Laura Cook

Colour in the Dust

Laura Cook
November 27, 2011
Filed in: galleries

Sponsors


Create My Gallery

 

View Guild Portfolios

IGVP Blog

MediaStorm Methodology Workshop

April 14, 2014

If you missed it last year, it's time to sign up again for the MediaStorm Methodology…
Read more »


A Peace of my Mind: Mel Duncan

April 10, 2014

Mel Duncan is executive director of Nonviolent Peaceforce, a well-trained, unarmed…
Read more »


Istanbul Within the Frame

April 07, 2014

Widely published and acclaimed freelance travel and documentary photographer, Mitchell…
Read more »


1593 Rating: 2.7/5 (25 votes cast)

+COMMENTS


More about this photo gallery

Mali can be a dusty and dry country and the south of the country is certainly less well known than the rest of the country which is punctuated by famous tourist draws such as Timbuktu. Despite sometimes crippling poverty fashion and colour is important to the people of Southern Mali and this colour seeps through every aspect of daily life. The dust may sweep the country and bring with it drought and hardship but still the people protect themselves with a shield of optimism, hope and colour.

Learn more about: Laura Cook

I believe in the power of storytelling. The finest stories are the ones that are real; authentic stories of hope, life, loss and love. I am a photographer because I genuinely believe that an image can speak a thousand words and that by sharing stories we can move others into action. I have experience working for international NGOS and this has given me a lot of insight into the kind of stories the public respond well to. I am also deeply motivated by my faith and personal ethics and have confidence in a generation of photographers that can portray people‚Äôs…

View Laura Cook's Profile ›

Most Popular Galleries