documenting VIP visits

Documenting VIP visits — can your photos be interesting?

Documenting VIP visits — can your photos be interesting? Security is a vital…


what is solutions journalism

What is solutions journalism, and why should I be creating content in this way?

At Arete, we have a strong focus on “solutions journalism” and apply this to…


First time in DRC

From the Photographer: First time in DRC

- Eden Sparke Early one morning in May, I took a short flight from Nairobi to…


working in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai

From the photographer: working in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai

- Philip Hatcher-Moore - Working in the aftermath of Cyclone Idai The…


Photographing people in medical settings

Photographing people in medical settings: how and why to do it

Arete translates as knowledge. An area where knowledge is key is photography —…


From the photographer: Photographing tropical diseases

- Karel Prinsloo, Arete photographer based in Johannesburg In early April, I…


From the Photographer: Covering Ebola in DR Congo

- Kate Holt For several months I had been discussing a potential trip with the…


From the Photographer: working in SE Asia as a documentary photographer

- Lewis Inman, Arete photographer Language, heat, moisture and more moisture.…


From the podcaster: Gathering stories in Lesotho with Jhpiego

- Eden Sparke Since podcasting took off in late 2004, ‘audioblogging’ has grown…


From the videographer: First time in Somalia

- Remi Bumstead When you hear of Somalia in the media it is often tied with…