I spent last weekend on the trails of the mountainbike race 1Zambia MTB. The race is well on its way to being recognised as one of the most spectacular and wild mountain bike stage races in Africa. The race is almost 250 km long and spans over three days. The first two stages of the race are located in and around the Lilayi area outside Lusaka. The third stage goes from Lilayi Lodge to Kiambi Safari Lodge, a 100km final stretch along the Zambezi River.
Here’s som shots from my recent trip to Namibia. Hiking in Fishriver Canyon: Our guides: Abandoned water station in the Namib Desert: The sleepy port town of Luderitz : The Kalahari:
I just came back from a ten day road trip in Namibia. We arrived in Kolmanskop after driving six hours from the main road through the Namib desert. Kolmanskop is an old abandoned diamond town. In 1908 the worker Zacharias Lewala found a diamond while working in this area and showed it to his supervisor, the German railway inspector August Stauch. Realizing the area was rich in diamonds, German miners began settlement, and soon after the German government declared it a prohibited area, […]
I while ago, I spent three days in the remote Nanjeko Community in Zambias Western Province. The community consists of four small villages and is situated 20 km from the town Senanga and the nearest road. We drove through sandy bush and wetlands to get there. A friend has set up a foundation that will help to develop the community school. The villages are very poor, the people are mostly self-sufficient farmers and struggle to pay the school fee of […]
I was recently assigned to document a communication project in Malawi run by the Swedish development cooperation organisation We Effect. The project entails a Swedish woman living and working side by side with a female farmer in Malawi for three weeks. We Effect posted a job advert in Swedish media were they looked for applicants for one of the worlds toughest jobs; being a female farmer in a poor country. About 600 people applied for the position. Karin Kling, a pediatric nurse […]
Here’s a few long exposure sea shots from La Digue Island, Seychelles. These are all shot with the Sony A7r and the Zeiss FE 24-70 f/4.0.
Obolo Club, Seychelles. This resort had its last clients 15 years ago. The owners are nowhere to be seen. The place is falling apart, but its location is as beautiful as always, right by the Indian Ocean on Mahé Island. Check out this link, this where I collect all my visits to abandoned places: http://www.adamphotography.se/Projects/Abandoned-places
Yesterday I did a promo shoot for Andreas Tjärnberg, OCR Athlete in Team Sweden. OCR stands for “Obstacle Course Racing” and is a fast growing sport around the world. For more info about Andreas and OCR, check out his website (in Swedish): superkroppen.nu