Category Archives: Gabon

All Hallows’ Eve

A colony of bats going a-souling as twilight settles over the African forest.

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Papa Gentil

A Western lowland gorilla, silverback Papa Gentil, keeps watchful eye on his surroundings while feeding in a riverside forest of Moukalaba-Doudou National Park in Gabon. He is the patriarch of a family that has been studied and habituated by scientists … Continue reading

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they know about us

I feel small, vulnerable, almost insignificant before the penetrating stare of this beast who passes before me. Our eye contact is unnerving. I am ashamed that so many of my brothers have found sport in the killing of these magnificent … Continue reading

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elegy for a leopard

The details surrounding the death of this leopard are unfortunate. According to Elie Tobi, scientist and curator for the Gabon Biodiversity Center in Gamba, the body of this leopard was recovered in November of 2009. “A leopard was caught by an illegal … Continue reading

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foggy morning on Vera Plaines, Gabon

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tropical colors, Mouila, Gabon

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Village elder, Doussala, Gabon

Village elder and Bwiti Priest in Doussala, Gabon. Some subjects seem to have more emotional depth in black and white. The transition from film and darkroom has not been easy, but with the availability of iphones as tools to complement … Continue reading

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leaving Gabon, IV

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leaving Gabon, III

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leaving Gabon, II

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