Monday, 31 August 2015

Looking through Nachtwey’s lens: an up-close-and-personal snapshot of what it takes to be a war photographer

By Ildefonso Ogdoc

“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you aren’t close enough”. So rang out the words of the late Robert CapaA fitting opening and a clear indication to what was a phenomenal documentary about one of today’s most recognised war photographers: James Nachtwey

Addiction and disease: how addicts can heal themselves

By Rameshi Punsara Pannila Arachchige

According to neuroscientist Mark Lewis addiction is not a brain disease despite the commonly held belief that it is. From the age of 15 until his recovery at age 30, Marc Lewis spent most of his waking life under the influence of every drug he could get his hands on. His extreme addiction cost him everything but his life.