Friday, August 24, 2012

favorite snaps of dino

in the sunlight

This week I was able to devote a lot of time to editing photos from my Uganda trip. I can’t believe it’s been over 3 weeks since I returned from there. It feels like so much has happened since then (which is a blog post for another time).


from the doorway

I think I’ve eluded to how surreal my time in Northern Uganda was. Although I’ve lived in Africa and traveled some within the continent, I had never experienced anything quite like my time in the Gulu district in the North. We spent the first two days in Dino, about a 2 1/2 hour drive down a dirt road from Gulu town. It was amazingly green and beautiful there.

in the corn fields

There were medical and dental clinics and ministry to the children all going on at the same time. Sometimes it felt like mad chaos but I know lives were touched. I wandered around during all of it taking photos and talking to people, finding out their story. 

ready for dinner

something is hilarious

I’m usually drawn to the children because they tend to be so natural in front of the camera, so it’s no surprise that most of my favorite photos from Dino are of the kids. I loved that, after spending all day loving on the kids, the children’s team served them a hearty meal, thanks to the ladies who worked all day preparing it.

reaching for food

looking at me

It looks like I’ll be spending at least the next week posting more photos from Dino. There’s just so many that tell the story of what we did there. I hope you’ll follow along!


Linking up with Jennifer @ Studio JRU for Sneak Peak Friday.

I went to Uganda to capture the stories through photography of what God is doing there through Adonai Partners.


Laura Wells said...

Beautiful photos. Life changing trip. The other members of your team will be blessed. Visiting from Studio JRU.

Courtney said...

Beautiful shots Jen! Can't believe how green it is there. Such beautiful people and smiles.

{amy} said...

Their eyes captivate me every time!

Sarah Evans said...

These are gorgeous photos and clearly you have seen more than most on your travels to Uganda. Lovely post.


The Reeds said...

Jen- those are beautiful. That is a unique style and all your own. Well done. ;)

eggthoughts said...

oh, wow... WOW! I love these photos. How wonderful. It's an added blessing to go through and edit and remember the moments from the trip afterward, isn't it?
Thanks for sharing!!

maryanne @ mama smiles said...

Beautiful photos of beautiful children!

Anna said...

You have captured such beauty in these photos. What talent! I can't wait to read more about your trip.

Jennifer @ Studio JRU said...

These are beautiful, Jen. Oh that laughter... what a gorgeous captured moment! I can see why they are your favorites. :)

Jenni C's said...

the photo's are lovely, my heart however wonders about the stories....

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