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About edgiles

Ed Giles is an award-winning Australian multimedia journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Formerly based in Cairo, Egypt, Ed works with photography, video and multimedia production methods to explore in depth, human stories. In 2011, Ed was awarded a Walkley Award for Online Journalism, Australian's highest honour in the trade, for work with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Online Investigations Unit. In 2013, he was nominated for a second Walkley award, the Nikon-Walkley Award for Feature Photography, for work covering the overthrow of Egypt’s first democratically elected President, Mohammed Morsi, for Getty Images. Ed has also received the Australian Council of Deans of Education Award for Emerging Journalists in 2011, and a United Nations Media Peace Prize for Online Reporting in 2010. Ed has worked in Iran, Israel/Palestine, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Greenland, Burma, Nepal, the Caribbean Islands and French Polynesia, among other corners of the world. His work has been published and distributed by The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Independent (UK), Getty Images, Reuters Editor's Choice, ABC 7.30 Report, ABC Lateline, ABC News 24 and ABC News Online, The Age, The Herald Sun and The Jakarta Post. Ed’s photographic work is represented by Getty Images.

Highly confronting and extremely revealing work on domestic violence from Sara Naomi Lewkowicz on TIME Lightbox. Advertisements

Highly confronting and extremely revealing work on domestic violence from Sara Naomi Lewkowicz on TIME Lightbox.

Egyptian Pound to US Dollar over 12 months.

This is a graph I nabbed from http://www.xe.com on the exchange rate for the Egyptian Pound to the US Dollar over the last 12 months. The drops visible here began around December 15, the day Egyptians went to vote on

Egyptian Pound to US Dollar over 12 months.

This is a graph I nabbed from http://www.xe.com on the exchange rate for the Egyptian Pound to the US Dollar over the last 12 months. The drops visible here began around December 15, the day Egyptians went to vote on

Originally posted on Reportage Photography Workshops:
Mourners wait for the cremation of a family member – who has passed  – Kathmandu’s holy Pashupatinath ghats. © Photograph by Jack Picone For all enquires about our next amazing workshop event in Kathmandu July…

Originally posted on Reportage Photography Workshops:
Mourners wait for the cremation of a family member – who has passed  – Kathmandu’s holy Pashupatinath ghats. © Photograph by Jack Picone For all enquires about our next amazing workshop event in Kathmandu July…

Adam Freeland … and some memories.

Adam Freeland … and some memories. I used to live in Sheffield, England, about ten years ago. We went to a lot of great gigs in those days, but one guy whose music I’ve kept listening to is Adam Freeland,

Adam Freeland … and some memories.

Adam Freeland … and some memories. I used to live in Sheffield, England, about ten years ago. We went to a lot of great gigs in those days, but one guy whose music I’ve kept listening to is Adam Freeland,

On not criticising moderate toning by photojournalists…

I have to say, I don’t buy the argument made by Allen Murabayashi in his recent articles criticising the level of toning being used by some photojournalists – at least not with the specific example he’s chosen.  The kind of

On not criticising moderate toning by photojournalists…

I have to say, I don’t buy the argument made by Allen Murabayashi in his recent articles criticising the level of toning being used by some photojournalists – at least not with the specific example he’s chosen.  The kind of

World Press Photo… inspiring stuff.

It’s always so inspiring when World Press Photo comes out. I had a brief shoot this morning in Cairo and am now spending my afternoon being totally blown away by the work from this year’s winners. Alessio Romenzi‘s long term

World Press Photo… inspiring stuff.

It’s always so inspiring when World Press Photo comes out. I had a brief shoot this morning in Cairo and am now spending my afternoon being totally blown away by the work from this year’s winners. Alessio Romenzi‘s long term

Print Sales now online, after a few busy weeks in Egypt…

  Once again, the news agenda has calmed down after a few mad weeks following last month’s protests outside the US Embassy in Cairo, and the attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the tragic death

Print Sales now online, after a few busy weeks in Egypt…

  Once again, the news agenda has calmed down after a few mad weeks following last month’s protests outside the US Embassy in Cairo, and the attack on the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, that resulted in the tragic death