ARCHIVE 119 – ON A FARM IN WESTERN KENYA

 

 

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Sub-Saharan Africa’s love affair with bright colour: Luo woman on a farm near Akala, in western Kenya; April 1979.

She is sitting in front of the wooden door of a mud hut with a thatched roof.

OM-1 with 50mm Zuiko; Agfa CT18 colour slide, rated at 64 ISO to further saturate colour.
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About Adrian Lewis
Photographer working in monochrome, colour and combinations of the two - with a great liking for all sorts of images, including Minimalism, landscapes, abstracts, soft colour, people, movement, nature - I like to be adventurous in my photography, trying new ideas and working in many genres. And I'm fond of Full English Breakfasts and Duvel golden ale, though not necessarily together.

8 Responses to ARCHIVE 119 – ON A FARM IN WESTERN KENYA

  1. Sallyann says:

    Ah, much more colourful. a treat for my eyes.
    Take it easy, we can’t have the brightness making you sneeze or who nose what might happen. 🙂

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    • Adrian Lewis says:

      This Is FATman Photos, treating you now, Hallsann … I think I mentioned being aware (now there’s a first!) of having done several monos in a row, such that it was time for something more colourful, plus I know you hate my drearies and esp so at this time of year, so ‘ere you are, me deario! Invoice in the post, printed in dayglo just for you! 🙂

      But “who nose what might happen”???? Oh you are a wag … no … wag … And I am taking it easy, which is nice, and so far there’s been no further bleeding; having it redressed tomorrow. A

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  2. Meanderer says:

    Ah – I remember this one. Lovely portrait, Adrian. Hope all is good with you.

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    • Adrian Lewis says:

      Thanks, M – and I’ve just been very taken with your fence reflection. I had a very minor operation yesterday, with the result that my nose, from which a very small lump was removed, is heavily bandaged. No bleeding so far, but apparently it’ll take some time to get fully back to normal – so have to take things easy for awhile as increases in blood pressure could start it off. But its doing ok so far – and my Duvel intake is of course medicinal …. 😉 A

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  3. sheldonk2014 says:

    Great face it’s almost looks as though she daring you to make her smile

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  4. Brilliant! Love the colors. Thinking of you from ATP xxx

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