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 Snapshots of Daily Life: Mali and Burkina Faso
Images of daily life for people in two African countries. Photos by Lee McIntyre with accompanying text by Prof. Christopher Roy. Photograph subjects include architecture, Dogon villages, market scenes, murals and signs.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
"This web site is a venue for photographers with tribal images who want to offer their work in support of tribal survival. We will promote opportunities for exhibitions at schools, universities and any other institutions where tribal survival is considered important." The site presents photos from various photographers, and different cultures, including a number of African peoples.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 Dogon-Lobi photo album
There are roughly 1500 photographs on this site, as of this writing, mostly of the Dogon and Lobi areas (but not only). The photographs are gorgeous, and the site is well organized so that you can browse the images by topic of interest and by location.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
 The Dogon, a Washington Post PhotoVoyage
A collection of images of Mali, by photographer Jose Azel.
[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]
 Travel Photos by Galen Frysinger
This is the web site of Galen Frysinger, a retired scientist who now, he says, spends most of his time traveling (and sharing his travel, and life, with the world through his rather extensive web site!). In Africa so far he has visited 20 countries, and the site is chock-full of his photos from each country visited.
[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]
 Dr. A. Olusegun Fayemi
"For the past 25 years, Dr. Olusegun Fayemi, a Nigerian, has devoted his energies to social documentary photography of continental Africans and Africans in the diaspora." Three of his titles focus on the subjects of African women, African children, and the people of West Africa.
[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]
 Esha Chiocchio Photography
Photographer Esha Chiocchio's work focuses primarily on the people of developing nations. She served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Mali, and returned there to photograph the mudding of the Grand Mosqué de Djenné, "an illusive annual event that exemplifies the great sense of community found in Mali". You can see these photos on her site.
[posted: Mar 04, 2004]
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