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Diamond Matters by Kadir van Lohuizen

Front cover with the fake diamond on the lower right

Kadir van Lohuizen is a Dutch photographer who started out his career as a photojournalist. He's been known for his work on social issues, and has been deeply involved with the conflicts in Africa. He has won the De Zilveren Camera (The Silver Camera, a prestigious Dutch press photo award) four times, and also the Visa D'or and many others.

His book, Diamond Matters is a take on a diamond trade, and tells us the journey of a blood diamond from the beginning to the end. It starts with the miners in Africa, and ends with the jet set society in Europe.