Sunday Market: Buka Baskets

Photographer’s Note:  Men and women in perfectly-toned dark skin — many adorned with facial and body tattoos only their fascinating tribal cultures could explain — milling about under the shade on often humid… Continue reading

He has Risen!

Yes, it’s a macro shot of a sunflower and I’ll be posting more on this small project in the coming days but I thought it wise to start the series with a greeting. … Continue reading

SOHANO

November 2014:  When in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, stay at Sohano — one would think  that this is the motto of the team.  This was my third time to visit the region… Continue reading

Sunday Market: Tough Choices

Photographer’s Note:  Men and women in perfectly-toned dark skin — many adorned with facial and body tattoos only their fascinating tribal cultures could explain — milling about under the shade on often humid… Continue reading

A ‘Techie’ Villager

November 2014: Sitting with colleagues at a seaside restaurant in Buka, I spent the waiting time for steamed fish and crabs observing the activities on Buka Passage.  Dingies and dugout canoes of various… Continue reading

Sunday Market: Buka Bags

Photographer’s Note:  Men and women in perfectly-toned dark skin — many adorned with facial and body tattoos only their fascinating tribal cultures could explain — milling about under the shade on often humid… Continue reading

Dragon’s Nest

November 2014: A short, leisurely walk around Sohano Island one morning brought me to this grove of acacia trees. Cloaked in moss and fern and probably hundreds of years old; the shapes composed… Continue reading

Sunday Market: Fish Vendors

Photographer’s Note:  Men and women in perfectly-toned dark skin — many adorned with facial and body tattoos only their fascinating tribal cultures could explain — milling about under the shade on often humid… Continue reading

An Early Start

November 2014:  I was really happy that my trip to Papua New Guinea this time included a week in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville (ABG).  It’s been a while since I visited the… Continue reading

Sunday Market: Setting Up

Photographer’s Note:  Men and women in perfectly-toned dark skin — many adorned with facial and body tattoos only their fascinating tribal cultures could explain — milling about under the shade on often humid… Continue reading