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OK. The Omo Valley trip I led this year in February left me to do a lot of thinking. After all, the tribal people living there see more tourists and photographers than any people I’ve ever worked with in Africa. The fact they see so many is due to their incredible appearance and the diversity […]

Suri, or Shuri, is the name of a sedentary agro-pastoralist people and its Nilo-Saharan language.  They inhabit the Bench Maji Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Region (SNNPR) in Ethiopia as well as parts of neighbouring South Sudan.  There are some 34,000 Suri in the south west of Ethiopia. Suri is their self-name […]

We arrived into the territory of the Karo people after an extended journey through a part of Ethiopia that was so remote, we never saw another tourist or photographer for eight days! The Karo are perhaps one of the most well visited and well documented tribes in the entire Omo Valley region.  The Karo, or […]

Of all of my images from Africa, it is perhaps my photographs of the Himba people that spark the most admiration, comments and questions when I share them. I will never forget the first time I saw Himba people.  I met a small group of Himba women engaged in selling souvenirs in the tourist market […]