The Power of the Image

Posted on 9th August, by PicReach in News. No Comments

This story reminds us just how important photographers are to families the world over.

Before March 2011 Becci Manson was retouching images of models with “perfect skin” .┬áIn the wake of the 2011 Japanese earthquake and tsunami, mixed into the wreckage were lost and damaged photos of families and loved ones. Becci, together with local volunteers and a global group of colleagues she recruited online, helped clean and fix them, restoring those memories to their owners.

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The Importance of Good Picture Editing

Posted on 8th August, by PicReach in PicReach. No Comments

Maeve Binchy, who died recently, was a best selling author and at one time woman’s editor of the Irish Times. She was not however a very good picture editor. Put the kettle on, make a brew and take five minutes to listen as she recounts a story about the Veal Casserole – it will bring a smile to your face.


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