I love this reluctant anthropologist’s (a photographer with a relentless commitment to observing and sharing human culture) blog. Here is another trip to the Omo valley I think you will all love….
First I want to convey my heartfelt thanks to each of you who commented on my previous post. I am new to blogging and this was really an amazing response. I was particularly touched by comments from some Ethiopian readers. It pleased me greatly that they were supportive of an outsider sharing photos of their beautiful country and people.
Reading all the comments also made me feel that I should introduce myself a little better. I am not an anthropologist, nor an activist, nor a journalist though I often wish I were all three. I don’t pretend to understand or endorse the various cultural practices I witness nor do I claim to depict fully people’s challenging daily lives. I am a traveler and a photographer. I care deeply about the people I photograph and I respect them. I will try to bring attention to their particular plights if I think…
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