Last week, I went back to Kafue National Park . It’s the largest national park in Zambia, covering an area of about 22,400 km² (similar in size to Wales or Massachusetts). It is the second largest park in Africa and is home to over 55 different species of animals. We saw lots of elephants and were also lucky to see a mother Leopard with two cubs. We stayed at the brilliant Mukambi Safari Lodge, I highly recommend to stay here if […]
Kulamba is a Chewa traditional ceremony in which Chewa chiefs pay homage to their King, Kalonga Gawa Undi. During the ceremony, the chiefs brief the King on the situation in their Chiefdoms highlighting major issues and developments. They also present gifts to the King. Kulamba ceremony started before the15th century. The ceremony is held at Mkaika in Katete Zambia. Mkaika is the official traditioinal Chewa Headquarters. Chewa chiefs and their people from Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia grace the occasion. The […]
These are shots from a recent assignment for Swedish magazine Modern Psychology. The article is about the treatment of the mentally ill, and what is considered mental illness in Zambia. This is Rodwell Vongo, aka Doctor Vongo, head of Zambia Traditional Healer’s Practitioners Association. He explained the difference between demons, ghosts and spirits. Roots used in traditional healing Dr. Ravi Paul, head of the Psychiatry department at Lusaka University Teaching HospitalFather Edwin, Priest
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 […]
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.
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