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Babajide Adeniyi-Jones
"Jide Adeniyi-Jones, was born in Lagos, Nigeria. He has worked as a professional photographer in Europe, Africa and the United States since 1974, with a practice that includes; documentary, industrial and editorial photography." [posted: Mar 04, 2004]
Seydou Keita
Official website of Malian photographer Seydou Keïta. A wealth of information, with photos and videos, on one of Africa's most celebrated photographers. [posted: Mar 04, 2004]
Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent
"This online collection contains digitized visual images and sounds of Africa contributed over the years to the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison." The searchable database contains more than 3000 slides, 500 photographs, and 50 hours of sound from 45 different countries. [posted: Mar 04, 2004]
African Ceremonies
A web site for the book African Ceremonies by Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher. The site has a photo gallery with a selection of the stunning photographs found in the book about customs of tribal African cultures. [posted: Mar 04, 2004]
G. I. Jones: Photographic Archive of Southeastern Nigerian Art and Culture
"This is an archive of digitized photographs depicting the arts and cultures of southeastern Nigeria. The collection includes examples from Ibibio, Igbo, Ijo and Ogoni speaking peoples. All of the photographs were taken in the 1930s by the late G.I. Jones, Department of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge. This site is intended to serve as a research resource." [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]
USC Digital Library
University of Southern California Digital Library, includes a large collection of historical photographs from missionary groups, "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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