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Frederick Yocum

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Folio Introduction

For all our handwringing about its demise—print—especially in the form the double-page spread of print newspapers or magazines, still provides an unequaled platform in terms of size, portability and information density.

A young women looks in a green painted room.

Coming Home

Notes

A two page spread allowed us to run a three-quarters life-size photograph of Deborah Awut, a nurse at health care unit in the Sudan in an article about the return of refugees.

A father stands beside his son, who is laying on an examining table his right leg is amputated below the knee..

A rising toll

Notes

The impact of a large photograph of a boy who had lost his leg to a cluster bomb next to photographs of the bombs at actual size would be difficult to achieve on a phone or tablet.

A young women in a school uniform descending a stair.

Education within reach

Notes

An article about education around the world, started with a double page spread of a young Indian women.

The backs of three women standing in mud, dipping water into jerry cans.

Between the rains

Notes

A photograph of women filling water cans by hand seemed a good way to start the article about how access to water continues to be a struggle in rural Mozambique .

A page containing five images with captions

After earthquake: Images from Haiti

Notes

A large area also allows for bringing images together to tell a story, without a loss of scale.

A map of the world ringed with small captioned storys

Annual Report

Notes

A 86.36 by 55.88 centimeters (34 x 22 in.) map showing statistical information for the some 60 countries and surrounded small stories created a tableau of information impossible to display on a tablet or project on a wall. It folded to 21.59 by 27.94 centimeters (8.5 x 11 in.) for easy handling.