From Kenya to Somalia, capturing Africa with Tobin Jones
My name's Tobin Jones and I'm a photographer of English and American descent, but was born in Botswana and then grew up throughout Africa - first in Malawi during my early childhood and then later in Kenya. I still live in Nairobi, for the most part, but also spend a considerable amount of my time in Somalia working with the United Nations and African Union to document the country's transition from a war torn country into a Africa's newest democracy.
How would you describe your photography style?
My photographic style's fairly traditional. I think I first gained an appreciation of photography lying on the floor as a child reading old National Geographic magazines. I suppose it's therefore a fairly classic aesthetic I'v...