What is your story?

“What if I read to you a story, starting “once upon a time”, and you realized that it was your life, spelt out on every line. Would you hear my voice with wonder as it brushed across each word, and pray my arms had strength to hold truth about your world? Would your view on…

Nepal In A Photo

Nepal and it’s people are so beautiful. A scene like this with the old lady walking through the rice fields, mountains in the background is straight out of a movie. My experience, while very limited, was very positive here in Nepal. Everyone I met was friendly, and open to a chat and a photo. I…

It’s A Smiling, Thumbs-Up Kind Of Day…

It’s a smiling, thumbs-up kind of day… What are you looking forward to that will make you happy and bring joy to your day? There is always something around to bring a spark of happiness even if everything seems glum. Maybe today it’s just this little boys smile! I was on assignment in Malawi with…

Sunsetting Memories

We used to live right across the road from Seacliff Beach in South Australia. I did love the beautiful sunsets, the swimming and the walks and talks that Juanita and I used to take here. This picture matches the beautiful memories of one of the amazing places we have lived over the last 10 years!…

Tailoring in South Africa

Life is bustling as you walk around the communities on the outskirts of Johannesburg. I was on assignment with @uncommonway last year as they teamed up with @impactafrica to bring #hope into these #poor communities. In a new and #unique environment like this, my attention is grabbed by every new scene around every corner. Getting…

The ‘Eyes’ Have It.

There is something captivating about the eyes of a person. When I am taking photos of people I look first for the eyes. What are they showing me about a person that is often hidden by an awkward or shy exterior that comes when standing in front of a camera. How do you tell a…

Inquisitive Children in the DR Congo.

I love the #inquisitive nature of #children. While in the DR Congo on assignment with @focuscongo this little guy was very #curious about the white guy with the camera. . . . . . . . . . . . . #onassignment #quietthechaos #ryancarterimages #travelphotography #travel #humanitarianphotography #documentaryphotographer #ngophotographer #photojournalism #visualstoryteller #nikon #everydayeverywhere #thecongo #africa…

What Does Coffee Mean To You?

Is your day not the same without a cup of coffee? ☕ For Bora, coffee means a better livelihood for her and her family. After graduating from the Women for Women International programme, Bora has opened a coffee business with other women in her community, growing and selling coffee beans together.💓 We love these photos…

Collecting Water in Malawi

In Malawi it is common to see people like this woman collecting water from whatever questionable source is available. Malawi suffers frequent droughts and in an economy that is heavily dependent on agriculture, water is crucial. Not only are rural livelihoods affected due to the severe impact of drought on the agricultural sector, but urban…