Through the lens – The life of my 6 rabbits

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Monochrome Madness in 2014

Leanne Cole PHOTOGRAPHY

In February this year a challenge was started between myself and Laura Macky, and now here we are at the end of the year and it is still going.  At times it has been hard work, other times, frustrating, but always rewarding.  It has been wonderful to see all the images that people send me, and their trust that I will take care of their work.

On a personal level it has been wonderful because I have done 43 monochrome images that I may not have done otherwise.  I have met some amazing people along the way, and discovered new blogs to follow.  Many of my introductions posts have come from the people I have got to know through MM.  I used to always think in colour, but now I am often finding myself wondering if something would look good in monochrome, and what can I do with it…

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PHOTO BLOG: The state of girls’ education around the world

World Education Blog

To tie-in with the release of the Gender Summary of the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2013/4 published by UNESCO to mark International Women’s Day, this photo blog tells the story of the state of education for girls and young women around the world. 

The Gender Summary of the 2013/4 Education for All Global Monitoring Report highlights the serious gender imbalance in global education that has left over 100 million young women unable to read a single sentence. The summary, launched for International Women’s Day in partnership with the UN Girls’ Education Initiative, calls for equity to be at the heart of new global development goals after 2015 so that every child has an equal chance of learning through quality education.

Half of the 31 million girls out of school are expected never to enroll or have the chance to learn. Despite some progress, in 2011, only 60% of…

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