informal living

precarious living

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shacks in enkanini surrounding the river

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periphery

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you can see the distance from khayelitsha to cape town from above

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shelter neath the cliff | 29 november, 2012
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a sturdy shack escapes the cape wind next to a deserted soccer field

bo kaap, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 50mm | 1/100 | f/40 | iso400 |
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lighting | definition | warmer white balance|
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township kids | 26 november, 2012
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kids play soccer at the edge of cape town’s largest township

khayelitsha, western cape | location
pentax k-r | 31mm | 1/320 | f/14 | iso200 |
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slum to city | 18 october, 2012
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downtown cape town and its surrounds

city bowl, cape town | location
pentax k-r |18mm | 1/800 | f/8 | iso800 |
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lighting | definition | 3 photo merge |
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church-front property | 2 october, 2012
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a man takes a toilet break away from his home

district 6, cape town | location
pentax k-r | 38mm | 1/125 | f/11 | iso200 |
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desaturation |
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shacks by the rail | 17 may, 2012
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the train leaving johannesburg takes us past a shanty town with familiar laundry lines

outer johannesburg | location
pentax k-r | 55mm | 1/200 | f/11 | iso400 |
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crop | lighting | definition | gamma vignette |
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kollam laundry | 25 february, 2012
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i’m still taken by how clean the clothes are despite the surroundings...

backroads, kollam, kerala, india | location
pentax k-r | 24mm | 1/400 | f/8 | iso200 |
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lighting | blue colour luminescence |
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river home | 17 january, 2012
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a stark contrast to the city’s architectural and technological wonders

river city, bangkok, thailand | location
pentax k-r | 23mm | 1/200 | f/29 | iso3200 |
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lighting | brighten shadow |
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part of kibera

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First Image the largest slum in africa hugs the hill and stretches around to the right. click the pano for a larger image.

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makoko

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canoes ply speedily down alleys, smoke rises from dinner and fish-smoking, silence reigns with no generators

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makoko guide

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segun takes us though his home - makoko, a stilted village in central lagos

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across khayelitsha

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again, the distant view to cape town city (hidden behind mountains) reminds of the distance people must travel for work

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beach dump

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much of the waste of the elmina informal settlements ends up on the beach, swept out and in by tides

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