Mission 48 of the NGO "Open Arms" left on the 22nd of july 2018 from Palma de Mallorca, where the ship had arrived the day before to disembark Josefa and the lifeless bodies of a woman and a child found a few days earlier in international waters.
The mission took place in the Libyan SAR area where just after midnight on August 2, about 55 miles from the coast, it rescue a raft with 87 people aboard of which 84 Sudanese (many from Darfour), a Syrian, a Gambian and an Egyptian.
Mongolia, spring travel of 2017. Only wind is heard. To eyes he thinks?
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A Libyan national army soldier takes a selfie on top of a building in downtown Benghazi. Libya 2018.
On February 17, 2014 a civil war started in the city that will last three and half years, bringing blood and destruction. 10,000 victims, 46,000 displaced families. Two neighborhoods, Sabri and the Old City, for a total area of about 600 hectares and more than 6,000 buildings, destroyed or damaged. Now people are gradually returning home, hoping to rebuild their life and the city.
Dead palm trees on the shores of the Salton Sea in the California desert.
Md Tanveer Hassan Rohan
Red Chillies Harvesting
This photograph was taken from Bogra Bangladesh. Women were collecting red chillies in a red chilli pepper dry factory under the sun to preserve them . There are nearly 100 factory and more than 2000 workers work every day. They get nearly $2 ( 160 BDT) after 10 hours of work and in some places they get less than this amount. They work very hard to maintain the best quality .
Ibolya, near his crumbly haunt. It was Christmas. The very poor and poverty stricken family is unemployed. For this people the survival from one day to the next it is a big challenge. I made the picture in Transylvania
After receiving my BFA I traveled to Sicily alone on a kind of spiritual journey to decide if I wanted to have a baby. I never always "knew" that I wanted to be a mother so the time alone helped me decide. While there I thought I would to photograph my bag with the people I met. This shot was taken on Mt. Etna. Our son just turned six. It was the best decision I ever made. He has an Italian middle name, Marcello
Sandrine Hermand-Grisel is a professional photographer who specializes in Fine Art Photography and Printmaking. She grew up in Paris, France and in London, UK before she moved to the United States with her family in 2006. She decided to use her knowledge of the photography world to become the curator of the website, All About Photo, which she founded in 2013. Much more than a cultural agenda, All About Photo is a source of information for photographers and aficionados of photography as well as a showcase platform for talented artists.
An integral part of All About Photo is its annual awards competition, The Mind’s Eye, she has juried over the years with renowned photographers and curators such as Liu Bolin, Ann Jastrab, Ed Kashi, Eli Klein, Jules Maeght, Aline Smithson, Ami Vitale, Judy Walgren, Sabine Weiss, Frank Horvat, Elizabeth Avedon and many more. She also juried competitions and shows for A Smith Gallery, Darkroom Gallery, Gomma Photography Grant, Rayko Photo Center, L.A. & N.Y. Photo Curator, Emerge UK Prize, The PhotoPlace Gallery, Praxis Gallery, The Young Photographer's Award and others.
Sandrine Hermand-Grisel's work has been published in books and magazines as well as exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide.
While still working on personal projects, she now spends most of her time discovering new talents for All About Photo. She is also working on the new AAP Magazine committed exclusively to the publication of portfolios.