The featured articles in this section are about social documentary photography.
Some have photo galleries linked to them and others are debate about issues connected with documentary photography.
This section will build through time with articles on all sorts of topics, political, travel, analytical, whatever I think is of
interest to you and based around my own photographic experiences.
The Media Debate on How Muslim Women Dress
The debate in the media on how Muslim women dress, with particular focus on the headscarf, continues unabated. The scarf is seen
by many as a symbol of oppression, by others as a symbol of freedom. On another level the way Muslim women dress is viewed as encapsulating the
struggle of patriarchy versus feminism, or Christianity and Islam. But things are not always as simple as they seem and the truth
lies somwhere in between these extremes. This article looks at the photographs and other images that have shaped our view of Muslim women
and looks at how these images shape our view of Islam in general.
Click on the link to go to Part 1 of this 5-part article.
Are Animals Kept in Zoos Healthy and Happy?
Animals kept in zoos have held a fascination for the human species for thousands of years. But are zoos ethical? Do they serve
a purpose or should they be banned? Let's take a look at a few facts as well as some pictures of zoo animals...
Click here to start reading.
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