Arriving felt like the warm embrace of an old friend, love and light flickering in every corner, a fire burning, enticing us into a world that we wanted to know, that we wanted to be ours.
Lianne Ashton is an agricultural photographer based in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. She does commercial, documentary and environmental portraiture for agricultural organisations, as well as editorial work. Lianne is also the the author and photographer of the blog 'Africa far and wide; a visual journey into the Africa she knows;' featuring travel in Africa, social documentary photography and writing.
I think back to 2019. Lost in this modern world and dazed by the pace at which life was going. Hanging onto the tow hitch of a runaway vehicle; swerving, manic and unpredictable.
This beautiful place is waiting patiently; Winter is taking hold and turning the leaves from green to yellow and red. The nights are crisp, with uninterrupted starry skies. The barn owl hoots, while perched atop the brass chapel bell and a lone hare hops about the garden, nibbling […]
What has Lockdown meant to you? What will you rush back to when it is over and what will you shed? What no longer serves you? And what are the steps you will take to create your own path, or your new path? What does the reset button do for you?
As I approached him, he flicked out his sword and began to do a dance of sort. At this point I was undecided! Should I run or should I stay?
A gallery of Horses and Horsemen in Senegal
Last year I got the incredible opportunity to go to Senegal to take photos of smallholder farmers on the border of Mauritania. Here is Part 1 of my trip!
I feel like I am just emerging from a very long tunnel of editing and walking through the aftermath of 2019! As you may know from my previous blog post, we’ve been through some hard times in the last few months! From tragedy and loss, to situations that […]
How often do we read about bullies? How often do we know about them and we turn a blind eye? Isn’t this what our system is? It’s more concerned with not offending, with giving people the benefit of the doubt, with turning a blind eye because, well, we’ve just got enough drama of our own?