The majority of these portraits are thanks to Moustafa and Mohamad Hassan who raise some amazingly beautiful birds at Venus Loft. Their knowledge and collection have really helped me understand the current state of the hobby in Egypt. Related works: A Photo-essay on neighborhood pigeon wars | A short film on Cairo’s pigeon market. I created [...]
I’ve just started photographing this story, but it’s universal subject matter is the perfect excuse to explore back alleys and knock on random doors. I gave credence to the axiom that “pigeons are no more than rats with wings” until I researched the rooftop pigeon fanciers of Cairo. I talked my way up to one [...]
I’m in the middle of a set of travel photography for Backpacker’s Concierge. These are a few photos that I liked from the first day in Amman. I’ve never been to Jordan before so the wirl-wind tour of the country in 6 days left me with too many interesting stories and not enough sleep to [...]
After a month of preparations and making connections in Cairo I will be taking the boat to Sudan on Monday. My biggest accomplishment while here was getting back into running every day. Hopefully I won’t need the speed but it boosts the confidence to know that it is there.