Living Vicariously As A Peripatetic Shutterbug

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Category Archives: Midgley Children

-tychs: Play in Madagascar

I shot these diptychs and triptychs 5 years ago – some of the first I ever did. All represent where children play here in Madagascar, with its dearth of formal … Continue reading

December 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

It’s been a big year, baby!

Today exactly a year ago this little character had a cranioplasty – a major operation to repair her skull. You can read more about it here: The cute kid and her … Continue reading

November 27, 2015 · 3 Comments

Time for your daily dose of Vitamin D, rugrats!

Nowadays, with children cloistered in front of computers and tablets and televisions (you get the picture) at every waking minute, there’s still nothing better than getting outside on a hot summer’s … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Summer shots in an Autumn outfit

Apparently I don’t blog nearly as much as I should, probably because I don’t take out my camera nearly as much as I should. But this afternoon we did a … Continue reading

October 28, 2015 · 4 Comments

That’s quite a cranium!

If you’ve been reading my blog for more than a few months you will know Joëlle by now. If not, perhaps read this post to bring yourself up to date. Last … Continue reading

June 23, 2015 · 3 Comments

Silly Sunday: Goofs, the lot of them!

So, how do photographers who specialise in family photos do it? I couldn’t get all of these guys to look normal in just one photo. Not one! Bunch of goofballs, … Continue reading

June 14, 2015 · 3 Comments

Oh, how quickly the kids grow up.

I moved to Madagascar in 2009, at the same time as the country’s political crisis. Back then, as with now, I spent much of my time with my friends the … Continue reading

April 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

About horizons and making it home alive.

Later today I’m going to speak to some students at the American School about landscape photography. I must admit, pretty much all I know about the genre I learnt from … Continue reading

April 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

About a trip to town and a tower of cups

Nothing much to report on this day where I’m heading off to the dentist across town. For us, this is an outing, an adventure. A trip that would take half an … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · 4 Comments