Kawangware market

Kawangware market by Jerry Riley

September 2011, Kawangware, Nairobi, Kenya Kawangware market

Shopping in Eastleigh

Shopping in Eastleigh by Jerry Riley

February 2010, Eastleigh, Nairobi, Kenya Shopping in Eastleigh, the main street a busy place for vendors and a variety of pedestrians.

Fishermen

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September 2009, Galu Beach, Diani, Coast Province Early morning departure of fishermen, Galu Beach, Diani

Fishing Boat

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September 2009, Galu Beach, Diani, Coast Province, Kenya Fishing boat resting on the water

On The Guitar

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October 2009. Nairobi, Nairobi Province, Kenya On the guitar at the Hip Hop at Marshall House, Goethe Urban Beats concert.

Hip Hop Crowd

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October 2009. Nairobi, Nairobi Province, Kenya. Hip Hop at Marshall House, Goethe Urban Beats concert.

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One of the primary jobs of photography is to document everyday life for reference in the future, and the photograph’s ability to recall memories, some buried under a lifetime of experiences, is one of its true powers. We all remember a time in our lives when school was our world. I had come to be […]

Rock Quarry

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Rock quarry near Kikuyu, Central Province, Kenya, August 2008. Working without safety gear or power tools, it’s a hard job, but I was taken by the texture and colour, and the young man posing for me with that Kenyan smile.

On the train

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August 2008 I drove out of Nairobi in the darkness of early morning to catch the commuter train into Nairobi station, boarding somewhere just outside of Kikuyu as the day was dawning. Trains are fascinating unto themselves, but thousands of people depend on it daily to get into Nairobi for work and return home to […]

Shop

Shop near Kikuyu, Central Province, Kenya. August 2008. The Safaricom colour is part of the Kenyan landscape. That was my first attraction as the late afternoon light bathed the building. I also saw the building as a microcosm, containing many interesting details of Kenyan life.