Through the Lens: First of the Roll

This photo was taken with my very first roll of film. Literally the first frame of the roll as you can see with the frame burn. I didn’t know that this is a thing until I read a post from our Facebook Film Group. There’s even a dedicated instagram page (@f1rstoftheroll) for this beautiful thing. After that, I started to appreciate this phenomenon and I … Continue reading Through the Lens: First of the Roll

Through The Lens: Hopia, Mani, Popcorn

Uganda has a very centralized system. Majority of the malls/outlets can only be found in Kampala, the capital city of Uganda. I’m currently based in Mbale. Roughly three to six hours from Kampala depending on the mode of transportation but I normally take the bus so it’s six hours of travel for me. I love to travel but traveling in Uganda is so stressful. There’s … Continue reading Through The Lens: Hopia, Mani, Popcorn

Through The Lens: Water is Life

This photo was taken in a small village in Amuria District of Uganda. Like many other villages in Uganda, this one suffers with water scarcity also. Currently, it’s the dry season so there’s a challenge with water supply. Don’t get me wrong. In the cities, there’s plenty of water because of the National Water and Sewerage Corporation. But in the far-flung villages like this one, … Continue reading Through The Lens: Water is Life

NEW SERIES! NEW SERIES!

Hi guys! I’m doing a new series for my blog and it was inspired by Cordilleras Film Collective’s Behind the Image segment. There’s no title yet so maybe you can help me with that. But I’m thinking how about Through the Lens (wink) or Off-cam? It’s an every other day post so keep your eyes peeled. I started film photography a couple months back. As of writing, … Continue reading NEW SERIES! NEW SERIES!

Rwanda: The Land of a Thousand Hills

I’ve been planning this Christmas/New Year trip since I arrived in Uganda six months ago. With my current work permit, I can just go to Kenya or Rwanda whenever I please because it will be visa free and I only need an Interstate pass. By October, I already booked my accommodation and plotted my itinerary. Come December, I encountered a couple of hiccups mostly brought … Continue reading Rwanda: The Land of a Thousand Hills

Scammed in Nairobi, Kenya: Photographers Beware

If you are following me on Instagram, you should know that I love taking long walks and street photography has a special place in my heart. One of the main reasons why I chose Nairobi, Kenya for my Christmas Vacation is to explore the city and venture to street photography more. But what happened yesterday made me realize things. I can see you Kylie Jenner … Continue reading Scammed in Nairobi, Kenya: Photographers Beware

CULTURE SHOOKT: Cannibalism and Witchcraft in Uganda

I’m starting a new blog series entitled Culture Shookt. Basically it’s a collection of things from Uganda that got me shookt. For my first entry, I’ll talk about cannibalism and witchcraft in Uganda. Okay, let’s make things clear. These are just accounts from the people I know here in Africa and in no way verified. Don’t expect Jessica Soho investigations. These are just hearsays. Or … Continue reading CULTURE SHOOKT: Cannibalism and Witchcraft in Uganda