During our trip to West Africa I received a lot of positive feedback about my photography from our blog readers. I really appreciate the encouragement and compliments. I’ve set up a online gallery/store where I’m selling prints of some of my favorite images from the trip. All the profits from the sales will be going […]
One of the things I am most pleased with from this trip is a series of portraits of patients that Heidi examined on clinic days. After some experimentation with camera settings and flash in her examination room I found a technique that I really liked. The result was 24 patient portraits of which I am […]
Before leaving, Heidi found time to do three small paintings of the Hewitt kids from photos I took of them. She gave the paintings to Mona and Earl as a Christmas present. Mona scanned them and shared the digital copies with us.
The slideshow below is a series of images (mostly black, white, and green) that I took of the rocks along the coast of Elmina, Ghana. The textures and creatures growing on the rocks were quite fascinating. If you like these you should definitely take a look at Kenny Jensen’s photography from the coastline of San […]
The very first day I went into Nalerigu, Ghana I noticed the colorful yet simple illustrations on the signs outside of shops. Barber shops, saloons, restaurants, butcheries, photo studios and even cell phone booths all had amazing paintings on their signs. I started taking pictures of the signs and while reviewing my photographs I noticed […]
I’m breaking form here and posting three photos of the day – each taken by a Hewitt family kid. The kids got digital cameras for Christmas so Mona asked me to give them a little art lesson about photography. I explained to them the 3 guidelines to better photos. Then they had 20 minutes to […]