The trip is almost over. Last few images from today…

As I am getting to the end of my trip to Haiti, I realised how much there is more to photograph, and actually, I just been able to touch the surface only…never the less, I hope that the images that I put are enough to ignite some interest in people regarding Haiti and its people. Upon my return home, I will post a detailed view of Haiti as I seen it, although I do not pretend to have a comprehensive study from just a 2 & ½ weeks trip…

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Jean-Daniel’s Voodoo temple, and also an artist at work

Today I just added few images from today and one from yesterday (the artist at work). This afternoon, I tooks few shots at Jean-Daniel’s Voodoo temple, including the old lady that looking after the Temple, and Jean-Daniel himself… when I will be back in Australia, I will write a detailed post of what I learned about the Voodoo practices (not enough), and the roll of the spirits like Zagozi, Agaou, Petro and more…

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“the tough guys of Pétionsville”…

Today I travelled to Pétionsville, about 13km east of Port au Prince. Walking among the people I thought that for a change I would take some portraits of the men around… As I wrote previously, Haitians do not like to be photographed, but I managed to persuade a few guys to agree to be photographed. So here it is, “the tough guys of Pétionsville”…

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Notes from the 24 of February

Again out to the open streets of Port au Prince, looking for the “unusual”. But everything that is unusual in our eyes, is utterly usual in Haiti…so I just need to take the shots that are pleasing to my eyes, and doing my best not to fall in to the trap of repeating myself, and to avoid “clichés” or the “expected”…The dog is sleeping, not dead…
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Down to the sea at Port au Prince…

Today I went to the beach, for some change of scenery, and it is a different scenery alright …the roads to the sea are full of people, and full of “hustle & bustle”… the sand road that is actually going down to the sea (at least where I went) is full of makeshift huts and tents, with quite a poor look to it…But never the less, I was not bothered, and people went on their daily life…the sea had few fisherman, and few bathers there… I always (or most of the times) ask for an “OK” to take a photograph, and in Haiti most people don’t like or agree being photographed (I usually need to use my “limited” charm to persuade people to be photographed), but today was my lucky day, everyone was happy to be photographed (including the topless woman in the sea) as they were going about their business… – See more at: http://nathanmiller.co/?p=3926&preview=true#sthash.G2j5vvWB.dpufDSCF5181DSCF5179

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Tonight’s, ceremony

I just came back from a ceremony of changing periods and its spirits. It is too late at night now for me to elaborate on the religion aspects of this ceremony and its rituals. in any case, like all ceremonies in Haiti, it is full of singing, drumming, movement and sweat…all
erupting to a kind of a trance. If anyone is interested in the details…than write me a note on the blog, and I will reapply (too late for tonight)… here are few of the images from tonight – See more at: http://nathanmiller.co/tonights-ceremony/#sthash.cX3FWyx4.dpufDSCF5002

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Memorial for the carnival’s dead…

Today Saturday the 21st was a memorial for the many deaths that occurred on Monday at the carnival, when a electric cable struck a float…I don’t know the exact numbers of dead people, but there were much too many… there where thousands of people at the memorial as the city is still in deep shock…

It is Friday, and again I am out on the streets

It is Friday, and again I am out on the streets….I love the “action”, and noise in the streets with the vendors trying to sale their merchandises to every and any one that come across them, if by car, bus or just passing by…The streets are the heart of the city and it is beating fast (in color and B&W)…