made it a reality with a 12 day vacation around the country. Prior to leaving there were two classic images I wanted to capture: the winding streets of old Marrakech and the sand dunes of the Sahara Desert. After hitting the road though I quickly realized Morocco has so much more to offer the traveller and photographer. It's safe, friendly, easy to get around and boasts a surprisingly diverse range of spectacular views.... Morocco travel and photography tips
EVENTS BY LIGHTSTALKERI am looking for a driver/guide in Morocco from July 7-13, there will not be a lot of “fixing” because I have a list of architectural sites I need to cover in Casablanca, Rabat, Fes, Marrakech and maybe Meknes. Preferably someone with a air conditioned car who speaks English or Dutch or French. looking for fixer in Morocco
EVENTS BY LIGHTSTALKERI am looking for a driver/guide in Morocco from July 7-13, there will not be a lot of "fixing" because I have a list of architectural sites I need to cover in Casablanca, Rabat, Fes, Marrakech and maybe Meknes. Preferably someone with a air conditioned car who speaks English or Dutch or French. looking for fixer in Morocco
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Capturing Morocco with a Contax G2 and some film
by Jens Franke – Website Here
I really love the stories on your site! I’m a german based Designer and an avid photographer and I wanted to share my impressions of my last photo-journey to morocco with you!
Morocco – the strangest country which is so close to us. The cold country with hot sun, stone-old culture and probably the most open-hearted people you can imagine. During my preparations i was researching a little bit to get first visual ...Capturing Morocco with a Contax G2 and some film by Jens Franke
1000wordsmag.comWithlittle over two weeks left to apply for the next 1000 Words Workshop with Roger Ballen in Fez, Morocco (5-9 May 2012), we thought we wouldbring you up to date with some recent news.The workshop has managed to attract notable press here on The Daily Telegraph online and here at GUP Magazine, while Roger Ballen has been busy directing his firstmusic video, the oddly engrossing, I Fink U Freeky for Die Antwoordto widespread critical acclaim, receiving more than 1 millionviewers on Youtube in less ... Deadline reminder for the Roger Ballen workshop in Fez, Morocco
the travel photog...Photo © Jelle Oostrom-All Rights ReservedJelle Oostrom is a travel writer and photographer based in the Netherlands, and has interesting photo galleries of his journeys to Morocco, Andalucia, Thailand, Portugal, Italy and Indonesia.In common with most photographer who travel to Morocco, Jelle's gallery of this country is predominantly of streetscapes, landscapes and, with a couple of exceptions, of people from a distance (as most Moroccans dislike being photographed for cultural reasons).I especially ... Jelle Oostrom: Morocco
LIGHTSTALKERSI'm planning a trip for Mid February to several regions of Morocco and looking for an experienced English-speaking fixer in Morocco to take us to amazing and beautiful places...any help is appreciated. Fixer in Morocco
1000wordsmag.com1000Words is delighted to announce its fourth workshop. Following successes with Antoine d’Agata, Anders Petersen andErik Kessels we are proud to present Roger Ballen as the workshop leader for the next retreat in Fez, Morocco (5-9 May 2012). "Somebodysaid my pictures are diamonds but they are diamonds with charcoal andcarbon inside. What’s going on in the interior of that world isbreakdown and chaos, but there is affection on the formal side. Youconstantly have to deal with these contradictions. ... 1000 WORDS WORKSHOP WITH ROGER BALLEN IN MOROCCO, MAY 2012
The AP reports from RABAT, Morocco:
Moroccans voted for a new parliament Friday in Arab Spring-inspired elections that are facing a boycott by democracy campaigners who say the ruling monarchy isn't committed to real change.
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The people in charge of a polling station wait for voters in a school in Rabat, Morocco, on November 25.
A moderate Islamist party and a pro-palace coalition led by the finance minister are competing for the top spot, but a key test for the authorities' legitimacy ...Morocco votes in test of king's reform drive