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20 Photos using the Fuji X-E1 and the 35mm f/1.4 lens in Ethiopia

Before heading to Ethiopia in October I knew there would be a limit to the amount of camera gear I could bring in my rucksack. Having acquired the beautiful Fuji X-E1 earlier in the year to improve my documentary skills I asked around for lenses that would be good to use with it whilst travelling.  A friend recommended the 35mm f1.4 and essentially gave it to me, I must say it’s a brilliant little lens.

As I’ve said on other posts, I love the X-E1 because of the fact it draws little attention to the photographer due to it’s small size.

These are my favourite photos from the trip using that superb lens:

(Click on the images to see larger versions):

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A litle girl in the river bank area of Shashamene

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Chaos on the streets of Shashamene

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The ubiquitous shoe cleaners of Shashamene

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Colourful street market in Shashamene

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‘Who are you?’

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Muddy roads in the river bank area of Shashamene

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Street fun.

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The wear & tear of life.

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‘It’s my house’

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Smiling eyes.

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Drying clothes.

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‘No smiles?’

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Twilight at the boutique

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A child at Shashamene Hospital

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Orphan girl

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Typical accomodation in the river bank area of Shashamene

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Inside an Ethiopian house.

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Life at school

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‘The lost boy’ – no one knew where his parents went.

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Roasting corn on road side.

Equipment:
X-E1 | Fuji XF35mm F1.4 R

The photographs taken on the trip were to help the Charity – Hope and a Future.

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  1. Très beau reportage

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