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A designer’s images from West Africa Pt II

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Jeff Deutsch is the manager of Oxfam America’s design and production team. Part of his job is to pay close attention to the images Oxfam uses to portray its work, often relying on pictures shot by others. On a recent field visit to West Africa, he photographed some of that work himself.

Trained as a graphic designer, Deutsch talks about what he captured with his camera. In this second audio and photo blog, he visits some of the communities in Ghana affected by large mining operations, and meets local people who are speaking out about it:

 

Watch part I.

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