Category Archives: Africa

Berber Village

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Morocco 1997 Idougnidif was nearly deserted when I visited in 1997. Only a few elderly Berbers lived there.

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Fez Souk

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Morocco: Fez Souk 2009 The carpet sellers call this “cactus silk”. And to a jet lagged tourist, the idea just might make sense. Most likely though, if you could see a label on those spindles, it would say ‘made in … Continue reading

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Tea with the Berbers

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Morocco 1997 It was lunchtime and we were near a friend of my guide. When we arrived, the women showed us into the “salon”. (It was a simple home.) The man in the photo was sleeping on the floor. My … Continue reading

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Voodoo in Togo

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Togo 2001 We arrived at the village in dugout canoes. The excited villagers stood or sat around a clearing listening to the drummers. This young woman, her eyes half-closed, danced into the circle. She carried a “bouquet” of straw and … Continue reading

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Witch Doctor

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Togo 2003 Our leader, Alberto Nicheli, referred to this man as a “fetish priest”. I titled this page as “witch doctor” because you will be familiar with that term, but this man did not fit our idea of a witch … Continue reading

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Ghana: A Senegalese Mosque

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Somewhere in Ghana: 2003 We visited a small village on our way to the coast of Ghana. The surprise was this tiny, perfect example of a Sudanese mosque. I don’t suppose more than 30 men would fit inside. The imam … Continue reading

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On the Edge of the Sahara

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Mali 2005 We stopped at a small village on the edge of the Sahara. Most likely we needed water. The villagers came out to stare at us as we stared at them. This woman wore a nose ring and I wanted her … Continue reading

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Rhino and Baby

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San Diego, California 2017 The size of those heads! I deleted the background and added a prettier landscape which I had also shot at the San Diego Wild Animal Park. You can learn to do this by googling Jim Zuckerman and … Continue reading

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Abu Simbel

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On the Nile River 1998 I never printed this in the darkroom. It is easy to miss shots when all you have to look at is a proof sheet or a 35mm negative. I like my angle here with the temple … Continue reading

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African Crowned Cranes

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San Diego, California 2017 I desaturated this photo of African Crowned Cranes because I shot it in harsh noon sun. The good thing about noon sun is it intensifies color but the contrast is so great that it negates the … Continue reading

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