September 14, 2012
Kenya

I had the privilege to live in Nairobi, Kenya as a student in early 2009. Below are scenes of daily life in this culturally rich and diverse East African country. I’d held on to these photographs for far too long, and worried they would never see the light of day. I hope you enjoy them. 

September 14, 2012
A matatu, ubiquitous to Nairobi, zips through a highway. 

A matatu, ubiquitous to Nairobi, zips through a highway. 

September 14, 2012
Gor Mahia soccer fans celebrate a win by their team. Kenyan Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, also a fan, raises his arms in jubilation, top right. 

Gor Mahia soccer fans celebrate a win by their team. Kenyan Prime Minister, Raila Odinga, also a fan, raises his arms in jubilation, top right. 

September 14, 2012
Children fill up on water in one of Nairobi’s informal communities. The potable water is provided to the community by a local youth group.  

Children fill up on water in one of Nairobi’s informal communities. The potable water is provided to the community by a local youth group.  

September 14, 2012
Portrait of a grandmother and her grandchildren in rural Kenya.

Portrait of a grandmother and her grandchildren in rural Kenya.

September 14, 2012
Fruit vendors.

Fruit vendors.

September 14, 2012
Daily scene from a small Kenyan community. 

Daily scene from a small Kenyan community. 

September 14, 2012
Dance performers rehearse their moves. 

Dance performers rehearse their moves. 

September 14, 2012
Children playing soccer in Kibera. 

Children playing soccer in Kibera. 

April 28, 2012
Nine decades of tradition

Last July I was given generous access to the annual Paisano Baptist Encampment between Marfa and Alpine, Texas. The camp, now in its ninth decade, attracts worshipers from around Texas and the southern United States.

Below are a series of photographs taken from the latest camp meeting. Each year numerous baptisms are performed. A morning and evening worship service are also held everyday with bible study classes and activities for youth and adults in between. 

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