Friday, September 1, 2017

Photographing the Photographer



My good friend Gunther is an excellent photographer.  He and his wife were also on my recent safari to Kenya and Tanzania.  I caught him getting ready to make a photograph in the Maasai village 
we visited in the Amboseli National Park in the Rift Valley of Kenya.

The theme on September 1 for City Daily Photo bloggers is "Photographing the Photographer."
To see other interpretations, visit the CDP portal.

15 comments:

Stefan Jansson said...

Ha, he sure looks like a tourist here.

Lois said...

Excellent shots for the theme Jack! I'm afraid if I tried to crouch down like that, I would never be able to get back up, especially holding my camera!

Sharon Anck said...

Gunther has a very serious lens on that camera! This is perfect for the theme Jack!

William Kendall said...

You've chosen well for the theme, Jack!

RedPat said...

How exotic is that, Jack! wonderful!

Small City Scenes said...

Excellent!
MB

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Super-interesting shots!

Lucy Corrander : Photos said...

The second photo encapsulates my worries about photography. Until recently my photographs have centred on plants and insects but now I have moved to a town I have to decide how to treat people. There are places round the world where for the sake of knowing what is happening to it and its inhabitants, humans have to be included. This may be one such a case. But this photo also shows, very clearly, the issue of intrusion. Given that my own photographs are of no consequence, I could take pictures early in the morning when it is light but no-one yet around. But that would be a complete mis-representation of everyday life. If the photographs in this post hadn't been taken, I would have known less about the world; but I'm glad I'm not the man walking along.

Kate said...

Fascinating comments, esp from Lucy (directly above); I have to think about her analysis for awhile. I managed to post a theme day photo this morning, and I am enjoying the variety among the posters. Had to laugh at Lois' comment. Your trip must have been wonderful!

Loire Daily Photo said...

I feel the same way as Lucy does. Taking photos of people non instrusively is a challenge which I try to meet with my iPhone. Did you know that you can press the camera button with the control button on iPhone earplugs?

bill burke said...

Wonderful photo for the monthly theme. I like it!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

My knee hurt just looking at this position Jack 😀 brilliant captures for the theme.

magiceye said...

Beautiful takes on the theme

Carraol said...

Magnificent images, showing us the atmosphere of the place and the presence of people adds drama, style and humanity to the photographs!

Kay said...

I'm very envious of Gunther's crouch. I hate to think of how I'd look trying to rise from such a position.

(Lucy Corrander makes valid points about intrusion. But I notice that Gunther is taking his photo from behind the man he's shooting. He's not getting into anyone's face or place, at least from the perspective I can see. I prefer to also shoot people unawares. I personally don't see anything wrong with what he's doing.)