Changing Lives - One Camera at a Time

When I came up with this initiative, I had no idea how it would turn out – 2 years later and 2 trainings done, I know I am on to something good.

As a past producer in the film and television industry, I first went to Uganda in 2007 to do a documentary about the exile my family and I experienced under dictator Idi Amin in 1972.  I knew I wanted to change the plight of girls in Uganda, but I just did not know what it was at the time.

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May The Odds Be Forever In Your Favor

“May The Odds Be Forever In Your Favor” This line of course comes from the movie Hunger Games but I could not help but relate it to my work in Uganda. With every girl trained through “Triple F Photo Tours” and our charity in progress, “Cameras for Girls Uganda”, the odds are more likely that the girls will succeed.

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With Practice It Will Become Second Nature

I remember when I first started out in photography this was a difficult concept to grasp at first as I was always using the auto setting but once I got my confidence to move past this and into manual settings and really practice at my craft I started to get it.

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The Bahai House of Worship In Kampala

On our first day of touring Kampala (exhausted and jet-lagged but excited to be in Uganda) we headed off to see the sites. My grandfather helped build the temple in the 50's I believe and there once stood a plaque commemorating his donation but unfortunately it was destroyed long ago.

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Uganda - “The Pearl of Africa”

The Moniker– Uganda – the Pearl of Africa – was made popular by Winston Churchill, after his first trip to Uganda in 1907. In his book, entitled “My African Journey”, Winston Churchill wrote “For magnificence, for variety of form and color, for profusion of brilliant life — bird, insect, reptile, beast — for vast scale — Uganda is truly “the Pearl of Africa.”

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Uganda, A Birder’s Paradise

Uganda is home to 11% of the world’s bird population with nearly 1,061 different bird species. It’s a paradise for bird watchers.

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The Rothschild Giraffe’s In the Wild’s Of Uganda

In Uganda, you will find the beautiful Rothschild Giraffe. These sweet creatures are now only found in a few spots in the wilds of Africa; Lake Nakuru National Park in Kenya, Murchison Falls National Park and Lake Mburo National Park in Uganda.

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