Bamboo Train in Cambodia

April 15, 2013Uncategorized

  On the outskirts of Battambang, Cambodia there is a unique travel experience, a “Bamboo Train”.  The simplest of trains I have ever seen. A large bamboo platform sits atop a set of train axles and powered by a small engine. Since there is only one set of tracks, trains running in opposite directions often … Read More

No Laughing Matter trailer

April 12, 2013Uncategorized

Throughout 2012, I joined forces with fellow Bushtaxi member  and filmmaker Olivier Malvoisin to works as a camera operator and sound technician on his latest documentary project, Fini de rire (No Laughing Matter).  The compelling hour long documentary which aired in Europe this spring on ARTE explores the boundaries of freedom of speech and taboo in … Read More

Portrait of the Day on Facebook

April 11, 2013Uncategorized

Starting this week on Bushtaxi’s facebook page and running every weekday for the rest of 2013 my fellow team members and myself  will be showcasing a PORTRAIT OF THE DAY from our past and present projects. Like us, share us, spread the word and brighten up your work day.

“Crossing Iceland” wins Film Festival Grand Prize

June 26, 2012Uncategorized

Last weekend at the 2012 Nomading Film Festival in New York City the short film documentary of my adventure across Iceland with Alastair Humphreys won the Grand Prize! Crossing Iceland – (4 mins) Grand Price winner of Nomading Film Festival 2012 from Bushtaxi on Vimeo.

Introducing Bushtaxi.org

February 21, 2012Uncategorized

FEBRUARY 15, 2012: New York, London, Dakar We’re proud to be launching bushtaxi.org: a tool for organizations and agencies to find talented professionals – photographers, designers, writers, filmmakers – who can meet their communication needs. Global communication is changing rapidly; bushtaxi.org is a vehicle for new, dynamic communication strategies. On the site we’ll also be sharing our stories, projects … Read More

Le Figaro Magazine

February 9, 2012Uncategorized

From Aurora New Blog:  Christopher Herwig in Le Figaro Magazine February 9th, 2012 Aurora photographer Christopher Herwig’s images of burning gas craters in Turkmen Desert were used in Le Figaro Magazine. The gas crater is a result of a Soviet gas exploration during the 1950′s that was later set alight.

Ongoing Project: Rain

January 21, 2012Uncategorized

An ongoing project by Christopher Herwig. Inspired by my time in West Africa, I set out to tell the story of our relationship with rain: a force of nature essential to our survival, but one that we cannot control or predict. Photographers often avoid rainy days, as they tend to make dull images. But using … Read More

The Genius of Tim Hetherington

November 25, 2011Uncategorized

Great video on BBC called the Genius of Tim Hetherington who died covering the war in Libya in April of this year. Till Dec 2, 2011 you can still catch at the Bronx Documentary Center photos from his last days in Libya. http://www.bronxdoc.org/. As well I highly recommend checking out his books on Liberia and Afghanistan … Read More