• The Great Bonfire Of Toba By Thaddeus Pope

    A photo-essay about one of the most extraordinary festivals in Japan, Toba-dai-kagaribi (The Great Bonfire of Toba). Photography by Thaddeus Pope. All Images © 2014 Thaddeus Pope. All rights reserved.

  • Japan marks the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Photography by Thaddeus Pope.

    Japan marks the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Photography by Thaddeus Pope. All Images © 2014 Thaddeus Pope. All rights reserved.

The Takisanji Oni Matsuri by Thaddeus Pope

TAKISANJI ONI MATSURI

The Takisanji Oni Matsuri (Takisanji Ogre Festival) at Takasanji Temple in Aichi Prefecture takes place on the evening of the last day of Shushoe (修正会) – an annual ritual to pray for peace and good harvest for the coming year, which lasts for 7 days from January 1st in the old Japanese calendar. Incorporating a spectacular […]

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RMIT UNIVERSITY BECOMES AN EVENT PARTNER

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) is now an official Event Partner of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award. Founded in 1887, RMIT is a university of technology and design based in Melbourne, Australia, with an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education and outcome-oriented research. RMIT is focused on creating solutions that transform […]

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MEDILL SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM BECOMES AN EVENT PARTNER

Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism is now an official partner of IAFOR and the IAFOR MediAsia and FilmAsia Conferences, the organizing body behind the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award. For nearly a century the Medill School of Journalism has been one of the finest journalism schools in the United States and has produced many Pulitzer […]

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EMMA BOWKETT JOINS IAFOR DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD JUDGING PANEL

I am delighted to announce that Emma Bowkett has joined the 2015 IAFOR Documentary Photography Award Judging Panel. About Emma Bowkett Emma is Director of Photography for the Financial Times FT Weekend Magazine. Joining the team in 2010 she was involved in the relaunch in 2011. Prior to this Emma worked as first assistant to […]

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