Category Archives: Photography

Patterning

Some pictures from our 2009 trip to France. Claude shivers in a surprise snowstorm. We had to rush to get all the nets up because if the olives freeze then their oil is ruinedish. Philippe examines a rifle, one of … Continue reading

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Portraits of All Hands Volunteers

Aurelie cutting lumber Click for more photos Matt unloading lumber Chris on site Hee making furniture Anika on the roof Emily on the roof Ian on site Jiella and Anika in front of the reflector

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Old man in Leogane

by Mike This guy was hanging out at the work site, helping to carry pieces of lumber here and there. He asked me to take this photo, as is the case with most photos of people I’ve taken so far. … Continue reading

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Mosquito Nets

by Mike These photos are from an old hotel that was operating as an art gallery and cafe or something. We drove in rural areas this morning and since it was Sunday people were dressed up in their Sunday finest … Continue reading

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More Photos

Men drive by a model home in Leogane by Mike Here are more photos from the walk around town today. More Photos Nico, a volunteer from France, dressed all sharply to go visit the mayor of the town. Apparently he … Continue reading

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Sign Painter

by Mike We went for a walk around the town today, we actually saw most of it in about an hour. The man above was designing a sign for a studio that he’ll paint directly onto the wall of the … Continue reading

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The Presentation of Haiti

My view of Claude’s story. by Mike I’ve been reading up on how Haiti is presented in the media, and I thought I’d share some links about Haiti and storytelling. This guy is a photojournalist who’s extremely sensitive to the … Continue reading

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Love has a recipe

by Mike Azure fell in love with a Corsican cheese, a cheese that doesn’t travel well. We were leaving in a couple days and she might never again see or taste the enchanting, goaty brocciu. Azure was sad, so I … Continue reading

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Terrifying Old Dragon Man

by Mike Even a year later this man’s look strips my facade to its frame. Can you feel it too? His worker, a young man, made room in the shop for our flat-tired motorbike, and he went to work silently. … Continue reading

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Recording a Place

The Candelaria in Bogota, Colombia by Mike To accompany this photo I searched my journal for a piece of writing that might radiate a sense of place in Bogota, but in the two weeks we spent there I only filled … Continue reading

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Bali Unframed

by Mike Have been scraping through early Bali photos and pulled out this series. More Photos

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A Paddle on the Irawaddy

by Mike Wandering around the dusty roads of Bagan, we took a turn toward the river and discovered a thriving little shoreline where women washed clothes, kids splashed and others bathed modestly. As we strolled past gardens that hugged the … Continue reading

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Man Made Mountains

Bagan, Myanmar. by Mike What’s intriguing about this picture is the question, “Where is that plane going to and coming from?” If you look at a world map you’ll see there’s almost no other cities on that longitude, from pole … Continue reading

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Aging Beauties in Yangon

by Mike Sometimes a city feels so different that you don’t even know what to take a picture of, so you snap shots of the biggest things around: buildings. Many buildings in Yangon were decaying, rotting or defiantly holding their … Continue reading

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The Gift of Fish in Alaska

King. by Mike My dad got hold of an enormous king salmon, the largest he’s ever caught. They fought for 20 minutes as the salmon repeatedly ran for its life, but the hook was well-set. It was a monster, weighing … Continue reading

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Backstreets of Bagan

by Mike Early morning in the back streets is quiet. It smelled like smoke and fried foods – for breakfast I had a little doughnut thing that was cooked by a lady on the street with a small crowd around … Continue reading

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A Waste of Gold

by Mike Can I be honest with you? (Who am I kidding, we’re all the imagination of ourselves, we hardly exist enough that you can object. So I’ll be honest.) We didn’t like Shwedegon Paya very much. It’s the top … Continue reading

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Buddhist Nuns in Yangon, Myanmar

by Mike While Azure and I sat at a tea shop in Yangon we were approached by a young monk with his collection bucket. He held it out to us. I was happy to offer some food, so we held … Continue reading

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Market Scene

Somewhere on Bali

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The beautiful Burmese script

Now, when I was a little chap I had a passion for maps. I would look for hours at South America, or Africa, or Australia and lose myself in all the glories of exploration. At that time there were many … Continue reading

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