Topic: Nigeria

Namsa Leuba
Out There

A Fresh Look at Africa through Nigeria’s Largest Photo Festival

The LagosPhoto 2014 photography festival sees photographers present work that offer an alternative to the “Afro-pessimism” usually on display in the media

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Cristina de Middel
Photo Essay

A Truth Beyond Photojournalism: Cristina de Middel’s Nigerian Journey

Nigeria is more than a land of sectarian violence, it’s a land of magic and ancestral culture, as Spanish photographer Cristina de Middel shows in her latest mystical project

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The Ebola Crisis, Gulu, Uganda, 2000
The Backstory

Picturing Ebola: Photographers Chase an Invisible Killer

With already more than 670 victims, Western Africa is battling its most serious Ebola outbreak in four decades. TIME LightBox speaks to photographers Samuel Aranda and Jodi Bieber about the challenges involved with covering such a deadly story

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Andrew Esiebo
Follow Friday

#LightBoxFF: Instagram as Revolutionary Media with Andrew Esiebo

Lagos-based photographer Andrew Esiebo says Instagram offers a new future for African photographers to show their work to the world without conforming to Western media ideals.

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Nigeria Floating Slum
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: May 2 – May 9

From deadly landslides in Afghanistan and elections in South Africa, to setting the stage for the World Cup and Eurovision’s beautiful, bearded songstress, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Closeup

Pictures of the Week: February 8 – February 15

From The Pope’s resignation and murder charges for Oscar Pistorius to carnival celebrations in Rio and a meteorite hitting Earth, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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image: Escola Estadual Nossa Senhora do Belo Ramo, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Series 6, Mathematics. November 17th, 2005.
Out There

Back to School: Classroom Portraits by Julian Germain

Regardless of where we grew up, most of us spent many of our formative years sitting in a classroom. British photographer Julian Germain spent eight years photographing students in classrooms around the world.

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Lightbox April 9, 2012
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: April 6 — April 13

From North Korea’s rocket Unha-3 and the Trayvon Martin case to wildfires in the New York City metropolitan area and the 100th anniversary of the Titanic, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Tsering Topgyal
Closeup

Pictures of the Week, January 6 – January 13

From violence in Syria to the New Hampshire Republican primary and Uttar Pradesh’s giant stone elephant statues, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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