Northern Kenya II

Portraits / September 2011

The far North of Kenya in 2011: two years had passed since my first trip to this baking hot semi-desert and further drought threatened Samburu, Rendille and Turkana villages in the region. During this project I wanted to really understand more on how climate changes are undermining traditional pastoral ways of life in East Africa.

Why did I shoot these outside, not inside the darkness of huts? Simple: I was also shooting with a big camera (10x8 inch film) as well as my digital and it needed a LOT of light. Two setups weren't possible.

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