A Day in the Life of Africa

A Day in the Life of Africa

A Day in the Life of Africa - Digital cameras, digital camera reviews, photography views and newsIn the ambitious photographic project, A Day in the Life of Africa, 100 of the world's foremost photojournalists, representing 21 countries, fanned out across 53 African nations to capture the entire continent on a single day. The participating photographers included Larry C. Price, David Turnley, and other Pulitzer Prize winning photographers as well as members of the famed Magnum and Group VII photo agencies. Photographers from Japan were Taiji Igarashi and Yoshiko Murakami. The photographs were taken on February 28, 2002 with CAMEDIA E-20 SLR digital cameras, among others, donated by Olympus.

A Day in the Life of Africa is a selection of the best images taken on that day. With a foreword featuring a message by Desmond M. Tutu, Archbishop and Nobel laureate, the book captures the breathtaking diversity and startling contrasts of Africa. It has attracted considerable attention as the first major photography book comprised mainly of digital images taken by prominent photographers…
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