Why I Changed the Way I Photographed African Kids

18th November 2017 BY Fatmata Kamara

The romanticization of African kids in poverty through photos is nothing new, has been ongoing for decades, and has always seemed like something that was part of the travel package for everyone paying a visit to the continent. In 2014 when I got back from my almost 4 month trip to Sierra Leone, I posted the picture below with a…