On assignment for a South African non profit, Nourish, dedicated to fighting poaching through fighting poverty.
At a local creche ( a pre-school), we arrive to a group of students doing their daily affirmation. A positive start to a day of empowerment. I wanted to photograph the children as powerful.
At one of the pre-schools I photographed I was drawn to this beautiful tree with young people sitting and talking under it.
I had the pleasure of meeting and photographing this spiritual healer. I’ve never participated in anything like this before, but gave it a shot. After I asked to photograph him and he was a natural.
Vincent Barkas, the founder of Protrack, a group of specially trained paramilitary group that is dedicated to protecting the wildlife, specifically Rhinos. Here he poses to show the contrast of weapons used. “We never want to take a life,” Barkas said, but it does happen.
These weapons represent the organization keeping up with the killing of Rhinos, let that sink in.
Vincent Barkas, the founder of Protrack, a group of specially trained paramilitary group that is dedicated to protecting the wildlife, specifically Rhinos.
Here is Grace, a grandmother in the village, with her two grandchildren as we interview her about her work and being a grandmother.
A young boy poses for a quick snap in a cornfield near his house.