We created our gallery
people because their unique qualities, unmistakable charm and
rich diversity enhance the Jamaican experience. Such is most evident in
their portraits, especially of really old people.
Black and white
photography is probably the best medium to capture old
time Jamaica, the people, their environment and occupations.
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Wattle and daub houses, fading occupations such as shrimpers,
tailers, shoemakers and broom makers are part of
Unfortunately these scenes are extremely rare
commodities to visitors and locals. These are truly historical gems.
the country farmer, the proud lady of the house, the
donkey with the hamper basket to market are images reminiscent of the
old Jamaica we remember especially on visits to the country.
We say thanks to Franz
for these photos of memorable moments in Jamaican
course Franz retains the copyright to all these images
Franz is among the best professional
photographers in Jamaica
today. His forte is commercial photography, digital copying of art
works and the reproduction of giclee prints utilizing archival paper
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