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Georgina Goodwin is a young white Kenyan photojournalist who speaks fluent kiSwahili. She is currently exhibiting work exploring ‘The World of Women’ in which she looks at the different roles of women in Africa.  

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Bendetta (21) a model from Italy poses for a swimwear catalogue shoot against a backdrop of women from the Masai tribe located in Amboseli National Park, dressed in traditional clothes, compounding the lightyears of cultural differences between these women. January 2009 © Georgina Goodwin

 

[quote]Being the only young white female Kenyan photojournalist in the world…my view of the stories I photograph are unique, a bridge of understanding between worlds because I sit between them….My intention with this work is to remind about the different lives of women – often in stark contrast in one moment – and to share the intimate access I’m afforded into the lives of those I’ve momentarily entered and connected with.[/quote]

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Georgina recently entered ‘The World of Women’ into the One Life Photography competition, described as ‘an opportunity to show the world your story captured in images’. To view more of her photos visit One Life and to vote for her click on “Collect Me”.

Find out more about Georgina Goodwin.

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I’m Holly - born and raised in the rural British Counties, my mother began life on a sugar farm in Zululand. After reading Anthropology at university in London, working for a political activist filmmaker in India, and doing a short stint under the bright lights of Bollywood – I decided it was time to return to the motherland. To earn a crust in the name of wanderlust, I finished up a post grad in media and hotfooted around South Africa as a freelance travel journalist.