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 A Day in the Life of Africa
"A Day in the life of Africa draws together the talents of 95 of the world’s top photojournalists. On February 28. 2002, these photographers from 26 countries fanned out across the entire African continent on a historic 24-hour photo shoot. Their mission; to capture in a single day images of hope that celebrate a vast, vibrant continent in transition." Links from the home page lead to two web exhibits displaying a selection of the photos.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
"Jide Adeniyi-Jones, was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He has worked as a professional photographer in Europe, Africa and the United States since 1974, with a practice that includes; documentary, industrial and editorial photography."
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent
"This online collection contains digitized visual images and sounds of Africa contributed over the years to the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison." The searchable database contains more than 3000 slides, 500 photographs, and 50 hours of sound from 45 different countries.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Africa-Photo databank
"Africa-Photo is the largest internet databank on Africa. You can research photos from 1870 to now". Photos are categorized into topics which include architecture, culture, nature, historical photography, sport, tourism, etc. Also has good search features.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 African Ceremonies
A web site for the book African Ceremonies by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher. The site has a photo gallery with a selection of the stunning photographs found in the book about customs of tribal African cultures.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 African Imagery
A terrific portal site for African photography, if you want to find quality photographers on the web who have focused -no pun intended- on Africa, start with this site.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Antoine Tempé
Antoine Tempé is a French photographer. In the year 2000, he embarked on a one-year photographic journey through West Africa and Madagascar, working on both an exhibition and book project. The focus of his interest has been the emerging contemporary African dance companies and dancers, as well as daily life in Africa.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Basel Mission Picture Archive
"This is a web site for everyone who is interested in photographs taken on the boundary between European and African and Asian cultures between 1850 and 1950. The photographs you can find here were mostly taken by missionaries... Judging by their photographs many of these men and women were fascinated by the unknown world around them which they were gradually learning to understand, and had great respect for the people with whom they lived and worked." In Africa, the Basel Mission had a presence in Ghana and in Cameroon. [the photo at left shows three Ghanaian women spinning cotton, and was taken in the 1860s!]
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Cultures On The Edge
"Cultures On The Edge is an online magazine that hopes to support cultural diversity through education." In the gallery archives section there are photographic essays, with commentary, showing the ways of life of various different African ethnic cultures.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Dan Heller Photography
Web site of photographer Dan Heller, includes many photos from African countries (Mali, Tanzania, Togo, Benin, Burkina Faso...). For the student of photography, check out the tutorials for advice on various photographing topics from a professional.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
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