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ETHIOPIAN EXPRESSIONS: Portraits Of A People

Ethiopian Priest

Ethiopian Priest

 

Ethiopian man under his 'sunhat' at Blue NIle Falls

Ethiopian man under his ‘sunhat’ at Blue NIle Falls

Beautiful little Ethiopian girl

Beautiful little Ethiopian girl

My private Simien Mountains ranger armed with Kalashnikov, North Ethiopia

My private Simien Mountains ranger armed with Kalashnikov, North Ethiopia

Elaborate Ethiopian head-dresses seen at village markets

Elaborate Ethiopian head-dresses seen at village markets

Ethiopian woman's neighbourhood / clan origins are clearly identified by her tattoos & markings

Ethiopian woman’s neighbourhood / clan origins are clearly identified by her tattoos & markings

Beautiful Ethiopian women's hairstyles change from town to town and tribe to tribe

Beautiful Ethiopian women’s hairstyles change from town to town and tribe to tribe

Elderly Ethiopian woman at church

Elderly Ethiopian woman at church

Christian Orthodox priest at a rock-hewn church in Lalibela

Christian Orthodox priest at a rock-hewn church in Lalibela

Praying with beads on the steps of Lalibela's UNESCO World Heritage rock-hewn churches

Praying with beads on the steps of Lalibela’s UNESCO World Heritage rock-hewn churches

Sudanese Ethiopian

Sudanese Ethiopian

Deep in prayer at a church in North Ethiopia

Deep in prayer at a church in North Ethiopia

Little girl at market in Mek'ele, North Ethiopia

Little girl at market in Mek’ele, North Ethiopia

Ethiopian man at market

Ethiopian man at market

Ethiopian village girl

Ethiopian village girl

Guarding the entrance to Blue Nile Falls

Guarding the entrance to Blue Nile Falls

Children perform tricks along rural village roads, South Ethiopia

Children perform tricks along rural village roads, South Ethiopia

Taking shelter inside a Church, North Ethiopia

Taking shelter inside a Church, North Ethiopia

Outside one of the oldest churches & monasteries in Ethiopia

Outside one of the oldest churches & monasteries in Ethiopia

Original frescoes & paintings found at rock-hewn Lalibela churches

Original frescoes & paintings found at rock-hewn Lalibela churches

Schoolchildren in North Ethiopia

Schoolchildren in North Ethiopia

Visiting a remote village school in Northern Ethiopia

Visiting a remote village school in Northern Ethiopia

Ethiopian Pied Piper

Ethiopian Pied Piper

Ethiopian children are all beautiful smiles

Ethiopian children are all beautiful smiles

Ethiopia holidays are arranged privately or in groups through Cox & Kings, who I chose to travel with.

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19 thoughts on “ETHIOPIAN EXPRESSIONS: Portraits Of A People

    • Thank you! I completely agree and honestly, after photographing some of these people, felt I knew something about each without even being able to communicate with our language barriers…

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