Good Things Take Time To Work

When I came up with Triple F Photo Tours and the subsequent philanthropical part of the business Cameras For Girls Uganda, I had no idea how it would turn out – 2 years later and 2 trainings done, I know I am on to something good.

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Look Up - Look Way Up

When trekking chimps in #kibalenationalforest in Uganda, you don't always at first see the chimps as they are way up in the trees eating figs. You need to be careful that they don't either drop the figs on you or worse pee on you while you are walking by.

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Grasshoppers Make Nice Snacks in Uganda

Nakasero Market is a place where you can find anything and I mean anything; fresh fruits and vegetables, hardware, software, household goods, dresses and even fried grasshoppers.

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Looking Me In the Eye on Safari in Uganda

There’s no way to explain how one feels when a wild lion looks you in the eye on safari in Uganda. On our last day of touring Uganda and doing two safari's we were feeling a bit sad as we had not seen any lions on our tour....until we finally did :)

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Students in Uganda are Surpassing Expectations

When you train girls in photography in Uganda no less, you don’t know how successful you will be. For one I am not present in the country; we conduct our sessions via Whatsapp as we are all on different schedules and standard timelines.

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Joanita Keep Reaching For the Stars

Two days after completing her training, she went and showed her editor the camera and that she could operate it. He immediately put her on payroll and now she is not only getting paid and published a minimum of four times a week but she has just been named one of the top journalists in her company.

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Our Photo-Tour of Uganda Has An Abundance of Primates

The one thing I look forward to other than safari when I go to Uganda to lead our photo-tours, is to see the various primates.  Uganda has an abundance of primates.  Whether you are on a walk-about safari at Lake Mburo or you are walking through to see the hot springs of Semiliki, you will see amazing primates.

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Seeing Uganda Through Kim's Eyes

Uganda is called the Pearl of Africa for a reason. No matter where you go it is rich in nature and ecology and my traveler Kim who came from British Columbia with me, kept saying she could not believe how green it was. If you are a Canadian you know how green British Columbia is so then you can imagine her surprise and pleasure as we travelled through the country.

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Training Takes On New Life With Youth Arts Movement Uganda

Training girls in photography in Uganda is no easy feat - especially when I live in Canada. Cameras for Girls Uganda is only able to grow by the amazing partnerships I have.

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Drinking Tea Now Has A Different Taste For Me

On our photo-tour of Uganda this past June, we drove through the tea fields in the Fort Portal area, along the Western Rift Valley.  My late aunt and her husband (also passed long ago) owned tea plantations and we happened to drive by the very one. 

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