Print has a singular advantage over digital media when it comes to dimensionality. A easily portable size that can fit on a book shelf or a hand bag can expand, with the flick of a page, into a lapful of detail.
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 two page spread allowed us to run a three-quarters life-size photograph of Deborah Awut, a nurse at healthcare unit in the Sudan in an article about the return of refugees.
An article about education around the world, started with a two page spread of a young Indian women.
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 double page spread celebrates life in the village of Angkearhdei, Cambodia where MCC supported work at the Angkearhdei Primary School.
Community members in Ndoro Caia district of Mozambique, make use of an often precious commodity from a drilled well. The image part of a story about providing clean water.