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One of the family portrait from the series "Burying the Lead" on exhibition in Sydney's Head On Photo Festival (Lawrence Sumulong)

Filipino American photographer Lawrence Sumulong took portraits of families reunited with their incarcerated spouses or relatives in a prison ravaged by typhoon Haiyan. These images display how Filipino families get strength from each other in times of disaster.  

Image: One of the family portraits from the series "Burying the Lead" on exhibition in Sydney's Head On Photo Festival (Lawrence Sumulong)

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Annalyn Violata
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Saturday, April 30, 2016 - 13:26
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Details of family portraits are included in the series "Burying the Lead" is which is on exhibition in Sydney as part of the Head On Photo Festival in the Central Park, Chippendale.

Sumulong was also shortlisted for the Professional Conceptual category of the world's biggest photography competition, the Sony World Photography Awards. The series "Trapo" - which attempts express the face of the invisible scourge of corruption and impunity in Philippine politics and society, will be shown in London as part of the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards exhibition, and be published in the 2016 edition of the Sony World Photography Awards book.

"Trapo" by Lawrence Sumulong