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Lianne Ashton

Lianne Ashton is an photographer based in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. She is also the the author and photographer of the blog 'Africa far and wide; a visual journey into the Africa she knows;' featuring African travel, social documentary photography and writing.

Beautiful Malawi

A few of my favourite images from our 2 wonderful years spent in Malawi.  “You either get the point of Africa or you dont. What draws me back year after year is that it’s like seeing the world with the lid off.” – A.A Gill “Perhaps he knew, […]

Into the storm on a War trail

The valley was still; golden light illuminated the small Rhodes village, birds hushed their spring morning chatter and the old creaky village houses stopped to listen. In the distance, great big black clouds bulged at the seams and tumbled over grassy hills like a giant hell-bent on destruction. […]