Best of the Web

Best of the Web

Olympics in Rio, Leonard Cohen and what augmented reality means for the imagination of future generations; these are the stories that caught our eye this week. … BBC: Volleyball in a hijab: Does this picture show a culture clash? An interesting debate ensued after Doaa Elghobashy – Olympic volleyball player for Egypt – sported a […]

Best of the Web

Best of the Web

There are some great and interesting reads out there on the world wide web and far too many to read all at once! At The Mango Lab we’ve decided to pick four stories, which are circulating the Internet that have got us thinking, seeing or just plain got us!  ••• HUCK: Photographer documents man’s destruction […]

The Mango Lab in Africa Day 36

The studio received a call today from our intrepid Julia travelling and documenting the adventures for the fine folks operating Oasis Overland Adventure Travel. Having not heard from her for over seven days we were getting a bit nervous she may have found the life so remote and enchanting that she traded in her smartphone […]

Snow Patrol

We were out at 6:00 am today to get into the fields and woods to catch the graduated sky delivered by nature herself. Here’s our favourite pics out of the batch. Hope you enjoyed your day of snow pictures. Makes for a fresh perspective.

iSPi beta1

Well you know the folks here at The Mango Lab are always trying to use photography in new ways. Maybe even make the head hurt a little… make your eyes sweat a bit – any one know if eyes can do that? Be horrible if they did while you were driving. So here it is. […]

Getting her work out there.

CONGRATULATIONS to Vicky Wolfe from our Beginner Digital Photography course who entered this photo from the “Lines” composition assignment. She entered it in the Metro-online Autumn competition and was one of the twelve which were shortlisted, not bad as there were over 1000 entries.  Being her first competition she’s off to a grand start ! […]

The challenge of visual cues.

It’s a joy to share this work by Janet Durrant who took our Learning to See course. What we loved about this series is all the associations it draws through the visual links. It’s a fantastic collection of information props that can take the viewer into so many directions. Think about it — what do […]

A front row seat.

The wonder and beauty of teaching photography is that you often get a front row seat to the student’s creative mind discovering. You watch and sit back amazed at how your instructions or mild directions on a page (the class brief) can result in works of art which are stepping on the toes of already […]