Category Archives: Ethiopia

Advice

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Addis Ababa 2012 Old priests, full of wisdom gained through a lifetime of prayer, sat on the steps to Holy Trinity Cathedral. People like this family sought them out for advice.

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Laughter

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Ethiopia 2012 Laughing with friends. Priceless.

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Ethiopian Luxury

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Ethiopia 2012 What could be more luxurious than having a stream of cool water flow gently over your body on a hot day?  

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Ethiopia, Dorze Village

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Ethiopia 2012 How old could this little girl be? Maybe five at the most. But she has adult-sized responsibilities. Maybe her mother told her to care for her sibling, or maybe the girl asked to carry him around. Could be … Continue reading

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Wading Bird

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Lake Chamo, Ethiopia 2013 I don’t know the name of this bird. It’s not a pelican. It’s not a Marabou Stork. But it looks a little like both of them.  

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The Girl Who Posed

Ethiopia 2013 She has forgotten me but I have not forgotten her. I remember her constant frown that intimidated me at first but later endeared me to her when I decided that perhaps it meant that she was trying to … Continue reading

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The Girl Who Posed

Ethiopia 2013 I remember her constant frown. At first it intimidated me as we had been told that the Abore tribe were not friendly. Later, after I had shot many photos of her, I got the impression that her frown was because she … Continue reading

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Contemplation

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Lalibela, Ethiopia 2013 A woman uses a prayer-stick as a staff as she visits the ancient stone churches of Lalibela. A basic rule for printing black and white photos is to make sure your blacks are truly black and your … Continue reading

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The Candle Vendor of Lalibela

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Lalibela, Ethiopia 2013 A young man, wrapped in his shama (white shawl) waits on the path to Lalibela’s famed stone churches.  Church-goers buy the candles and hold them over their prayerbooks during mass. Maybe the candles help them see in the dark churches or maybe … Continue reading

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Ethiopian Coffee Break

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Lalibela, Ethiopia 2013 I’d “done” the churches of Lalibela. Now it was time for a coffee break. I don’t remember the taste of my coffee, but I do remember the little girl who brought it to me. After she handed … Continue reading

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