Dead bodies on the street, photographed from a car. The maker of the photograph cannot be revealed. Victims are mostly kidnapped and then murdered. Bodies are thrown on the street as warning or terror. Some militias prohibit family members to pick up the dead bodies. Sometimes it proves be a booby trap.
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Vision 2008, BJP event

31.10.08 | Chloe Hoare

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BJP’s essential annual event for pro photographers.

Announcing special guest:
Simon Norfolk, currently showing in The Sublime Image of Destruction at De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill as part of BPB 2008.

Plus; Jacob Aue Sobol & Simon Roberts

Friday 7th November, 10am-5pm, Business Design Centre, London, N1

Come and learn from the best in the business at Europe’s only event dedicated to aspiring professionals and early career photographers.

Vision returns with a packed programme of talks, seminars and folio reviews at an upmarket new venue at the Business Design Centre in London Islington, providing inspiration, information and essential ideas to get your career moving.

This year’s show features talks by two of Britain’s hottest photographers – Simon Norfolk and Simon Roberts – who’ve carved an international reputation for their fine art documentary work, while continuing to shoot for the world’s top magazines. We are also flying in one of Magnum Photos rising starts, Jacob Aue Sobol, winner of the most recent Leica European Photographers Award

Many of the industry’s leading manufacturers will also be there to showcase the latest products and services announced at this autumn’s Photokina trade show, providing a unique opportunity to meet key innovators all together under the same roof.

With an emphasis on creative cutting edge, and focusing on effective tools and solutions to further your business, Vision is this year’s don’t miss photography event.

7th November 2008, Islington, London
Tickets: £10 + £5 for a portfolio review
To register visit:
Or contact Kat Harding: 020 7316 9747

Image caption: Simon Norfolk
The North gate of Baghdad, the scene of fierce fighting during the invasion.
19-27 April 2003
© Simon Norfolk