Africa Photography Blog

Africa Photography Blog

Why I like this portrait…

by admin | July 27, 2015 | Blog
This was taken in a rural village in Kaduna state earlier this year.  One thing that I’ve noticed when out and about is how willing young children are to have their photograph taken.  But… When they reach 12 or 13 not so much! What you can’t see in this...
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Thoughts on my own work : )

by admin | July 9, 2015 | Blog
I am just going through a selection of images to present for a portfolio review that I am attending in a month’s time. The idea behind one of these reviews is you gather together a number of images that best represent your current work and ask a respected peer to...
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End of year School Report

by admin | June 23, 2015 | Blog
Here we are at the back end of June and another school year is coming to an end. It seems to have been a really quick year for the business, it started last August with a mailshot to all  primary schools in the county and that honestly only feels...
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A trip to Agaie

by admin | May 13, 2015 | Blog
Agaie is a very small town half way from the Capital of Nigeria and the town of Bida.  I’ve been to Bida 2 or 3 times before – trust me when I tell you the road is the bumpiest road I’ve ever been on. The pot holes on the...
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600 Faces – One Image

by admin | May 9, 2015 | Blog
I’ve been all over the place in the last couple of weeks. You may know I make regular trips to Nigeria with work and when I’m visiting I tend to get a lot of varied kinds of assignments.  One day I could be working with rural farmers and the next I...
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Some Safe Child Africa Images

by admin | February 13, 2015 | Blog
I’ve just got back from a week in Nigeria, where I’ve been doing some work for a brilliant organisation called Safe Child Africa. They exist to support children that have been through some pretty traumatic times. I don’t want to go into too much detail about their work, because...
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Safe Child Africa

by admin | February 3, 2015 | Blog
It’s a very cold Tuesday morning here on the South West coast of Ireland… Last night I said to myself I would get up early and go to the gym. Instead I’m writing this which is way more important! On Thursday  I’m flying back to Nigeria to work on...
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