Laura Rainsford

Photo Essay, Faces of Kinshasa.

Posted in Congo, Congolese, DRC, Kinshasa, Menelik Education, Photography, Portrait, Volunteer Photographer by Laura Rainsford on December 24, 2009

My favourite thing to photograph are faces. I like people. Often I think its people who make the picture.

A famous photographer once said, he found faces the most interesting thing to photograph, because for him, the human eyes are like lakes and the nose and contours of the faces like roaming hills.  

I love to photograph faces because their so alive, they express something pure, something of the truth of the subject. The creases of our faces give us up.  

Here are some of my favourite faces from my recent trip to the Democratic Republic of Congo with non-profit Menelik Education.

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