Posts Tagged ‘muslim’

Ramadan in Newburgh, NY. 20•July•12

Abukar Cisse of New Windsor and originally from Senegal prays alone during the first day of Ramadan at the Masjid Al-Ikhlas mosque in Newburgh, NY on Friday, July 20, 2012. Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar. It is a period of prayer, fast

I kind of thought this image worked pretty nicely today, considering this man arrived late and missed the afternoon prayer. I’d already made the usual “safe” images of the afternoon prayer when the mosque was literally filled wall to wall. (You know, those all too familiar images with the mosque full of worshipers, all kneeling […]

*(Remember to): “Always Look Both Ways…”

Helping those on the streets of Asuncion, Paraguay.

ASUNCION, PARAGUAY. Toddler known to be infected with congenital syphilis, peers into the entrance of the Asociacion Cultural Justicia y Verdad (Association of Cultural Justice and Truth) on Friday, March 10,  2006 in Asuncion, Paraguay. The shelter is run out of a renovated auto garage, where volunteers provide showers, administer health care, simple meals, and […]

"Mombasa, Malindi and Gede…" Day #2. 9•Dec.•11


Got in a bit more beach time yesterday, including a lengthy drive with friends up the coast to Malindi, and also managed a wonderful swim at Watamu Beach, in Gede (bottom 3 images). Temperatures had to be pushing right near or above 100ºF as we ventured north. Just putting a few images up here quickly, […]

Nairobi, Kenya. Day #3. 1•Dec.•11


“(Just) Make pictures…” NAIROBI, KENYA. A muslim woman steps gingerly through a muddy street in the Eastleigh neighborhood of Nairobi, Kenya on Thursday, December 1, 2011. Eastleigh is the main commercial center for Somali ex-pats, and is traditionally known as “Little Mogadishu.” ©



REWIND– Images from the Archive. During the world changing events in the Middle East and North Africa the last few weeks, I’ve fondly recalled some of my past work in the region. Here are but a few favorites from Amman and Petra, Jordan in the Spring of 2006.~cg. Iraqi women comfort each other as their […]



REWIND– Images from the Archive. Lamu, Kenya. Family butcher shop in Lamu, Kenya on Saturday, May 13, 2006. Lamu Island is a part of the Lamu Archipelago of Kenya. Lamu Old Town, the principal inhabited part of the island, is one of the oldest and best-preserved Swahili settlements in East Africa. Built in coral stone […]

Eid al-Fitr Prayer. 1•Oct.•08

Last year on this day I photographed the first Eid al-Fitr prayer in a new mosque here in the Middletown, NY area. Wanted to revisit that piece here again: -cg. *(Click in the text above or click the arrow at the lower left of the player to start the slideshow. Enable full screen viewing by […]

"…You work your side of the street, and I’ll work mine…" – (actor) Steve McQueen as Frank Bullitt.

The Week: September 29th. – October 4, 2008. This has been one those weeks were everything sort of all kept falling into place technically, scheduling wise and esthetically. For making images and stories, it was wonderful. Just wonderful. Started the first part of the work week chasing another homicide story in Middletown, NY, covering everything […]