• Beautiful child with proud mother. While traveling in Botswana, I took a mobile safari from Maun to Victoria Falls. We stopped to replenish supplies in a small town and this girl and her mother were getting their hair done outside the supermarket. She was definitely a bit petrified of getting her photo taken by a "white" stranger.
  • While traveling in Botswana I met a bunch of Peace Corps volunteers (pronounced 'peace corpse' by locals there). One Volunteer couple worked in a small village that had a compound of sorts for mentally and physically disabled people. They had a traditional school and trade school where students of all ages could learn things like farming and pottery making. I spent an afternoon being taught by these students. I've worked with and volunteered with a lot of organizations and these individuals had some of the warmest hearts I've been lucky enough to be touched by.
  • Another Peace Corps Volunteer I met worked with an organization that helps educate and raise awareness about HIV/AIDS. They held a seminar for women at a local church so I attended to learn more about what they did. One particularly shy girl joined in early and patiently waited in the back of the church.
  • I have to admit that I was sort of forced into this composition as the lens I was using could only open to 50mm. As I was on safari in Kenya in Masai Mara, we drove passed a dead hartebeest. It seemed to have died of unnatural biological causes as nothing had preyed on it, not even vultures in the nearby tree.
  • I like how the sliver of building that serves as the centerpiece is symmetrical even though none of it is reflected in the building to the right, as is the rest of the streetscape. Plus it reminds me of NYC, a city I have a great fondness for.
  • This is a harbor in San Francisco near the baseball stadium.
  • NYC subway. Rat infested and dirty dirty dirty, but how I long to ride those tracks when I'm away.
  • This would probably have been a nice but boring (or more boring) composition but luckily a bird flew into the frame. Thank you bird. You not only added organic character to this but you also didn't poop on me.
  • I'm fond of taking photos out of moving vehicles whether or not I'm driving. This was taken while I was riding in a taxi in Dakar, Senegal, clearly going through an industrial part of town.
  • Also in Senegal but on a small island that played a significant role in slave trade history. Boys were lined up on a wall to play the next soccer match.
  • While in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, I volunteered to teach maths at an elementary and secondary school. On this particular day, our school was playing a rival school in soccer.
  • African school boy. This poor kid was called to read a passage in front of the class. The teacher showed no mercy as she tossed insult after insult at his earnest but poor reading ability.
  • A local girl in Zimbabwe. Zimbabwe was once colonized by the British so there are whites there too. This was at the mostly white private school in Victoria Falls during a boys cricket match with a school from neighboring Zambia.
  • The San bushman are a rarity, living in one of the most sever environments on earth, the Kalahari. With a land rover and plenty of supplies, you could still easily die there. There is an annual dance festival started about 15 years ago and various tribes come from western Botswana and Namibia to display their dance culture. Though young, the kids seem like the real experts. They can move! Plus they are ridiculously cute.
  • This was taken outside Jama Masjid in Delhi.
  • While I was living in Bali, a friend of mine from India got married to an Indonesian girl in Bali. I took some photos as the wedding party prepared at the bride's family's house.
  • The fish market in Bangalore.
  • Yum. Grilled fish in Bali is particularly tasty. They often use coconut shells as fuel and it adds a nice flavor.
  • Taken in Pushkar, Rajasthan, India. For the exhibition, I titled this "Monkey Pee, Monkey Do".
  • This is on Kuta beach in Bali. A group of lifeguards in training were taking some instruction as the sun broke out of the clouds.
  • Another capture out of the window of a taxi. This one is in Bombay on one of my first days in India and one of my first weeks with my camera.
  • In a small village in southern Botswana. These boys were watching as the young men in the village played  soccer match.
  • The market outside Jama Masjid in Delhi.
  • In Mysore, a small 2-million+ population city near Bangalore. Mysore is known to put on a good show for an Indian holiday called Dasara so people flock to this already populous urban area.
  • Newstand in Argentina.
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