Proof that you don’t have to have a fancy, expensive camera to take good photos: Heidi took this great composition with a little digital camera my parents sent her. With me traveling so much Heidi was missing the chance to photograph some interesting medical cases at the hospital. They sent her a small Panasonic Lumix […]
I’m in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso this weekend and got to attend the “event of the year” at the International School of Ouagadougou (ISO). The annual holiday fair is a fund raiser by the PTA. Artists and vendors are invited to display their wares and ex-pats from all over Burkina come to buy things and have […]
When the Failes were learning Mampruli they lived in a village about 20 minutes from Nalerigu for several months to immerse themselves in the language and culture. A couple weeks ago I went with Elisabeth to the funeral of one of her Mamprusi language study friends’ mother. I’ve been meaning to post these images for […]
This is a photo I took last month but had forgotten about. I was at Lake Volta which is surrounded by rain forest covered mountains. A thunderstorm had just passed through and a mist was rising out of the trees. Since it was still day light I used my ND filter, set the ISO at […]
I’ve unintentionally had a series of portraits this week for my “Photo of the Days” so I don’t want to stop the trend now. This elderly man was a burn victim years ago and lives in Nalerigu. He was treated at the hospital and given skin grafts across his chest. You can still see the […]
This morning I assisted Dr. Faile in the c-section for the woman with the pregnancy in her umbilical hernia.