One of the awesome, actually awesome, things about my trip to Masai Mara several years ago was that our little safari group saw so many lions that we didn’t get excited about them anymore. Looking back, I wonder how I could ever have gotten to that point since I was only there three days!
Kwa Muema means “Good Place”, but I can’t remember if it is Swahili or Kikamba. It was the name of the secondary school under construction in these pictures.
One of my various projects these past few months has been to learn more about post-processing. Cee’s challenge this week gives me a chance to try out some vintage black and white techniques in LightRoom. I thought they suited the classic nature of the subject: these pictures could have been taken almost any time in the last hundred years.
These are pictures taken on my first trip to Africa. We went as part of a “mission trip” (not a good description, but I may never be able to fully process the trip and find words for what it actually was). We were planning to help with construction of a new classroom for the secondary school. But, for the most part, our help wasn’t really wanted (it took paying jobs away, but there was also some political weirdness).
How did it get to be week 4 already?
A PHOTO CHALLENGE OF PLACES WE SIT…OR MIGHT SIT…OR ART ABOUT SITTING
Welcome to week 4 of the Pull up a Seat Challenge in 2019. Take a load off and share a favorite perch by linking your post to this one, either with a comment or ping-back. For more detailed directions go to Pull Up a Seat page.
Thank you to everyone who participated this week. It is always fun to see the variety of ideas.
- This and That
- Lady Lee Manilla
- The 59 Club
- Heaven’s Sunshine
- Heart to heart
- Chronicles of an Anglo-Swiss
- Chateaux des Fleurs
- Junk Boat Travels
- One Million Photographs
- Son of a Beach
Here is my selection for this week.
These were all taken at Kichwa Tembo Camp in Masai Mara National Park Kenya several years ago.
Over to you!
I’ve been working with old photos lately. Here are some ways from a visit to Masai Mara National Park in Kenya in 2012.
Welcome to week 2 of Pull up a Seat. Take a load off and share a favorite perch by linking your post to this one, either with a comment or pingback. For more detailed directions go to Pull Up a Seat page.
Thank you to everyone who is participating. It is really fun to see all the different ideas conjured up by the theme.
- Na’ama Yahuda
- Teleporting Weena
- Highways and byways of my life
- The 59 Club
- Cee’s Photography
- Chronicles of an AngloSwiss
- Nut House Central
- Morepeth Road
- Wanderlust and Merriment
- That Little Voice
- Q’s Place
Here are my photos for this week. These were taken several years ago in the Kitui area of Kenya, most in the village of Mulundi.
Women sitting (notice the difference?)
Finally a rest: Working hard all week makes Sundays extra special. The worship services are a real celebration with a lot of singing and dancing. These catholic ladies are wearing choir clothes, so they probably earned a rest. I saw them perform at a village function and they are really wonderful. I smile just remembering.
Over to you. Add a link to your post in the comment section.
I was surprised at how many fence pictures I have. After going through my archives looking specifically for fences I realized that I have a tendency t use them as framing elements in photos.