• Photographs from the 69th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima, Japan on August 6th 1945. Photography by Thaddeus Pope.

    Photographs from the 69th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of the Japanese City of Hiroshima on August 6th 1945. Photography by British photojournalist, Thaddeus Pope. All Images © 2014 Thaddeus Pope. All rights reserved.

  • The Great Bonfire of Toba - Fire Festival of Toba by Thaddeus Pope

    One of the most unusual and exciting festivals in Japan, Toba-dai-kagaribi (the great bonfire of Toba), also known as Toba-no-Himatsuri (Fire Festival of Toba), dates back approximately 1,200 years and is registered as a National Intangible Folk Cultural Property. This annual festival takes place on the second Sunday of February in Hazu-town (Mikawa-Toba Station /Meitetsu Gamagori Line - Toba Shinmeisha shrine). The purpose of the festival is to forecast the climate and harvest of the coming year.

IAFOR Documentary Photography Award

SIMON NORFOLK JOINS IAFOR DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD JUDGING PANEL

I am very pleased to announce that Simon Norfolk has joined the 2015 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel. Simon will be judging the Award alongside our Founding Judge, Paul Lowe. We hope to announce a third judge in the next few weeks. About Simon Norfolk Simon Norfolk is a landscape photographer whose work over […]

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IAFOR Documentary Photography Award

UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON ANNOUNCED AS AN EVENT PARTNER

As an alumnus of the London College of Communication I’m delighted to announce Event Partnership between the University of the Arts London and the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award. University of the Arts London is a pioneering world leader in design and media education with internationally renowned BA and MA courses in Photojournalism and Documentary Photography. […]

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Photographs from the 69th Anniversary of the Atomic Bombing of the Japanese City of Hiroshima on August 6th 1945. Photography by Thaddeus Pope.

HIROSHIMA

On the 6th of August 1945 at 8.15AM, an American Boeing B-29 Superfortress named Enola Gay opened its bomb bay doors and released an atomic bomb 31,060 feet (9,470 m) above the city of Hiroshima, Japan. Forty three seconds later, the bomb reached its predetermined detonation height of 1,968 feet (600 m) where it exploded […]

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IAFOR Documentary Photography Award

IAFOR DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2015

I am pleased to announce that I am now the Creative Director of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award. This new award seeks to promote and assist in the professional development of emerging documentary photographers and photojournalists. The award will be judged by a panel of leading professionals in the field of documentary photography and photojournalism. […]

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