Grief can impact health for years, according to study

The death of a close friend can have an impact on health and wellbeing for up to four years, research has found. Academics also suggest women experience worse effects than men. They collected data from 26,515 people over 14 years, and found a range of negative consequences experienced by those who had a close friend die. In the four years after a death, significantly adverse wellbeing was found in people both physically and psychologically. Dr Liz Forbat, of Stirling University, said: “Much of the previous research around grief and bereavement…

The Photography Show 2019: what’s on at this year’s show

The Photography Show 2019 hits Birmingham, UK later this week, running from Saturday March 16 through to Tuesday March 19 and incorporating The Video Show. The event promises more than ever for photographers and videographers, whether they’re a pro making a living from imaging or a beginner simply looking to get inspired by something new. NEED TO KNOW Dates: Saturday 16 – Tuesday 19 March Opening times: 10:00 – 17:00 (every day) Location: Birmingham NEC, UK Tickets: Available online or on the day Get 20% off a single advance adult ticket with code TRADTPS19. Cannot be used in conjunction…

National Gallery exhibit captures 50 years of photography

Shaping the New Forest (detail) by Lorraine Gilbert. (National Gallery of Canada) A new exhibit opening Friday at the National Gallery of Canada explores the evolution of photography over the last half-century. The Extended Moment: Fifty Years of Collecting Photographs by the gallery’s Canadian Photography Institute features 151 images, two albums and 25 projections from 100 artists, some on display for the first time. The Ebony Mask by John Vanderpant. (National Gallery of Canada) Jackpot by Fred Herzog. (National Gallery of Canada) John in Sixteen Parts, V (detail) by Gary Schneider. (National Gallery of Canada) It includes…