Liberia photobook

December 17, 2009Liberia, Uncategorized

A collection of some of my favorite images from the last three years in Liberia are in this 80 page photobook. Hope you enjoy! Click here to order a copy   Blurb Liberia from herwigphoto

Calendars for 2010 and prints for your wall

November 17, 2009Liberia, Silk Road, Uncategorized

Here are three new calendars available using some of my favorite images from the last 6 years of living and traveling in West Africa and Central Asia. You will also find a selection of images available for printing to decorate your walls with. http://www.redbubble.com/people/herwigphoto

Book Cover from Sierra Leone

May 19, 2009Liberia, Published Work, Uncategorized

Here’s a shot that I took in Sierra Leone on the road to Bo while traveling with Leonard Pitts from the Miami Herald in 2006. Just recently the image was reused for cover of “The Lassa Ward” by Ross Donaldson. Book Description: Ross Donaldson is one of just a few who have ventured into dark … Read More

Liberia from the air

April 30, 2009Liberia, Uncategorized

My last week in Liberia and my last ride for now in a UN helicopter. I will miss the noise, and the being able to hang ones head out the window like a dog with wings.  I enjoy to play with shapes , lines and space in my photography and from the air the simplicity … Read More

A day with the women of Ghanbat 10

April 20, 2009Liberia, Uncategorized

This photo series follows Sergeant Dora Doroye and her fellow female soldiers serving with the UN peacekeeping force from the Ghanaian tenth battalion  based in Buchanan. It follows them from morning worship, leading group exercises, and going on patrol. Ghanbat from herwigphoto

‘And still I Rise’ photo exhibition

March 8, 2009Liberia, Uncategorized

Monrovia proudly hosted an International Colloquium for Women drawing participants from all over the world including prominent female leaders.  I was pleased to have the opportunity to participate and showcase 50 portraits of both prominent and everyday Liberian women at the entrance to the event. This was the second time the exhibition on women of … Read More

Black Diamond book cover

January 6, 2009Liberia, Published Work, Uncategorized

From a photo shoot with Black Diamond in Monrovia, early 2008, here is cover of her book, due out at the start of 2009. amazon Book Description At sixteen, Ellen was a normal young Liberian girl. Her father called her ‘Black Diamond’, because she was so precious to him. But Liberia was being torn apart … Read More