Celebrating the Holidays in Haiti: Christmas Traditions

This Christmas season we gathered together with some of our Haitian friends now living in the states; their collective recollections gave us a glimpse of what Christmas looked like for them as children growing up in Haiti. It was exciting to watch as they became increasingly animated, sharing stories of the Reveyons that lasted all night, games … More Celebrating the Holidays in Haiti: Christmas Traditions

Living Well

« Oh my God, are we going to hit them ?! » In the split second my eyes snapped forward and saw the white car rushing up to meet us, the piercing squeal of skidding tires filled me with instantaneous panic. A moment later, I heard shattering glass and my head slammed into the seat in front of … More Living Well

What we take and what we leave behind. (Photography in Haiti Part 6/6)

We know that the members of this community go to Haiti to “do good”, but for those of you who have been to Haiti before, you already know that good will is barely the first step. Partnering with communities in Haiti and working for a better future for the country is a grueling process of … More What we take and what we leave behind. (Photography in Haiti Part 6/6)

Subject matter: Who’s on the other end of your camera? (Photography Part 5/6)

Who’s on the other end of your camera? Cameras and photography continue to represent tricky terrain; how should we react to the people in front of our cameras? Please don’t forget that these people are so much more than the subject of your photo. People care about how they’re represented, both in the U.S. and in … More Subject matter: Who’s on the other end of your camera? (Photography Part 5/6)