In pictures: ageing around the world

Andy W Langton has won the amateur category of the Age International photo competition, with this incredible shot of two divers in South Korea. The women, both in their 70s, can hold their breath for minutes at a time and dive to depths of 20 meters without any breathing equipment.

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Broadcaster Penny Smith gets behind Age International’s photo competition

Radio and TV presenter and supporter of charity Age International Penny Smith is encouraging people to enter the Charity’s photo competition to raise awareness of and celebrate older people around the world.

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Challenging stereotypical representations of Ethiopia

Wagay cuts the ribbon to open the Image Age photo exhibition.

‘We have poverty in Ethiopia, but things are getting better. The government is working to make things better, communities are working to help themselves. Show this – not just the problems,’ the Head of Press at the Ethiopia Embassy in London, cautioned us.

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